Tim Tyler is a cinematographer and digital media content creator.
Tim is available as a director of photography, camera operator and gaffer, and is very experienced and well-equipped for documentary, commercial, corporate and non-fiction video production. He’s based in Olympia, WA where he can work local from Seattle to Portland, and is available to travel worldwide.
In-house camera packages are based on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema 6K Pro and Panasonic GH5 4K bodies, a wide selection of lenses from Sigma and Zeiss, monitors from FSI and Small HD, camera support by Miller and Libec, and Zhiyun gimbals. The audio kit is basic but first rate using a Sound Devices MixPre with DPA 4017C boom and DPA 4060 and Countryman B3 lav mics.
The grip & lighting van’s easy to roll carts carry hard and soft LED’s from Aputure, Litepanels and Godox, and enough C-stands, baby stands, grip widgets, stingers and diffusion to shoot beautiful interviews and b-roll.
Tim flies the DJI Air 2S drone (5.4K @ 30fps) and is Remote Pilot Certified by the FAA.
He’s also got a few 4K GoPro 8’s and the 5.4K Insta360 One X2 camera.
Outside of the video production realm, Tim has been uploading since 1995 and has created:
- Cinematography.com – An education-based social media resource and marketplace for film students and professionals.
- SteadicamForum.com – A global community of professional motion picture camera stabilization specialists.
- Hundreds of web sites starting with Bill Nye the Science Guy in ’95 and ending with Preston Gates & Ellis in ’05.
- Three amazing sons.
He has worked professionally as a video producer, cinematographer, editor, gaffer, website designer, database developer, feature film location scout, commercial production assistant, movie theater manager and newspaper delivery boy.