John Tyler Curtis aka @tyliner is an editorial and cultural photographer based out of Los Angeles and Chicago.
Tyler attended Indiana University pursuing his BFA in Painting and minor in Theatre.
His focus is always on delivering stunning imagery in fashion, music and branding for the most discerning of major clients. His flexibility and diversity has helped him compose a roster of incredible opportunities like touring the world with Manchester United, (the largest sports franchise in the universe), to avant garde lookbooks for Gallery Aesthete and photographing festivals across the country for Fender USA.
In 2013, Intel and Vice Magazine's Creator's Project selected Tyler as a key speaker and presenter for their Ultrabook campaign, showcasing the marriage of art and technology in his work and daily life.
Tyliner is also the creator and operator of darkroom demons - a cutting edge nightlife photoblog, which traveled around the world capturing the best in parties, music, celebs and fashion. Acura selected Demons as one of the country's top cultural photographers part of their "Capture the Night" campaign and traveling gallery show in 2008. Since then, Demons has been synonymous to its compatriots in NY and LA in nightlife and parties.
Someday in the future, Tyler hopes to paint a picture of a robot Karl Lagerfeld while on 4K TV.
USA Today, Vogue, Elle, Paper Magazine, Nylon Magazine, Nylon Guys, WWD, W Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Fader Magazine, AP Magazine, SPIN, BPM, Kerrang! (UK), XL8RTR, GQ, 7 Hollywood, Men's Vogue, Hello!, Us Weekly, InTouch Weekly, Q (Aon internal), Nightclub and Bar Magazine, Chicago Sun-Times (weekly column), Chicago Tribune, Modern Luxury (CS), Chicago Magazine, Chicago Scene Magazine, Image Chicago Magazine, Michigan Ave and Time Out Chicago, Time Out London.
2012-13 Client Sampling
Allstate Insurance (MLS)
Fender Instruments USA
Fool's Gold Records
Hilton Hotel Group
Sky Blu (LMFAO)
Wavefront Music Fest