Author: Tyler Woodward

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Failure, my best friend.


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What does it mean to fail. Failure= Not reaching the expectation as defined by oneself. For me, a lot. Many look at the word “failure” and stress. It does not take much for me to fail. It could be the fact I arrived a few minutes late (everyday occurrence). It could be a bigger issue

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Muse

A new year. An old reminder.


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There are many things that happen during a year. So many things, in fact, we tend to forget the little ups and downs of each day. The salty midnight air was thick in my lungs. A shock of 80 degree heat caused me to remove my hoodie as I took my first step out of

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Top 10

I finally had a breakthrough


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The year 2015 was my year. With two pressing, stressful, passionate years behind me, I finally started to gain noticeable traction with my work. I traveled to Dallas, Hawaii, Florida, Japan, and New Mexico. Not only did I grow as a photographer, but I am starting to fulfill my dream as a traveling photojournalist. Here

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Learning from mistakes

Pick it up, refocus


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I don’t know how many hills and valleys I’ve had, how many times I’ve had to refocus my world and my life and my career. Patrick Swayze   Sometimes we just need to stop, take a look at it all and start over During this semester, as with all semesters, I had choices to make: achieve excellent

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Mentorship

A transgendered instructor changed my life.


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When I first met Staff Sgt. Jess Shipps I was enamored. It was shortly into our Basic Still Photography course at the Defense Information School. We checked out our D300s and shot for the first time. During the course of that weekend, I was given the opportunity to photograph a community outreach program in Baltimore

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