Photography has been an outlet for his creative appreciation of the world. His work has appeared in the Sierra Sun, LocalForge.com, and other Tahoe based publications. Tyler is a licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, writer, and speaker. He has a private acupuncture practice in Tahoe City, and also works with the Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Forest Cancer Center. Tyler is an avid surfer, hiker, and skier. He also enjoys yoga, playing the guitar, and writing music.