June 6, 2007 (Carbondale, CO) - Acclaimed adventure photographer Tyler Stableford received four coveted â€œ2007 Pictures of the Yearâ€ awards this spring for his work underground in Iceland and Colorado.
The awards, given separately by the design magazines Communication Arts and Applied Arts, feature the year's best images in their summer Photo Annuals. Winning images are selected by panels of industry professionals, who choose among thousands of entries.
Tyler's image of a climber exploring a rare glacier cave in Iceland won Best Personal Work awards with both magazines. â€œThis is one of my favorite photos--and one I took some risks to capture,â€ says Stableford. â€œI'm honored to see it recognized.â€
Applied Arts magazine bestowed Tyler with two additional awards (Best Series and Best Personal Work) for his high-contrast images of marble miners in western Colorado. The color and black-and-white photographs document the tough-skinned workmen extracting the world's highest-priced marble, which has been used for monuments including the Lincoln Memorial and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Shot on assignment for Aspen Sojourner magazine last year, Tyler's photographs were also nominated for a 2007 Maggie award for â€œBest Series of Editorial Images.â€
In 2005, Tyler was named by Men's Journal as one of the seven â€œWorld's Greatest Adventure Photographers.â€ He lives in Carbondale, Colorado, and shoots for clients around the globe.
To see more of Tyler's photos, visit his website at www.tylerstableford.com or contact Tyler at 970-319-9009 or email@example.com.