Tyler Shieldswasborn in Jacksonville, Florida. Known as "Hollywood's favorite photographer," the LA-based contemporary artist and filmmaker has evolved from the "bad boy of photography" with his controversial blood-stained photographic series featuring Lindsay Lohan to a more mature artist whose work explores the collective gaze, power structures, hyper-realism, and cinematographic practice. He has worked with a roster of ranking members of Hollywood. Shields's previous book isThe Dirty Side of Glamour(It Books, 2011). He resides in Los Angeles, California.