British Columbia, Canada Vancouver, British Columbia Shayd is a freelance photographer specializing in editorial, lifestyle and travel work. He has been featured in the New York Times for photographing a hockey game at 6000 feet in the mountains by helicopter with NHL players, has shot portraits of celebrities such as Nick Offerman, Cheech & Chong and Diplo to name a few and has done many assignments for Destination British Columbia. When he is not on assignment, he spends time exploring in his 1985 Toyota Landcruiser BJ60 named "Charlie" which has taken him through the western United States, The Rockies and many trips back and forth to the west coast of Vancouver Island. His most notable event was a few years ago when him and his 3 friends had a close encounter with a Sasquatch in the Garibaldi Wilderness area.... True story.