Sammy Todd Dyess graduated with honors from the Brooks Institute of Photography (one of the top ranking photography schools in the world), receiving his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Professional Photography. After Graduating Sammy continued his studies in Black and White Film under the tutelage of one of Ansel Adams' top instructors.

After completing his studies, Sammy then moved from California to Milan, Italy to shoot Fashion. During this time he worked with some of the most renowned Italian Designers and Magazines. Fascinated by the advertising industry Sammy moved to New York City working with leading Advertising Agencies on numerous campaigns 



Sammy realized from his love of travel and beautiful scenery that it was his destiny to travel the world and create imagery for the travel and leisure industry.


His assignments have taken him to over 1000 of the finest Hotels and Resorts in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.


Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

Conrad Hotels & Resorts

TAJ Hotels

Ritz-Carlton Hotels & Resorts

JW Marriott Hotels

Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts

The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts

Fairmont Hotel & Resorts

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts

Orient-Express Luxury Hotels

Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Destination Hotels & Resorts

W Hotels Worldwide

Westin Hotels & Resorts

MGM Resorts

Marriott Hotels & Resorts

Renaissance Hotels

Sandals Resorts 

Peabody Hotels & Resort

SuperClubs Resorts

Helmsley Hotels

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts

Enchantment Group

Salamander Hotels & Resorts

Noble House Hotels & Resorts

Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts 

Carlyle Hotels 

Benchmark Resort & Hotels

The Halekulani on the Beach at Waikiki

Atlantis Bahamas

The Phoenician Hotel Scottsdale

Trump Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach

Little Palm Island Resort & Spa

The Mirage Resort & Casino

The Plaza Hotel New York City

Windsor Court Hotel New Orleans

The Breakers Palm Beach

Arizona Biltmore Resort

Biltmore Los Angeles

Foxwoods Resort & Casino

Kiawah Island Golf Resort & Spa

Grand Wailea

The Umstead Hotel and Spa

The Boulders

La Cantera Resort & Spa


to name a few...