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About 8183Conveniently located in the Crossroads Art District, 8183 Studio is uncompromising on quality, innovative, rebellious and obsessed with our craft. There is nothing ‘status quo’ about what we do or how we do it.

About 8183

Conveniently located in the Crossroads Art District, 8183 Studio is uncompromising on quality, innovative, rebellious and obsessed with our craft. There is nothing ‘status quo’ about what we do or how we do it.

  • Ryan Hill Ryan Hill

    Ryan Hill Photographer

    Ryan Hill Photographer

    A self-­taught photographer, Ryan's endless strive for perfection directly reflects within his work. As the ­Owner of 8183 Studio, Ryan has continuously proven that being a go­-getter pays off. With a background in graphic design, Ryan's ability to dial in on the details sets him apart within the industry. As a traditional family man, Ryan enjoys spending quality time with his wife and twins. When he's not at the studio, Ryan can also be found on his drum set, because if you didn't already know, he used to be in a band. Rock on.

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  • Paul Versluis Paul Versluis

    Paul Versluis Photographer

    Paul Versluis Photographer

    Paul's get­-it­-done work ethic and joyous personality guarantees a good time on­ set. Paul's ability to handle fast­ paced shoots and roll with the punches is something his clients have come to love and respect. As the Studio’s lifestyle photographer, Paul’s subjects always feel at ease, which shine through in the natural moments he captures. When he doesn't have a camera in his hands, you can find him cooking with his family, enjoying the finer things in life and watching his two children grow up way too fast.

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  • Maggie McLandsborough Maggie McLandsborough

    Maggie McLandsborough Producer

    Maggie McLandsborough Producer

    After a quick stint in the advertising world, Maggie joined 8183 Studio as the crew’s sales manager and producer. Maggie oversees the full production process and her ability to drive creativity while managing expectations is unmatched. With a quirky sense of humor and some pretty horrible jokes, Maggie is also always looking to laugh. When the weather’s nice Maggie can usually be found outside. So the next time you see her wandering the streets of Kansas City, be sure to say hello.

  • Seth Cook Seth Cook

    Seth Cook Retoucher

    Seth Cook Retoucher

    Seth showed up on the doorstep of 8183 Studio's newly founded studio in a three piece suite, asking for an internship. How could anyone say no to that? Seth has grown with the studio, transitioning from the studio's intern, to the studio's "right-­hand­-man." Now, as the studio's full-time retoucher Seth consistently dedicates himself to do whatever it takes to add the final touches to every image. As a football and sports fanatic at heart, Seth can often be found outside throwing a football, catching up on sports talk radio or watching the Kansas City Chiefs.

  • Courtney Hill Courtney Hill

    Courtney Hill Studio Manager

    Courtney Hill Studio Manager

    Courtney Joined 8183 Studio at the beginning of 2016 but more importantly, she has been the better half to Ryan ever since they got married. Courtney brings her organizational and administrative talents to studio and plays an integral role in the behind-the-scenes work that happens on a day to day basis. When Courtney isn't wrangling the Twins, she can be found sewing, gardening or cooking up her latest foodie dish.

  • George Mullinix George Mullinix

    George Mullinix Director

    George Mullinix Director

    George’s fun and contagious personality brings life to the studio. As the studio’s Director for the motion side, he is always the first to say yes and make any shoot a fun shoot. George started out as a professional wedding photographer with a degree in ecology and evolutionary biology and then moved to his real passion, film. George works relentlessly to make our clients vision come to life. George has two brother cats, Lucious and Lux, they are without a doubt his best friends.

  • Travis Carroll Travis Carroll

    Travis Carroll Photographer

    Travis Carroll Photographer

    Travis is the studio’s longest employee second only to Seth. At the studio he is both a Photographer and Retoucher, outside of the studio he is a massive EDM junkie and can be found at almost any club that has a good DJ. Travis has a knack for bringing together his passion for photography and his passion for the high-end automotive industry. If you happen to be at 8183 for a shoot, you’ll most likely see Travis with a can of Monster in his hand assisting Ryan or retouching alongside Seth.

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  • Lydia Anderson Lydia Anderson

    Lydia Anderson Assistant Producer

    Lydia Anderson Assistant Producer

    Lydia joined the 8183 Studio crew as the Assistant Producer in August 2016. She previously worked as a freelance producer, Assistant Camera, or Director depending on what the shoot required of her. She got her start in film back in 2012 and hasn’t stopped since then. Lydia grew up as the youngest of 6 on a farm in upstate New York, she does however, strongly dislike dirt. She brings laughter, a great smile, and even better good looks to the team.

  • Tristan Gramling Tristan Gramling

    Tristan Gramling AC and Retoucher

    Tristan Gramling AC and Retoucher

    Tristan is the studio’s Retoucher and George’s Assistant Camera. He is a man of many talents, working in both motion and still, and able to do both perfectly. T- Skrizzle, as we call him, is always looking fresh when he comes in the studio, by far the trendiest of us all. Tristan is the newest member of the 8183 Studio team, but non-the-less very experienced in retouching people and keeping the image in focus on every motion set. Keep an eye out for T-Skrizlle on the streets of KC, when you see him, you’ll know it.