Walter was born and raised in Chicago. He studied at the Chicago Academy for the Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago, DePaul University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His background in fashion illustration (walttab.com) and dance (waltertabayoyong.com) eventually led him to photography. He has worked in numerous ad agencies, TV shows and film productions. His work has been published in various magazines such as Playboy, Parenting, Face, and Maxim.
He is also a partner at 126 Management representing talent in Los Angeles and Chicago.
Charities he has supported and worked with include the Diamonds Not Fur Gala, Animal Alliance, the Ronald McDonald House, Marianne Williamson and many others.
Photo above with Esai Morales by John Skalicky.
Toni Braxton (Atlantic Records)
Sundance Film Festival
FVM Global Magazine
Pretty Rosebud (film)
LA Fashion Week
Pirates of the Caribbean Premiere
CELEBRITY CLIENTS INCLUDE:
Steven Adler (Guns N’ Roses)
Shannon (Let The Music Play)
Chuti Tiu (The Internship)
Kurt Yaeger (Sons of Anarchy)
Chuck Hittinger (Pretty Little Liars)
Ali Cobrin (American Reunion)
Stephen Perkins (Jane’s Addiction)
James Woolley (Nine Inch Nails)
Trinity Hamilton (Joffrey Ballet & Cirque Du Soleil)