Amongst other things related to life, Niles spends his time being a documentary photographer & filmmaker, essayist, and speaker. His work aims to combine modern beauty with themes of ancient wisdom.

He is the director of the feature film Transmutation, the documentary series Shamans of The Global Village, the short Balanced Opposites, and a collection of short-form documentary narrationsAurora-Lab is his production entity and footage from his various projects can be licensed through Filmsupply.

He shares insights in his films, writings, podcast An Infinite Pathmentorships with others, alternate media appearances, and his street photography blog Philosophical Photography.