P&P Blogger Profile: Marshall Garlington


Marshall Garlington of f/11

I am a married 32 year old father of 3. I live in Los Angeles, CA and work in post production. My profession is as a Re-recording mixer for feature films. My interest in
photography really took off about 3 years ago when I purchased my first DSLR and it?s been an awesome learning and growing experience.

Why do you blog?
I want to share my love for photography and love for my family with as many people as I can.

If you only had time to read three blogs a day, which ones would they be?
strobist.com, joemcnally.com/blog and naturescapes.net

How long have you been using Photoshop/been a photographer?
I have been using Photoshop for about 7 years, but I would only consider myself as having been a photographer for about 2 and a half years.

What type of camera(s) do you shoot with?
My primary camera is a Canon Rebel XT and my point and shoot is a Canon G9

Mac or PC?

What is your favorite piece of photo or computer equipment (other than your camera)?
My Power Mac dual G5.

What piece of equipment would you most like to get but don’t have?
A wireless flash triggering system.

What advice do you have for a novice creative professional/photographer?
You don’t need the most expensive gear to make great images.

What inspires you to create?
In photography I am inspired by the idea I can capture a moment that not only shows what happened in front of the camera but shares something of what I was feeling behind it.

What would be your most important piece of advice about life?
Life is to be enjoyed, not rushed through. 

Where would you most like to live (other than where you live now)?
San Diego

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Other than photography, I enjoy video games and spending time with my kids.

What talent would you most like to have?
I would love to play the cello.

From Inside the Actors Studio:
What is your favorite word? Laminar 
What is your least favorite word? Can’t
What turns you on? Flashing Buttons
What turns you off? Filing Taxes
What sound or noise do you love? The sound of my kids laughing.
What sound or noise do you hate? Other people?s kids screaming.
What is your favorite curse word? Metric A** Ton
What occupation other than your own would you like to attempt? Comedian
If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates? Well Done.

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