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Justin Galloway

Photographer + Director

San Diego



Q: What song do you play on repeat?

A: "If It Takes a Lifetime" by Jason Isbell.

Q: What's the best way to start the day?

A: Eating cereal with my sons.

Q: What mystery do you wish you knew the answer to?

A: Getting followers on social media.

Q: What are some things you had to unlearn?

A: The idea that social media was a fad that would soon go away.

Q: What fictional place would you most like to go?

A: Some of those new Zoom backgrounds look pretty cool.

Q: What have you only recently formed an opinion about?

A: Heirloom tomato varieties.

Q: What book impacted you the most?

A: The Gourmet Cookbook by Ruth Reichl.

Q: What risks are worth taking?

A: Planting a garden from seed. Self employment. Publishing new work.

Q: What do you spend the most time thinking about?

A: How to purchase a house in SoCal.

Q: Best and worst advice you've ever received.

A: Best: "Join ASMP and be active locally." This provided my introduction to commercial photography through all of the friends I made and the assisting gigs that started flowing in. 2nd Best: "When in doubt, throw it out. Worst: "If you see someone crying, ask if it because of their haircut."

Q: How has your work evolved over the past few years? A: I feel that I've gained the versatility to shoot what is needed by the client or project while maintaining a style consistent with my personal work.

Q: One thing you can't show up to a shoot without - Besides a camera ;)

A: My photo assistant.


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