Carl’s camera takes him around the world. As a mobile video producer, he’s recently shot projects in Washington DC, Los Angeles, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia, Israel, and throughout Spain.
Carl McLarty grew up in Washington State and attended UCLA where he studied Mandarin Chinese. In 2003 Carl began as an intern at legendary photo studio Smashbox Studios. In 2007 Carl worked for Getty Images Beijing, where he worked with Yaoming and other Chinese Olympic athletes. In 2008 Carl began to shoot photos for top creative agencies designing Hollywood movie posters in Los Angeles. In China, Carl also worked on film sets as a translator, photographer and DP (Director of Photography). For the last two years Carl has worked closely with Basque chef Aitor Olabegoya in Asia and Spain.
McLarty has filmed a diverse range of projects including: commercials, music videos, restaurant promos as well as cultural documentaries. Carl has photographed former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, Oscar winning movie The Hurt Locker movie poster, actors, dancers, musicians, chefs, and business leaders. Some of Carl’s clients include W Hotel, Gin Mare, Moet Hennessy, Norlan Glass, Kuai, Primaflor, Johns Hopkins University, Concept Arts, Base-FX, Gastrojoy, Hainan Airlines, Harpers Bazaar, Hush Puppies, Migas Beijing, Sohu and The Travel Channel.
Look for Carl by searching for @mclartyfilms across social media platforms for updates on current projects or to reach out to collaborate!
Carl McLarty on Radio Venice
Radio Venice S08.E14 – June 24, 2018