Studio and Field Practice


Alan Joseph Marx is a Los Angeles-based analog photographer and painter.  He has been making and showing work for three decades in and about various Southern California communities. He continues making work at his studio in Hollywood. Alan has several on-going personal projects and is available for studio visits and commissions. Please reach out to schedule some time together

Work & Commissions

Most of Alan’s paintings are oil on panel whereas his photos are predominantly silver gelatin and C-prints.

Alan’s go-to camera is his Pentax K1000 with a 19mm lens, but he also has a small collection of other cameras and lenses including a Canon FT and Minolta SRT. Regarding film, Alan holds a special place for Adox Silvermanx100, Rollei CR200, and all infrared film. 

Alan is available for commissions. He has a unique eye for non-traditional portraiture and will work with individuals, groups, or families to capture a poignant moment.

Please direct all inquiries to Alan at