Carl Perry is a professional photographer and music journalist based in Santa Barbara CA. Formally trained at Brooks Institute, Carl has been working at the professional level since 2014. His commercial work for the travel and restaurant industries has been seen published in 805 Living, US Airways Magazine, Hope Ranch Magazine, Food and Home Magazine, Santa Barbara Magazine, as well as numerous online publications. In 2020, Carl moved away from commercial work and focused his efforts on the music industry. He became a frequent contributor for the Independent and Top Shelf Music, and quickly became the press photographer for the Santa Barbara Bowl and other major venues around Santa Barbara County. His work in this industry more recently has grabbed the attention of Spotify, where he currently has an account photographing with various high-level artists in their LA studio.


Sony A1 Sony 70-200mm GMaster II Sony 85mm GMaster Sony 24-70mm GMaster Zeiss 18mm (Film) Leica M2 Fuji 690 GSWIII (Medium Format) 


Apurture LS 600D Anker 60” Parabolic Umbrella 2x Quasar Science 5” Godox TT350 Flash II Rayzr 20″ RGBWW II Celeb 400 Kino II 4’ / 4 bank Kino panels II 2’ / 4 bank Kino Panels II Astra Bi-Color 1’x1’ 


C Stands, Hi-Rollers, Medium Rollers; Misc. Grip, Scrims, Flags, and Sand Bags, Stingers


12′ White, 10′ multiple color selection, 24′ Black drape, Green screen


Since 2020
  • Allah-Lahs 
  • Anderson Paak 
  • Automatic 
  • Brad Paisley 
  • Brett Young 
  • Drugdealer 
  • FKJ 
  • Fleet Foxes
  • Flume Garbage
  • Gardens and Villa 
  • Glass Animals 
  • Glenn Annie 
  • Goo Goo Dolls 
  • Iration 
  • Jackson Browne 
  • Jason Mraz 
  • Josh Groban 
  • Jungle
  • Katie Skene 
  • Kelsea Ballerini 
  • Khruangbin 
  • Kikugaku 
  • Moyo 
  • Lukas Nelson 
  • Mapache 
  • Maren Morris 
  • Mild High Club 
  • My Morning Jacket 
  • Neil Young 
  • Olivia Rodrigo 
  • Os Mutantes 
  • Rise Against 
  • Robert Plant
  • Rufus Du Sol 
  • Sam Blasucci 
  • Shannon and the Clams 
  • Soft Palms 
  • Tash Sultana 
  • The Black Crowes 
  • The Black Keys 
  • The Black Lips 
  • The Chemical Brothers 
  • The Chicks 
  • The Used 
  • Theo Katzman 
  • Tori Kelly 
  • Tyler Childers 
  • World Destroyers 
  • Pleasure Club 
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