Marshall Tidrick


Meet Marshall Tidrick y'all! A local Austinite and UT graduate who's doing it! Since graduating from UT. Marshall has made his passion for Photo Journalism a full time job. His work has been published by The Washington Post, CNN, and by The Huffington post among many other reputable news publications. Marshall has also started a production company with a few colleagues named SWNG Productions. When he's not on assignment you'll see him around town snapping away so be sure to say hi and to check his website for a view into more of his work.  


Images from Marshall's feed


Hey, Marshall👋🏼. What is your Instagram handle so peeps can follow you?

How long have you lived in Austin? 🗺
My whole dern life.

How did you first find out about IGAustinTexas?
I was wandering around in Zilker taking photos one day and stumbled upon a group of people doing the very same thing. Had a blast meeting people and made a few friends that I've kept in contact with since that initial meeting! 

How do you define community? 🌱
ugh I'm no good with words, but i'll try. community is the group of people that surrounds you. I think that it means people you like and that are like you. A group that supports each other and collaborates.

What keeps you making photos and taking snapshots for the gram?
Oh it just feels compulsive at this point. I feel wrong if I'm not taking photos of something, ya feel?

What are you most passionate about and why?
I was a music student before I picked up a camera and took my first photo course in 2011, so music is still very dear to me. Also i really enjoy a good breakfast. 

What are you up to now?
right now right now, currently traveling around the Texas coast and Houston to document the damage from Harvey. In general though, I'm a full-time freelance photographer trying to live the dream.

Any links you want to share with us ?
Ok i guess my website is and my instagram is @marshalltidrickphoto.



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