Merlin Showalter is a cinematographer and steadicam operator based in Los Angeles. Originally from Portland, Oregon, Merlin specializes in commercials and music videos as well as narrative films, which have taken him to locations all over the United States, United Kingdom, and Europe. He has had the pleasure of working with artists such as Baz Luhrmann, John Legend, Danny Trejo, Carole King, Lindsey Stirling, and Pentatonix. Commercial projects include work with Grubhub, Subaru, Adidas, American Express and Fender Guitars. When not behind a camera, Merlin enjoys performing all styles of music on his drum kit.