162/365 - TWILIGHT II "E'd"
151/365 - THE IMMORTAL "E'd"164/365 - ALL WORK AND NO PLAY "E'd"152/365 - NEXT ASSIGNMENT "E'd"167/365 - BACK TO BED "E'd"
160/365 - LIGHT CONTROL "E'd"168/365 - BACK TO WORK "E'd"147/365 - HITMAN "E'd"132/365 - BOOT CAMP "E'd"145/365 - SUCKAAAAAH "E'd"25/365 – Superman75/365 - WEEKLY ESCAPE

Welcome to the life of AriesEffects! I'm an Aries...and I love FX. Photo, Video, Special, Side, Adverse.....you name it!

I looooove the sound of the shutter. I love sharing my photos with friends and family. I love trying new techniques. Above and beyond all, I have a passion. If you don't enjoy what you do, change what you're doing.

I've learned a lot over time about lighting and how to get the exact look I’m going for. I remember being told years ago, " Practice, practice, practice!" It made sense, but I never really did it. I always wondered why my shots didn't look like I thought they should. Then low and behold, I started to PRACTICE......guess what?! HAHAHAHA, LMAO, yea that's right, I got a little better! I look back a few ears ago, and I thought I was awesome! I wasn't....I sucked! Even now, I'm not awesome. I'm sure I'll look back in another five or six years and wonder what the hell I was thinking. I constantly see photographers here on Flickr and elsewhere and wonder if I’ll ever reach that level of greatness. It's a constant reminder that "I" am "ME", and I should be happy doing what I do. It keeps me on my toes, striving not to become someone else, but to extract the inspiration I see in their work and to mold it into my ever growing passion and technique.

Work hard.....play hard!

Life's got me pretty busy right now. We've got two cats and two puppies. I work full time, while shooting on the side. I'm in the middle of my 365 , P90X, and trying to get the house manageable. There just aren't enough hours in the day! My life is definitely well documented!

Happy Flickring!

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    Brie'sworldphotography says:

    "Wow, where do I start.. Marcelle is not only an amazing photographer, but he is also a awesome story teller who will leave u laughing so hard with the stories he leaves with his photos...

    Marcelle is also a awesome teacher , and if he knows the answer to any question asked , he will be more then happy to tell you.. The info he shares with you will inspire you ...."

    June 13th, 2010

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    RedHead66 * Marla says:

    "When I first stumbled onto Marcelle's photostream.....I noticed a guy sitting there dumbfounded and staring at a red light. As I began to read his storyline, I laughed so hard.....I cried!

    Marcelle is not only a talented photographer, and by that I mean his skills far surpass most on Flickr, but his ability to create character after character and such brilliant, elaborate story lines is truly remarkable!

    No one does what Marcelle does ~ he is a unique talent and I beg you as the viewer to spend some serious time here.......take a journey and be prepared to laugh until your gut splits!

    Oh yeah, and ....
    The man himself is one of the kindest and most sincere people on Flickr......I count it both a blessing and a joy to know him. ;-)"

    February 1st, 2010

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    MichaelKuhn_pics says:

    "Well, we all know he is a complete master of photography and controller of light. However, he is also an extremely generous person that has a sincere interest in helping the photographic community. As a new photographer, he could have easily brushed me off, but he engaged me with humor and respect and has helped me to become a better photographer. Meeting Marcelle here has reinvigorated me to PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE. Thanks for being a flickr friend and for being the person you are."

    August 28th, 2009

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    ebmonster says:

    "I have only known you for a bit, but your photography, creativity, and humor have inspired me. I don't write very many testimonials.. but if there were one dream.. I would follow you around for days like a puppy dog to learn your secrets. You ROCK.."

    August 27th, 2009

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    shmilebliK says:

    "Light is magic, and Agent 47 knows how to play with it!

    Arieseffects' work is one of the most creative I know.
    Each time I see one of his photos, I just want to go out and starts shooting!

    Thanks to inspire me everyday!"

    August 17th, 2009

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    Droom Kleuren says:

    "Marcelle's stream is a daily surprise! This guy puts so much time and effort into his photos and boy does it show off! I love the characters he portrays and the props he uses! So much humor and creativity, I'm a fan!"

    August 20th, 2009

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    Black Rider Studios says:

    "Mr Aries. has a tremendous talent. Packed with his weapons and his super quick camera he is able to project any image that his limitless creative mind can fabricate. I have become a huge fan of his stream and I hope to see more of his 365."

    August 4th, 2009

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    laurenlemon says:

    "Marcelle is one of the most creative people on Flickr. His 365 is one of very favorites, because I truly never know what to expect. The time and effort he puts into each of his image is worth it, and it pays off. He is talented, and was making bad ass images even before he got a super fancy camera. :) I can't wait to see what he'll do next, or what kind of story his pictures will tell - but whatever it is, it will not only impress you but stick with you in your mind.

    Loveeee your work."

    July 25th, 2009

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    KevinChooi says:

    "If you're looking for humor, incredible lighting, mad props and brilliant photographic ideas, then you've come to the right place! Arieseffects's stream is the kickstart I need daily..lol :) Great work, buddy."

    July 9th, 2009

Marcelle Grizzelle
March 2006
Pasadena, Ca
Simi Valley, Ca, USA
I am:
Male and Taken
Systems Administrator, Photographer
Grizzelle Photography
mgrizzelle [at] yahoo.com