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Personal profile: Ian Micheal Sharar

Name: Ian Micheal Sharar

Occupation: director of photography and co-owner, All Grown Up Pictures LLC (films, commercials, music videos)

Web site:

Birth date and place: Feb. 25; Dallas

Family: fiancee, Madison Caston; brother, Jake Sharar; father, Thom Sharar, and mother, Rosie Sharar

The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: building a beautiful image from scratch.

My business philosophy is: I don’t want to be involved unless it’s fun.

If I could, I’d be a: singer. But since I can’t sing, I enjoy making music videos.

I’m so sick of: always being thirsty. Seriously, I always have to have a drink with me.

The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: George Lucas, Darren Aronofsky, James Cameron and Matt Libatique.

My hobbies are: reading, philosophy, film/cinematography and gaming.

The last book I read was: Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes by Maria Konnikova.

I wish I knew how to: draw.

My worst habit is: smoking, but I plan to quit soon!

Nobody knows I: thoroughly enjoyed a hobby of computers growing up.

The person I most admire is: my pops — thank him for the computer thing!

My guilty pleasure is: energy drinks and sleep. Not usually at the same time.

I drive an: Infiniti. But truth be told I don’t like to drive — I’ll ride in whatever you have.

I’d like to be driving a: Lambo. I’ll get there.

My favorite restaurant is: Rice Pot!

I’m happiest when: I’m being productive.

I regret: stopping going to the gym.

If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: House on a lake with a Lambo in the garage.

If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: Are you kidding? I love this town!

When I retire, I plan to: get a philosophy degree and teach it anywhere I can.