Welcome to the Active 8 Image blog. Here I will attempt to write as much as possible about my journey as a photographer and dictate the highs and lows of the Active 8 Image Project.

God bless the Scottish

November 08, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Gosh it seems like ages since I wrote a blog for my site. Logging on today amazing to see that there has been so many visitors to appreciate my work and to my blog pages. If you visited, from the bottom of my heart I want to say thank you so much it means a great deal. So...what have I been up to? Well I have just finished my MA - I wish I could s...
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Detail is in the eye of the Beholder...

April 06, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Yes I know that should read 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder' but I actually think that detail and beauty are not far removed from each other. For example look at a lovely painting and one of the main attractive features might be the attention to detail. Now I know what I am going to say may cause some contention but I'll go ahead and say it a...
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What Goes Into Promoting A Brand

February 13, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
For as long as I can remember I have always been passionate about helping social enterprises succeed. As a photographer I carry that ethos; that determination to help those trying to establish a business for themselves, change their lives or create something that makes a difference. In my time at Active 8 Images I have successfully provided packag...
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What I love most about the Xmas Party Season

December 14, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
As a photographer it’s hard to decide what I enjoy most. Is it seeing people fling themselves into the whole festive season with wild, wanton abandon, CEO’s doing the Runnning Man on the dancefloor or bopping to tracks by Bob Marley? Is it seeing people drink enough alcohol in celebrating their achievements to become automatic members of AA? Or is...
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Adventures in Photography – The Magic Hour Shots

October 26, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Got up at insane o’clock this morning having responded to a model Jasmine T’s (check her out she is great) casting to capture the ‘Magic Hour’ at Tower Bridge. What is the ‘Magic Hour’ I hear you cry… well, the magic hour, sometimes referred to as the ‘golden hour’ especially in cinematography is the period shortly after sunrise or before sunset du...
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