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.

The Power of a Photobomb

July 31, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Photobomb Line breaks: photo|bomb Pronunciation: /ˈfəʊtəʊbɒm INFORMAL NOUN A photograph that has been spoiled by the unexpected appearance of an unintended subject in the camera’s field of view as the picture was taken Everyone loves a good photobomb and the only thing even more hilarious is when celebrities or members of Royalty get in on th...
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Terrific last minute shoot yesterday at the Strand

November 04, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Managed to get together a last minute shoot at the Strand yesterday with Jon Flawless (http://purpleport.com/portfolio/jonflawless/) and Imogen Chapman (http://purpleport.com/portfolio/ichapmanx/) You ever had one of those shoots that just go on and on because everyone brings ideas they have to the table in terms of ideas? Well this was such a sho...
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Pregnancy Snaps

September 22, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Its great to get repeat custom - Olu - whom I'd worked with before on the TRU Tarpan Shoot got me to take snaps of his wonderful wife for their pregnacy - went for a nice simple look - works a treat
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The Power of Fantastic Conversation

July 10, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Ever had a conversation which really centres you? I did yesterday - and it reminded me of an image I was inspired to do long ago... Done back in 2005 this image was about a man who for whatever reason lost his life and finds himself snapped to heaven. I remember it took me ages to do I took shot after shot of a man in a suit because I wanted him...
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Glad I found this...

July 09, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Isn't it really sad when you lose stuff? I thought I had lost this image its o ne of my favourite pictures ever...basically I had this snap I took and decided to go over it with chalk and charcoal - digitally of course - and then brought up some colours - the end result is just stunning and enticing! Sadly I got a bit delete happy and thought it wa...
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