Karl Taylor is a professional photographer with over 20 years experience and he is commissioned by leading global companies for his precise attention to detail and his exquisite control of light. Recognised as an expert in the industry Karl is a global ambassador for Hasselblad Camera Company and Broncolor Lighting.

Karl’s work covers advertising, beauty and fashion photography for commercial clients. Having started his career in photojournalism he is also comfortable and actively enjoys shooting across a range of other genres. Karl’s ethos is that ‘variety is the spice of life’ and that 'the visual philosophies for creating effective images are universal'.

Photo: Urs Recher

Photo: Urs Recher

Ten years ago Karl also entered the training market and soon became known for his ability to explain complex subjects extremely clearly. His unique way of teaching and clear instruction has led him to work as a consultant and presenter for, Hasselblad Camera Company, Broncolor Lighting and Adobe as well as appearances on the BBC. His training is also used by top universities and education providers around the world.

Karl regularly travels around the globe, as a photographer, ambassador and educator for leading players in the industry and his own range of courses have become the benchmark for effective, entertaining and inspirational training.

Outside of work Karl is happily married to Hélène and they have two energetic young children. In the past they have enjoyed traveling to unusual and challenging destinations across the world, though Hélène often wishes Karl could leave the cameras behind! When not taking pictures, Karl spends much of his time underwater, enjoying his other passion – wreck diving - where he enjoys documenting them in video.