After completing a degree in Media Production and a Diploma in Photography, Karl began working for Ollan Mill as a portrait photographer. From 1998 to 2002 Karl became a cruise ship photographer working on luxury cruise ships in the Caribean, "It was hard work, but incredibly rewarding". Returning to the UK, Karl worked for a while as a lab technician before being headhunted by Venture, joining the company as a franchisee and launching Venture Canterbury. In 2004 Karl moved to Wales, setting up a Cardiff-based Studio for ColorFoto and freelancing. Shooting: Weddings, Portraiture, Pets, Commercial Property, and Product photography.