Karl Bratby is a highly acclaimed professional photographer from Nottingham, UK. Globally renowned as a master of light, Karl’s imagery has adorned many titles and publications, along with building an impressive portfolio of wedding, portrait, fashion and dance clients.
The winner of many national and international awards, Karl holds the prestigious Fellowship with the British Institute of Professional Photographers (BIPP), is a three-time winner of the BIPP Photographer of the Year (2009, 2010 and 2011) , Karl has many more competition wins in fashion and Dance photography, and is also a BIPP-approved assessor and mentor and a Master Craftsman with the Guild of Professional Photographers.
Karl’s style is quirky and creative, drawing inspiration from film and stage, along with music and travel, citing New York and London as his greatest influences. His belief is that a successful partnership between client and photographer is achieved by communication and collaboration. Beautiful pictures can only be achieved by allowing emotion to shine through. Karl achieves a level of intimacy that is all too rarely seen in photographs today.