7am to Libya

“Our job takes us to places others cannot go… in order to show what others, would otherwise, not be able to see” – This Critical Mirror, World Press Photo. One of the things I love about my job is the fact that there’s never a dull moment. Each day brings a new challenge. New faces….

First Holy Communion – unique details that last

First Holy Communion is a special and unique occasion in a young persons’ life and deserves to be remembered with quality images. It is our pleasure to announce that the Marsa Parish Church has entrusted C-Life the image mill with the job. During the service we will shoot candid style shots of your precious little…

Craving creative detail

In world ruled by deadlines and rush hours people tend to miss out on the need of a creative streak and artistic detail when it comes to routine jobs such as annual reports, and similar publications. This cannot be said of the guys at MCAST Malta. Established in 2001, MCAST is the Malta College of…

‘Professional’ should mean more than a cool adjective

In today’s day and age where digital photography is within everyone’s reach, some might not make a distinct difference between professional and enthusiast photographers. When I started in photography, the difference was tangible. The dawn of the digital age, made everyone think that a camera, a laptop, and the ability to use an editing software…

132MP of detail obsession

When nothing short of maximum resolution and image quality will suffice, digital medium format is still at the top of the pyramid. 35mm equivalent DSLRs are nowadays much more common amongst professional photographers, but wasn’t that always the case? Yet medium format was – and still is – the only option to those for who…

When portraiture becomes SHABANG!!

“Chris, love that we have you representing Malta in the crew!!! That’s awesome”. – Peter Hurley. The barriers of entry level photography mean that to run a photographic business today you simply need a laptop and a camera. This is amazing for those who treasure photography as a hobby and want to earn an extra…

A star’s passport pic

Being a people’s photographer brings with it the joys of working with characters and people from different walks of life. And while the majority of our clients walk with their feet firmly planted on the ground, on Easter Sunday we had a client who feels like she can Walk on Water. I’m sure you guessed…

The devil is where?

Following the re-branding of my studio, I noticed the term ‘detail obsessed’ popping in conversations more than corn in  a microwave. And talking of popcorn, food is what made yesterday’s eve all about detail. The new owners of well renowned restaurant L’Artist entrusted C-Life the image mill with the shooting of photos for their upcoming advertising…