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—–WHO—–Who are you in 100 words or less.

My name is Karl, I live by the sea in Cornwall, UK with my girl and two children. I am a photographer, artist & owner of Mackie Studio. I can’t sit still for five minutes and refuse to sleep for longer than is necessary. I’m passionate about backyard surfboard building and collaborations that make a difference.

Who would make you star struck?
Neil Young

Who is your biggest inspiration in life?
My Wife

—–TWO—–Two things we should know about you..
I used to be a Breakdancer
I’m a Coeliac
Your last meal consists of two things, what is it:

Chicken and PotatoesTwo websites aside from email/social media that you go to the most:

Two favorite cities and why…

Bath, UK because of it’s beautiful Roman and Medieval architecture, thriving and established art and music scene. At one point it had the largest cubic area of creative industries in one place, it’s another great place to drink coffee and take it all in.
Barcelona, Spain because of it’s place in cultural southwest Europe, it’s climate, the Art Nouveau movement, it’s such a great place to sit in cafe’s wasting away time drinking coffee and taking in all the different people that populate the city.
 —–WHAT—–What do you do for a living?

I work as a photographer and designer heading up the creative agency Mackie Studio.What makes you LOL?

My Kids

What is your life’s motto/philosophy?
I have always thought the meaning of life represents something or communicates something. For me, that’s to never take a day for granted and to take this life we have and run with it, do as much as one can, live the dream, achieve your goals, pass it on to your children and keep smiling.
—–IF—–
If  you could go anywhere in the world, all expenses paid, where would you
 go?
New York City

If you could only pick one person to go with you on this trip who would it
 be?
My Girl
If your friends were to describe you what would they say?
I like to think they would say I was a nice, genuine friend….but I think if you asked them, their answer might be somewhat eccentric

—–FAVORITES—–

Favorite movie of all time?

RockyFavorite guilty pleasure?
Red WineFavorite band right now?
Kings of Convenience

Where can we reach you— contact/twitter/insta

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To see more of Karl Mackie check him out in this video where he tells us about his photographic career journey.