PhotoActive Photography: The Fusion of Photography & Graphics Artistry

You need professional photography.  You wouldn't be here if you didn't.  The good news: PhotoActive is the answer.

PhotoActive is a Tampa Bay area-based photography business offering photography solutions to your imagery needs.  We will walk with you step-by-step to help you determine what works best for you and your unique project by understanding your vision, clientele, and price points.  After the completion of our services, we will curate the images via a comprehensive culling and editing process which translates into deliverables that are not only aesthetically fantastic but also provide solutions to your photographic needs. 

Whether or not you need wedding, fashion, glamour, corporate, portrait, sports, or special event photography, we endeavor to create images that will exceed your expectations.  We want to partner with you and become your photographer for all of your photographic projects.

Best Contact Method

Please email me for all inquiries so I can obtain your email address and provide you with additional information about my services. Use the "Contact Us" link in the header above or the "email" icon in the footer at the bottom of the page to send us an email.  Include your name and contact number in the email, as well, and we will take it from there! 

Merchandise Ordering Options
Directly from our website we offer a full line of prints, merchandise, and other keepsakes to proudly display YOUR images! Everything from prints, T-shirts, coffee mugs, plates, mousepads, playing cards, cup coasters, etc. can be bought emblazoned with any images they select from your wedding, event, or other galleries (see a full list of products here - SmugMug Catalog)! See the beauty of your images enhanced to amazing levels on Fujicolor Crystal Archive Pearl Paper (click here to see a sample - Metallic Prints)! Talk to PhotoActive about the discounts and coupons we offer! 

Area of Operations

Our home range includes Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco counties (the Greater Tampa Bay area). We will travel around Florida and outside the state with expenses paid (contact us for details). Professional & Creative Imagery IS our business - excellence in service is ALWAYS at a premium! Contact us for a free no-obligation quote!

PhotoActive Portrait & Modeling Services

PhotoActive provides professional portraiture for individuals, families, and executives (available in-studio or on-location options). We also provide modeling portfolio development in fashion, editorial, beauty, and glamour genres. We offer in-studio (convenient studio locations in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties) and on-location options (any other location within Hillsborough, Pinellas, or Pasco counties). We can even bring our fully-equipped, mobile studio to your location! With various background choices and professional lighting, it is just like being in studio without the drive!

All of our portrait and modeling packages provide copyright released, full-sized, high-resolution images (without logo or watermark). Contact PhotoActive for a free no-obligation quote! 

Click here for samples and more information about our portrait services.

Click here for samples and more information about our modeling services.

Here are a few tips for your photosession:

• Do not try anything new with your hair (style or coloring) for your photosession (you do not want to risk a hairstyle disaster);
• Do get 8 hours of sleep the night before your photosession (to reduce bagginess under the eyes);
• Wear heavier makeup than normal (this looks better in your images);
• Bring your makeup compact, comb, and brush to your photosession (for periodic touching up);
• To avoid unnecessary wrinkles, if possible, try not to drive with your first look on;
• Avoid salty foods for at least 48 hours before your photosession (this mitigates water retention);
• Bring bottled water to keep hydrated (especially for outdoor photosessions);
• If you are using one of our make-up artists, DO wear (and bring with you) your normal foundation (unless we tell you otherwise);
• In all cases, an escort is suggested (mandatory parental chaperon if the subject is a minor/under 18 years of age);
• Do wear normal or natural length French manicure (w/ white tips), manicured "naked" nails, or some other solid nail color that coordinates with your attire. 

You're welcome!

PhotoActive Headshots

We provide corporate, actor, or passport headshots! Our convenient "come to you" option allows all of your employees to be photographed in your office or location of your choice (we can bring professional lighting, backgrounds, etc.).  We also have in-studio options available.  Passport photos are in-studio and by appointment only.  

All of our headshot packages provide copyright released, full-sized, high-resolution images (without logo or watermark). Contact PhotoActive for availability and a no-obligation quote!

PhotoActive Event Services

PhotoActive provides professional photography coverage of events including birthday parties, banquets, corporate events, academic conferences, seasonal holidays, political events, professional conferences, religious celebrations, etc.  

Click here for samples and more details.

All of our event packages provide UNLIMITED copyright released, full-sized, high-resolution images (without logo or watermark). Contact PhotoActive for availability and quotes! 

PhotoActive Weddings

Investing in a GOOD wedding photographer is one of the most important decisions you can make about your wedding day. Long after the food, drinks, and reception revelries are gone, you will have memories of the love between your spouse, friends, and family that will last a lifetime. Shouldn't you ensure that the imagery from your most important day is also memorialized in the highest quality possible? 

For our personal wedding ethos, read our Blog post "Why should your photographer take your wedding seriously?" and see why your wedding is important to us! All of our wedding packages provide UNLIMITED copyright released, full-sized, high-resolution images (without logo or watermark). Consider PhotoActive Photography! 

Click here for samples and detailed wedding information.

PhotoActive offers stylized wedding photography services specializing in creating artistic, color, and black & white images for designer albums, metallic prints, and other keepsakes. Unlimited fully-edited digital images on DVD come with all packages. We offer in-studio (and on-location) engagement sessions and haute couture bridal or "glamorize the dress" sessions! "Trash the dress" sessions are also available! Many packages come with a First Anniversary portrait; First Baby portraits are also available options (ask for details)! 

Contact us for all of our wedding rates and packages. All prices and discounts subject to change without notice. We will honor prices and discounts presented and discussed at the time of booking or pre-wedding consultation. Talk to PhotoActive about complete details and exclusions.

Call Chuck to set up an appointment if you are in the Bay area. If you are planning a destination wedding here in Florida, Chuck will meet with you at your convenience when you are in the Bay area planning your wedding. When we meet, Chuck will show you album and coffee table book samples as well as other wedding keepsakes. Additionally, he can email you online previews of other albums he's designed for previous clients

View some third-party wedding reviews here - Wedfolio Reviews. If it's not possible to meet in person in a timely fashion, Chuck is also available to meet/conference via SKYPE or Zoom!!!

All package details and rates are fully negotiable (all REASONABLE offers will be considered). Contact PhotoActive for additional information on photography guidelines, image selection, payment policies and options, booking, and availability. PhotoActive offers a wide range of coffee table books, photo albums, metallic prints, wedding greeting cards, announcements, and other wedding keepsakes.

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