Growing up the Thames Valley Charles was always interested in the Arts and started taking pictures seriously from the age of 14, after studying at Plymouth Polytechnic Charles worked as a model 1987-89 working at the highest level in Paris,Milan ,Tokyo and London with some of the worlds best Photographers and Magazines.He returned to London to work in Publishing for both Emap and Headway Home and Law.
Setting out 16 years ago as portrait photographer he has worked for a number of national magazines, newspapers and many large corporations. At ease photographing members of the Royal family ,CEO’s of global Corporations, or a young member of the family Charles has always been keen to simply photograph people in a relaxed and creative way .
Working between London and Somerset Charles has published a book “Hairbrained ” with Bloomsbury and also had a one man show in Henley-on-Thames. For the 40th Anniversary of Friends of the Earth Charles was commissioned to photograph 40 supporters for an exhibition in London
Keen to pursue personal projects he is always looking for the a fresh approach to portraiture .
To commission Charles or just simply to have chat about ideas please call 07957 617 857
In 2006 Bloomsbury published my first book Hairbrained a lighted look at hairsalons and their punning names.