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Charlie B.
Chicago, IL
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5.0
7 Years of experience

I am emotional junkie who loves to laugh and cry and I absolutely love when a photo ignites unfiltered emotions of happiness and sadness within myself. So don't assume that just because you catch me crying, I'm sad. I also love the fact that my prized possession is a photo I haven't shot yet. It is between these two extremes of emotion and the unknown that I find photography to be a complete joy. I absolutely love what I do. I love the people photography has sprinkled into my life. I love the faraway places photography has taken me to. I am filled with joy that at any second now, you are going to click and become my next new friend.

Awards, honors and recognition

Since I've been photographing professionally for 7-years, I've received endless recognition from many happy new friends.

A fun fact about me

After having photographed many faces, I've come to one certainty. The person entangled through my lens is not my client or my customer. I don't like those labels. If my lens finds you, then the process begins were you and I become friends in a creative journey that continues until we both are happily satisfy with the photo. I may not be the greatest photographer, but very few photographers/videographers can say they work harder than me.

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Equipment & Languages

Languages Spoken:

English

Camera:

Canon 1DX Mark III, Canon 5D Mark IV, Canon 7D Mark II, And Profoto Lighting kits for all studio work.

Lenses:

Canon 17-40 F4, Canon 24-105 F4, Canon 24-70 2.8, Canon 70-200 2.8, Canon 100-400 F4-5.6, Canon 300 2.8

I am good with…

Capturing Emotions

Capturing Atmosphere

Suggesting Poses

Story Telling

Going the Extra Mile

Candid Moments

My Portfolio Select a shoot type to preview more photos.

Family

32 photos

Headshots

135 photos

Engagement

11 photos

Children

68 photos

Corporate

21 photos

Food

13 photos

Residential Real Estate

11 photos

Party

13 photos

Birthday

20 photos

Newborn

24 photos

Pet

20 photos

Team & Individual

10 photos

Dance

59 photos

1 Review

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Sydney Banks

Feb 4, 2021
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Shoot Type: Headshots

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I cannot say enough great things about the experience I had with Charlie. I was definitely nervous at first since it was my first time being meeting with a photographer and being in front of a camera, but Charlie made me feel comfortable from the start. He answered all one million of the questions my parents and I had, and as soon as I arrived, created a space that allowed me to let loose and really begin to have fun with the experience. Both Charlie, and his wife Maria, made me feel beautiful, fun, and confident and when I look at all of the pictures, that energy comes shining through. Charlie listened to what my goals were and made them come to life. I am speechless looking at these pictures, and I know that is because of the role Charlie played in capturing the moment. If you are looking for someone who doesn't simply see you as just as a client, but sees YOU and can capture that, definitely book your time with Charlie. My family and I will definitely be coming back to see him.

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