HEY, I'M CHARLIE.
Okay, quick disclaimer: I'm not just your ordinary guy with an obsessive love for Diet Cokes and McChickens. Believe it or not, I'm also a photo-taking maniac that simply refuses to grow up.
I'm not gonna lie - ever since I got my hands on a camera seven years ago, I've been hooked. There's just something so epic about capturing the perfect shot with a single click. I mean, who needs rollercoasters when you have the rush of creating something so beautiful and unique with a camera?
Now when it comes to landscape photography, it's like a playground for me. I'm talking tornadoes, supercells, lightning storms - you name it, I'm chasing after it. And let me tell you - there's nothing quite like feeling so small and insignificant next to the raw power of Mother Nature. It's a humbling experience but also a seriously exhilarating one. You could say it blows me away.
But hey, it's not all about the extreme weather. I'm also a fan of the little things in life - like the way the light hits against the leaves on a tree or the colors of a sunset. I'm always on the lookout for those moments that make my heart skip a beat, and when I have my camera in hand, I know I'm in for a good time.
So, sure. I may be a bit of a playful idiot with my Diet Cokes, but when it comes to photography, I take it seriously. It's my passion, my addiction, and the thing that makes me feel the most alive.
CAMERA GEAR + TRAVEL
CAMERAS & LENSES
DJI Mavic Pro
Zeiss Batis 18mm f2.8
Sigma Art 24-70 f2.8
Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 OS
FILTERS AND ACCESSORIES
PolarPro Cine Edition Filter Pack for Mavic
ProMaster HGX CPL 82mm
ProMaster HGX CPL 77mm
ProMaster Specialist 525K Tripod
4x ProMaster Rugged 128gb UHS-II SD Card
EDITING + SOFTWARE
2018 MacBook Pro i7 16gb 256gb SSD
Adobe Photoshop 2022
Adobe Lightroom Classic
Adobe Premiere Pro 2020
Backblaze Cloud Storage
TRAVEL + BACKPACKING
2011 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited
Osprey Atmos AG-65 Backpack
Zempire Mono-1 Tent