Famous Photographer

Charlie Waite

Date and Place he was born

  • He was born in 1949 in England.
  • He is 66 and still living.

Education and family background

  • Charlie left school at age 16 to pursue a career in acting.
  • His father helped him have an interest in photography.

Job experieces

  • At 16 he pursued a career in acting
  • It wasn't until he returned to the UK that Charlie began to develop his interest in photography.

Style and Trademark

  • His style is unique in that his photographs convey a spiritual quality of serenity and calm.

How did he get famous

  • He is the owner and founder of Light and Land, Europe’s leading photographic workshop and tour company.
  • He is frequently to be seen on British television discussing the finer aspects of Landscape Photography.
  • In 2007 Charlie launched UK Landscape Photographer of the Year an annual international photography competition to find the UK’s ‘Landscape Photographer of the Year’, which ties in perfectly with his desire to share his passion and appreciation of the beauty of our surroundings through photography.

Awards,fellowships,grants

  • Waite has given and continues to give tuition to amateur, professional and aspiring photographers of all ages from the UK, Australia, Europe and the US which he hugely enjoys.
  • This year, Waite received an invitation by the Royal Academy of Arts to exhibit in their Summer Exhibition.
  • In 2014, Waite was awarded a Direct Fellowship by The Royal Photographic Society.
  • Waite being awarded the prestigious honorary fellowship to the British Institute of Professional Photographers and in early 2007 he was presented with Amateur Photography’s Power of Photography award.

What he says about his work

  • " I don't believe that a good photograph could be made without recognizing that the landscape will always be more important that either you or the photograph you plan to make of it.

What people say about him

  • They say he takes really unique pictures.
  • They like his creativity in the pictures

What i like about his work

  • I like how he takes the pictures, he takes them from his point of you.
  • I also like the Photoshop he does with the pictures, he changes the color of what he is shooting in the picture.
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