Charles Custodio is a graduate of the Multimedia Arts program at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde.
He is the former photo chief of the official school newspaper, The Benildean.
During the Philippine Fashion Week in 2006, Charles was among a select few chosen for the Student Photographer Apprentice Program of Runway Productions and Sony Philippines.
Charles’ interest in cars and motor sports also became a part of his photographic journey.
He contributes to a number of publications including Top Gear Philippines – the only English edition of the magazine outside the United Kingdom.
Charles is a semi-finalist in the 2008 Hasselblad Masters Awards and took up a photojournalism course under the Konrad Adenaeur Asian Center for Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University. He was also one of the participants in the Free Workshops during the 4th Angkor Photography Festival held in Siem Reap, Cambodia in 2008.
He was a staff writer at HWM Philippines, a technology magazine and subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings. Currently, he now works as a web copywriter at US Auto Parts.