Charlie is an acclaimed freelance photojournalist, multimedia storyteller and educator who is dedicated to documenting stories of social significance. Over the last few years he has worked on issues ranging from the plight of African immigrants entering Europe to the troubling issues of climate change and political unrest in the Maldives. While his projects have taken him all over the world, he is currently focused on contemporary issues in the Southern Europe. A sensitive eye to color and complex imagery are signatures of his work.
Charlie brings a diverse background to the field of photography and journalism. He has a B.A. in International Relations and Biology from Bowdoin College. Prior to his career in photography, he worked 10 years in finance in San Francisco, California.
Since receiving a Masters in Photojournalism from the University Autónoma of Barcelona, Charlie has received recognition in numerous international awards, including the International Photography Awards, the Environmental Photographer of the Year Awards, the Travel Photographer of the Year awards and the PX3 Prix de la Photographie.
He is a founding member of Prime Photo Collective and is a contributing photographer for the New York Times. He lives with his wife and son in Boston. He is fluent in Spanish and English.