Charles has been shooting professionally since 2001. He attended the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts and later studied photography, sculpture, and metal-smithing/jewelry-making while attending Louisiana State University. Voodoo Fest, BUKU Music and Art Project, and Hangout Music Festival are just a few events he has had the pleasure of covering. Some publications include: Tiger Weekly, Warning Magazine, and he currently works for Scene Magazine. Charles grew up and still lives in New Orleans, LA.