20 Questions – Charleton Churchill

Your Name? Charleton Churchill
What brand camera do you use? currently Canon
Your age? 36
What lighting brand do you use? Alienbees
Your favorite lens? 35L and 70-200L. 85L is amazing.
Mac of PC? Mac
Your favorite lab? No favorites, but I use Millers for most.
Who was/is your biggest inspiration and why? I have many inspirations around me, with books, art, music, symphony, magazines, other artists. Kevin Focht mentored me and inspired me.
How long have you been shooting ? Since 2008 Professionally, hobbyist prior.
Your favorite color? I think right now it’s blue and brown
What piece of gear would they have to pry from your cold dead hands? My man purse: My iphone4g
If you could do anything else what would it be? Climb Mt. Everest.
How would you explain your style? I prefer to be more dramatic and romantic in my images, a fashionable feel.
What advice would you give someone starting out today? Read every good book on photography, learn from others, watch videos, study, take classes, give your all, and PRACTICE like hell. Don’t expect to be great unless you’re willing to work hard.
What do you mainly shoot? Mainly weddings, but I want to explore other areas.
What’s your favorite thing to do when you aren’t shooting? Spending time with my three girls and my wife! (and hiking).
What did you have for breakfast? egg and spinach wrap.
Favorite drink or cocktail? PEPSI
Most inspiring image you have ever seen? Anything Taylor James.
Coolest place you have ever traveled to for work? New York so far, but I have a feeling I’m going to like working in Europe more.



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