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Charles Hildreth
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United States
My name is Charles Hildreth and I’m a portrait photographer from Denver. I majored in Journalism & News Editorial at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where I put a strong emphasis on journalistic writing. My childhood consisted of a fascination with Hollywood heroes like Indiana Jones and an appreciation for the romanticism of history and Arthurian tales. In 2006, I took a 90-day, 16-country tour of Europe where I explored as many big and small art museums as I could. It enriched the understanding I once had of world culture, opened my eyes to new cuisine and artists, and put my degree in perspective as far as objectivity was concerned. My portraiture work is a combination of any of these elements, mixed with an objective observation of humankind and an internal struggle for self-confidence in an opinionated world. My work, to me, is flawed, and always will be, as it continues to be a reflection of me, the photographer. I’m not a photographer’s photographer. I can’t sit in a room and chat about camera logistics or ratios, nor have I ever had the desire to. I know what works for the content I produce and gradually grow from a core of photography appreciation.

I'm a natural light shooter - purely for the mood and the story of the moment.

If I could one day fit in among other artists as a storyteller, I think it would be a better fit than photographer, but for now, this is the one medium where I can explore this desire to produce art. I have never wanted to pigeon-hole myself into one particular craft. In the future I hope to continue submit work to publications, print work for local art shows, and explore a world full of engaging individuals.

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bohomaz13 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2016
Thank You
silent music
roren001 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2015
Amazing work!!
wrc233 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the fav. Appreciate it.
Seelentaucher Featured By Owner May 31, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
absolutely brilliant Artist <3
bohomaz13 Featured By Owner May 28, 2015
Again I borrowed from you photograph. Thank you once again…
bugnut6770 Featured By Owner May 23, 2015
Love your gallery...!
glasslinger Featured By Owner May 4, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
Beautiful work here!..
Tigerguns Featured By Owner May 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful gallery 😘
DaveCarter Featured By Owner Edited Apr 27, 2015  Professional Photographer
You have a great eye.  The one photo that stands out, to me anyway, is your self portrait.  It shows a technique in both composition and editing that I have been trying to re-create. 
I have a fascination with old time photographs but, unhappily, I can't afford to buy, let alone keep in supplies, an old fashioned tin type or lithograph.
Svartbroll Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015
very nice your work !!!
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