As a freelance photographer for over 10 years Charles's work has primarily centered on the sports industry for such media outlets as Radio One, Gameface Media & The News & Observer. The list of event coverage includes the CIAA Football and basketball Championship, The Northface Endurance Run and many others. Known for his creative use of spedlights and in particular with artistic technique of Lightpainting, Charles's portfolio continues to broaden into commercial and advertising projects.