Lancashire & Cheshire | United Kingdom
I'm Charlene. Lover of tea, any excuse for cake, family movie nights and documenting real family life (including my own!).
I swapped the fast paced Film and TV industry for the wedding industry back in 2009 after editing my very own wedding DVD! I've always been about capturing those real moments and personalities so it was a natural progression to capture family life in the same way.
Despite learning photography and film in college I followed the film and video route heading to London to work in the film industry (my most know being Mr Bean's Holiday where I worked as editorial Assistant) before rekindling my love of photography when my daughter arrived in 2015.
I got in to documentary style photography soon after. Realising that 'real life' was what I wanted a reminder of, not the 'perfect' moments. Parenthood is far from perfect! Life deserves to be captured honestly, don't you think?
I soon realised that being the family picture taker that everyone had these gorgeous natural images of them together and I was always behind the camera so I'm all about encouraging camera shy family picture takers like yourself to enjoy a more relaxed way of getting yourself in those moments too....