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Charl F.

Average rating of 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews.

Charl Folscher is a self-taught photographer with 13 years' experience. He's had the opportunity to work in a variety of fields including stage/theatre, events, real estate and weddings. He is a good communicator which he believes is half the job of a photographer and has an ability to put his subjects at ease for a more natural end result. "I love people's stories more than I love to create. I work and function from here, not from my need to be creative."

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camera

Canon EOS 5D

lens

Canon 24mm f/2.8 | Canon 50mm f/1.4 | Canon 70-300mm f/4-5.6


Event

Family

Landscape

Party

Real Estate

Travel

Wedding

More about Charl F....

What do you love about your job?

I think my favorite part of being a photographer is that no two days are ever the same. I love the actual act of shooting, be it outside or inside. Time goes by in an instant when I get to shoot. Another favorite aspect is that moment when you realize, especially during editing that you have captured a split second of light so well that it moves you to emotion.

What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?

I really appreciate the excitement and pace of shooting live performances. It's a unique experience and there is so much you can try for an alternative shot. The sheer joy and energy of a wedding are amazing and it always feels like a huge honor to be part of such a celebratory start to a new life for a couple. My absolute favorite field is the diversity of travel photography. I can get lost in my own hometown taking photos.

Awards, honors, and recognitions received

I have had a few photographs published in newspapers and magazines.

A fun fact about this photographer

My other passion is writing and performing music and I once sang in front of a crowd of 43000 people in Cape Town, South Africa, which is where I was born and raised.

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