Soul Friends – Stephen Cope

Soul Friends – Stephen Cope

Stephen Cope, Author of his new book, Soul Friends, selected one of my photographs for his book jacket author photo. Check out his book on Amazon....
Yoga Journal Ad

Yoga Journal Ad

We photographed Joseph Le Page, founder, Integrative Yoga Therapy for Kripalu Center for Yoga &...
Yoga Journal Ad

Yoga Journal Ad

We photographed Dr. Fahad K. for Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. Using a slow shutter speed and a busy lobby created this ethereal...
CEO

CEO

We were asked to photograph David Lipsius, CEO of Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. This was not to be the typical CEO power look. David wanted to project a friendly and open look. We selected soft, natural lighting with a subtle hint of the familiar interior...
Yoga Journal National Ad

Yoga Journal National Ad

This is my first national ad. This was featured for several issues in Yoga Journal. We photographed this with a low angle and plenty of negative space for ad copy. Very subtle elements in the background provided context for clients familiar with the Kripalu Center....
Breakfast Burritos

Breakfast Burritos

This recipe makes 10 breakfast burritos. Start with shredded cheese, flower tortillas, onion, bacon, sausage, butter and eggs. Break eggs into bowl. Fry bacon. Prepare pan for cooking eggs with melted butter. Bacon is ready. Brown sausage. Chop onions. This is what...
John Hoban – Tressler’s Barn

John Hoban – Tressler’s Barn

Last night, I had to pleasure of attending a music concert. The venue was Tressler’s Barn in Easton, CT. Ireland native, John Hoban told stories and performed his own songs, as well as, other classics. Later in the evening, Dan Tressler and Jeff Smith performed....
Iron Skillet Fillets with Red Wine Shallot Sauce

Iron Skillet Fillets with Red Wine Shallot Sauce

This recipe is modified from a combination of three recipes. Begin with thick sliced fillets, about 1 and 3/ to 2 inches thick. The fillets should be room temperature. Salt and pepper generously on all sides of the meat. I use fine ground sea salt and fresh ground...
Easter Irish Breakfast

Easter Irish Breakfast

For Easter breakfast, we cooked a partial Irish Breakfast. Rebekah used our new cast iron skillet to bake Irish soda bread. Then we fried up white puddings and bangers. If you are in the Atlanta area, you can purchase these from the Taste of Britain store in Norcross,...
Pan Seared Ribeye

Pan Seared Ribeye

I have always wanted a cast iron skillet and finally purchased one the other day. Here is one of the recipes I prepared. Start with the ribeye cut at room temperature. Rub on olive oil, and plenty finely ground sea salt and ground black pepper. First, heat the dry...
Ashley Mae Reid

Ashley Mae Reid

This series of fashion portfolio work for model Ashley mae Reid were all taken using available light. On some, high ISO was used to provide a slight textured look. Styling, hair and makeup by Staci Gibbs. Staci Gibbs     ...
Courtney in the Park

Courtney in the Park

We photographed Courtney on location at Grant Park for this boho look.   The fountain spray provided a nice high key background for this commercial...
Providence Hill Farm

Providence Hill Farm

A few weeks ago Charlie photographed a solar panel installation at Providence Hill Farm in Jasper, Georgia.  The solar installation, which will supply almost 100% of the poultry operation’s electricity needs, is mounted on two of the eight poultry houses.  This...
Designer Shenelle Evans

Designer Shenelle Evans

We had the pleasure of working with Shenelle Evans, an incredibly talented designer, during our most recent photoshoot with model Morgan Hennum. Here’s a sneak peak from the session....
20.3 Megawatt Solar Farm

20.3 Megawatt Solar Farm

We attended the ribbon cutting ceremony of the 2nd largest solar panel array in Georgia. The 67,600 panels generate 20.3 megawatts of DC power. The lead installation team was Radiance Solar for Origis Energy. The site is near Camilla,...
Maisie

Maisie

    Maisie Forland came into the studio for some test shots. We really like this black and white treatment. Makeup and hair by Staci...
Santa

Santa

Use shallow depth of field with wide open aperture. Shoot everything, including candid interaction in addition to the traditional posed shot. Shoot from a low...
Kristen and Craig Wedding

Kristen and Craig Wedding

The beautiful wedding of Kristen and Craig at The Peachtree Club, Atlanta, Georgia. More here http://charliepappas.com/craigkristen/...
Christmas Card

Christmas Card

We used a lawnmower battery and dc/ac converter to power the lights. There is an iPhone in the tree to keep the subject’s attention. Photographed at Kindsey Family Farm....
Photographing Fall Portraits

Photographing Fall Portraits

Position yourself low. Use negative space by placing subject in lower part of frame. Use long lens with wide open aperture for shallow depth of field. This was shot at...
Sofia and Brian Wedding

Sofia and Brian Wedding

The beautiful wedding of Sofia and Brian. We began at the Georgian Terrace. The ceremony took place at Cathedral of Christ the King. The reception was at the Fox Theater, Atlanta, Georgia. More here http://charliepappas.com/briansofia/...