Recent Photography Projects 2013-16 by Charles, Award-Winning St. Paul Photographer
Architectural, Commercial, Travel & Events Photography and Photo Workshops

Architectural Photography

Commercial Photography

  • Lavvu Coffee House, Minneapolis, MN - took photos of Dinkytown's architecture & businesses and objects representing Sami culture to decorate the walls of the cafe

Art Shows with Photography:

  • 2015 Lowertown Holiday Bazaar and UBS Plaza Holiday Gift Show - photographer showcasing photos of Minnesota
  • Saint Paul Saints ballpark, the CHS Field - was a featured St. Paul artist at the ballpark showcasing architectural photography of the new ballpark, landscapes and cityscapes from Minnesota and other locations and iPhone art photography in May and June, 2015
  • Phipps Center for the Arts gift store in Hudson, WI - was invited to feature iPhone abstract and art photography.
  • 2015 Spring and 2015 Fall St. Paul Art Crawl - presented his portfolio of architectural photography, landscapes, cityscapes, abstracts and iPhone photo art at the St. Paul Union Depot.
  • Crystal Community Center, Crystal, MN - provided selected photos of Minnesota and views from Dinkytown to decorate office and meeting room walls.
  • 2014 AZ Gallery Holiday Gift Show - photographer showcasing Como Park and other St. Paul landmarks
  • Rockford Road Library, Crystal, MN - provided selected photos of Minnesota eventscityscapeslandscapes and iPhone art to decorate the walls of the library
  • Underground Music Cafe, St. Paul, MN - provided photos with an urban theme including iPhone abstract architecture to decorate the walls of the cafe
  • 2014 Fall St. Paul Art Crawl -  photographer showcasing photos related to the built environment at the AZ Gallery and displaying photos with a variety of subjects at the Rossmor building downtown St. Paul, MN
  • 2014 and 2015 Art on the Lawn - exhibiting photographer during the outdoor Whiz Bang art event in Robbinsdale, MN

Photography Workshops and Classes

  • Mini mobile photo workshops for a Shoreview garden club - mobile photography best practices and editing photos with VSCO on mobile devices.
  • Mini mobile photo workshops for Capella Tower tenants - introduction to creative smartphone photography and to editing with apps on mobile devices.
  • ​One-on-one photography instruction to master the basics of shooting with mirrorless interchangeable lens camera systems (such as Panasonic and Olympus cameras) and the basics of creating strong composition.
  • Mobile Photography Adventure - led a mobile phone photo workshop to take and create fun impages with smartphones and photo apps at the Walker, Minneapolis, MN
  • Mobile Photography Adventure - led a mobile phone photography workshop to unleash one's creativity with a smartphone in Como Park, St. Paul, MN
  • Mobile Photography Adventure - taught how to go beyond snapshots, take interesting photos and create stunning images with photo editing apps while visiting the Minneapolis Institute of Arts in Minneapolis, MN
  • Mobile Photography Adventure - led a mobile phone photo workshop to create unique and memorable photos with mobile devices such as iPhone or iPad in Lowertown, St. Paul, MN
  • Mobile Photography Adventure - taught a mobile phone photography workshop in Como Park, St. Paul, MN (second photography workshop book)
  • Mobile Photography Adventure Workshops - designed mobile phone photography workshops (first photography workshop book) to improve photography skills while taking photos with iPhone, iPad or Android in Como Park, Lowertown, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Walker and for the Burnsville Community Ed.
  • Photo Salon Presentation to photography enthusiasts about famous Hungarian photographers, Andre Kertesz, Brassai and Robert Capa.
  • ​One-on-one iPhone photography instruction to master the basics of iPhoneography while using camera & editing apps and iPhone photo accessories.

Travel Photography:

  • A Carpathian Celebration at the Landmark Center in St. Paul, MN - photographer showcasing the architecture of Budapest and the cityscapes of the Twin Cities.
  • 2016 Como Park Calendar - designed, published and marketed the calendar during the holiday art shows in St. Paul
  • Rural impressions, a photography trip to Lanesboro, MN
  • Photo tour of New York City and Chicago sights
  • Photographing the North Shore from Duluth to Grand Marais, MN
  • Minneapolis Skyline Through iPhone - From Foshay Tower's observation deck 
  • Traveling with camera from Duluth to Two Harbors, MN
  • At the North Shore, Lake Superior, MN
  • Visual Surprises in Lowertown, St. Paul, MN
  • The Roofs of Prague, Czech Republic 
  • Outside St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Balconies of Kosice, Slovakia
  • Inside Matyas Church, Budapest, Hungary

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