Charles Quiles is an American fashion photographer/director who incorporates his dark and sensual personality into his works.
Originally from a small town in Puerto Rico, Charles and his family moved to the states in attempts to escape hardships in living situations. Since childhood, shortly after learning English, he found his own creative escapes and became obsessed with writing literature and creating paintings that reflected the beauty of the human body.
At the age of eighteen he decided to escape to New York City to find his niche in fashion photography and to push his creative and mental boundaries.
Since 2008 Charles has started to build strong relationships within the industry by assisting fashion photographers. Leading him to be the Executive Assistant and Studio manager to world renowned Mariano Vivanco.
Charles has worked alongside with numerous celebrities including Lady Gaga, Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Ricky Martin, Antonio Banderas, Henry Holland and Dolce & Gabbana.
His photographic style ranges from editorial to characteristic portraiture. He is inspired by life experiences, personalities, and style. He takes pride in having hands-on creative direction and constructing his photoshoots from hair and makeup to styling.
Charles splits his time between NYC and Stockholm.