Sian Austin | Bird of Smithfield
December 09th, 2013
UBER COOL PICS!!!!
Charlie thank you SO much for the amazing photos you took at Bird recently! They are absolutely stunning! We put them up on FB and have already got several bookings on the back of them! You are a super super star!!!
October 17th, 2013
For starters the rating isn't high enough. 5 stars just doesn't describe what Charlie has done! Before I even had a chance to look for photographers my other half wanted Charlie and he wasn't wrong with his choice. I hate having my photo taken but Charlie made my wedding day so relaxed and enjoyable without worrying about where the photographer was. I didn't even notice him half the time and the shots he got were beautiful. He was amazing very professional and helped capture our day in a light that made us remember so much more. If anyone was to ask for a photographer then I would defiantly say Charlie. All our guests said you made them feel comfortable and relaxed. Thank you so much for capturing our special day and all the magical moments. You are the best. Thank you Charlie xx
Isabelle Makeham <email@example.com> | Bride
September 20th, 2013
The photos are fabulous
Hi Charlie, Thank you so much for the email... the photos are fabulous. It has definitely taken a while to work through them all, but they bring back so many memories from the day - some we don't even remember happening! It is so wonderful to have them. We can't wait to meet up soon. Cheers Mr & Mrs
September 16th, 2013
***** FIVE STARS **** Charlie's photographs were amazing. Not only were the photos great, but Charlie made us all feel comfortable and relaxed during the session. We had a family shoot and it was quite complicated getting everyone organised, but he did it with charm and subtly and made it look easy! Thanks again Charlie
Claire Summers | N/A Bride &amp; Hired Charlie to photograph my wedding day
August 14th, 2013
WOOOOOOOOOOWWWWW…….I am totally blown away by the photos
Hi Charlie WOOOOOOOOOOWWWWW…….I am totally blown away by the photos. They are just absolutely amazing and you have so captured the day perfectly. I think the happiness just comes through them and the venue looks amazing. They are just absolutely perfect. Thanks you so so so much for all your hard work. I am so pleased that you have got so many of our guests as well and such great shots. I have already spent a while going through them but there are so many good ones!! I just wouldn’t know what to pick so Will and I will have to get our heads together for that. For the music I think we should be able to let you know this week after we have had a chat. Is that ok? Would be great t hook up when you are next over! Take care and a GIANT hug Claire
Will Spencer | N/A I was a groom
August 14th, 2013
You have brought back so many great memories of the day
Hi Charlie, They are amazing!! You have brought back so many great memories of the day and i think you have captured so many great moments in your pictures. We'll have another good look through them and get back to you. Thanks so much for making it so easy for us on the day. We both really enjoyed how you worked with us, it can't have been easay for you ;) We'll be back in touch but let usknow if you come over to Chamonix and we could hook up for a bit. Many thanks again, they are just brilliant!! All the best, Will
G Brian Hutchinson | Legal Professional
August 14th, 2013
Such astounding shots, every one a publishable gem, and a treasure for us!
Charlie, just looking at them now on the big TV screen - you are a true genius, what an honour to be the subjects! We will be boasting in years to come when you are famous! Seriously! Thank you so much for bringing your eye and taking such astounding shots, every one a publishable gem, and a treasure for us!
Sarah and Mike
June 25th, 2013
Merci Beacoup Charlie!!!
Charlie was recommended to us by our vendor/planner at Haute Wedding as the photographer for our french alps destination wedding. Charlie is local to Chamonix, and as a keen snowboarder and after researching his work I knew he would be an excellent fit for our big day. However busy with numerous sports, travel and media projects on the go, Charlie was attentive and enthusiastic from the get-go and always available to discuss style inspiration, photography techniques and gave us an unforgettable pre-wedding photo shoot in a horse and carriage with a local Chamonix icon, Dr Zhivago. All of our guests commented on just how relaxed, personable yet professional and even experimental Charlie was with our wedding shoot creating some magical and mystical winter wonderland images in a sometime difficult overcast snow on sky setting. His stunning and candid guest portraits as well as in capturing the detail of our rings, my dress, as well as our DIY snowflake and antler themed table settings and decorations are keepsakes i will cherish forever. Charlie gave us so much of his time, in the lead up, on the day/night- staying as long as most guests was it 3am(?!) and in the aftermath to make a few edits and adjustments and ensuring we were completely satisfied with the final product, and it is for this I am most grateful. Charlie is passionate and professional, his business model and service is extremely generous and I would recommend his photography services to everyone.
Kristen Batchelder Kennerly
May 13th, 2013
Charlie the Great
It's taken me way too long to complete a review for the most-deserved Charlie. Mainly since he did such an impeccable job, I wanted to so aptly acknowledge him, yet couldn't quite find the words to fully describe his gift. I will just go for it now... There are many people who work for years to obtain a skill, and then there are the naturals, like Picasso, Dali... &amp; Charlie Davies. Charlie has such an innate eye for capturing moments. He also happens to be one of the most personable people I have had the honor to know. Everyone thought he was a guest at our wedding, while he was working seamlessly and flexibly with the &quot;team&quot; to create a truly blessed wedding for us. We hired Charlie originally for a &quot;quick&quot; video, he then created one of the most fabulous teasers ever for us (backed by many cinematography pros), in addition to capturing some of the most artistic pictures of the bunch. I would trust Charlie again and again with the moments of my life. Hire him for sure.
Olivia and Anthony Wynn
April 14th, 2013
Amazing attention to detail!
Charlie was a fantsatic photographer who not on;ly was able to capture the beauty of Chamonix, the special initimate nature to the day but also our fun individual personalities. He made sure that we now have some unforgettable memories captured in photo. We also had the great opportunity to have Charlie DJ for us at our wedding, he knew how to adapt his style and build the party atmosphere with great ease. It felt more like having a guest who knew how to photograph and DJ, due to his relaxed, amicable and genuine style. We would not hesitate in using Charlie's services again as a DJ and/ or as a photographer. A tres bientot on espere!
Laura Hely Hutchinson
February 08th, 2013
Professional Chalet Shoot
Charlie is in the process of photographing our rental property in Chamonix - exterior shots through the seasons and interior shots - for our new website. It has been a pleasure to work with him; he is professional and has an eye for a great shot. He is a busy man but always has the time to answer questions and is ever so lovely. He has just the right way about him that suits working closely with people on projects like weddings and other special events and he has really captured a great feeling for our chalet and apartments. We can't wait to see the Summer shots now!!
Duncan McCrum | MTV Networks
February 07th, 2013
Head of Digital Sales
We had a fantastic trip in Chamonis wiht the Ten80 guys. The clients were delighted wiht the trip and all the more when we received some great photos, both individually in action and as a group. Thanks for the memories.
Sara and Elliot Schmidt
January 21st, 2013
Our wedding photos are beautiful, Charlie you worked so hard to capture our perfect day. The Bride and Groom always miss so much of their wedding as they cant be everywhere at once! You caught so many moments we wouldn't have even known about and we are so grateful. Long after the dry cleaner has given up on trying to get the make up out of my dress and my dad has finished making his way through the cake tier we were saving...we have our pictures. They are the lasting legacy of our wedding. They will be looked at by generations to come and are a place where we will always be young and beautiful. Thank you Charlie for being a huge part of our wedding, you are creative, artistic, understanding and wonderful to work with. We are so grateful for everything and would recommend you to absolutely everyone. Sara and Elliot xxx
January 16th, 2013
A Christmas to Remember
I don't even know where to begin. Maybe I'll start by thanking Charlie for creating a wonderful snowy morning in the Alps and capturing it all on camera. I don't remember the last time we had this much fun as a family. Like child, belly laughing, fun!! Charlie, you were SO incredibly easy to work with and we were all so comfortable with you and all the ideas you had. I had no doubt in my mind that the images you took were going to be good, but I didn't expect them to be that fabulous. They're like works of art. All 251 images. Now...the tough part for me...deciding which ones to print out. Thanks again, Charlie. Your Canadian Friends.
Daddy Skitz | Skitz
January 06th, 2013
I've just realised its been almost a year and i still haven't written a few words for Charlie. The day we had on the slopes above Chamonix and into the evening with a handful of close friends and aquaintances probably ranks very highly as one of the best days of my life. All captured by the masterful eye of Mr Davies. A true gentleman and visionary. Humble, professional and talented and always there to capture that perfect moment. That day will live on beautifully documented and will bring a smile to my face for years to come and i'm really thankful for that. Thankyou bro....
Natasha and Will
January 03rd, 2013
Beautiful , you really made our wedding memories the most precious images captured. It means the world to us that you did such an amazing job as so many friends and family could not attend our wedding as it was in Antigua but the stunning photos you took enable us to show them to the people who missed it ! And they love them too. You worked so hard to capture as much as possible considering the short amount of daylight we had left to work with and your attention to detail is fantastic. We are so grateful for all your hard work that day and advise and confidence you gave us. You are an amazingly talented photographer with a great eye for detail and we would strongly recommend you to anyone planning a special event . A photographer captures the really special moments and keeps them as memories for years , we are so glad we chose you to keep our memories alive. Thank you Charlie. Natasha and Will.
Helen Price | Yahoo
November 08th, 2012
THANK YOU for the photos
Hi Charlie, I just wanted to say a huge THANK YOU for the photos! There are some great shots and a great mix of styles and settings, something for everyone! We love the one of the 4 of us in the distance walking away with the whole mountain range in the background- might make a good panoramic canvas! Also great ones on the rock....... Thanks again, and we hope to see you in winter for some action shots! Good luck with your move/not move! Cheers Helen Helen Price
Jan Orzaleg | Chamonix.Net
September 17th, 2012
Charlie is much more than a fantastic photographer
Charlie is much more than a fantastic photographer. We chose Charlie to capture the memories of our wedding day as he has a genuine love for marriages and came across with a unique enthusiasm to be part of our celebration. Charlie suggested we did a pre-wedding shoot, which we thought would be good fun but it also turned out to be a great way to get used to Charlie and his lenses! We really enjoyed the morning and we instantly felt at ease with his natural approach and friendly style, prompting us into action but allowing us to feel totally at ease. On the day of our wedding, Charlie managed to be in all places at the same time! He captured the guys getting ready at one end of Chamonix, found time to take photos of our reception venue as well as spending a good hour with the bride and her entourage. Charlie missed nothing and captured amazing memories in beautiful portraits. We have the most amazing wedding album thanks to Charlie and I do not exaggerate in saying, Charlie made the day for us! Thanks a million
Kris | Batchelder
August 27th, 2012
You are incredible... A true artist!
Wow. What a great thing to awake to. You are incredible... A true artist! We truly adore and appreciate you and your efforts and are even more bloody excited than before. To see you capture this in photos and video makes you one very clever man. Loads of Love Kris & Chris You made our day and dreams come true.
Giles and Nicola
August 09th, 2012
Wedding, 4 June 2012
We were delighted with the photos Charlie produced from our wedding in Chamonix, coaxing us into the right poses, and orchestrating people on the day to ensure we also got some amazing images of our friends and family. Actually we were delighted to have him around in any capacity as he's also a charming guy and great fun at a party! Charlie's professional, courteous and has the crucial knack of getting wedding guests to do what he wants without coming across as pushy. We only met him once before the day but felt complete confidence in him. He took some stunning pictures of the wedding venues, from sunkissed glimpses of the mountain peaks to the truly awesome evening shots which somehow captured details on the horizon as well as us in the foreground. Thank you, Charlie, none of the compliments on this page are overstated. Giles and Nicola.
Zoe Hart | Girl Guide In Chamonix For Patagonia
August 09th, 2012
Super Talented & Super Fun
If you need portraits he's the man super talented and super fun!!! Thanks Charlie!
Mr & Mrs Timewell | Timewell Photography
August 07th, 2012
You should be very proud
Charlie you have done an outstanding job. Couldnt stop looking at them yesterday. You photographed the weddingy exactly how i would have done it. Perfect. You should be very proud. There are some absolute belters in there. Lots of them.thank you for all your hard work. Xxxxxxxxxx you'll go a long way if you continue what you are doing. So pleased for you and it cant have been easy photographing a photographers wedding! You aee a true star and we are so pleased it was you behind the lens. Everyone commented on how good you were with them. Well done my friend. Lots of love. Guy n clare n tiny n kizzie xxxxxxxxxx
Anna and Ben
August 04th, 2012
Anna and Ben's Wedding, Chamonix, Mont-Blanc
Charlie worked like an absolute demon our wedding barely pausing to let his feet touch the ground for a single moment. His photographic skills exemplify a range of artistic skills with a fantastic eye for detail, an innate ability to catch people in the moment and an amazing appreciation for the classic special couple photos all set against the dramatic mountain scenery of Chamonix, Mont-Blanc. His simply stunning portfolio has captured a mass of happy memories that will invoke a smile or two for many years to come in the future. A HUGE thank you to Charlie for his excellent photographic skills, boundless energy and enthusiasm. Look forward to seeing you again in the future.
Amanda Curnow | Bride of a Giant&#33;
July 26th, 2012
Pure inspiration and talent
Charlie recently photographed our wedding and from the first time I spoke to him (a year in advance) to meeting him in person to getting the finished results he was an absolute pleasure to deal with. His eagerness to capture our day was equalled only by his talent for doing so and the pictures are utterly wonderful. Many of our guests took the trouble to tell me how much they liked Charlie, his ease and friendliness made it lovely having him there; like guest enjoying himself rather than a photographer doing his job. His passion for what he does shines through in every shot and we couldn’t be happier with the results. Thanks Charlie and I really hope we stay in touch. Love Amanda & Peter Xx
Keith Walker Father Of The Bride | N/A
July 25th, 2012
Exceeded All Expectation's
Hi Charlie Just wanted to write and say a big thank you for doing such an excellent job at my son’s wedding. Neither of them like having their photos taken, don’t like photographers at weddings and only like a particular style of photo. So a bit of a challenge there for you there but you more than exceeded in every case. It was a pleasure to have you there on the wedding day. Although we did not know you until that weekend it was more like having a friend there taking the pictures than a wedding photographer. Although I have so far only seen the 40 teasers they are really great and capture a real French atmosphere as well as a family wedding day. Have just heard from Sars today and her words were, they are very very lovely just what I wanted. She is so excited and can’t wait to show them to us. If ever you are passing our place there is always a bottle of English beer waiting to be sup't and you will be more than welcome. Further if you need any recommendation, but I am sure you don’t, then by all means use our name as we could not be more delighted with your work. Kindest regards Keith
Chris & Christine Symington & Family
July 20th, 2012
Our family live in Chamonix, Devon and California so getting us all together with four grandchildren is not easy! We managed it only to find that the weather was against us and our original booking with Charlie had to be cancelled due to rain. However, the sun suddenly came out on our last day together and Charlie rang to ask if we could come up to his house at short notice and he would do the shoot using the fields and mountains around his house as a backdrop. The photos have arrived and we are all delighted. Charlie makes you feel at ease and his very informal style creates the right ambiance for photography. He managed to get the 4 grandchildren photographed in a natural way, rolling around in the grass with them etc! The more formal photos have turned out equally well and we are all very pleased with the results. Thanks Charlie! Well done!
Monica Delevaux | Haute Weddings - Chamonix
July 10th, 2012
Charlie, Your hard work and talent are inspiring! The weddings you have photographed for our couples have been radiant! Thank you so much for your enthusiasm, energy, and motivation to go above and beyond expectations! As a wedding planner I highly recommend your services to all of our clients knowing that they will be more than happy with the results. Thank you from Haute Weddings and all of our happy couples! Monica
Jennyfer & Gilles
July 09th, 2012
Charlie, we have already thanked you for the perfect job you did on last May 19th but we don't know if our words (our English is as good as your French ;-) have translated all our gratitude. Our wedding day as been perfect for us but went too fast to plenly enjoy it. You did fantastic pictures of our family, our gests, the atmosphere, the places and everything. You are so simple and true, it has been a real delight to meet you and share those precious moments with you. Now we have our memories and your pictures of that particular day for the rest of our lifes.....
Jacinta McHale | Evolution 2
July 02nd, 2012
Creative, Unique, Exceptional photos that capture treasured moments in time...
Charlie has taken photos for me personally anf professionally and I chose him as he captures genuine emotion - nothing is staged or rigid - its moments in time, special memories - a smile, a look, energy and love - that split second you could have so easily forgotten, etched into a photograph forever. As well as people and animals he has an amazing abilty to photograph secenery, events and properties. He has the 'eye' - he sees something, he snaps it, it becomes art. Friendly and personable, relaxed, professional and humourous - Charlie puts everyone at ease, allowing them to be natural and relaxed and ideal models for capturing moments in time. He is commited, dedictaed and delivers a product that is second to none. He delivers dreams.. Thanks a milllion Charlie, for captruing my 'moment in time' x
June 26th, 2012
Pete & Mandy's wedding
Charlie was the photographer at our friends' recent wedding. At some point in the evening he managed to capture my young son and I sharing a heart-to-heart. It is quite simply the most beautiful photo I have ever seen, and not just because I'm in it! Thank you so much Charlie.
Dawn & Ian | Optimum FX
May 17th, 2012
Charlie these are BEYOND WORDS awesome Thank u so so so so much They are so much beyond what I ever hoped or dreamed of, you have captured what I dreamed of and took it beyond. I cannot thank you enough. Huge hug to an *amazing man* Thank you so much, dawn xxx
February 19th, 2012
Tom & Lauras Wedding
Charlie and I shot our wedding in Corsica last summer. Well, any new couple are going to talk about how great it was and how everything was perfect, but in our case Charlie really made a difference; simply put, the day would not have been as good as it was had he not been there photographing it. Charlie's character, smile and can-do attitude made everyone feel at home, and during the ceremony - late afternoon on a hilltop ouside - he was unobtrusive and polite. His fee was outrageously low in comparison to other 'big-name' photographers, and he delivered sensational photographs with an excellent eye for detail. Use him. Tom & Laura Wilson-North Chamonix, France
michael Everett | Chalet Cosmique Ltd
February 19th, 2012
I required a full chalet photo portfolio and Charlie Davis photography delivered with a awesome end result. Bookings seem to have increased since the photos went live and the chalet has the most realistic representation so far. If you require a swift, friendly and professional service the this is the man to contact.
February 18th, 2012
Team Ski Sunday
Hilary and I had the most amazing morning being filmed (video and stills) by Charlie in fresh powder in Le Tour - a brilliant Christmas present from daughter Katy who owns the Le Delice and Kitsch Inn in Les Houches. Charlie kitted us out with GoPro cameras and he skilfully followed us around on his board with another camera on a stick! He recorded some great footage which he converted in a 6 min video complete with sound track which absolutely captured a fabulous day on the mountain. If you are looking for somebody to produce a family or business moment he is the man! Very professional, friendly, customer focussed and will do his level best and more to produce a memorable record.
January 19th, 2012
Family Photos on the slopes
Charlie thanks for the time you spent with our family at Le Tour. We now have some great photos to remember our time on the slopes. You related well with all members of the group and went with the flow and abilities of the group producing some fantastic shots my chidren will love forever. Thank you Elizabeth Byrne
Charlie Krarup | Adventure Base
November 04th, 2011
After Adventure Base decided to take on our first chalet in Morzine we needed some strong chalet photos and we needed them fast. Charlie was quick, efficient and was a pleasure to work with. The rooms looked great thanks to the large canvasses we purchased from his database and the photos he took were just what we were looking for. Great result!
Mrs Daniel | Mother Of The Bride
July 18th, 2011
Wedding Organiser for The Bride
Dear Charlie Oh my goodness, we are so pleased Charlotte & Andy's, chose you to be their big day wedding photographer. All the pictures are amazing and we love the musical picture slide show you also created for us. I think you know how grateful we all our. All our love Jan, John & Anne
Charlotte & Andy Eggleston | EPW Accountants Chamonix
July 17th, 2011
Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves
You were there running around every step of of the day sorting everything out so brilliantly.....so Thank you!! I love all the Photos that you produced and we can't stop watching the DVD, Video slide show you made for us. You have a natural talent for making people feel at ease and for most of the day i did not even know you were there. All our love Andy and Charlotte Eggleston
Mr & Mrs Bradbury
June 02nd, 2011
Many can take a picture but few can capture a moment.
After viewing some of Charlie's previous wedding pictures, we decided to contact him regarding our own. From start to finish, Charlie was enthusiastic and keen to get the pictures we wanted from our special day. He made sure that he spoke to us individually to see what was important to each of us. Far from your typical wedding photographer, Charlie has an ability to see something that others may miss and made the whole process of having our pictures taken fun! He was seamlessly everywhere capturing every moment without us really noticing. We can not recommend Charlie highly enough, many can take a picture, but few can capture a moment, the pictures speak for themselves. Thank you Charlie.
Dai Davies | Seaborn securities ltd
March 22nd, 2011
Charlie is our technical advisor in respect of major world events and is retained to assist our global team in taking factual images to support our crisis management system. His natural flare and ability combined with his own experiences working in the French Alps, offen in dangerous and often testing circumsances, makes him an ideal member of our global team. We are proud to have him as our main photographer advisor. He is young, committed and a vauble associate of our international team. Well done Charlie, we think your great.
February 17th, 2011
Very Professional Experience
Working with Charlie Davies was a very professional experience. Every photo was brilliant and unique adding his own creative input to every shot. I was impressed how quick Charlie was able to capture the moment so naturally. I will be using Charlie again in the future and I would highly recommend him for any event.
Dax Knight | Vert Hotel
February 02nd, 2011
The Vert Hotel is a very fresh modern and popular bar in Chamonix and we really wanted some fresh photograph's of the interior/ exteriors and also something very personal to the bar and the hotel. I wanted a photographer who would not only take fresh photographs but someone who would also work with me so that my vision of the bar could be realized. The pictures are great and we at the hotel and our many customers have all come to get to know Charlie as he looks after all of our photography need. Charlie is the man for the job!
December 20th, 2010
I contacted Charlie to take photos of my newly developed chalet. Charlie came in and did a brilliant job of making the chalet look more interesting and more inviting. His use of light and technique was evident from the moment he starting taking the pictures. I now use him for all my properties throughout the French Alps. Thanks Charlie
December 10th, 2010
I needed some hight quality photography's for my newly purchased chalet in Chamonix Mont Blanc. Charlie was highly recommended to me by a number of highly trusted sources. He and Debbie is style assistant did a wonderful job of dressing the chalet and took some really outstanding shots. He was fun to work with and excellent value- a real professional. I can thoroughly recommend him if you want high quality photo's.
Clarence Pegrum | Winter Sessions
June 10th, 2010
Charlie Davies is an outstanding photographer with boundless energy and commitment to any brief. Working with someone that truly gets involved and under the skin of any project is really refreshing. It's reassuring knowing you can rely on Charlie to not only get the job done but that he will strive with you on every level to ensure an outstanding job is done. On a personal level, he is an absolute pleasure to work with and you can rest assured Charlie will charm the pants off any clients you put him in front of. We couldn’t recommend Charlie highly enough. Looking forward to working on many more projects together Charlie!
Tim Welsh | Ten80 Events
May 03rd, 2010
Thanks Charlie, Great Work
We at Ten80 Events have many top end clients including HSBC, Financial Times and Yahoo! Charlie worked with these clients and many more on each of these events this Winter. His photography was fantastic, and really captured the essence of each of the trips. The clients were overjoyed to have such an amazing record of what was already an fantastic trip.
Living in Chamonix Mont Blanc and working throughout Europe on a freelance basis I am happy to work on big and small photography projects in a whole range of disciplines including; weddings, portraits, interiors and exteriors.
If you need a photographer for a personal or commercial project who can offer you an excellent high quality service at a good rate then don't hesitate to contact me.
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