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showcase magazine Dec 2015 buenos aires issue 574More Photos
Client: Chevrolet Video Gallery
Charlie Mainardi car & transportation photographers
Charlie Mainardi has worked in the industry for 30 years. After graduating as an architect, he began his career in advertising at Mainardi Photographers, a studio specialised in cars and led by his father.
Charlie has since worked for almost every car company in Argentina as well as worldwide, shooting in Europe, the United States and Africa for brands such as Peugeot, Hyundai, Ford, GMC and VW. Campaigns created by Agulla & Baccetti for Renault remain global references, as does acclaimed work for Coca-Cola.
Awards as a photographer and director include Cannes, The New York Festival, Clio and every local and regional festival in between.
Charlie has produced two feature films and has been second unit director for scenes involving race cars. His personal work focuses on people in real situations: his work on the homeless and their environment has been exhibited across different galleries since 2010 and is part of private collections in Argentina and the US.
Charlie is represented in America, Mexico, Europe, Chile and Ecuador.
spotlight magazine Jan 2015 cars & landscape photography + motionMore Photos
Charlie Mainardi is a car photographer and commercial director based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has a degree in architecture and has worked for almost every car brand for more than three decades in Argentina and around the world. He has worked in Europe, Africa, Southeast Asia and North and South America.
Charlie has received all kind of national and international awards such as Cannes Lions, Clios and at Fiap for his work as a photographer and director. He is also a consultant for many magazines and agencies and has produced two feature films and worked as director for the action unit in a third highly-acclaimed film in Argentina about car races.
Charlie is now working for Movil, a car magazine and in different campaigns for local car brands. He is represented in Chile, Colombia, Miami, Spain and Mexico.