Charles Howells

New Zealand - Australia

Advertising photographer Charles Howells is known for his creativity, graphic style, and technical prowess. He is sought by top agencies and international brands in the U.S., Australia, Asia, and New Zealand.

His style results from an almost intuitive sense of his subject combined with mastery of light and form. He’s inspired by and involved in the whole creative process, from generating ideas and designing technical solutions to finalising his stunning images in post-production.

His work appears in top fashion magazines such as Harper's Bazaar, Karen, No, Grazia, Pilot and Black. His advertising clients are extensive, including Coke, Microsoft, Sony, Samsung, Westfield, 42 Below, DB Breweries Beer, Volkswagen, Nissan, Mini, Greenpeace, Vodafone, Madori, Johnson & Johnson, Unilever, Panasonic, Nikon, L’Oréal and M.A.C. In New York, Charles worked on shoots with celebrities such as Britney Spears, Beyonce, Jay Z, The Black Eyed Peas, Kelis and Pharrell Williams, as well as advertisers L’Oreal Paris, Hugo Boss, Anna Sui and Pepsi.

Charles lives in Auckland, New Zealand. His work frequently finds him in Sydney, Singapore, Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong, London, LA and New York. White Studios, Charles own studio complex, was opened in 2007 and is now the busiest and most popular studio facility in the country.