Charlie McDonald has been nationally published in magazines, books and other publications including the NY Times. He won an international portrait competition, has earned two university degrees and also studied formally with the New York Institute of Photography.

Charlie's very first paid wedding was a Ritz-Carlton wedding and everything has moved forward since then. He is on the preferred vendor list of several hotels and country clubs in Naples, Florida. He has had the priviledge of a taking a bridal portrait in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, has traveled to the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in the Canadian Rockies and continues to travel for his clients.

Charlie also now lectures and teaches workshops specializing in the basics of studio lighting and an introduction to food photography.