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Charlie Waite

Charlie Waite

Award-Winning Landscape Photographer

Charlie Waite is firmly established as one of the world’s leading landscape photographers. His photographic style is often considered to be unique, in that his photographs convey an almost spiritual quality of serenity and calm. Charlie Waite’s photographs are held in private and corporate collections throughout the world, and he has held numerous solo exhibitions at prestigious venues in London, Tokyo, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, New York and California. With over 30 books to his name, Charlie Waite’s distinctive images are recognised around the world, and his work has received wide critical acclaim over many years. An article in the Royal West of England Academy of Art Magazine featuring his work commented ‘Waite’s landscapes are rare perfections of light, colour, and composition, and offer the viewer a luxuriant portrait of a planet at peace.’ In 2000, Charlie Waite was awarded the prestigious Honorary Fellowship to the British Institute of Professional Photographers. He is also a sought-after writer, public speaker and television presenter, and has featured in numerous photographic and broadsheet publications, DVDs and television programmes on photography.

Available for lectures, 1:2:1 tuition and commissions, Charlie Waite is happy to share his knowledge and insights to audiences far and wide. Through his teaching company Light & Land he continues to encourage lovers of photography to seek the enormous enrichment that can be found by engaging with the landscape, with the camera acting as a conduit and a device to express the individual’s response to their world around them. In 2024, Light & Land celebrates its 30th anniversary as the leading photographic holiday company offering tours and workshops worldwide, led by some of the best landscape photographers in the industry. Charlie Waite also founded UK Landscape Photographer of the Year, which has been running for 16 years.Catch up with all of Charlie’s activities via Facebook and Instagram. Charlie Waite’s latest book ‘Behind the Photograph’ is available on his website.