Charles Pike

Charles Pike

Lives in United States Charlotte, NC, United States
Works as a Stock or magazine photographer
Has a website at www.photosbypike.com
Joined on Jul 30, 2005
About me:

retired hvac industrial designer. I have been shooting since I picked up photography while serving in the Army in 1958.
I am now shooting photo's for magazines. I currently own (2) Panasonic G3 bodies and have the 14 mm, 20mm, 25 mm, 45 mm, 14-45mm and 45-200 mm lens. I am shooting stock photo's and have been selling to a magazine here in NC called Our State magazine. I do this part time and have made anything from $100 to $1,000 per issue. Not enough to make a living, but then I am retired. I am currently working to expand my market and move into other publications.

published in: The Christian Science Monitor, Our State magazine, BlueRidge Country magazine.

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>>> Street Photography eXchange #131 <<< Documentary and Street photography 1 hour ago
Any reason not to buy a GX7? Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 days ago
Panasonic 14mm 2.5, how about it. Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 days ago
Pana DMC GX7 Discontinued! Micro Four Thirds Talk 4 days ago
Nice video compilation of Panasonic GX7 features Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 week ago
Panasonic GX7 battery question. Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 week ago
square photos ? Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 week ago
Day 1 experience with 25mm F1.8 on GX7 Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 weeks ago
Changing lenses vs second bodies Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 weeks ago
>>> Street Photography eXchange #129 <<< Documentary and Street photography 3 weeks ago
g6 and g7x both discontinued Micro Four Thirds Talk 4 weeks ago
My camera club submittal for creative photo. Black and White Photography 1 month ago
How about banning discontinued threads Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
Olympus and future of micro four thirds Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
Is G6 discontinued? Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
Feeling a Little Let Down by Panasonic Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
G6 missing from B&H line up Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
Looking into the Micro Four-Thirds World Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
Best focal length Documentary and Street photography 1 month ago
New cams on horizon, mean cheaper prices? Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
Beginner with GX7 in XuZhou, a few shots Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
>>> Street Photography eXchange #127 <<< Documentary and Street photography 1 month ago
G3 or G6? Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
GX7 Praise Micro Four Thirds Talk 1 month ago
Has Canon squished Olympus? Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 months ago
If you could just buy 1? Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 months ago
Yosemite problem with crucial memory and Lacie drives. Mac Talk 2 months ago
Olympus 25mm f1.8 or Panasonic 25mm f1.4 Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 months ago
Silver efex pro 2 Black and White Photography 2 months ago
Making sense of Micro Four Thirds lenses Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 months ago
For Panasonic Lumix users @ LumixG Experience site (Winners 2014) Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 months ago
>>> Street Photography eXchange #126 <<< Documentary and Street photography 2 months ago
Get your photos on DPR's homepage! Portrait and People Photography 2 months ago
>>> Street Photography eXchange #125 <<< Documentary and Street photography 2 months ago
What is up with the prices of lens? Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 months ago
Uses of the Pany 20mm/1.7 Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 months ago
m43 first lens choice Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 months ago
Returning to single shot mode after burst with GX7.... Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 months ago
How many are happy with the camera that they have now? Micro Four Thirds Talk 2 months ago
PART 2- This Week Through YOUR m4/3 2014.10.25 -PART 2 Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 months ago
Show me your Camera Bag... Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 months ago
>>> Street Photography eXchange #124 <<< Documentary and Street photography 3 months ago
Submit images to this thread for new Readers' Showcase on DPR. Documentary and Street photography 3 months ago
Sell you camera and lens but keep the flash units. Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 months ago
Requested to do Senior Portraits, could use advice Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 months ago
New GX7 + Choice of Lenses: Feedback appreciated Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 months ago
PC or Mac? And five other questions. . . Pro Digital Talk 3 months ago
Leica 25mm lens, finally bought it Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 months ago
External flash for Panasonic G5 Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 months ago
Adding lens advice (m43) Micro Four Thirds Talk 3 months ago