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 a Panasonic GX7 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.

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

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Film simulation Custom function Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 week ago
Day one in London, UK. Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 week ago
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Playing with the 23mm f/2.0 lens on the street. Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 1 month ago
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X100F or X-Pro 2? Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 2 months ago
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AF settings for Photojournalism / Street Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 2 months ago
The women march in Charlotte. Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 2 months ago
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when you are no longer the invisible photographer. Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 2 months ago
Now shooting in the cold wet rain. Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 3 months ago
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My first day using the Pro 2. Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 4 months ago
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**Weekly X Series Photo Thread 06 Nov - 12 Nov** Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 4 months ago
Help in finding discussion on viewfinder. Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 4 months ago
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First time being able to use jpg. Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 5 months ago
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After the riot in Charlotte, NC. Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 5 months ago
My 27mm will focus but my 35mm f/2.0 is hit and miss.of Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 5 months ago
London, either 27mm f/2.8 or 35mm f/2.0 for trip. Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 6 months ago
No longer hidden. Documentary and Street photography 6 months ago
A few from Charlotte. Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 6 months ago
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>>> Street Photography eXchange #158 <<< Documentary and Street photography 6 months ago
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Back Button Focus. Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 7 months ago
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>>> Street Photography eXchange #156 <<< Documentary and Street photography 8 months ago
X-Pro1 focus and recompose Fujifilm X System / SLR Talk 8 months ago
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