Charlie Forgham-Bailey is a London based, freelance photographer.
Charlie has always been interested in photojournalism; inspired by the likes of Don McCullin, Elliot Erwit and Eugene W. Smith. He started his photographic career after graduating in Philosophy and French from the University of Liverpool. During his degree, Charlie assisted a number of photographers, while working on building his own portfolio and developing his craft.
Since graduating, Charlie’s photographs have appeared in national publications such as the Guardian, the Daily Mail, Radio Times, Good Houskeeping Magazine, the Telegraph, The Sunday Times, and The Times, along with major magazines such as Stuff, T3 , Digital Photographer and Time Magazine. He is also a regular contributor to the Independent newspaper and Sportimage. His work was part of an exhibition at Diemar/Noble photographic gallery, London, and he was also shortlisted for one of the categories at the prestigious 2011 UK Picture Editors’Guild Awards. Most recently he won a Press Photographers Award for his portrait work, as voted by other professional photographers.
Charlie has worked on a range of projects. From covering the London 2012 Olympic Games and the Wimbledon Tennis Championships for the Independent, to protests in the UK and to his street photography in London and Sydney. He is continually gaining recognition for his work and is prepared for any commission at home or abroad.