About

Charles Carrard

Charles Carrard was born in France (Suresnes) on July 16th, 1981. After a childhood spent in Africa, his family settles in Lyon.
Landed in China in July 2005 for a month, he falls in love with this country and decides to work there in July 2006, and then he starts amateur photography.
Identified by various professional photographers, he hold his first photo exhibition at Le Petit Gourmand in Beijing, with two series:

  • "If Mao Knew ....", 14 works of 1 meter 80 centimeters heat on aluminum
  • "Where are the children?", a series of 15 paintings of portraits

Renewing equipment, he exchanges the Nikon D40 for a Nikon D80 and increases the number of lens:
  • 18-200mm VR Nikkor brand
  • 50mm, 1.8 (Nikkon)
  • 70-300mm (Nikkon)
Today, he works on demand, including major Asian fashion designers.
It is dedicated "portrait" but produces all kinds of pictures, including photojournalism
Lovers of China, one can see his work and his thoughts on the following sites: