Charles Glatzer M.Photog.
Chas world-renowned, photographer for more than 29 years is one of the most respected, knowledgeable, and sought after wildlife photographic instructors/speakers in the field. His work has been celebrated internationally with over 40 prestigious awards for superior photographic competence demonstrated through photographic competition, advanced education, and service to the profession. Chas owns Shoot the Light ® and hosts Instructional Photographic Workshops and Technical Seminars across the globe.
An accomplished keynote speaker at many prestigious events. His articles/images appear in publications worldwide including Natl Geo, Outdoor Photographer, Digital PhotoPro, and numerous hard cover books, and reference manuals.
Charles is well versed in both Nikon and Canon film and digital bodies. His equipment and experience includes Horseman 4x5, Hasselblad 6X6, Nikon and Canon 35mm film and digital formats. His leap into the digital domain started with PhotoShop 3 and LS 2000 film scanners. Charles uses Pocket Wizard MultiMax for remote cameras, Additional accessories include Gitzo CF tripods with RRS ballheads and L-brackets, Wimberley products (gimbal head, sidekick, flash brackets, and lens plates), Apex beanbags and products. Sekonic L358/558 incident meters are used for incident and flash exposure. All equipment is carried in F-Stop Satori EXP/Tilopa BC, Think Tank Urban Disguise 60, and Gura Gear Kiboko bags, with lenses, tripod, gimbal head protected by Lens-Coat products. His digital capture medium of choice is Hoodman RAW 675X and Sandisk Extreme Pro. CS6, LR4, C1 Pro 6, are the postproduction softwares of choice, with Nik Filters used to further enhance imagery.
Current Canon equipment; 1DX bodies, 16-35, 24-70, 70-200 f/2.8IS, 100-400, 300 f/2.8IS, 500, 600, 600EX-RT flashes, 1.4x and 2x III, extension tubes, and more