Charlie Widdis is a freelance photographer in southern Maine focusing mainly on the dramatic landscape that the rugged coast offers. Having lived in Nebraska until he was five, Charlie developed a taste for harsh weather and the dynamic conditions it produces. After buying a camera for a family vacation 7 years ago, his passion for the medium was ignited and he went about documenting everything he saw.
As his style developed he noticed he was naturally attracted to the ocean and that beauty the Maine coast offered. Instead of taking simple post-card snap shots, he strives to produce shots that capture the constant movement of the sea and clouds, often pushing his exposures to as long as eight minutes. Most of the final pictures that Charlie produces are combinations of the scene at hand, and his personal vision applied in post-processing. Currently Charlie is in the process of producing large editions of his work for galleries and private owners. He hopes that his work will inspire people to develop a personal relationship with nature and encourage the same in future generations.