Charlie Sperring, based in Cape Town, South Africa, is a highly accomplished global advertising, reality TV, and motion picture stills photographer, as well as a skilled drone camera operator. His work has been widely published, and he maintains a thriving international client base.
Charlie collaborates with renowned brands, including the National Geographic Channel, the History Channel, ITV, Sky1, BBC (UK), Network 10 (Australia), and Mnet (South Africa). His expertise and creativity have made him a sought-after professional in the industry.
“My passion for what I do, and the journey that inevitably ensues, creates some wild adventures, both career wise and in life! I am so fortunate that I really do love my vocation. I thrive on the process, each scenario in every way different, while continuously being inspired and humbled by the overachievers I get to collaborate with, and the collective sense of pride we share when it all comes together!
As a photographer, my primary goal revolves around capturing images brimming with emotive narratives. Whether it involves the talent or the scene unfolding before me, my aim is to guide viewers towards an emotional connection that faithfully conveys the underlying story or atmosphere"
JAMES HILDER - PICTURE PUBLICITY MANAGER | ITV
“Charlie is an exceptional photographer. He is fast, efficient and extremely competent regardless of the location, time or brief. He is great with talent and keeps a cool head under pressure. His unit and portrait work is second to none. I’d highly recommend him as a reliable creative member of any publicity or creative team.”
ANTHONY MCCARTHY - NATIONAL PUBLICITY & TALENT MANAGER | NETWORK 10 Australia
“Having worked with Charlie Sperring repeatedly over a five year period, he has become an integral part of our publicity team at network 10. His talent, reliability and diligence is beyond compare. He has a refreshingly thorough understanding of the job, often surprising us with his ability to tie episodes together with his unit stills, and more importantly, create a comfortable environment for our talent to shine during promo shoots. Charlie is a dream to work with, shoots on the fly and his work is exemplary.”
ADAM COWLEY - PRODUCER | KIFF PICURES
“In the years I have worked with Charlie, he has proven himself to be versatile, collaborative, client focused and always exceeds expectations. He is also a pleasure to have on set.”