Toronto-based Ajani Charles manages to constantly evolve the way he shoots his subjects, resulting in an eclectic and impressive body of work. Although his varied portfolio proves his versatility as a digital photographer, Ajani’s images never compromise his signature style of candidness and intimacy. This collection of his work draws heavily from popular culture as well as the cultural diversity of his Canadian hometown, ranging from an exquisite tribute to David LaChapelle to masterfully executed portraits of iconic musicians. His breadth of work stretches far beyond fashion and music to include architecture, still life, abstract and fine art photography.
Ajani Charles is one of the city’s busiest photographers, whose extensive client list includes H&M, Universal Music Group, Christian Dior, Habitat for Humanity and The Chris Bosh Foundation. With incredible digital effects, his artistry explores a variety of aesthetic themes from subtly seductive images to visually electrified shots. Check out the featured gallery to see a selection of his work, which includes some surreal and expressive portraits of celebrity heavyweights such as Damian Marley, Cee Lo Green and Gene Simmons.