The Everyday Projects
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Charlie Shoemaker is an award-winning documentary photographer based in Cape Town, South Africa. Prior to his time in South Africa, Charlie spent over a year living in Uganda covering East Africa. In 2014, he was named one of Magnum Photo's 30 under 30.
The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic Magazine, Le Monde M Magazine, Geo Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Al Jazeera America, The Guardian, HUCK Magazine, Marie Claire Magazine, Men's Journal, Aperture Magazine, Hakai Magazine, OSMOS Magazine, CNN, Getty Images, WSJ Money Magazine, Yahoo! News, The Global Post, Runner's World Magazine, National Geographic Germany, De Stardaard, Helsingin Sanomat (Finland), and Süddeutsche Zeitung.
Facebook, Microsoft, Volvo Ocean Race, Hennessy Cognac, Avis Car Rental, The Church of London Publishing House.
Marie Stopes International, Conservation International, The Global Fund, Shark Spotters, Waves For Change, Africa Jam, Gulu Walk, David Rattray Foundation, Hives Save Lives, Bishop Simeon Trust, and the Bahamas Human Rights Network.
2015 Charlie was awarded the Magenta Foundation's Flash Forward contest's Bright Spark Award.
In 2014 Charlie won 3rd Place in the Pictorial category and an Honorable Mention for International News Picture Storyon his coverage of Nelson Mandela’s funeral in the NPPA’S Best Of Photojournalism contest.
Charlie was selected to attend the Eddie Adams Workshop in 2009.
Charlie is also a contributor to the Everyday Africa project @Everydayafrica
- Audio capture
- Breaking news
- Video capture
- Video editing
Big Game Breeding in South Africa 02
WILDBEDRYF, SOUTH AFRICA – NOVEMBER 17: Sybrand Mostert, one of Piet’s farm managers, on the back of a pick up between different animal camps at on Piet’s farm called Wildbedryf on November 17, 2013.
Mandela's Final Farewell
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 8: Members of the Believers Church of Christ in Africa from Alexandra Township pray Sunday evening for Nelson Mandela and members of their church in Yeoville, Johannesburg, South Africa, December 8, 2013. The Father of the Nation, Nelson Mandela, passed away late on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home at the age of 95 after complications from a recurring lung infection.
Life in the Shadow of Table Mountain
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 5: Members of the Oka Boys and Garo Boys visit Mansoer Odendaal's grave site in Observatory for his 18th birthday on May 25, 2013. Ryan, (red jacket) who was also stabbed, was with Mansoer the night he was killed on the bus.