Phillip Stewart Charis, M. Photog., Cr. F-ASP, is a creative
who has explored one of the most difficult disciplines in
the world -
formal photographic portraiture that challenges fine-art
Anyone examining Charis' photographic 'canvases' will marvel
at his work.
These life-size portraits bespeak of a long study in classical
The observant eye can discern a touch of Reynolds and flavor
of Sargent in his images.
Charis wrote, "Portrait photographers can create recognizable,
distinct styles that can be
consistently repeated. They also must produce portraits
that clients recognize as
high artistic value, which permits consumer acceptance and
required to produce a finished portrait at that level of