Charles Ludeke is a New York-based freelance photographer whose work focuses on storytelling and relationships.
He got his bachelor’s degree in photojournalism at the University of Missouri. There, the essential tenets of his education were honest emotion and intimacy. He tries to build a relationship with the people he photographs. He loves getting to know new folks and learning about them.
In this edition of “Photographers’ Hobbies”, NYC-based photographer Charles Ludeke shares his passion for swimming.
It’s that time of the year again! Time to make your photographic gift list in hopes that Santa will bring you everything your camera bag desires. Also, it’s a great time to get your last-minute shopping in before the end of the year so you can deduct the purchases on your taxes!
Charles Ludeke just graduated from MU and photographed his 30-day story for Picture Story on Kelly Glossip, a man who lost his partner, Missouri State Highway Corporal Dennis Engelhard, on Christmas Day 2009. Glossip has been trying to rebuild his life without the support of family or pension benefits.