Charlee Fine Art Fashion Launch -OUR REEL LIFE - Web Series

Charlee Fine Art Fashion Launch -OUR REEL LIFE - Web Series

An unscripted web show, starring Charles and Jennifer Maring, that takes you behind the scenes of their creative journey as a married couple who make their living as artists.

Once again we are working hard on all fronts of our creative career, and we couldn't be more excited about the future. Thank you to everyone who has supported us in our artistic endeavors. It's because of all of you that we are able to continue to create and share on so many levels.

All Shot on the Lumix GH4


Well it's official, we launched, and you can now purchase garments produced from Charles' paintings. The designs are completely original with patterns you have never seen before, and the fit and materials are extraordinarily comfortable. Please take a moment and like our CHARLEE Facebook page, our CHARLEE FINE ART Instagram page and our CHARLEESTYLE Twitter page. Links provided. We need all the help we can get to spread the word, so your retweets, likes, and shares are appreciated sooo much! If you make a purchase please photograph and tag yourself using #lovecharlee as the hashtag so we can see you!

This week we adventured out to NYC and stayed at The Nomo Soho Hotel. It was a very fashionable location as we had hoped, and it gave us an opportunity to photograph Jennifer in some of the latest fashions from the Charlee lineup. 


Charles and Jennifer behind the scenes during a branding photo-shoot for a local company

Charles and Jennifer behind the scenes during a branding photo-shoot for a local company

Photographing our clients and creating beautiful stories still moves us, and it's how we make our sole living. We mention this because we have had a few people ask if we are done taking portraits now that we have a fashion line. The answer is absolutely not! First and foremost we are photographers! We may grow artistically in new directions, but we can't foresee a day when we won't still be in love with creating with a camera. We see this as an extension of our abilities, not an end to it.

On that note, we just wrapped branding shoots for a couple of creative companies. This has been another avenue of growth for our studio over the past few years, and we are thrilled about it. There is nothing cooler than working with companies on updating their visual image and creating fresh content for them to send out into the world. 

2016 also looks to be a huge wedding season. We are over half way booked on our dates, and Jennifer is meeting with couples nearly everyday. We can't wait for wedding season to begin, because wedding photography is such a big passion for us.


snow falling at the maring home in connecticut

snow falling at the maring home in connecticut

As passionate as we are about great food, Jennifer hasn't had time to enjoy cooking much the past few weeks. We have however been gearing up for spring with a lot of home improvements. We are giving the studio some updates, and getting the outdoors cleaned up and ready for spring portraits. Fingers crossed we had our last snow storm of the year as it looks like it will be up to 70 degrees at some point this week... Yahoo!

That's a wrap on this chapter of Our Reel Life. Thanks for tuning in, thanks for sharing, liking, and being a part of our world! Cheers... Charles and Jennifer

Charles Maring is a photographer and filmmaker at Maring Visuals, and a co-host / creator of the Together In Style talk show.