1955

Born in London

1965

Started taking photographs seriously.

1968-72

Educated at Eton College where he took “Leaver” portraits of boys at Eton

1973-74

Worked for Stanley Kubrick on the film Barry Lyndon

1974-75

Worked on health education photography project in Garba Tulla Northern Frontier District, Kenya.

1976-79

Reportage photography for many magazines and publications such as Harpers & Queen, Deluxe, Interiors and Italian Vogue.

1980-91

Still life / special effects advertising photography on award-winning campaigns including Benson & Hedges, Glenfiddich, Osborne & Little, De Beers, ICI, Cossack Vodka, Laura Ashley, Levi’s, Silk Cut, Marks & Spencer.Many photography awards including AFAEP (Association of Photographers) and Creative Circle. Osborne & Little picture selected for Pompidou Centre permanent exhibition ‘One Hundred Images of Advertising Photography from 1930-1990. Worked on private commissions.

1991- now

Took over the responsibility of the Goodwood estate in Sussex, owned  by his family since the late 17th century which attracts around 750,000 visitors each year to its famous horse racing and motor racing event (The Festival of Speed, Glorious Goodwood and The Goodwood Revival) and other attractions. Continued to experiment privately with photography. Moved to a much more free way of working, inspired by the possibilities now offered by digital cameras.

2002-3

Conceived the idea of ‘using the camera as a brush’, and began to apply it to landscape photography.

2012

Returned to exhibiting his work publicly with a major personal exhibition ‘Nature Translated’ at the Bermondsey Project, curated by Edward Lucie-Smith. Pictures appear in reviews in The Telegraph, The Telegraph Magazine, The Sunday Times Magazine, The Evening Standard, Italian Vogue, The Independent Magazine, The London Magazine, Wallpaper, Country Life.

2013

Work selected for inclusion in ‘Landmark: The Fields of Photography’ exhibition at Somerset House, curated by William Ewing.

Finalist for the Arte Laguna Prize, Arsenale, Venice.

2014

Solo exhibition ‘Nature Translated’ in the State Russian Museum (Marble Palace), St. Petersburg, Russia as part of the UK-Russia Year of Culture. Curated by Alexander Borovsky.

Solo exhibition ‘Nature Translated’ in the Mouravieff-Apostol House, Moscow as part of the 10th International Month of Photography ‘Photobiennale 2014’. Curated by Olga Sviblova.

2015

Solo exhibition ‘Wood Land’ at Venus over Manhattan Gallery, New York City.

Solo exhibition ‘Abstract & Intentional’ at Hamiltons Gallery, London.

Charles March started taking photographs seriously at the age of twelve. By fifteen, he had a successful sideline taking “leaver” portraits of boys at Eton. Having created a very controversial self-portrait for his own “leaver”, he thankfully managed to get away from school at the age of sixteen.