"100 Days of Inspiration and Short Stories"

From Mayaguez to Beijing: A Photographer's Map to Self Discovery

A collection of magical stories from, and that inspire, the life of Charles, a Puerto Rican ‘jibaro’ boy who yearns to travel in search of worldly treasures as extravagant as any ever found. 

The story of the treasures Charles finds along the way teaches us, as only a few stories can, about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, learning to read the omens strewn along life’s path, and, above all, following our dreams.

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Charles Quiles is a global fashion & advertising photographer, creative director, singer-songwriter and author. 

A creative polymath.

In 2009, QUILESSTUDIO was born in celebrity photography after working on set with his mentors living in NYC and London. While working with world renowned agency Jed Root in London, Charles was also signed as a model to Select Model Management.  

Charles had the opportunity to build onto the careers of names like Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Ricky Martin, and Lady Gaga. For brands like Balmian, Dolce & Gabbana, and Mango. Finding his niche in portraiture, fashion editorials, large scale fine art landscape prints & celebrity advertising. 

Born in Puerto Rico. Now traveling throughout Asia. Charles seeks to continue to push boundaries in the field of conscious advertising. 

Always challenge the status quo.

With a camera and guitar in hand, he has traveled and lived throughout North & South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Working domestically and internationally with high profiled clients, athletes, and artists. While studying different teachings of Buddhism and martial arts throughout his travels. An advocate for equality and self expression. 

Grew up speaking Spanish and English, then a love story lead him to Mandarin, and Swedish as well.

With a focus on brand building, international marketing/advertising and film production.

Charles’ career highlights were recently published here

A master of transformations. Abundant in heart.”  Photographer Marc Raboy

Called "most successful brand building case in China in 2015/16". Time Out Beijing.



Andy Cohen, Antonio Banderas, The Blonds, Chloe Sevigny, Christopher Crocker, Daniel Radcliffe, David Gandy, Dolce & Gabbana, Emma Watson, Ethan 阮經天, Gerard Piqué, Hasan Minhaj, Henry Holland, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Kelly Osbourne, Lady Gaga, Lionel Messi, Michael C Hall, Rajiv Surendra, and Ricky Martin.


2019 Solo Photography Exhibition, "How To Survive In Fashion", La Cava De Laoma, Shanghai, China

2017 Golden Metro Award, Shanghai, China

2016 Tiger Roar, Marketing Innovation Category, Tyson Foods, Shanghai, China

2016 ROI Award, 2 Gold awards, Integrated Advertising, Shanghai, China

2015 Photography Exhibition, "Footprint. The tracks of shoes in fashion”, MOMU, Antwerp, Belgium

2014 Photography Exhibition, “Selfless Selfies”, NoMAA, NYC

2014 Solo Photography Exhibition, “Fais-moi l’amour”, Chelsea, Art Now NY, NYC

2014 Photographer Creative Director l Consultant, David Barton Gym, NYC

2013 Creative Advisor, Care For Africa, NYC

2010 Model, Select Model Management, London

2009 Executive AssistantStudio Manager, Mariano Vivanco, Jed Root, London



20 Years of experience to get you the perfect shot.

Whether you're planning an engagement, need lifestyle photography, or are just looking to document your latest adventures.  Quiles Studio has the passion and expertise to get you your perfect image in an unique style.


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