Ajani Charles is a published digital photographer, journalist and filmmaker based in Toronto, Canada.
A graduate of the nationally acclaimed Claude Watson Arts Program, Ajani also apprenticed at the Toronto School of Art and the Art Gallery of Ontario.
For Ajani the camera is a medium for self-expression and photography the ideal art form for capturing the ineffable beauty of people, objects, and landscapes.
His photographs have been exhibited in such venues as the Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art, The New Era Flagship Store and the Koffler Gallery among others. In addition, Ajani has gained considerable notoriety in the Greater Toronto Area through his first photographic documentary, Project T Dot -- a visual chronicle of the city's Hip-Hop culture and community in its entirety through a wide-ranging collection of intimate and dramatic black and white photographs.
Ajani counts among his many and varied clients H&M, Canadian Newswire Group, The Torstar Corporation (Eye Weekly, Sway Magazine, etc.), The Hudson’s Bay Company, Universal Music Group, ICON Digital Productions, Christian Dior, Fashion Cares, York University, Holt Renfrew, Gridcast Media, The Manifesto, Triple Threat Entertainment, The Urban Music Association of Canada, etc. Website: http://www.ajani.ca