Creative Headshot Portraits

Your portrait session will be completely customized to your vision. I think the most beautiful portraits are taken in a fun relaxed atmosphere! We work together on your session from beginning to end! We can meet for coffee, or chat on the phone discussing the perfect location(s), outfits, props, hair and makeup, and whatever else comes to mind!

Let Your Inner Beauty and Strength Shine

Creative Headshot Investments

  • 30 Minute Session
  • 2 Remastered Photographs
  • Single Location
  • Single Outfit
  • 60 Minute Session
  • 7 Remastered Photographs
  • Single Location
  • Single Outfit
  • 45 Minute Session
  • 4 Remastered Photographs
  • Single Location
  • Single Outfit

About My Photography

My photography captures a moment in time - a split-second that remains locked in time often abstracted and completely random. It is in these moments I see potential element, shape, abstraction, and life in colour, inspiration before the moment fades to grey into the past disappearing forever.

My creative portrait photography services provide a beautiful and unique perspective of people with passion and imagination that will have your portfolio catching the eye of family, friends and the world. Take a look around at my work, I promise you'll find yourself in wonder of the possibilities for you.

Book Your Portrait Session

Baby, Toddler, High School Senior, College Grade, Model, Actor, Engagement, Bridal, Wedding, your Family Photography.

The simple act of smiling can communicate warmth, welcome, and love and pave the way to unique and beautiful experiences and it is for these moments we live. I think the most beautiful portraits are taken in a fun relaxed atmosphere when you forget where you are and that you are even being photographed.

Your portrait session will be fun, unique and completely customized to your vision. We work together on your session from start to end!


We Care

It is our priority is to keep everyone as safe as possible, so please check our current COVID-19 guidelines.

Temperature Checks

We check your temperature entering the sessions regardless of reason for attendance in the studio.

Hand Sanitizer

Hand sanitizer will be available before and after your session with the photographer. Masks are required in the studio

Social Distancing

We are keeping all our events small to allow for as much social distancing as possible. Please register with us on arrival.

Limited Traffic

To eliminate as much traffic as possible our waiting area will be limited. We hope to lift the restrictions soon.


We continue to deeply sanitize anything used during the session. This includes the floor, furniture, creative props, and more!.

Staying at home if you’re sick is still the best thing you can do to stop any future spread of COVID-19.


What People Say ...

{What a fun and relaxed photoshoot we had today with Darren. Patient, professional and persistent we know he really captured our Christmas card photos! He was a pleasure to work with especially when we threw him a dog and a horse! Highly recommend. He gets a 5-Star review from the Maton Family.
Kira Maton
Fun and Relaxed!
{Darren Bowen went above and beyond our expectations for our daughter’s Senior pictures. The perfect balance of professionalism and fun and friendly. Darren was so professional and had brilliant ideas but also graciously accommodated any that we or our daughter had.
Regan Haggerty
Professional and Brilliant!
{Darren did such an amazing job with my bridal portraits. He was able to create such magical memories with my photos, that cannot thank him enough for. He was also such a pleasure to work with, making the environment relaxing and fun!
Macy Barnhill
Wildest Dreams Brought to Life!
{Darren photographed our band Esther and the Exiles on location at Camp North End. We had a truly enjoyable time working with him. His unique, creative style and artistic vision were truly inspiring.
Esther Alcamo
Unique, Creative Style and Artistic Vision!
{Darren Bowen is an energetic and eclectic photographer! I had a wonderful time celebrating my 60th birthday with a photo session by Darren. I loved the way he expressed who I am through his artistic eye. The pictures turned out so colorful and vibrant. I loved the great eclectic location Darren picked out for me.
Charlene Lendino
Energetic and Eclectic!
{I am very happy for the beautiful photoshoot, he is very creative and professional thanks, Darren!
Natalia Molina
Very Creative and Professional
{Holy Peppermint Sticks Santa has chosen photographer Darren Bowen because of his Unique and Honest approach to bringing out the best of his subjects. Together we think we can create a Magical Experience for Children young and old alike. Come join us as we spread the spirit of Christmas throughout the year.
Santa Claus
Magical Experience!
{It was amazing, to say the least. Darren was so patient and kind. It was a 90-degree day but he never complained! Darren has an eye for unique angles and knows every “cool spot” around the Charlotte area and beyond. He captured my daughter Maddie to a T! I will recommend him to anyone!
Jennifer McConachy
An Eye for Unique Angles!
{Amazing Talents! Cool photoshoot for the Wine Bar and Cafe. Anyone who needs shots done for business or personal would be crazy not to use his services. Taking 'Portrait' work to a crazy new level.
Paul McConachy
{Had a blast brotha! Loved working with you, you’re the real deal... Great conversations.
Israel Gore
The Real Deal!

Over the years I have enjoyed reading the reactions and heartfelt feelings of customers, it truly is humbling when I read such incredible thoughts and feelings. Whether you are a customer or just a fan of my work I would love to hear your testimony; I’ve even included the category “I Just Love Your Photography” to cover the voice of fans everywhere.