Testimonials

What People are Saying

{Thank you seems so small and just not enough for him to truly understand my level of appreciation. Darren graciously volunteered to be the photographer at a benefit for Mackenzie Lynn Barron, a 3-year-old diagnosed with DIPG incurable, non-treatable brain cancer. Darren is the most kind-hearted, generous man. His level of professionalism is beyond measure and he was able to capture the day for us with little direction from me.
5
Allison Dudek Marshall
Memories For Us to Cherish Forever.
{I had an amazing time with my Dad, Darren. He has a very artistic eye when it comes to photography. He knows how to capture the best shots and how to use the environment around him to his advantage. It seems to me that everything plays an important role in photography.
5
Micheal T.E Bowen
Bubblegum Flavored Ice Cream!
{Had a blast brotha! Loved working with you, you’re the real deal... Great conversations.
5
Israel Gore
The Real Deal!
{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!
5
Macy Barnhill
Wildest Dreams Brought to Life!
{Darren did a photoshoot for me and the experience was outstanding. Prior to the shoot, he asked what I was looking to get from the photos and where I would be using them. In my case, they were for social media profiles. He thought of some great locations, took the pictures, and delivered the finals promptly. I can’t say enough about his professionalism and creativity. But all of that shines through in his finished product and his work speaks for itself.
5
Chris Horner
Unparalleled!
{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.
5
Santa Claus
Magical Experience!
{Darren Bowen did a great job of taking my senior pictures. Beforehand, he really got to know who I was and was able to let my personality shine throughout the photography session. Darren made sure my senior pictures were exactly what I envisioned. He allowed me to have fun and be goofy, in order to really get the best pictures and the best experience.
5
Meghan Mann
Exactly What I Envisioned!
{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.
5
Esther Alcamo
Unique, Creative Style and Artistic Vision!
{Darren inspires ingenuity with his incredible vision. Esther and the Exiles experienced this at a recent Camp North End photo shoot. His eclectic expessions enhanced the experience to produce stellar works of art!
5
Salvatore Alcamo
Genuity with Incredible Vision!
{Darren is a wonderfully intuitive artist, with an ability to magnify and amplify the life inside his subject. He is a wonderful person who makes it very fun and enjoyable to share his creative space and his company. I highly recommend Darren for any kind of photoshoot.
5
Lachlan Wills
Magnify and Amplify Life!
{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.
5
Charlene Lendino
Energetic and Eclectic!
{I am very happy for the beautiful photoshoot, he is very creative and professional thanks, Darren!
5
Natalia Molina
Very Creative and Professional
{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.
5
Kira Maton
Fun and Relaxed!
{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!
5
Jennifer McConachy
An Eye for Unique Angles!
{We did a family photo shoot two weeks ago. The photos came out great. He is very professional and friendly. I would recommend him for any outdoor photography! He has a great eye.
5
Nicole Blakey
Very Professional and Friendly

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.

Once a licentiate of the Royal Photographic Society told me:

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Professional photographers are taught for years in photographic science to have what you have Darren, and you don't even know you have it!

- An award-winning professional photographer with a Bachelor of Science in Photographic Science from the University of Westminster in London, England

Amazing Photography

I have found myself creating the most amazing and stunning photography and sometimes I have no idea from where it comes; I just use​​ the most basic of photography equipment, it's incredible.
Some have said to me that the sweetest and most beautiful sounds created from a second-hand guitar are not from the hands of a musician but from the passion and creativity​ of an Artist​.

Testimonials

More of What People are Saying

{Darren Bowen did a great job of taking my senior pictures. Beforehand, he really got to know who I was and was able to let my personality shine throughout the photography session. Darren made sure my senior pictures were exactly what I envisioned. He allowed me to have fun and be goofy, in order to really get the best pictures and the best experience.
5
Meghan Mann
{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.
5
Santa Claus
{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!
5
Macy Barnhill
{Darren is a wonderfully intuitive artist, with an ability to magnify and amplify the life inside his subject. He is a wonderful person who makes it very fun and enjoyable to share his creative space and his company. I highly recommend Darren for any kind of photoshoot.
5
Lachlan Wills
{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!
5
Jennifer McConachy
{Darren did a photoshoot for me and the experience was outstanding. Prior to the shoot, he asked what I was looking to get from the photos and where I would be using them. In my case, they were for social media profiles. He thought of some great locations, took the pictures, and delivered the finals promptly. I can’t say enough about his professionalism and creativity. But all of that shines through in his finished product and his work speaks for itself.
5
Chris Horner
{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.
5
Paul McConachy
{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.
5
Kira Maton

Darren Bowen 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.