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About Chuck Beckley Photography


During my teenage years in S.E. Ohio, I was fortunate enough to have been mentored by three very good photographers, Jon Webb, Bob Rogers and Ken Steinhoff. They taught me a craft, but gave me a living. Now 63, I have been a photojournalist for 46 years, spanning a career that has been published in major newspapers around the world and a magazines including Time, Newsweek, Stern, Der Spiegel, Marine Times and Our State magazine among others. I have covered a variety of assignments over the years which have included hurricanes Katrina and Irene. The 1970 plane crash of Marshal football team, Mexico City earthquake, Chihuahua Mexico mine cave-in, Border Patrol along Texas border, 10-days freelance in Taipei, Taiwan. Has covered the ABA, NBA, NFL and San Antonio Grand Prix. Awarded numerous photojournalism awards during my career, two consecutive years chosen as North Carolina Photographer of the Year, including being nominated by the Winston Salem Journal newspaper for the Pulitzer Prize. I've been a resident of Beaufort, NC for 10-plus years.