Charlie's love and passion for the West, with its abundant wildlife, dramatic landscapes and rugged inhabitants, has always been an inspiring force in his life. In the early 70's, Charlie's parents moved their young family from California to Idaho seeking an outdoor lifestyle for their two boys. Charlie spent his formative years hunting, fishing and exploring Idaho’s remote backcountry rivers, arid valleys, and windswept mountains.
For Charlie, each day brings the promise of adventure and the excitement of witnessing something special and unique. Charlie spends many days each year in the wild places of the West observing and capturing the landscapes and wildlife that feed his soul.
Charlie and his wife Coni established C. M. Lansche Images in 2011 and Last Chance Gallery in 2018. Together they have produced thousands of fine art images for private collectors and corporate art collections. Charlie's award-winning images have been published in numerous national and regional magazines and books.
Charlie's strong conservation ethic is a powerful driver of his photography. His parents were co-founders of the Henry's Fork Foundation and Charlie and Coni continue to support numerous conservation-oriented organizations in the Rocky Mountain West.
Long-time residents of Park City, Utah, in 2017 Charlie and Coni moved back to Charlie's home state of Idaho and reside year-round in a small cabin along the banks of the upper Henry's Fork River in Island Park, Idaho.
See Charlie's entire image collection at C.M. Lansche Images.