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Allison Paige photo: Chuck Espinoza www.ChuckEspinoza.com 310-571-5094

Photoshop “Scandal”

It seems like every week we read about new examples of botched photoshop work. Continue Reading →


Shooting to shoot

I often wonder what happened to the musicians I grew up listening to that are no longer putting out music. I wonder to myself what creative outlet do the members of R.E.M. do to satiate their creativity?  Continue Reading →

Writing to write

I consider myself an early blogger. Even before I left the investment banking business (circa 2001-2002) I had a blog. Continue Reading →

Claire Dellamar - Hollywood Rain photo: Chuck Espinoza

Shooting in the rain

So much for El Niño dumping rain on Los Angeles this winter. I had high hopes for these great shoots in the rain but came to the conclusion that shooting in the rain isn’t all I had hoped it would be. Continue Reading →

Adriana Leonard & Claire Dellamar photo: www.ChuckEspinoza.com

2015 – The year I spent in the water

As I look back at 2015 it will be defined as the year I spent in the water. Having ponied up for a professional grade camera housing for my DSLR it opened up the possibilities of what had been fun experiments to full-fledged commercial shoots.  Continue Reading →

Courtney Burton - Hermosa Beach Photo: www.ChuckEspinoza.com

The end of summer

This summer was epic. Thanks to global warming and El Niño we had an amazing summer with 70° water temps for five months. This shoot with Courtney was my last ocean shoot for the season.  Continue Reading →

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