Sheeba Magazine | 11.24.15

I submitted a set with the beautiful Danni who never fails me. She hands down always shuts it down, and you will see that on my older posts. This was perfect as the theme was Ginger Flame. Being the fierce red-head that she is, we were lucky enough to get published with set once again together.

I'll say it, magic happens when model and photographer vibe well while working. Images become effortless, real, storytelling. So blessed to capture moments like this!


MODEL: DANNI OFFUTT

MUA: ADRIANA AVILES

HAIR/STYLING/CONCEPT/PHOTOGRAPHER: MARIA ESPINOZA

Beau NU Magazine | 10.19.15

This was the second set to my session with one of my childhood friends, Alex. The day was planned to simply play dress up and have fun, and boy did we! Never a dull moment with this girl. And she rocked it with the sweet and innocent first part, the spunky & flavorful third part, to this - the sexy seductive side she tries to insist she doesn't have.

I beg to differ. She absolutely gave it to me plus more. Once she was in character, even I had to pull her back! Thank you for amazing images Alex!


MODEL: ALEX VILLA

HAIR/MUA/STYLING/CONCEPT/PHOTOGRAPHER: MARIA ESPINOZA

Obscurae Magazine | 10.2.15

Pink & Bubbly isn't necessarily the way I would describe myself or my work. However, bring together two childhood best friends, add some wine, then some candy-loving ideas and voila! We have ENDULZAME (sweeten me up!)

This was a set that probably looked like a hot hot mess from the outside and behind the scenes. But once I saw these on my computer, I really screamed. My girl Alex killed it, and well you know, Maria did the best she could also ;) LOOOVE!


MODEL: ALEX VILLA

HAIR/MUA/STYLING/CONCEPT/PHOTOGRAPHER: MARIA ESPINOZA

BACK COVER | Gothesque JR. Magazine

My last back cover of 2015! So proud of this, especially because I came up with the idea the evening before we shot this. Bianka, Miss Thang here, really portrayed the character beyond what I asked. 

She was my first client ever, and to watch her grow, all while creating dark and haunting images like this makes this so fulfilling. This set killed! Really took my idea onto another level!


MODEL: BIANKA VALDEZ

HAIR/MUA/STYLING/CONCEPT/PHOTOGRAPHER: MARIA ESPINOZA

COVER | Obscurae Magazine | 10.25.14

MY FIRST COVER EVER! I could go on and on about this. But I will just say this - birds are very significant of my grandma's memory. This was one of the first shoots I got to really play and portray in more than one setting, what I really dreamed of. Danni pulled it off flawlessly. This is such an honor and makes me very hopeful of the future.


MODEL: DANNI OFFUTT

HAIR/MUA/STYLING/CONCEPT/PHOTOGRAPHER: MARIA ESPINOZA