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Our organization has worked with Chuck for several years. He has photographed dozens of restaurants and food items for our publication. Each time we receive a new set of photos, we're delighted by his consistency to produce clean, creative, and most importantly, tasty images. Chuck is also great about communication and is open to ideas about assignments. It can be tough for an artist to balance creativity and client needs, but Chuck does both professionally with speed, enthusiasm, and keen attention to detail.
Lori Anderson
Art Director
Westways Magazine

Magazines: AAA Arizona Highroads, Alaska Airlines, Americas, APA Monitor, Arizona Highways, Backpacker, Brides, Berklee Today, Country Living, Discovery, Diversion, Elegant Bride, Elle, Endless Vacation, Entrepreneur, Environmental Defense, Family Fun, Geo, Guest Informant, Guest Life New Mexico, Hemispheres, Horizon Air, Islands, Latitude, Life, Luxury Living, Midwest Express, National Geographic Traveler, National Wildlife, Nature Conservancy, New York Times, Odyssey, Orange County Register, Outdoor Photographer, Outside, Phoenix Magazine, Polo Magazine, Popular Photography, Realtor, Retired Officer, Sail, Santa Barbara Magazine, Saraband, Sea Ray Living, Seasons, Sierra, Sunset, Time, Travel & Leisure, Via, Weekly Reader, Westways

Chuck's attention to detail, interesting point of view and easy collaborative manner make him the go-to person for a wide range of subject matter. From our local SEASONS magazine to SUNSET magazine he can cover stories of lifestyle related to food, surf fishing, the wine industry. You name it, he can cover it. As a Creative Director, I know that I will always be pleased when I hire him to shoot a story for us. He consistently comes back with beautiful material rich in color, shot perfectly for the assignment. Tracy Smith
Creative Director, Santa Barbara SEASONS Magazine

Books: Addison-Wesley, William C. Brown, Camelback Design, Capstone Press, Carolrhoda, Chanticleer Press, Companion Press, Falcon Press, Michael Friedman, Fulcrum, Harcourt Brace, Holt Rinehart Winston, Houghton Mifflin, Insight/Discovery Guides, K.C.Publications, Lerner, Lomita Publishing, Lonely Planet, McDougal Littell, McGraw Hill, National Geographic, Northland Press, Prentice Hall, Rand McNally, Reader's Digest, Saraband, Sierra, Smithsonian, Southwest Parks & Monuments, St. Remy, Stewart Tabori & Chang, Towery Publishing, Ulysses, Voyageur Press, Weaver Publishing, Workman Publishing

Calendars: Audubon, Avalanche, Barnes&Noble, Brown Trout, Dorset Press, National Geographic, Oceans, Shearson, Sierra Club

Commercial: Alias/Wavefront Technology, Bega, Biltmore Hotel, Chevron Oil, Fujant, IBM, Monoptics, Pella Windows, Patagonia, PMA Software, Tamron Camera Lenses, Territory Ahead, University of California, USAOpoly


Chuck Place's photography makes my mouth water! Food! Wine! Restaurants! At Sunset we said photography should make you want to be there, and Chuck's images do that and more, with great color, great composition, and an obvious knowledge of the Central Coast food and wine territory. If you're in that biz, or your clients are, you need to call Chuck.
George Olson
Former Director of Photography
Sunset Magazine