Hola, I am Luigi Crespo

Your new favorite headshot, portrait and product photographer.

I am Peruvian by birth, proud American by choice. 


I am a proud member of the Headshot Crew, a global network of accredited headshot photographers around the world.  I have a master’s in political communications from the American University in DC, and in a previous life, I had a rewarding event planning and senior protocol career in the US government.

While planning big events, I picked up a camera to document some of my event details like handwritten place cards, table settings, and flower arrangements. It had been a while since I took photography in college, so I dusted off the old camera and started taking photo safari workshops. I came cross a renown headshot and portrait photographer in New York City who mentored me and taught me what I know about impactful headshots and portraits. I was hooked into photography once again. Thirteen years ago I opened a full-time studio for women photography, followed by Luigi Crespo Photography a few years later to focus on headshots, portraits and food/product photography.

 I love dad jokes, cast-iron cooking, smoky old-fashioneds, flan, rum balls, calligraphy, thrifting, and fast old cars. For sanity, I kayak. For speed and glory, I autocross. Oh, and I dabble in Santa cosplaying. I live in Urbana, MD, with my wife, and three adult kids (two left, but they keep coming back to eat my food, and the third one won’t leave), and two rescue cats.  Life is good.


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