“People always ask me who the best surf and ocean photographer is,” says Surfer magazine photo editor Jeff Divine, “and I’ve always said it was Aaron Chang.”
The Love of
Aaron moves to Hawaii to surf and shoot
photos. It was like the wild west on the North
Shore of Oahu in 1974.
The Creator of
Aaron works his way to the pinnacle of the
surfing photography world, redefining the sport
of modern surfing through his lens.
Around the World
Aaron has travelled to 50 countries
shooting and surfing, capturing over 37
covers for Surfing magazine and over 100
covers globally on other magazines.
Aaron shoots a line of romance images
that go on to be some of the best selling
posters in the world.
Aaron and his wife, Erika, create and
manufacture Aaron Chang Photo Active
Wear, a photo driven apparel line,
specializing in women’s swim and sold by
boutiques worldwide and top tier
retailers like Victoria’s Secret, as shown.
Fine Art Gallery
Aaron opens his first fine art
gallery in Solana Beach, California,
showcasing his ocean photography
in stunning large format prints.
of the Arts
Aaron is nominated as San Diego’s
Ambassador of the Arts with
numerous awards for best
galleries in San Diego
Aaron revolutionizes art in the health care industry with
his highly technical installation of his Torrey Pines State
Reserve photographs printed onto sound proof
paneling, for enhanced patient experience in the
This is a full circle moment for Aaron. After breaking his
neck many years ago in a surfing accident, he is now
able to provide healing art to patients in critical
Gallery on Ocean
Aaron & his wife, Erika open a fine art
gallery on Ocean Avenue in Carmel, CA
that features his exquisite ocean and
WHO WE ARE
AARON CHANG OCEAN ART GALLERIES
Create art that instills a sense of wonder in the beauty of creation, presented in a gallery that conveys an atmosphere of excellence and staffed by happy, motivated art consultants who focus on an excellent client experience.
The Aaron Chang Gallery will have an open door policy with community engagement on all levels. Whether teaching students about photography, or championing the needy, the gallery will become a leader in the business community by adopting a servant’s heart and using the simple act of giving as a strategy for success. We want everyone who comes into the gallery to leave inspired by their experience.
Through art, we will contribute, in a positive way, to the betterment of our culture and inspire our ocean minded community to appreciate the gift of life.