Portrait of a Chicago architect
CHICAGO PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY
A global design firm needed some photos of their Chicago staff for their website. We did some great environmental portraits using their beautiful office space as the backdrop.
You only get one initial image to put yourself out there in the corporate world, and that means you’re going to want it to be as close to perfect as possible. Obviously, we’ll leave what you wear and how you make yourself look in the shot up to you, but details like the setting and background are not to be forgotten. A more modern approach to corporate photography is the environmental portrait. In general, being captured at work is the best way to show a more creative and relaxed side to your personality, and is used more often by creatives: chefs, musicians, freelancers, etc. Although it’s a more complicated process, requiring you to choose a good location, it looks more natural and implies you’re more inclined to original, innovative thinking.
Preparation Tips how to prepare for your corporate headshot or portrait session Nervous about getting your professional headshot taken? Don’t be! I have photographed a wide variety of clients from executives at Fortune 100 companies all the way to small local business owners. The overwhelming majority of my photo subjects are
BLOG WGN News segment on tina Collaboration with the windy kitty cat cafe WGN got wind of the collaboration I’ve been doing with Jenny Tiner and the Windy Kitty Cat Cafe and decided to do a news feature about us. Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Windy Kitty decided to
BLOG Executive portrait for financial advisor magazine CHICAGO PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY Financial Advisor magazine contacted me to provide some photos of a financial advisor for an article. We did several shoots at Northern Trust Bank, including a location in their beautiful lobby with high ceilings and marble walls. Check out the
BLOG CELEBRATION AT A NEW LEAF Chicago event photography The Arbor Day Foundation held a beautiful event at A New Leaf in the Old Town area on the north side of Chicago. I fell in love with the venue which had high ceilings, brick walls, beautiful windows, an outdoor patio,
BLOG Backstage with one direction Chicago Event Photography One Direction performed at Chicago’s Soldier Field and I was hired to photograph the backstage party. Elizabeth Arden threw them a party backstage to celebrate the launch of their collaboration on a cologne. One of the attendees snapped this cell phone pic
BLOG Headshots that maintain social distance during the covid-19 outbreak CHICAGO PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY It may be counterintuitive, but now is the perfect time to take corporate headshots or portraits in some of Chicago’s iconic outdoor locations. Due to the Shelter In Place order, these normally crowded places are near empty