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.
BLOG CORPORATE HEADSHOTS AT A CHICAGO LAW FIRM A downtown Chicago law firm needed some environmental headshots of their attorneys for the firm’s website. I photographed their entire staff of attorneys and I come back about once a month to photograph new hires. Here is a photo from that shoot,
BLOG Company party on a Wrigley rooftop CHICAGO Event PHOTOGRAPHY If you’re a Chicago Cubs fan, you are probably already familiar with the Wrigley Rooftops, which are a series of rooftops in the immediate area of Wrigley Field where you can watch the Cubs play. A company hosted a private
BLOG Headshots of a Chicago doctor CHICAGO HEALTHCARE PHOTOGRAPHY One of my healthcare clients needed some branding photos showing her and her staff working at the hospital. We did some environmental portraits of her in various settings, both in her office and at the hospital. This physician uses the photos
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 Portraits and Promo Photos For Saturday Night Live’s Nora Dunn CHICAGO PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY Truly one of the highlights of my photography career was working with my comedy hero Nora Dunn. I grew up watching her every week on Saturday Night Live and was so honored to be able to
BLOG Professional headshots of attorneys and accountants CHICAGO PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY A firm in the Chicago loops needed some staff headshots for their website. I took the headshots on a light grey background to give their brand consistency. They wanted a business-casual look for an approachable brand. I brought the studio