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 Company party with performance by Mark Toland Mind Reader CHICAGO EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY This company hosts a yearly party and award ceremony for their superintendents and I am lucky enough to photograph it every year. This year was especially great, as the venue was one of my favorites and the
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 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
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 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
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