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 Windy Kitty Cafe To keep my sanity during the coronavirus outbreak, I photographed the adoptable cats at the Windy Kitty Cafe. The cafe had to close and needed to develop online profiles to showcase their adoptable cats, including two cats I rescued off the streets. Please check out their
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 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 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
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