II am a published, Chicago-based, freelance photographer and graphic designer with roughly 10 years of experience shooting, editing, and manipulating some wildly wicked photography.
I specialize in concert and event photography with many of the skills learned from capturing live-events transferring into Weddings, Quinceañera's, and other more intimate gatherings where finding and capturing those once-in-a-lifetime moments are so crucial.
I have been nominated as one of Chicago's best photographers over the last 2 years by DO312's Chicago Nightlife Awards.
Additionally, being a graphic designer crosses over to help me design some excellent photobooth templates for any occasion.
Flexible, professional, and patient. Excellent job all the way around.
Photos were great! Would 100% hire again!!
Response from Altered Exposure Image Design:
Thanks for having me be part of the event, Heather!
It was a blast and I am glad you are happy with the photos!
Jesse was so helpful in making our corporate retreat a success. He drove to New Buffalo, Michigan and spent a day with us. He was able to print photos on site for our employees to take with them as well as set up a photo booth with prints during our cocktail hour. Everyone loved the photos. Jesse was incredibly patient and kind! A wonderful photographer to work with!
They were such awesome people and so easy to work with! They were very laid back and got along with everyone at the event. Super professional! Next event we have, we will definitely give them a call!
We booked for our wedding in late May 2016. Jesse and his assistant did and awesome job, they were very professional. They took some great photos of the ceremony, some staged photos, and also at the reception. Real nice guys.
Price Range: $100 and up
Gig Length: 30 - 600 minutes
What to Expect
As you would expect from any photographer, you would get a high quality set of photos delivered to you in a quickly and professional manner.
Turnaround times depend on projects, but I do work as efficiently as possible.
I am a Photographer first and a Graphic Designer second.
I am an improvisational, visual, creative, and problem solving photographer. Combining the elements of design and photography to create images with impact. To me, a photograph should be something more than what the human eye generally sees or that the mind can even perceive from something that is in motion. I love to reveal the things that most do not see or simply over look. Exposing details, freezing a moment in time, or simply using dramatic lighting. Art and Science have always held my interest. I see photography is a mere combination of the two. It starts with an artistic vision, and then is the vision pulled off with scientific techniques. The medium is a perfect one for me.
Additional Booking Notes
I shoot with a full frame Nikon camera that I own. I rent out a second body for hired gigs. This serves a few different purposes. The primary one being so I have a backup in case something were to happen to my body. There are many things that can be improvised while on a job if something were to go wrong, but if you don't have a camera to shoot with, you can not do the job.
The second purpose it provides is being holding a different lens. As of typing this I currently own 7 lenses that all serve their own purpose. Sometimes, if you need to switch out a lens for another; you may just miss a shot. It's always good to have that second camera ready with a secondary lens to hit your mark when you need it.
I currently have 5 standard speedlights, a high powered barebulb flash, 3 portable video lights, and a triple bulb socket studio lighting bracket. I have softboxes, umbrellas, and beautydishes with multiple stands. All compact and easily transported. I am prepared to shoot just about any situation imaginable
Past Booked Events
|December 15, 2018 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm||Christmas Party|
|October 12, 2018 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm||Wedding Cocktail Hour|
|May 15, 2018 • 8:00am - 7:00pm||Corporate Event|
|June 24, 2017 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm||Nightclub Event|
|May 13, 2017 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Personal Occasion|
|May 13, 2017 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm||Birthday (Child)|
|November 16, 2016 • 11:00am - 5:00pm||Corporate Event|
|October 01, 2016 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm||Wedding Reception|
|September 24, 2016 • 2:30pm - 5:30pm||Anniversary Party|
|May 29, 2016 • 3:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|January 21, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Chicago|
|December 31, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Chicago|
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