Degree in Documentary Photography & 20 years in the industry. We provide unlimited photo services, meaning no "you get 10 retouched images" here. From weddings to partys to music events we provide quality photography for all at a reasonable price. Serving the entire Chicago-land, Southern Wisconsin and NE Indiana area and will travel!
Price Range: $75-155 for portrait, $400-2000 for wedding
Gig Length: 30 - 720 minutes
What to Expect
Unlike photographers who limit you a certain number of retouched images or who charge extra for more than a certain number, we provide "unlimited retouched images" meaning if its a good shot...we retouch it and you get it. That means a standard 1 hour shoot yields up to 80 images for you to choose from. It is my personal belief that what I may not consider a great photo, you might treasure.
Sessions that are under 3 hours will receive their images within 1 week of the date of the shoot, jobs over 3 hours will receive them within 2 weeks maximum, this includes weddings. With us, you will never have to wait a month or more for your photos!
I have a very laid back approach to photography and want my clients to be comfortable and enjoying themselves. My job is to provide you with memories, I want you to look at your images from our shoot for years to come and smile every time you see them.
I am trained as a Documentary Photographer with a Bachelors Degree from Columbia College Chicago.
When I was 18 I began shooting weddings, portraiture and more. My love for photography has driven me to push myself to excel in all aspects of my work. My work has been internationally published, run by CNN and Fox News and won numerous awards. I have published books as well as magazines in the 20 years that I have owned my business.
Recently rebranded, I now strive to bring top quality photography to people for a fraction of the cost of other photographers with my training.
Additional Booking Notes
I can work in most lighting conditions, if you have unique conditions such as stage lighting or specific lighting requests please make those known when booking your shoot!
Upcoming Booked Events
|August 18, 2018 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm||Wedding|
|August 25, 2018 • 10:00am - 8:00pm||Wedding|
Past Booked Events
|August 11, 2018 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm||Family Photography|
|July 28, 2018 • 2:00pm - 8:00pm||Party Photography|
|July 21, 2018 • 10:00am - 8:00pm||Event shoot|
|July 14, 2018 • 9:00am - 3:00pm||Event shoot|
|July 01, 2018 • 11:00am - 12:00pm||family shoot|
|June 28, 2018 • 4:00pm - 8:00pm||sports|
|June 24, 2018 • 9:00am - 3:00pm||event shoot|
|June 23, 2018 • 9:00am - 5:00pm||event shoot|
|June 22, 2018 • 4:00pm - 8:00pm||sports|
|June 21, 2018 • 4:00pm - 8:00pm||sports|
|June 18, 2018 • 4:00pm - 8:00pm||sports|
|June 16, 2018 • 4:00pm - 8:00pm||sports|
|June 15, 2018 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||party event|
|June 14, 2018 • 4:00pm - 8:00pm||sports|
|June 13, 2018 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm||wedding contract meeting|
|June 13, 2018 • 4:00pm - 8:00pm||sports|
|June 11, 2018 • 4:05pm - 8:00pm||sports|
|February 01, 2018 • 10:00am - 11:00am||Private Photography Tutor Session|
|January 28, 2018 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm||Graphic Design Photography|
|January 28, 2018 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm||Wedding-Ceremony Only|
|January 25, 2018 • 11:30am - 12:30pm||Boudoir Photo Session|
|January 25, 2018 • 10:00am - 11:00pm||Private Photography Tutor Session|
|January 24, 2018 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||30th Bday Cake Smash/Champagne Shoot|
|Ami D.||Assistant (Not available for all events)|
|Dawn B.||Assistant (Not available for all events)|
All equipment provided by me unless otherwise specified. Clients are welcome to bring props they want used in shoots.
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