Chicago Portrait Photographers

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The Top Chicago Portrait Photographers, 2019

Browse these top-rated Portrait photographers from Chicago, IL.

Portrait photographer in Chicago
Liam G.
Chicago
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Liam Goss has been taking photos for the past three years. Originally located in Albuquerque, New Mexico and later on moving to Chicago, Illinois, he has been capturing the stories of the under represented and under acknowledged, making them feel just as important as the celebrities in the headlines. He has gone on over 500 total shoots, for every day people, large events, highly funded companies like Nike, Carhartt, and several restaurants in Albuquerque and Chicago. One of the nicest, hardest working photographers in the area, Liam Goss has a unique editing style that separates him from the less hard working photographers out there. All his free time is spent shooting with people for free who can't afford his rates as well as constantly editing new photos and posting them for the community to see.

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Laura K.
Chicago
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Laura Kelly is an experienced photographer who has worked in the areas of portrait, engagement, product and travel photography for 5 years. Graduating from Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in both photography and graphic design, she carries on her passion for creating imagery that tells the stories of many.

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Ken O.
Chicago
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Ken has a background and training in cinematography for commercial and narrative with a passion for still photography. Armed with cinematic techniques, he shoots portraits and editorial photography with a cinematographer’s mental tool kit. He has worked freelance and worked with companies such as Lifetouch Studios in the past, bringing modern lighting and a vintage aesthetic. He can also accommodate most looks to seamlessly find the right visual language for each project.

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Christopher B.
Chicago
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camera Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Canon EOS 7D

I have been shooting as a commercial and corporate photographer for 10 years now. I have advanced experience and knowledge regarding corporate portraiture, corporate event photography, exterior and indoor architectural photography, studio photography, lifestyle photography, and photo retouching. Over my years as a photographer I have learned all that goes into running photo shoots on a high level and know I can be an asset as photographer who truly understands not only the technical aspects of the medium but also how to properly communicate with clients and exceed expectations. I am also a photography instructor and am very passionate about mentoring upcoming photographers and excelling in my knowledge of upcoming trends and techniques in the field. I strongly believe my experience and skill set make me a strong candidate to consider. Please feel free to review my portfolio at chrisbellezzaphotography.com, and I would be happy to send more relevant examples of work if necessary. Thank you for your time and consideration and I look forward to hearing from you.

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Morgan W.
Chicago
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Morgan White is a freelance photographer who has experience working in a variety of different sectors including nonprofit, government and media. With a bachelors degree in advertising/marketing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he has a deep appreciation for the arts in all their forms and that passion is apparent in his love for photography. His experience encompasses portrait and event photography but his passion also draws him towards product and commercial photography.

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Lena V.
Chicago
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camera Canon EOS 5DS R, Canon EOS 1200D (Rebel T5)

Lena Vieira is a professional photographer that has been working in the business since 2006 right out of high school. She has her bachelors and masters degrees in photography where she has used her craft to express herself as a fine art artist along with bringing her many clients ideas to life with her photography skills. In 2012 Lena decided that we wanted to do more with her photography career and went for her masters at Columbia College Chicago. While there she started to develop a passion of giving back to the community of teaching photography and its art to students from low income communities. Her work helped create an after school program for teens to attend and learn how to become artists.

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Featured photographer in Chicago

Rocky R.

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How did you get started with photography

I started as a photographer as a child due to my great grandmother having a massive collection of cameras she purchased at yard sales. I was fascinated with being able to freeze moments in time. I became a professional paid photographer and cinematographer in the early 2000's. I have shot everything from family portraits, commercial and residential real estate, behind the scenes in Hollywood film, fashion, lifestyle, editorial, and street.

What do you love about your job?

I love putting my signature on everything I shoot. I love the smile on each and every clients face when they see the final product. I love to work autonomously and focus on details.

What are some of your favorite places in Chicago to take photographs?

In Los Angeles, downtown was without a doubt my favorite place to shoot. In Chicago, I love to shoot downtown as well.

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Chicago Portrait Photography Statistics

Average Portrait job star rating4.8
Chicago Portrait photography jobs per day914
Average length of Portrait photography job (hours)1.5
Portrait Photos taken per hour in Chicago3,428
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