Jeff has over 25 years of experience in many aspects of professional photography, beginning at a young age as his father's photo assistant. Hired at age 16 by the largest Portrait and wedding studio in Michigan, Jeff covered over 1,000 events in metro Detroit area and as the in-house senior portrait studio photographer. Earned BFA (Photography) from School of Art Institute of Chicago. Worked 10 years as staff Creative Photographer for Ford Motor Company, specializing in studio/location portraits and corporate event/conferences. Jeff independently photographed commercial and residential real estate, product advertising for e-commerce, weddings, family groups, and HS Senior photo assignments. Photography has been Jeff's lifelong career and passion. He loves capturing special moments for his customers. His career as a photographer has taken him to many beautiful places while meeting many interesting and influential people along the way.
It's always my goal to capture beautiful and exciting images for my customers. I find great pleasure and satisfaction knowing that my customers are thrilled with my photography. I always love to hear great reviews, because it gives me motivation and inspiration to explore more creative and unique ways of storytelling by capturing a special moment in someone's life, or a unique perspective, or decisive moment. My pursuit of excellence and great customer service has always been my priority.
What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?
I have covered hundreds of assignments including corporate events, conferences, real estate tours, product photography for e-commerce, weddings and family portraits. I make my shoots special by establishing good communication with my customers (corporate and personal) by asking what their specific photo needs/requirements are and what they're looking for. Offering friendly professional service and delivering high quality images on time is always my priority.
Awards, honors, and recognitions received
3- Technical Achievement Awards, Ford Photographic Department, Ford Motor Company
A fun fact about this photographer
I worked in the Photo Services Dept. of The Art Institute of Chicago, and handled priceless works of art. I was photographer to former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, and pop singer, Anita Baker.