Monthly:December 2016

Profoto D1 500 AIR Monolight acute2 dome color balance test

Does using a Profoto Glass Cover D1 Frosted dome or a Acute / Pro head make a difference?

Test results & review showing if using a Profoto Glass Cover dome or a Profoto Acute or Pro head makes a difference compared to using a D1 500 air monolight head.

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Portrait photography of Katrina Jackson from VH1's Black Ink Crew Chicago

Celebrity Portrait photography with Black Ink Crew Chicago’s Katrina Jackson

When it come’s to Instagram followers, aside from @BernieSanders, Katrina Jackson may be the biggest celebrity I have had the pleasure of photographing in recent years. That is if you don’t include professional athletes.

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Chicago Sports Photographer photo ofchicago bulls denzel valentine poses for a portrait by LA photographer John Gress

Basketball Portraits at Panini’s NBA Rookie Photoshoot

It was another star studded jam packed day photographing the top 40 NBA draft picks for Panini America at the New York Knicks training facility in Tarrytown, New York. And just like NFLPA Rookie Premier, I set up two lighting setups on the same set so I could take more portraits in the same amount of time.

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redhead headshot by chicago portraait photographer

Chicago Beauty Photographer Headshots for Pivot Point

I love working with Pivot Point International because every photoshoot provides me with an opportunity to work with great people and photograph beautiful models with perfect hair and beauty make-up… as you would expect from a client like this.

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Chicago Sports Photographer portrait of Oakland Raiders Quarterback Connor Cook poses for a portrait by Chicago photographer John Gress

Sports Portrait Photographer: Panini’s NFL Rookie Premier

For the second year in a row, Panini America hired me to photograph the NFLPA Rookie Premiere in Los Angeles. Each spring, following the draft, the league’s 40 top prospects converge on the Los Angeles Memorial Colosseum for a day of photoshoots with a few select photographers.

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