Chicago Fashion Photographer for Male Models – John Gress

Chicago Fashion Photographer for Male Models

In Chicago, where creativity knows no bounds, stands a photographer who has mastered the art of capturing the essence of male fashion models in the most exquisite and sophisticated manner. Meet John Gress, a name synonymous with exceptional photography that brings out the very best in every male model he works with. Whether you’re an aspiring actor or an established talent in search of an experienced and versatile photographer, John Gress Photography is your gateway to the world of captivating visuals and timeless elegance.

man in plaid suit posing with a chair in a sophisticated manner
Male model in a plaid suit posing with a chair in a sophisticated manner

The Bold and the Confident

In the world of fashion, red is often associated with confidence and flair. John understands this language perfectly. His ability to capture a male model exuding charisma and boldness while wearing a striking red jacket is unparalleled. Each snap of the shutter freezes time, preserving the model’s energy and attitude for eternity.

Chicago Fashion Photographer for Male Models portrait of a male model posed wearing a red jacket
Male model posed wearing a red jacket, showcasing confidence and flair

Setting the Stage

Imagine a scene – a man confidently poised in a plaid suit, sitting on a chair with an air of sophistication that’s hard to ignore. John has an innate ability to capture these moments in all their glory, turning a simple pose into a captivating story. In his lens, the plaid suit becomes more than just fabric; it becomes a statement of individuality and style.

man in plaid suit posing with a chair
Male model confidently poised, showcasing sophistication

Raw Masculinity Meets Urban Grit

What sets John apart is his knack for merging raw masculinity with urban grit. Picture a male model standing against a rough backdrop, donning a jacket and holding a hat over his heart. The combination of the rugged setting and the model’s poised demeanor creates a juxtaposition that’s both powerful and alluring. John’s work transforms this scene into a work of art, capturing the essence of the male model’s character and bringing it to life.

male model posed against a rough backdrop wearing a jacket and holding hat over heart
Male model posed against a rough backdrop, showcasing raw masculinity and urban grit

Simplicity in Elegance

A male model dressed all in white, bathed in ethereal light filtering through artfully placed holes in a wall – this is yet another example of John’s mastery. By stripping away distractions, Gress allows the purity of the white attire and the model’s features to shine through. It’s an embodiment of elegance in its simplest form, making a bold statement without uttering a single word.

Chicago Fashion Photographer for Male Models captures a male model wearing all white standing next to a wall with light shining through holes
Male model wearing all white, bathed in ethereal light filtering through a wall

Sophistication Personified

There’s something inherently sophisticated about a man wearing glasses and a tie, sitting on a chair with an air of self-assuredness. John elevates this scene to new heights, capturing not just an outfit, but an entire narrative of poise and refinement. Through his lens, the combination of accessories, clothing, and attitude tells a story that resonates with those who appreciate the finer things in life.

Chicago Fashion Photographer for Male Models portrait of a model wearing a sophisticated outfit with glasses and tie sitting on a chair
Male model wearing a sophisticated outfit with glasses and a tie, sitting on a chair

About John Gress Photography

Models choose Chicago headshot photographer and portrait photographer John Gress to shoot great headshots, build their professional portfolios, or celebrate one of life’s milestones. With years of experience in lifestyle and fashion photography, John brings a creative approach to headshots that will set your LinkedIn apart or catch the eye of casting directors and agents. You can shoot in his studio or nearby outdoors. To view his headshot portfolio, please visit our gallery.

Flexible Pricing and Packages

Our pricing and packages are designed to give you the flexibility to get exactly what you need, without having to pay for options you don’t want. Whether you are looking for a single finished image for your LinkedIn, or 20 images for your Instagram, you can get exactly what you need. All sessions include at least one retouched image with additional images available for purchase.

1 Hour Session – $499

  • Closeup, 3/4 & full body
  • Color or B&W
  • 2-4 Background Changes
  • 2-4 Clothing Changes
  • 1 Retouched Image

2 Hour Session – $749

  • Closeup, 3/4 & full body
  • Color or B&W
  • 3-5 Background Changes
  • 3-5 Clothing Changes
  • 3 Retouched Images

3 Hour Session – $999

  • Closeup, 3/4 & full body
  • Color or B&W
  • 4-7 Background Changes
  • 4-7 Clothing Changes
  • 5 Retouched Images

5 Hour Session – $2299

  • Closeup, 3/4 & full body
  • Color or B&W
  • 6-9 Background Changes
  • 6-9 Clothing Changes
  • 15 Retouched Images
  • All Images in High Resolution

After the shoot, we will send a link to a web gallery with all the photos, minus the outtakes, with a watermark on top. Then you will go through them and pick the images you would like retouched. Once you send us the file names, we will retouch them, taking into account any notes you have. Then, we will upload high-resolution versions of the retouched images without watermarks for you to download.

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Client Testimonials

We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional results, and our clients’ experiences speak volumes. Here are some testimonials from those who have worked with John Gress:

“I had been wanting to do a shoot with John for quite some time and he did not disappoint! He was very accommodating and easy to work with. His studio provided a very comfortable and welcoming atmosphere and my images came out exactly how I imagined. I highly recommend his services!”
D Leonard

“John is an incredible photographer! I never imagined my photos looking the way they look. Don’t think, just hire, you won’t regret it!”
Evan S

“Working with John was easily the best experience to date! John is super personable, engaging, very talented at his craft, and is genuinely a nice guy. And the customer service he provides is amazing! I can’t say enough about the quality of work that John provides. I was so pleased with my daughter’s 21st birthday session and final photographs that I will definitely use John in the future. I would highly recommend John.”
Tan A

Conclusion: Choosing John Gress as Your Chicago Fashion Photographer for Male Models

Capturing the perfect headshot is an essential step in advancing your modeling career. As a Chicago fashion photographer for male models, John provides expert photography services tailored to highlight your unique features and professional potential. Whether you need headshots for a compcard, portfolio, or auditions, John’s expertise ensures you will receive top-quality images that stand out.

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