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Advertising , Charity

Chicago Charity Advertising Photography: Dining Out For Life

I had a the great fortune to donate my Chicago charity advertising photography services to Chicago's Edge Alliance, which is involved in a wide...

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Saxaphonist Album Cover Photoshoot: Jafar Idris by Chicago headshot photographer John Gress
Fitness-photography , Headshots

Saxaphonist Album Cover Photoshoot: Jafar Idris

I recently had the pleasure of shooting saxophonist Jafar Idris. It was nice making a series of headshots showcasing an instrument I played in...

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Compcard Heradshots by Chicago Photographer John Gress
Fashion , Headshots

Compcard Photographer: Chicago Male Model Troy Z

Compcards: Male Model Troy Z has a strong look and can keep you from turning the page whether hes staring back at you or...

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Chicago black and white headshot series by John Gress Chicago Photographer
Fitness-photography , Headshots

Chicago black and white headshot series: Robin Cook

For this Chicago black and white headshot series featuring models Robin Cook, Eric Luchen and Matthew Cuff, I decided to use natural light, augmented...

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John Gress Chicago Photographer
Fashion , Lifestyle

Bowling, But Far From Alone

The bowling alley near the home of Stylist Richard Paden is lost in time.  Its such a unique location, that we had to line...

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John Gress Chicago Photographer
Fashion , Headshots

Male Model Raphael

Model and dancer Raphael noted, "I am not as strong as I look in those pics, in my daily life. Unless I'm teaching dance...

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John Gress Chicago Photographer
Fitness-photography , Lifestyle

Fitness and Lifestyle Model Joey Davis

Its always fun to do a sports action shoot with someone who can play the game…..  Joey Davis does not disappoint.   Credits: Make-Up...

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John Gress Chicago Photographer
Fashion , Headshots

Headshots: Harold

Harold might be the smallest male model I have every worked with. The 18-year-old, 1.77m (5-10) Floridian thin-stress tips the scale at just 52kg...

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John Gress Chicago Photographer
Fashion , Headshots

Headshots: Leve’ll Cole

"I really liked this shot because when I think of a man in uniform, I think of him looking like this," explained stylist Isaac...

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John Gress Chicago Photographer
Fashion , Lifestyle

A Day at the Beach

What better way to spend an early summer day than with a day at the beach. Stylist Isaac King and I decided to do...

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John Gress Chicago Photographer
Fitness-photography , Headshots , Lifestyle

Headshots: Eric Lueshen

When Eric arrived at the shoot I was blown away... his looks are nothing short of striking.

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John Gress Chicago Photographer
Fashion , Headshots

Headshots: The Parker Twins

Meet the Parker Twins. When I first met Austen and Tyler, I could not tell them apart. I noticed one of them had a...

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