Comp card photography for Chicago Fitness Model Matthew Cuff

Chicago Fitness Model Matthew Cuff by photographer John Gress on a Gravity Backdrops

The first time I worked with fitness model and personal trainer Matthew Cuff it was to help him develop his first comp card and I’m pretty sure he was about 21 at the time. Cuff, now in his late 20’s, is an Asics sponsored full time personal trainer, working all over the US, and hes looking to update his comp card.

Basketball Portraits at Panini’s NBA Rookie Photoshoot

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

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.

Chicago Beauty Photographer Headshots for Pivot Point

redhead headshot by chicago portraait photographer

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.

Sports Portrait Photographer: Panini’s NFL Rookie Premier

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

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.