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Chicago Headshot Photographer: Model Kelsey S

I was recently inspired by several youtube videos showcasing multiple photographer and their work. The clips sparked a desire deep within me to try...

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DuPont Pioneer President Paul Schickler poses for a portrait in Chicago, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES)

Environmental Portrait: DuPont Pioneer President Paul Schickler

Sometimes life throws you a curve ball. You never know when its coming and you never know if it will be a good thing...

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Chicago B&W Fashion Photography by Photographer John Gress

Chicago B&W Fashion Photography: Royce & Unique

I recently purchases a metallic lined Profoto Magnum Reflector which creates harsh shadows and brilliant highlights. For its debut shoot I decided to...

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Chicago Headshot & Fashion Photography: Brooke T

As a photographer, you can come up with as many ideas and lighting concepts as you want, but they will all fall short unless...

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Activist Diane Latiker poses for a portrait in her Chicago office. There is a troubled neighborhood on the south side of Chicago that shaped much of Obama's fervor on gun control--even before he was elected to the state Senate. A profile of Roseland, which has been hit hard in the recent surge in murders in Chicago, and how it affected Obama's views. A profile of the neighborhood and efforts to curb violence there. Photo by John Gress, Freelance

Violence plagues Chicago area that shaped Obama’s views

From the violence-plagued neighborhood where a young Barack Obama cut his teeth as a community organizer, activist Diane Latiker watched the president deliver his...

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