Headshots: Male Model Ethnic

Ethnic, who loves to proclaim ‘Black is Beautiful,’ flew from Atlanta to work with us. He was only the second model we worked with who didn’t live in the Chicago area. Today, working with out of town talent, is far more common. Because our standard modus operandi was to shoot in my hood, we decided […]

Fashion: NaCir Jahmill

John Gress Chicago Photographer

While I think I made some very nice photos during this shoot with NaCir Jahmill, this day is far more memorable for another reason. This is the day that I met my fashion spouse Stylist Isaac King. Ever since this shoot Isaac and I have been inseparable. He has gone from a one time member […]

Headshots: K Ellis

John Gress Chicago Photographer

What’s your favorite thing to do on a hot sticky summer night? Stylist Isaac King would probably assert, “fit model Keeland Ellis in a kilt on a random street corner!”

Baby Doll Boutique

John Gress Chicago Photographer

I worked with stylist Isaac King, Richard Paden and producer Alxis Rivera to execute this shoot for a Chicago boutique.   Credits: Styling by Richard Paden and Isaac King. Hair by Vic Piccolotto. Make up by BellaRosa Artistry. Modeling by Rick Dys, Mira Cubelic Miller, Maggie Moy, Emma Revett, Heather Scott