Very often while we are photographing a project, people will ask us “Where can we see these pictures?” And more times than not, we honestly have no idea! Sometimes there is a very specific plan in place, but usually we only know the photos will be used for marketing and promotional purposes.

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This is the 7th year that Catherine and I have been lucky enough to be the official photographers for SkyRise, the tower climb that benefits the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. This past Sunday morning, thousands of people walked or ran up the 103 flights of the Willis Tower in Chicago.

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Often, while Jeffrey is searching for old records in various garage sales and antique shops, Catherine runs across unique vintage objects that we stockpile for later projects. For this fashion photoshoot in Plano, IL we had the opportunity to use a few wonderful pieces. The vintage dress was found in a combo retro clothes/used record store in Davenport, Iowa called Trash Can Annie’s. The beautiful striped briefcase was a five dollar find at an estate sale. Even

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Edward Hospital and Elmhurst Hospital have been going through a large merger the past few years. We have been working with them during that time, photographing many of the different departments and activities at both locations. Recently we did a large project for their new website. We drove all over the suburbs and photographed every one of the nearly 60 facilities associated with both organizations; including fitness centers, walk-in clinics, health centers, and the main

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Works- v5 The latest copies of our promotional magazine have arrived from the printer and are ready to go out the door. The Works is always a fun thing to put together. Even in this age of Instagram and endless digital files, it’s exciting to produce a nice printed piece that people can actually hold in their hands. This issue of The Works has some documentary farm photography from North & South Carolina. Plus there

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We run into so many different types of people, doing jobs that we didn’t even know existed before we started working on a particular project. And occasionally we meet a group that really seem to enjoy what they do, like the crew we photographed at the engineering firm Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates.

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model in grass wearing sunglasses and bright pink lipstick

So I dumped a box of cornstarch in a kiddie pool a few weeks ago... Ideas are funny things. Sometimes people will see an image we took and ask us "how did you think of that?" This shoot started with a pair of sunglasses. When I saw those glorious turquoise frames staring at me from a little antique shop shelf in Chicago, I decided they were coming with me. Then I had to figure out

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Italy is one of the few countries in Europe that has somehow managed to elude me (I’ll get you one day, Greece!) So I was excited to hear that Venice was going to be a part of my travel plans...

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business card design example

A few months ago, I had the wonderful opportunity to volunteer with the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) as a mentor graphic designer. This program takes students through the process of starting and running real businesses over the course of a full academic year.

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