Commercial and lifestyle photographer, Martine Severin, shares her thoughts and gives guidance on how to prepare for a portfolio review with a dream client.
Marcus Smith’s work ethic exemplifies the grind that comes along with running your own business and achieving what many may think is unachievable.
Rick Conrad is a creative director at Abelson-Talyor. This interview includes tons of great advice, including best practices for handling creative calls.
One of the most influential photographers (and APA member) is also one of the most giving photo mentors.
Andy Goodwin describes how his Facebook call for pro bono work turned into Exonerated, an award-winning film exploring the stories of the wrongfully convicted.
Callie Lipkin is a Chicago-based photographer with an open, organic style that allows her to capture her subjects most authentic moments.
Sellers’ fond memories of childhood have informed the bright, imaginative flourishes she brings to her work as a commercial and editorial photographer...
Tyllie Barbosa is known for creating food and product photography that looks so warm, inviting, and lifelike it almost seems like you can step inside the images
Jimmy Williams still enjoys that creative and challenging assignment, but more and more personal work, like Dreamscapes, is finding its way into his portfolio.
Award-winning photographer Freddy Fabris is an established name in the advertising industry where he specializes in conceptual campaigns, cars, and people.
Kevin Penczak is an up-and-comer in Chicago’s commercial photography industry. Raised in Elk Grove Village, Penczak developed an early interest in photography..
Bowie is a largely self-taught photographer whose photos often depict strong, determined men and women in pursuit of a dream.
Winner of the Lucie Foundation’s “International Photographer of the Year Award” in 2014 photographing over 230 tradespeople and children from Morocco.
In this article, Harold Lee Miller discusses how shooting personal work not only feeds him creatively but also feeds his family.
Chicago alumnus, Todd Baxter takes familiar subject matter and adds an element of the unbelievable and this interview includes great advice on client services.
Keith Barraclough photographed 140 top dog breeds for Animal Planet. Read how this project came together and the challenges photographing man's best friend.
I have always reflected on my history to inform and influence my projects. An on-going approach in my personal projects is to visit locations that have had...
Filbert is a first call assistant living in Chicago. He discusses his love of photography and passion for assisting, including great advice on breaking in.