• Mon 06th Jul, 2020 Posted in Chicago

    Video Series : How to Prep for a Portfolio Review

    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

    Fri 14th Feb, 2020

    Marcus Smith Continues to Rise

    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

    Tue 07th Feb, 2017

    On the record - Rick Conrad

    Rick Conrad is a creative director at Abelson-Talyor. This interview includes tons of great advice, including best practices for handling creative calls.

  • Martin Scorsese photographed by Art Streiber

    Tue 17th Jan, 2017

    Interview with Art Streiber, paying it forward

    One of the most influential photographers (and APA member) is also one of the most giving photo mentors.

  • Juan Rivera by Andy Goodwin

    Tue 13th Dec, 2016

    Interview with Andy Goodwin, “Exonerated”

    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

    Mon 02nd May, 2016

    Interview with “Dad Time” Photographer Callie Lipkin

    Callie Lipkin is a Chicago-based photographer with an open, organic style that allows her to capture her subjects most authentic moments.

  • Kourtney Sellers

    Fri 26th Feb, 2016

    Interview with Kourtney Sellers

    Sellers’ fond memories of childhood have informed the bright, imaginative flourishes she brings to her work as a commercial and editorial photographer...

  • Makeup by Tyllie Barbosa

    Mon 28th Sep, 2015

    Feature: Tyllie Barbosa

    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

    Fri 28th Aug, 2015 Posted in Charlotte, NC

    Jimmy Williams: Dreamcatcher

    Jimmy Williams still enjoys that creative and challenging assignment, but more and more personal work, like Dreamscapes, is finding its way into his portfolio.

  • Freddy Fabris

    Sun 02nd Aug, 2015 Posted in Chicago

    Feature: Freddy Fabris

    Award-winning photographer Freddy Fabris is an established name in the advertising industry where he specializes in conceptual campaigns, cars, and people.

  • Kevin Penczak

    Thu 25th Jun, 2015 Posted in Chicago

    Kevin Penczak: “The Moth”

    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..

  • Matthew Bowie

    Sat 28th Feb, 2015 Posted in Chicago

    Matthew Bowie: “The Antarctic Expedition”

    Bowie is a largely self-taught photographer whose photos often depict strong, determined men and women in pursuit of a dream.

  • Sandro

    Wed 07th Jan, 2015 Posted in Chicago

    Seeing Sandro

    Winner of the Lucie Foundation’s “International Photographer of the Year Award” in 2014 photographing over 230 tradespeople and children from Morocco.

  • Carolyn by Harold Lee Miller

    Thu 06th Nov, 2014 Posted in Chicago

    Shooting Personal Work: Good for the Soul, Good for Business

    In this article, Harold Lee Miller discusses how shooting personal work not only feeds him creatively but also feeds his family.

  • Todd Baxter

    Tue 19th Aug, 2014 Posted in Chicago

    Todd Baxter: Creating the Magical

    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, Doberman Pincher

    Sat 19th Jul, 2014 Posted in New York

    It’s a Dog’s Life

    Keith Barraclough photographed 140 top dog breeds for Animal Planet. Read how this project came together and the challenges photographing man's best friend.

  • Paul Elledge - Flag

    Sat 17th May, 2014 Posted in Chicago

    Paul Elledge - Selma

    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...

  • Nathanael Filbert

    Wed 09th Apr, 2014 Posted in Chicago

    Nathanael Filbert - First Call Assistant

    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.