chicago Jan 2019


Trybe Production Collective Chicago - Los Angeles Photo & Film Production

"We are a Trybe of talented and knowledgeable industry professionals who focus on You the Client, You the Photographer and You the Crew. Our Trybe is a team who can focus on every detail from bid to wrap and in any city you need us.

We are on a mission to facilitate green production services and we curate vendors who share the same vision."  

"Individually we are one drop. Together we are an ocean." Ryunosuke Satoro   

Let's work!''

Jake Brusha Chicago Commercial directors and DOPs

Jake Brusha is a Director/DP specialising in commercial work, specifically lifestyle and travel jobs with a documentary approach. His style has been described as the mis-en-scene beauty of real life but with enough production value to make moments really pop.

He has worked to build the brand for clients such as Philip Morris US and International, Prudential, Allstate, GoDaddy, Redbox, Dell, Purina, Sprint, McDonald's, Kellogg's, ComED, Leo Burnett, Hallmark, and P&G. However, a good majority of his portfolio work is client sensitive and confidential, so please reach out for a private viewing link.

Miles Boone Photography Chicago corporate & industrial photographers

Miles Boone is a commercial portrait and lifestyle photographer. For over 20 years, he has created award-winning images for advertising agencies, corporations, graphic design firms and magazines.

Miles works in collaboration with both the client and the subject to create images that are authentic, natural and connected.

And he would love to work with you…

Matthew Allen Photography Chicago interiors, lifestyle and portrait photographers

Matthew Allen is a commercial, portrait, and lifestyle photographer who has lived and worked in Maui and Cincinnati and is currently based in Chicago.

Matthew's imagery is warm, stylish, approachable and vibrant. His style is unique, rich in colour and texture.

Matthew is professional, flexible, easy, and fun to work with.

His clients include P&G, Chase Bank, Miller Lite, NFL, HGTV, Woodford Reserve, Cadillac and Food Network.

Scott Lanza Chicago car and still life photographers

Scott Lanza has been working in advertising photography since setting up his first studio in Milwaukee in 1980, but currently finds his home in a 4000 sq. ft. studio located in rural Muskego, Wisconsin.

Having done a variety of photography across product, food and still life over the years, recently a new direction has seen Scott move into the automotive category. Projects include photographing auto interiors and accessories for Buick with Leo Burnett Detroit.

New work also includes shoe and leather accessories and most recently firearms for O.F. Mossberg and Sons with Shine United of Madison, Wisconsin.

Adam Ryan Morris Chicago - Milwaukee advertising Photographers & Directors

''I'm more than a photographer and director. I'm a problem solver. An ideator. I've never met a creative challenge I didn't like.

I'm curious about places, things and ― most of all ― people. I find them fascinating. Their interests, their passions, their dreams.

I'm a storyteller. Which I always have been. From working with corporations and creative agencies to magazines and individuals, I use my ideas to make their ideas come to life. Whether working with real people or hired talent, I create well-crafted visual solutions that conjure questions, rattle hearts, evoke laughter, and sometimes even prompt tears.

My experiences have taught me to work under tight deadlines, to stay cool under pressure, to focus on the tiniest of details with an eye on the bigger picture, and to collaborate well with others.''

Photographer and director Adam Ryan Morris is based in the Midwest and available for assignments worldwide.

Brent Herrig New York advertising photographers

"Hello Creatives, finish this sentence: 'My goal for this food and cocktail photoshoot is to ___________.' Was your blank one of these:

'Establish a new look for the brand'

'Convey my vision'

'Capture the appetite-appeal'

'Tell our story'

'Make it quick and easy?'

No matter how the sentence concludes, food and cocktail photographer and director Brent Herrig can help you achieve exactly what you're looking for, again and again. Brands including Diageo, Unilever and JPMorgan Chase as well as publishers including Rizzoli Books and The New York Times Dining Section rely on Brent to capture their vision of food, drinks and products in the most collaborative, stress-free way possible.

What can Brent help you with? Contact him directly to talk about your next project."

Kevin Smith Chicago food & drink photographers

photokevinsmith is a Chicago-based full service studio serving the best in food and beverage photography. Kevin’s studio is located in the vibrant Pilsen neighbourhood on the artsy lower west side.

A lover of travel, hiking, golf and donuts, Kevin is equally passionate about his craft. He loves the art of photography, collaborating with his studio team and client partners to get the best results on every project.

His spacious studio has all the creature comforts with many spaces to call one’s own, making it is easy for clients to catch up on their work, conduct meetings, or just think. And there is always great music playing!

Joe Pellegrini Chicago food & drink photographers

One rarely goes a day without seeing Chicago photographer Joe Pellegrini’s work in store windows, magazines, catalogues, cookbooks or cereal boxes.

For over two decades, Joe has been an industry leader in product and food photography. Also an accomplished painter, he has brought his artistic sensibilities to national campaigns for Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Kellogg's, Tyson and Ziploc and for the past 11 years, has shot virtually all of Subway’s national and international print and outdoor ads as well their in-store displays.

Unflappable, Joe has made a career delivering memorable imagery with the utmost professionalism for products ranging from Scrubbing Bubbles to Jim Beam.

Shoot days finds his studio abuzz with clients snacking on mini candy bars while Joe and his group of top food stylists, special FX and digital technicians descend on every shot with a practiced efficiency and provide proven success.

Carlin Creative Chicago advertising photographers

Carlin Creative is a freelance commercial and editorial photographer, videographer, and cookbook author with nearly ten years of experience. While food photography is her specialty, she is also passionate about lifestyle, product, and fashion photography.

She regularly executes photo shoots from conceptualization and art direction to set styling and final imagery. This dedication to the whole process has led to many exciting clients including Reader’s Digest, Maurice’s, and Martha Stewart, where her work has been published nationally. 

Carlin Creative operates out of her photography studio, a 3,500 sq. ft. historic building in charming Auburndale, WI, perfectly situated between the Midwestern hubs of Chicago and Minneapolis. The studio is fully equipped for hosting clients and completing work remotely. 

Carlin Creative works primarily by capturing the client’s envisioned hero image first, and then quickly expounds on it through exploration of light and perspective. The result is a full library of images in beautiful vignettes, perfect for telling the story of a brand in many avenues, especially the ever-important world of social media.

Chris Duzynski Milwaukee architecture and corporate photographers

Chris Duzynski’s photographic work is an impressive blend of creative talent, technical mastery and adaptability that he has put to good use on locations across North America.

Based near Chicago and Milwaukee, Chris is equally adept at architectural imagery with intricate lighting as he is shooting heavy construction equipment in the mountains of Canada. His work has appeared in annual reports, magazines, newspapers, wall murals, catalogues, lobby graphics, trade show displays, executive portraits, case studies and more.

Chris has more than three decades of experience with all types of settings and media: from tabletop displays, studio, industrial foundries and urban buildings to construction sites, aerial photography and B-roll video. His ability to meet and exceed the client’s needs is topped only by a sharp eye for more - resulting in truly memorable moments.

Flint Chaney Chicago advertising photographers

"My goal is to create a life that I don't want to take a vacation from. My work as an artist is about seeing the beauty in the ordinary and communicating our shared experiences, because that's what unites us.

I love my job because it allows me to connect with people and the things I am passionate about - iconic personalities, diverse communities and the food we make and share with love.

My subjects challenge my perspectives and influence how I live my life. My motto is: Stay humble. Be kind. Work hard. Welcome to the world behind my eyes."

The F Stop Studio Chicago rental studios

The F Stop is Chicago's premier rental studio, conveniently located in the West Loop. The studio features 4000 sq.ft. of open space with 45 ft. of window exposure on both the eastern and western sides allowing beautiful natural light.

The studio features a 20 x 13.5 ft. Cyc. wall with a 60 ft. approach, a comfortable client area, and two commercial kitchens designed to streamline workflow for a project of any size. With ample space and modern amenities, The F Stop offers a professional, creative space for any still or motion production.

Bangtel Chicago Apartments for Production teams

Bangtel has home and hotel spaces ideal for large productions. Big enough to accommodate everyone and give them enough personal space to relax, they are also ideal for photo shoots or inspirational workspaces.

All spaces have onsite parking and are within walking distance of the best restaurants or watering holes in the hippest neighbourhoods, particularly if you are in search of the more local, cooler Chicago experience as opposed to the downtown generic one.