Urban Headshot Session for Chicago Actor Brenden Carney

May 27, 2014 Portrait 0 Comments

Chicago headshot photos

These Chicago headshot photos were shot underneath the brown line in an alley on the north side. Brenden, a Chicago actor and comedian, fit in perfectly with the rustic urban vibe. Chicago headshot photography
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Lifestyle portraits of Chicagoan Mayur Gupta

May 22, 2014 Portrait 0 Comments

Mayur Gupta is looks very dapper in this Chicago lifestyle photography session on location in his Lake Shore condo. Interested in lifestyle photography? A portrait or headshot session?  Contact Rife Ponce Photography at maggie@rifeponcephotography.com 








Sneak Peek from Actor/Improv artist Brenden Carney

April 8, 2014 Portrait 0 Comments

Sneak peek from yesterday’s headshot photography session with aspiring actor and improv comedian, Brenden Carney (who bares a striking resemblance to Joseph Gordon-

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Editorial portrait shoot in the South Loop

August 28, 2013 Portrait 0 Comments

This portrait shoot of Eric below featured his stunning condo in the south loop of  Chicago.  It was such a perfect setting for both these corporate and casual portraits.  After snapping the first series of pictures,we headed outside for urban, editorial style portraits beneath the Chicago El tracks. I love collaborating with clients!  Eric was open to many suggestions, from clothing to locations. We’re so thrilled with the final outcome!

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Teachers twist, bend, and stretch for bikram yoga photos of their beloved practice.

April 7, 2013 Portrait 0 Comments

Bikram Yoga Photos for Chicago yoga studio

This is the fourth time I’ve worked with the staff of Bikram Yoga River North Studios.  I first encountered the studio while shooting this assignment for PopSugar. The following spring, Owner Mike Frayer asked me to come back in to capture bikram yoga photos of staff members, then called shortly after with another request for pictures of merchandise.  By the time I walked into the studio for the shoot below of staff members modeling the various postures of the Bikram Yoga practice, I felt like I was returning to old friends. It’s a pleasure to work with such nice, talented, and fun people, not to mention inspiring!  I took myself to the gym the very next day!

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Rustic, Industrial portrait session for Will Evans Headshots

October 16, 2012 Portrait 0 Comments

Katelyn’s Senior Portraits

October 9, 2012 Portrait 0 Comments

It’s a little surreal for me to post these pictures–I used to nanny Katelyn when she was seven years old!  Now, ten years later, she’s a senior in high school, full of confidence and overflowing with charisma.

Jennifer and Jason- Promontory Point Engagement Session

June 27, 2012 Engagement, Portrait 1 Comment

Jennifer is a self-proclaimed romantic. Halfway through the shoot, I had to stop and ask, “Did you read love stories growing up?” She smiled and said, “Yes” and that she loved fairy tales. I had a feeling as I photographed her and Jason–they were just soo romantic! I love how tender they were with each other.

I had such a great time capturing them “cuddle” (Jennifer said I may be the only professional who can get away with telling clients to “cuddle up.”)  I’m looking forward to the wedding this Saturday!

Anniversary Shoot- Anna and Mike

June 23, 2012 Engagement, Portrait 1 Comment

After seven years of marriage, Anna got the itch and decided to commemorate their relationship and time in Chicago with a photo shoot. They married shortly after college in St. Louis, Missouri, and have lived in Chicago since. Having fallen in love with the city, Anna and Mike had me capture them enjoying a few of the iconic spots in the city  in celebration of their seven years together. Congratulations you two!

Grand Opening of Revealed Studios

April 17, 2012 Boudoir, Portrait 0 Comments


Today is officially the relaunch of Revealed Studios, formerly known as Revealed Boudoir. Laurie Peacock and I first started Revealed to capture classy yet sexy images of women in the lingerie as a gift for their partners or self.  We loved the work–it felt great to wrap a shoot up with our clients beaming from ear to ear with self love, pride, and excitement. Often times Laurie and I would turn to each other with our own big smiles and say how happy we felt to find a niche where we loved what we did AND it made others feel great too! This spark got us thinking, what if there are other women out there who’d love to have a beautiful, long lasting portrait or picture with their sister, best friend, or daughter.  We realized we didn’t want to leave these women out because boudoir is more about the bedroom. That’s when we decided to broaden our reach and open our doors to every woman, no matter size, shape, or age.  We realized Revealed Studios was the way to go, offering a similar experience to our boudoir sessions, just without the lingerie.

To celebrate our grand reopening, we’ll be running a special for the rest of April!  We are offering hair and make-up, a personalized portrait session with either principal photographers, myself or Laurie, plus $100 print credit for only $99. Interested in booking a session today? Contact us! 773.273.9063 or by email to info@revealed-studios.com.