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Best Portrait
Photographers in
Arlington Heights
2019

Why These Portrait Photographers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored portrait photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best portrait photographers in Arlington Heights, IL.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Arcana Photography

Arcana Photography is a portrait photographer that is located in Chicago, Illinois. The company was founded in 2007 by Ricardo Perez, a freelance photographer who has had a passion for the art of photography since high school. They pride themselves on their vast knowledge of photographic techniques and are committed to client satisfaction. They specialize in portraiture that is designed to be hung in the home and cherished for years to come. In addition to portraiture, they also provide concert photography. Photos can be presented in both color and black and white. Clients speak highly of the quality of the photos.

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Britt Anderson Photography

As a former teacher seeking a creative outlet through photography, Britt Anderson is delighted to be able to work with clients to capture special moments. Specializing in child, high school senior, family, and engagement portraiture, Anderson is based in Lake County, Illinois, and serves areas from Kenosha to the North Shore. The high school senior sessions are planned with discussions about locations and styling. The photo session lasts about two hours. A senior yearbook mini session includes high-resolution images and one print. Individual and family portrait sessions result in 20 to 30 digital images in an online gallery within two weeks of the session.

Libertyville, IL 60048

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Chicagobaby Photostudio

Studio Soo is a portrait photography provider in Arlington Heights that serves clients from Cook County and beyond. The establishment welcomes kids and adults who want some of their precious moments captured and preserved, and it offers a range of packages to suit each client’s budget and lifestyle. The company takes pride in its camera professionals and staff, who have years of combined industry experience, and some of the products are digital files, prints, and lay-flat albums. Studio Soo also covers social gatherings, corporate parties, community activities, and other event types, and it accommodates weekend and holiday bookings. The shop’s website contains helpful guides.

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

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Dale Horn Photography

Since 1988, Dale Horn Photography in Hawthorn Woods, IL has been serving the Chicagoland area. Owner Dale Horn specializes in senior photos, family portraits, child portraits, and wedding photography. Horn works to give clients a fun and relaxed environment in which he is able to make creative images that reflect the subject's personality. The studio offers competitive pricing and strives to get total satisfaction from every client. Horn provides outdoor and studio locations, with several backgrounds available. Dale Horn Photography has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. Reviewers say Horn is professional, personal, and skilled at posing subjects.

Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047

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IvarPix Photography

Located in Lincolnshire, IL, and working with clients from the north suburban communities of Chicago, IvarPix provides professional portrait and event photography. The owner and head photographer, Ravi Ganapathy, strives to learn as much detail as possible about a client and the essence of their personality because of the emphasis he places on meeting and exceeding a client’s needs. Using professional grade equipment from Nikon on every shoot, he specializes in weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, individuals and families, as well as theater and dance. Establishing his business in 2008, Ravi is a member of the Professional Photographers of America, and he provides free quotes to prospective clients via email or over the phone.

Lincolnshire, IL 60069

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Kerri Sherman Photography

Kerri Sherman Photography is a portrait photographer located in Lake Forest, Illinois. Sherman has worked as a professional photographer for years and had an extensive background in creative arts before picking up the art of photography. She specializes in portraiture for children, pets, and families and is willing to satisfy all of her clients' other portraiture needs. In addition to portraits, she is also trained in fine art photography focused on details, scenery, and nature. Other types of photography she has experience with include product photography, food photography, editorial photography, and commercial photography. Her work has been featured in the Chicago Tribune and Northshore Weekend among other publications.

Lake Forest, IL 60045

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Merkle’s Commercial Photography, Inc

Merkle’s Commercial Photography, Inc. is a commercial photography company located in Addison, IL. The company is owned by John Merkle, who has more than 30 years of experience photographing products, people, and food for catalogs, websites, brochures, advertising, magazines, and annual reports. His studio includes a comfortable client lounge, full working kitchen, private dressing room, 14-foot ceiling, interior loading dock, drive-in overhead door, wireless photography, and ample parking. His portfolio includes photos of products, people, food, cars, trucks, and locations. Merkle has worked with a variety of large brands, including, Keebler, K-Mart, Rubbermaid, Sears, Sherwin Williams, Mid-America Bank, Serta, Follett Books, York Refrigeration, and First Alert.

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Romy Modlin Photography

Romy Modlin Photography is a studio specializing in portrait and event photography in Plano, Texas and surrounding areas. Photographer Romy Modlin is a member of Professional Photographers of America and has over 15 years of experience shooting pictures in her own creative style. She has worked with individuals for head shots, family portraits, senior pictures, and more and is available for multiple occasions like mitzvahs, parties, and corporate events. She has also produced photography for products and interiors requested by various companies. Past clients would recommend sessions with Romy for her artistic talent, professional, detail-oriented attitude, and quick turn around.

Deerfield, IL 60015

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