Best Portrait
Photographers in
Oak Park

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 analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best portrait photographers in Oak Park, 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.

Anna Sodziak

Anna Sodziak is a Chicago-based photographer that specializes in documentary wedding and elopement photography. Anna captures intimate and candid images sprinkled with an unconventional sense of beauty. She waits for intimate glances, soft touches, and exciting gestures, which are truly precious moments that represent authentic emotions and happiness of the special day. Most of the weddings that Anna covers are in Chicago and the surrounding areas, but she is available to travel within the United States and abroad. She offers a variety of packages and a few a la carte items such as albums, services of a second photographer, and an engagement session.

Chicago, IL(773) 931-3587


Chris Guillen Photography

Chris Guillen Photography is located in Chicago's Western Suburbs and provides superior photographic and portrait services to clients throughout the Chicagoland area. Chris Guillen Photography specializes in commercial, editorial, family children, lifestyle and much more. Chris Guillen is committed to unique and exceptional customer service, and Chris's photographs are specially-printed on a beautiful rag fiber-based paper to preserve them for generations. Chris Guillen Photography offers packages and pricing to meet any budget, provides free consultations and estimates for all inquiries, and Chris Guillen invites prospective customers to review his website for a wide array of portfolios and services that Chris Guillen offers.

Forest Park, IL(708) 488-1824


Figure Studies

Figure Studies is a fine art and portrait photography business that is dedicated to providing people throughout Chicago with high-quality and sophisticated photography services. Having been an executive creative director for different ad agencies, owner and head photographer David employs his creativity in his photography business to bring out both subtle nuances and raw emotions. He likes to improvise and shoots both in his home and on location depending on the visions and requirements of the particular session. The polite and patient professional specializes in portraiture, boudoir, maternity, couples photography. All services blend a serious and fun approach, designed to make the overall experience memorable. Figure Studios has an open studio policy, welcoming escorts and significant others. David was invited to attend Zoe Wiseman’s ZoeFest photography retreat three times

Chicago, IL(773) 339-1609


Ken Carl Photography

Ken Carl Photography specializes in editorial, commercial, corporate, and travel photography. The studio is in Chicago, IL but Ken has shot in foreign countries, such as Tanzania and India. He has been a professional photographer for more than 14 years. His approach to photography is a documentary style that reveals the heart and nature of the people and places he is shooting. One of his most influential projects was a 21-day project with Chicago students doing community service work in Africa. Ken has won several awards for his photography, and some of his clients include the Chicago Tribune, Latika Roy Foundation, and the Macau Tourist Board.

Chicago, IL(773) 294-6025


Lynn Renee Photography

Lynn Renee Photography in Chicago, IL is a portrait, event, corporate, and headshot photography business serving the Chicago area. Lynn Renee Persin combines a photojournalist's skill with her passion to deliver photos that capture moments of life's story. Persin has two portrait packages, one for a single person, the other for families. Sessions can take place at the client's home or another location. Clients receive retouched digital negatives of their best images, with additional images available for an additional fee. Persin also photographs for marketing and branding purposes, as well as corporate and non-profit events, and weddings. Clients say Persin is flexible, takes great photos, and has reasonable rates.

Chicago, IL(773) 343-8020


Sally Blood Headshots

At Sally Blood Headshots, a highly professional and experienced photographer creates a relaxed environment in order to effectively capture actor and corporate headshots in Chicago and beyond. Sally Blood has over 30 years of experience in the entertainment field, with previous jobs working both in front of and behind cameras. By offering her services in a studio or at an office location that is convenient to the client, she remains readily available and flexible for each client. She gives several different package options for her services, and she even offers to include makeup and hair in the listed price. Sally Blood Headshots offers a quick turnaround of the digital processed and fully retouched images within a timeline that is convenient for her customers.

Chicago, IL(312) 788-8838


Sonya Gilbert Fine Portraiture

Sonya Gilbert Fine Portraiture receives high praise from current and former customers, who recommend the company to other people because of its high-quality pictures, attention to customer service, friendly photographer, and the photographer’s ability to capture the inner personality of each of the company’s subjects. Each of the company’s customers gets to meet with the photographer personally to discuss the company’s policies, to book a session, and to talk about any creative ideas the customers have in mind for the photo shoot. Sonya Gilbert Fine Portraiture likes to hear from its clients and will assign them homework, such as having them choose where the session will take place, what colors should be prominent, and the development of other ideas. The company works with residents of Oak Park and the nearby area.

Oak Park, IL(708) 948-7042



Studio ISO Photography is an expert photography company located in Chicago. Their professional freelance photographer specializes in real estate photography and 3D virtual tours and provides a wide range of photography services for varying types of projects. Studio ISO values building and maintaining relationships with their clients and strives to make every project a great experience. Clients may rely on their skilled and experienced photographer to provide high-quality services including engagement sessions, portrait photography, real estate photography, and virtual tours. Customers rave about their outstanding service, sharp eye for detail, and top quality photos. To learn more about their services and view their professional gallery clients may visit the website.

Chicago, IL(773) 580-0597


Through the Lens Studios

Through The Lens Studios specializes in portraiture photography services for clients in the Elmhurst, IL metro area for almost five years. Photographer Izabela and Agnes both have years of experience working with studios, talent agencies, and freelance design projects. This sister team offers a variety of services including portrait, family, passport, and specialty photo sessions. They have an indoor studio but also work outside too. A portfolio featuring their photography is available for review on Through The Lens Studio’ website. Through The Lens Studios currently holds a five-star rating on Facebook where clients speak highly of their professionalism, unique style, and attention to detail.

Elmhurst, IL(708) 289-3330


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