We started this group to show our prospective clients our work style! ;-)

This group has a great personality and lots of creative ideas when it comes to PHOTOGRAPHY.  If you are a photographer, videographer, makeup artist, stylist, boutique, hair stylist, model (beginner or experienced) and would like to network with other professionals
on the field, THIS IS THE GROUP for you! We have all kind of classes, we also host free events, parties, fashion shows, we sponsor charity events, work with larger corporations, and support small businesses in all their media needs.

For any questions, please call us 708-808-0098 or email us ask@1800-Photographers.com

For members: These are just some topics we cover in our workshops & events:

(Studio Photography, Portrait Photography, Photography workshops, Photography classes, Group photo shoots, Model photography, Fashion photography, Digital photography, Post picture Editing, Photoshop classes, Make up classes, Hair styling classes, Portfolio building) you name it we've got it!

Photographers please join us! We welcome everybody who is interested in Photography, Fashion, Modeling, or just leaning a new skill. We also welcome MAKE UP ARTISTS, new MODELS, HAIR STYLISTS who want to either collaborate in projects, build their portfolio, or refresh their skills.
We organize events throughout Chicago, and close suburbs, but we are always open to new ideas and new locations. 

Please contact the organizer [Nathaly-KIM Welch] to recommend the best photographer for your event. 
If you are interested on becoming a SPONSOR for this group, please contact the organizer as well. 

Models & Photographers:

We love our industry and what better way than to share with other members our experience, excitement, and projects!!!
We will do our best to make it affordable for everybody by meticulously searching for good deals, inexpensive locations, and working with sponsors that want to share their services with us. 

Join us and we will have great time!


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  • 3 days ago · 3:00 PM

    High Fashion Shoot

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  • March 7 · 12:00 PM

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    Very simple format, open to all levels with hands on tutoring for those who have never worked with lighting or posing a model. We will be using a paid model, so no need... Learn more
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    Fashion Show

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    I have fashion on march 6.Any HMUA are interested to do this show. TF show and you will get photos of your work as well. If interested PM me or you can add me on... Learn more
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