Today on The Easel, I have a contemplative photograph with subtle and elemental symbols that show something different each time you look at it. This ballet of shape and pattern occurred during a moment teaching photography on a snowy day on the far side of Chicago: a reason you always carry some form of camera,… Continue reading On the Easel
A local young bride's wedding photographs are now ready for her home. I was extremely pleased to have two heirloom frames to work with: these images look amazing in antique settings! Another pleasure was in working with a younger person's style of communication and relating. So lovely to meet another who values images that hold… Continue reading Set the Tone
The image was a beautiful moment in the ceremony, deep within the photo, taken by a guest in the wedding party. The groom is a photographer friend, and I know well how a photographer may never own any decent photos of their own life events sometimes. I enjoy the feeling as the new ideas play… Continue reading Making Photos for Feelings
My 'digital caress' does more than restore: it makes a photograph sparkle again.
Discover a daily break where one can literally enjoy 'being above it all.'
What photos will your family remember you by? Have photos that 'feel' like you to choose from.
This little light of mine....
The pieces of glass that clad this building show their secrets of refraction when the light is just right. I see person after person walk by, deep in their thoughts and phones, unaware they are travelling through a shower of rainbows. Dorothy Perry is a Chicago portrait photographer specializing in custom family portraits, modern headshots,… Continue reading Shower of Power
I always start a wedding by coming early so I can 'synch' up with the pace of the day. Not only does arriving early allow me to capture precious moments of preparation, it lets me connect with the emotional energy of the couple as they prepare to approach a new stage in their life. Matching… Continue reading The Dance of Life
“Birds make great sky-circles of their freedom. How do they learn it? They fall, and falling, they’re given wings. ”— Rumi Dorothy Perry is a Chicago portrait photographer specializing in custom family portraits, modern headshots, & personal branding for women and executives. Contact her studio for commissioned work here.