Photography is my passion and that is why I love capturing special moments for my clients. Those moments, the behind the scene's expressions of love, happiness and that tender kiss are what make my job special. The joy of seizing those treasured snapshots left an enduring impression on me, turning a hobby into a rewarding career. My passion for the camera led me to a Bachelors degree in photography and my career thereafter with over 15 years of professional experience.
I believe the passion I have for my work is why I have clients that say:
"Margo has been taking the photos for our family celebrations for ten years now. She has photographed our three children's baptisms, birthdays and family portraits. Her photos cover our walls at home. She has captured our special moments--- a tender kiss between us, an embrace between cousins, a giggle from one of our babies, the energy of our guests! These photos she has taken for us tell the story of our family and show the love we have for one another. They are as priceless as a family heirloom." Bess Tsonis
With over a decade of professional experience behind my camera, I have had the pleasure of shooting important people, places, and events. I have photographed weddings at some of the most interesting locations in Chicago and throughout the mid-west, such as the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, enchanting views at the Adler Planetarium and even stopping traffic on Michigan Avenue. I have traveled as far as Manhattan Beach, CA and as close as a couple’s backyard to photograph the excitement of their first born!
Throughout my career I have been invited to work with amazing companies for special events thrown by the American Diabetes Association, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The Lincoln Foundation, Merry Richards Jewelers, United Hellenic American Congress, Hellenic Museum, and Greek Circle Magazine. Not to mention television networks like Bravo, Comcast, VH1 for Save the Music, the Weather Channel, and many more. I’ve had the honor of meeting and photographing public officials and celebrities such as U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John D. Negroponte, Bill Gates, Mayor Richard M. Daley, Jeff Daniels, and Hank Azaria.
Behind the lens of my camera, I am continually inspired by the warmth and intimacy of special occasions. I would be honored to capture priceless images for you and your family, so that you too may enjoy those special moments for your lifetime.
"We were so glad to have found you to share in our day. Your friendly nature has made it a pleasure to work with you both during and after our wedding." Stephanie & Nick
"We wanted to send you a note to tell you how thankful we are for your most excellent photography skills we love the pictures! Thank you also for just being a great girl and a cool chic! My friends just loved you - it was like having one of the girls with us when you were around."Margaret & David
"The photos are gorgeous! Everyone who has seen them loves the way they came out including David and I. I love that very first picture that pops up on the first page of David dipping me and kissing me - it's so cute! You truly did an amazing job Margo!! I can not thank you enough!" Kelly & David
"The pictures are amazing, you captured everything I had asked for. We love the b&w's with the tinted red color! We are so happy with them, Rich just hates his hair, can you do anything to make his hair look better? :) Thank you thank you thank you... I was so hot, I need to try and look like that everyday!" Candace
"MARGO!!!!! THIS IS IN ALL CAPS BECAUSE I WOULD SCREAM WITH HAPPINESS IF IT WASN'T ALMOST MIDNIGHT, BUT I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THEM! MY MOM IS GOING TO CRY FROM HAPPINESS OF YOUR PHOTOS OF OUR BABIES! GEORGE IS GONNA LAUGH HIS BUTT OFF WHEN HE SEES THE ONES OF EVIE TRYING TO HOG THE CAMERA AND NOT SHARE WITH JOHN, HAHAHAHAHA! I COULDN'T BE HAPPIER AND SERIOUSLY, I CRIED BECAUSE I COULDN'T BELIEVE THESE ARE MY BABIES!!! THANK YOU MARGO! LOVE, BESS"To View Image Proofs