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Darren D.
Elgin, IL
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5.0
37 Years of experience

I provide Commercial Photography of Food & Product for use in Advertising, Marketing and Promoting your business.

Awards, honors and recognition

I have numerous great Client reviews on social media.

A fun fact about me

I still occasionally daydream about being a musician.

Equipment & Languages

Languages Spoken:

English

Camera:

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Lenses:

Canon 50mm f/1.2L, Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8L Macro Tilt & Shift, Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II, Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L

I am good with…

Props

Breaking the Ice

Going the Extra Mile

My Portfolio Select a shoot type to preview more photos.

Food

12 photos

Product

13 photos

Reviews

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5.0

Reviews from other sites

  • Brian Schaps

    From Facebook

    I've worked with Darren for years. Always on time and great with my difficult jewelry pictures. Why go anywhere else?

  • Mihir S.

    From Yelp

    When I was launching my products, the package design company was hiring photographers and directors for a thousand of dollars per hour which ended up to be about a 3 hour session. I then found Darren in an ad and we worked together for about the same amount of time and he charged me about 80% less for the same quality. I trusted Darren so for all future projects. I'd drop of products and explain to him what I needed and take off. A few days later I'd get the beautiful results in my Dropbox.


    Darren is so down to Earth, humble and friendly vs. other socially awkward artsy-fartsy photographers who rip you off and then think they're doing you a favor.

  • Alexandru P.

    From Yelp

    Found Darren on Craigslist and decided to do my product photography with him. I needed 10 high quality pictures. We spent 5 hrs shooting 10 pics, so you can imagine how professional and patient he was. The final product is outstanding. I can certainly tell that my product will stand out just because of the pictures alone.


    One of the reasons i like to choose a small business to get a job done is the customer service you get. Outstanding customer experience with Darren. Thank you.


    P.S. Don't forget, when you buy from a big business you buy it's CEO next Mercedes, but when you buy from a small business you feed a family.

  • Joshua R.

    From Google

    Darren did a set of photos for a product shoot for me last month. He completed the task on time and delivered the photos as promised. I worked with him on the shoot and noticed he has a strong attention to detail and a passion for making photos that captured my products in the best light. He is professional and communicates clearly. I would hire him again and I recommend him for anyone looking for an affordable product photographer in Chicago.

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