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Chicago headshot photographer Janice Nelson is located in Lombard, Illinois and serves the greater Chicago area and surrounding counties (DuPage, Kane, Kendall, etc.). Several all inclusive professional headshot and portrait photography plans are available. Looking for a new LinkedIn headshot to help with a job search? Want to try different outfits and backgrounds and choose the best from both headshots and portraits? See the headshot and portrait plan. Do you need digital images for a website as well as social media? Included. Looking for business headshots for many uses and need different usage licenses? All headshot and portrait plans come with four non-commercial licenses – one for social media, one for LinkedIn, one for business websites, and one for professional printers. Are you local talent looking for modeling headshots or actor headshots? Be sure to review the tips on the Model and Actor headshot page before spending money on images. Not sure what to wear? After booking, you will receive recommendations and a PDF. You can also receive help picking out what to bring (recommended). Concerned about using the file on the web or with it fitting LinkedIn? All web images are optimized. The LinkedIn digital is cropped to fit the image placeholder (small circle). And all files are high resolution. Want a little retouching help? All plans include up to two hours of retouching and a consultation about preferences. (Be sure to check out the Photography Blogs for tips on what to look for and mention.)

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About the Headshot

Headshots are clean, simple, and rely on great expression.  Headshots are generally shot from the collarbone on up (horizontal). Find out more

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Portraits can be captured in full length, ¾ length, from the waist up, or chest up (classic 8×10). When you want to bring your full presence into view, create a timeless and unique portrait. Find out more

See your images first. Then buy. What a concept.

Some photographers offer a more-expensive-to-book but arguably cheaper-per-image bundled photography plan. They say, “Ignore the fact you are paying more to book. We give you more images.” But what if you don’t really like more than one? You end up paying more to book their photoshoot, because it comes with more images included. It’s only cheaper if you know you will like them before you see them.

Why not enjoy a full photoshoot experience first. Shoot headshots. Shoot portraits. Shoot full length images. Change your wardrobe. Change your looks. Change backgrounds. Pay only for the photoshoot and get one retouched image included. You have no obligation to order more. You are not committed to paying an inflated price just to book the photoshoot. You decide how many images you want after you see them. And you review images while the photoshoot takes place, so you influence how your photoshoot progresses.

Why not experience a photoshoot that captures you smiling, the serious you, a sophisticated you. Show a strong and confident you in different poses, outfits, backgrounds, and crops. Then choose your favorite from the variety of images. You do this for one reasonable session price. That’s the beauty of the headshot and portrait plan. Learn more

Three headshot and portrait plans are available. All provide a minimum of a two hour photoshoot and provide for multiple looks and backgrounds. A set of retouched digitals are included with full usage licensing for business websites, corporate websites, social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and of course LinkedIn. These custom sessions are focused on you and start with pre-photoshoot planning. Find out more

Additional Images

Think you might want more images from your photoshoot? You’re covered. You can select additional images from your session for $175 each, and that includes a set of digitals, licensing, and retouching.

Need a custom header made of your image? Add-ons are available at the a la carte menu.

Other Services

Janice D Nelson Photography is available for in-house studio Bridal Portraits and wedding portraits, great for those eloping! Debutante portraits are also available.

1. Review plans, portfolios, scheduling a session and add-ons available at the a-la-carte menu.

2, Make note of the url where you want to use your headshot or portrait images. Decide on what photography plan you want (what type of session), what deliverables you want and when you need them, when you would like to schedule the two hour photoshoot and the 20 minute consultation call.

3. Email this information to info@janicednelson.com to request a 20 minute consultation phone call to discuss details of your request. Don’t forget to include your full contact information (name, address, phone number, url where images will be used, and a best time to call back).

Janice serves the greater Chicago area and surrounding counties (DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Grundy, etc.) at the in-house Lombard, IL portrait and headshot studio.

Note: Janice D Nelson Photography does not sell editing rights as they are much more expensive. Most people only need non-commercial usage licensing for LinkedIn, Social Media, printing, business websites, etc. So if you need a black and white image for a book cover, for example, be sure to request one. If you are not sure what licensing rights you need, mention this as well.

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