Jennifer Girard

Dalai Lama

Galas & Events




Jennifer is a renowned local Chicago photographer. She is available for both private and corporate customers. She specializes in color photography and black and white photography, including wedding photography, maternity and pregnancy photos, corporate headshots and actor headshots, family portraits, model comp cards, and photography for events and galas. She can restore, retouch, and perfect digital photographs using her expertise in Adobe Photoshop.

Jennifer has travelled to Haiti to offer her photography services to help raise money for the children in need. Her business has received the Women’s Business Entrepreneurial National Council (WBENC) Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) certification.

The venues where Jennifer has experience include some of the Chicago area finest hotels and reception facilities: The Drake Hotel, The Fairmont Hotel, The Peninsula Hotel, The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, The Park Hyatt Chicago, The Sofitel, The Four Seasons Chicago, The Inter-Continental Hotel Chicago, The Omni Ambassador East, The Newberry Library, Millenium Park, The Chicago Botanic Garden, The Chicago Cultural Center, The Field Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), The Art Institute of Chicago, Cafe Brauer, A New Leaf, The Pump Room, and many others.

Jennifer has had work featured in national publications. She has photographed public figures such as President Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, President George H Bush, President George W Bush, President Ronald Reagan, Nancy Reagan, President Jimmy Carter, Rosalynn Carter, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell, Dick Cheney, Nancy Pelosi, Ben Bernanke, John F Kennedy Jr, Gloria Steinem, Philip Glass, John Edwards, Carol Moseley Braun, Governor Rod Blagojevich, Governor George Ryan, Mayor Richard M Daley, Mayor Rahm Emanual, Cardinal George, President Vicente Fox, President Pervez Musharraf, China President Hu Jintao, Mortimer Adler, Walter Cronkite, Pearl Bailey, Ed Paschke, George Lucas, Martha Stewart, Oprah Winfrey, Jane Fonda, Richard Gere, Vince Vaughn, Aretha Franklin, Cathy Bates, James Earl Jones, Edward James Olmos, Barry Manilow, Robert Redford, Kevin Spacey, Rosie O’Donnell, Nancy Sinatra, Tom Paxton, Bruce Willis, Patrick Swayze, Jim Belushi, The Osmonds, Harold Ramis, Boy George, Michael Jordan, Wayne Gretzky, Frank Thomas, Scottie Pippen, and the Dalai Lama.

Her corporate and nonprofit clients include SunCoke Energy, VanderCook College of Music, Lakeside Bank, Swedish Covenant Hospital, English Speaking Society, Chicago Child Care Society, Infant Welfare Society of Chicago, River North Chicago Dance Company, Blue Man Group, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, The Chicago Academy for the Arts, Illinois State Bar Association, The Eli’s Cheesecake Company, The Jewish Community Center of Chicago, Consulate of the People’s Republic of South Korea, The Italian American Chamber of Commerce – Midwest, and BMO HarrisBank.

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