Category: Portrait Photography

Melissa’s Senior Photos


Chicago Senior Photos with Melissa It’s the end of spring, and also the end of school for many high schools and colleges! I love doing photoshoots with schools and students, whether it’s capturing portraits for senior photos, and photographing at a school event. Last week I photographed a prom on Chicago’s South Shore, and as

Fabio and Ashley’s Baby Shower at Siena Tavern


I recently shot a baby shower for celebrity chef Fabio Viviani and his lovely wife Ashley, at one of Fabio’s Chicago restaurants, Siena Tavern in River North. The adorable giraffe cake: Party games: Portrait of Dad: Cutting the cake: Congrats, Fabio and Ashley! If you are looking to book event photography for a baby shower,

Driftwood Issue #1: Summer 2015


The first time I heard of Driftwood Magazine was a little over a year ago, when the team started rolling out their social media profiles, with the blurb “travel and culture for the graduated vegan.” Over the following months, they started releasing more information that would lead up to a successful subscription drive on Kickstarter,

Interview with Seadog Creative | Kelly Peloza Photo

Interview with Seadog Creative


  This may only be the second ever interview on the Kelly Peloza Photo Blog (the first was with EM Interiors Chicago), but we’re setting the bar high. So far, I’ve chosen to feature people who are making their own way in their careers, and their local communities. That’s one of the reasons I chose

Portraits


This week I’m taking a little break from food photography and doing a portrait theme over on Instagram. While I specialize in food photography and love food and product styling, sometimes sharing portrait work gets placed on the back burner. But I do a lot of portraits! So today I’m taking over the blog with

I Am Young America Launch and GiveForward Shoot


After starting in Detroit, youth entrepreneurship resource I Am Young America recently launched their new website. From the I Am Young America website: “I Am Young America is a social enterprise that promotes youth entrepreneurship as a means to combat unemployment and boost economic impact in cities. Our mission is to help revitalize American cities

Opera-Matic’s Moon On The Lagoon


“Opera-Matic brings moving visual art to the streets. We activate public spaces for community engagement through people-powered sound, story and interaction. By combining modular design and material repurposing, Opera-Matic weaves together the fantastic and familiar in unexpected places, encouraging culture building and neighborhood participation.” Last month I documented Opera-Matic‘s Moon On The Lagoon event in