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My Kind of Town, Chicago Photoshoot!

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 10 reviews.Chicago, United States

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Experience hosted by Sara

60 mins
Includes equipment
Up to 3 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Looking for city candids? Family Portraits? A fashion shoot? A secret proposal? This is your experience!

We’ll usually begin at the beautiful Millennium Park, and jump right in to aspects you’d like to capture, though each experience can be a little different. Generally, we capture shots in the park, by the river, and in front of the famous Chicago theatre, but we go wherever your heart desires! You will be looking chic on the streets, and fab beyond the architectural background.

One requirement... have some FUN! Photos can be awkward, yes, but also no one is laughing at you when you're having fun! Am I right??
But also, we're in this together, I come with coaching tips.

Within 9 days, you will receive 20-35 images for your keeping.

For couples, groups larger that 3, or with children, feel free to contact me for special rates! LGBTQ+ welcomed!
Looking for city candids? Family Portraits? A fashion shoot? A secret proposal? This is your experience!

We’ll usually begin at the beautiful Millennium Park, and jump right in to aspects you’d like to capture, though each experience can be a little different. Generally, we capture shots in the park, by the river, and in front of the famous Chicago theatre, but we go wherever your heart desires! You will be looking chic on the stre…

Sara's commitment to safety

This host has committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines – including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practising good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Equipment
    25-40 Edited images
From ₹8,687
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Sara

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • 10 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I'm a Chicago, freelance photographer with a whole lot of adventure to share! Art feeds my soul, and I love to share it. I'm also an actress, a professional cake decorator (no joke!), a writer, a painter, and avid dancer. Another interesting fact: I used to be in the circus! When I'm not being a Jane of all trades, you can usually find me doing visuals for JCrew, or discovering new coffee shops with my lovely girlfriend, as we work the day away on our laptops.

Currently, I work with Google as an events photographer, and take any chance I get to work with freelance clients, or adventure through the loop for architectural shots.

For samples of my work you can check out @sarashiffphoto on Instagram
I'm a Chicago, freelance photographer with a whole lot of adventure to share! Art feeds my soul, and I love to share it. I'm also an actress, a professional cake decorator (no joke!), a writer, a painter, and avid dancer. Another interesting fact: I used to be in the circus! When I'm not being a Jane of all trades, you can usually find me doing visuals for JCrew, or discovering new coffee shops with my lovely girlfriend, as we work the day away on our laptops.

Currently, I work with…
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Where you'll be

Each experience can be a little different depending on what you want to see! Usually we will start in Grant and Millennium Park which are both chalked full of creatively, artistic backdrops. As we move on, I would love to capture some "busy city" street portraits to bring this Urban-JungleGym photoshoot to life. And finally, if we can make it down to the river by the end, I would love to incorporate how beautiful the riverwalk is!

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 10 reviews.

Rodrigo
February 2020
It was fun! We went to a lot of places. She said we are to receive 30-50 pics which is a great value! The spots are genuine Chicago so no worries about location!
Angela
January 2020
Where to start! Sara was awesome! She was so go with the flow when needed, yet helpful and decisive at other times. She took amazing pictures that we absolutely loved - and will more than likely frame. I would absolutely recommend Sara if you want pictures you’ll love and a great experience while getting them taken - and from someone who really cares! I would absolutely recommend her and will look for her again anytime we’re in Chicago next.
Where to start! Sara was awesome! She was so go with the flow when needed, yet helpful and decisive at other times. She took amazing pictures that we absolutely loved - and will mo…
Hwanho
December 2019
Just do it. Sara can fill up your Chicago journey with special and joyful experience. Even though you are not used to stand in front of cam, don't worry about it. She will make you so much comfortable. Moreover, you can look around the famous spots and streets of Chicago. It was really precious time.
Just do it. Sara can fill up your Chicago journey with special and joyful experience. Even though you are not used to stand in front of cam, don't worry about it. She will make you…
Christa
November 2019
This was the best experience! Sara is so talented, and she made us feel at home right away. It was me, my husband, and our two dogs, and I recommend this experience to anyone who wants to document their trip in a fun, thoughtful, and creative way.
This was the best experience! Sara is so talented, and she made us feel at home right away. It was me, my husband, and our two dogs, and I recommend this experience to anyone who w…
Erin
November 2019
Sara was extremely warm and friendly. She basically provided a mini tour around the downtown area as I’m only here for a short stay, which was awesome and very appreciated! She showed me a preview of some of the shots she took and I can’t wait to see the rest! Definitely recommended!
Sara was extremely warm and friendly. She basically provided a mini tour around the downtown area as I’m only here for a short stay, which was awesome and very appreciated! She sho…
Issac
October 2019
This experience was absolutely amazing! Sara is not only a professional photographer with great talent and grace, but she’s super warm and friendly which makes the experience unique. She was in contact prior the date and provided great information and during it she showed great interest in knowing what I wanted and provided her insight and talent to make everything wonderful! If you’re looking for great photos and a great time with someone that will really care about and that is an expertise, defiantly you need to book this experience. Thanks you for everything Sara I will treasure my photos forever :)
This experience was absolutely amazing! Sara is not only a professional photographer with great talent and grace, but she’s super warm and friendly which makes the experience uniqu…

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 3 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

Chicago's crazy weather will likely come into play, particularly in the winter months. If the occurrence of excessive snow or cold temps causes a safety or health concern, bookings will be cancelled and a refund will be issued.

What to bring

An optimistic, playful attitude!

For the winter months: PLEASE dress warm, Chicago's winter can be a beast!