Amie Hana PhotographyPhotographer Female Lindenhurst, Illinois, US
My Website: FacebookMy MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/amiehana
Mayhem # 20719
I am one of a few female photographers in Chicago area, specialized in fashion, models, weddings, commercial and events. I was a registered nurse with ICU experience. But with passion in art and photography, I quit nursing to pursue photography as a full time job in 2003.
As a woman, I know "make up" and "fashion" by nature. I style most of the photoshoot myself. In addition, I am highly skilled in photo editing.
And I was voted " The Best Photographer in Chicago" by the Knot Best of Weddings Magazine.
My studio is located near Gurnee area with great outdoors and a natural lake at backyard. Most of the outdoor images in the gallery were done here. Even the studio is an hour away from downtown, it is very easy to drive to. All models and make up/hair team I've worked with, expressed they enjoyed the drive from the city to visit the great nature by my location.
Models that are new or wanting to update their portfolio, please contact me. I also do comp card. I accept paid assignment only. Trade shoot could be considered under special project only.
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Below are testimonials from great people I have worked with.
Ernest Scott, MM 1392798
Amie Hana is a great photographer that is truly dedicated and passionate about her craft. It was a real pleasure working with her and her creative edge adds a little twist to the total package she brings to the table."
Ernest d. Scott
Tyrus Eli, Ford Model, MM 1994122
Working With You Had To Be One Of The Best Experiences Ever.. & Not Because You Fed Me With Noodles & Meatballs..lol You Are A True Artist With A Vision & Extremely Fun To Work With. You Are The Best For A Reason. Can't Wait To Work With You Again.
Much Love & Success!
Brittany Lee, MM 1561621
I want to say first of all Congrats and Thank you for such amazing pictures again! Your photo helped me get Miss August 2011 for Tiara Trade, AND now it's also possibly going to be featured in the Hidden Treasures Magazine!!!!!
Gina Galluzzi MUA, MM 2312164
Amie, you are a true artist at heart and an absolute pleasure to work with! Thank you so much for your professionalism, prompt timing on your delivery, and choosing me to work with you. I had so much fun and hope to work with you again in the future!
Kelle Bailey, MM 1503910
Amie is an amazingly sweet person with a talented eye for photography. Looking through your images is mind blowing. Your very easy to work with and open to creative ideas, I swear, you are great-tactic upbeat person who truly owns your profession.
Holly Elieen MUA/Hair, MM 35098
My first time working with Amie was a true pleasure. She is extremely professional, but keeps a relaxed environment in her studio. She gives you some direction but lets you branch out and be creative. Being an artist myself, that was very appreciated. She is very prompt about delivering the photos, so I was able to show them off in a timely fashion. I look forward to working with Amie again soon!
Anna Niebrzydowski, MM 2200292
thank you so much for the images. They all look great and it's so hard to choose the favorites Amie you are amazing photographer we were shooting for 2 hours and you did so many awesome shots!!! I really hope we gonna work again
Brittany, MM 1561621
Amie is a breathe of fresh air!!!! She truly has such an amazing eye, and was so sweet and professional through our whole shoot. It was an honor to work with her. I loved the fact she is another female, she doesn't look to just shoot your butt and boobs like some do in the industry.
Through out the whole shoot she made it fun, along with making me feel comfortable. If you are looking to shoot with her... Do it! I promise you won't regret it!
Jovan Marie, MM 894629
It was an honor to work with you yesterday. I had such an amazing time on our fashion shoot. You are a true artist, not only are you very professional but your personality makes you so fun to be around. You made everyone feel very comfortable and gave great direction and positive feedback! I look forward to having the chance to work with you again.
Brittany C. MUA, MM 2379581
I just want to say thank you to Amie for her professionalism and her
artistry behind a camera. If you are looking for amazing photos,
please contact Amie! It was a pleasure working with her and I hope to
work with her again in the near future.
Lauren Jeanne, MM 2250311
Great working with you Amie- it was a lot of fun!! You are a very talented photographer and know how to make everyone feel comfortable and are dedicated to your work! Hope to work with you again soon!
Cal G J-na, MM 1233282
This designer is impressed at how Amie knew just how to capture the essence of each look...to lovingly "herd" the whole crew to the exact spot for the lighting, backdrop, water, seagulls, tall "savage" grass, clouds...she has an amazing eye and the rare people skills to make everyone comfortable.
I am completely blown away by the results! You have excelled all our expectations....YES you Amie receive an A+ in J-na Couture Photography!
Anna Niebrzydowski, MM 2200292
Amie, thank you so much for yesterdays' shoot. It was a great pleasure to work with you. You are an amazing person and first female photographer I worked with !!! I really hope we could collaborate again. Thank you one more time.
Jax Turyna, MM 1211836
"I have recently had the pleasure of working with Amie and it was one of the best shoots I have every had. She is so easy to work with and so professional from the time I came in until I left she was kind and considerate. A rare quality these days! Her photography was even more spectacular. I have had over 250 photo shoots to my credits and the one with Amie resulted in some of the most spectacular images I have taken. When you combine her enormous talent with her down to earth personality she is a must work with anyway you can. I am so happy to have had that opportunity and hope to work with her again any chance I get. Thanks for being AWESOME!!"
You friend and fan,
Theresa Jones MUA, MM 1665003
"If your are looking for a dynamic person who understands the aesthetics of photography while able to conceptualize how clothing, makeup, and location intermix to creating the perfect image, Amie Hana is the photographer of choice! She is passionate; and empowers her artists' very intrinsic-like throughout the creative process."
Evelyn S, MM 2318769
"What an amazing photoshoot we had!!!
Not only did you come up with an incredible location but you also instantly knew which backdrop would complement a particular garment. I have no clue how you managed to create such perfect composition while shooting in the dark but you made it work!
Your work truly did justice to the whole team - Allison (the designer), Theresa (the MUA) and myself. You were also a pleasure to work with and I felt completely comfortable around you and the rest of the team. Thank you for an unforgettable shoot, hopefully with more to come!"
N Latte, MM 1597567
"Thank you soo soo much Amie! You are simply THE BEST!
Awesome photographer and great person.
Love your pictures. "
Wendy, MM 1930338
"Amie was a pleasure to work with. She is very kind and professional. She makes you feel very comfortable and gives you great advice and direction during the shoot.
Her work is absolutely amazing and I love her to death! I'd definitely would work with her again! Amie you're the greatest!!"