30 Best Freelance Photographers in Chicago

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Freelance photographers in Chicago rise above the rest. The windy city is home to immense talent. The following creators have showcased their strengths to their community. They are sure to impress.

The freelance industry is taking over. Gone are the days when creatives needed representation to get work. At H Collective, we pride ourselves on connecting clients with freelance photographers in order to streamline the process. In turn, these photographers come up with beautiful work. Additionally, the clients are excited to work with creators who offer a fresh perspective and non-traditional approach to present-day media.

Chicago is home to various forms of art. It’s a place that is thriving in culture, media, and fashion. Therefore, making it a recognizable industry for creative, growing photographers. Freelance photographers in Chicago are some of the best in the country and they are continuing to change and evolve the photography scene.

The best freelance photographers in Chicago work across each niche. They photograph weddings at Millennium Park, capture cityscapes from the Sears Tower or Navy Pear and photograph the hustle and fast-paced action on the city streets.

Curated by The H Hub editors, this is our list of the top and best freelance photographers in Chicago, Illinois. For direct access to our artists and more information on them, sign up for The H Hub today.

Location Chicago, IL

Followers 27,264


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Highbrow / Editorial, Diversity, Lifestyle / Portrait, Studio / Portrait

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 754


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Highbrow / Editorial, Diversity, Lifestyle / Portrait, Studio / Portrait, Mountains & Fields, Flatlay, Lifestyle / Product

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 19,233


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Diversity, Studio / Portrait

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 5,402


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Highbrow / Editorial, Diversity, Studio / Portrait

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 2,453


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Diversity, Lifestyle / Portrait

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 20,014


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Highbrow / Editorial, Lifestyle / Portrait, Neon / Night, Urban Cityscape

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 12,096


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Highbrow / Editorial, Diversity, Lifestyle / Portrait, Studio / Portrait

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 2,205


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Highbrow / Editorial, Lifestyle / Portrait, Neon / Night, Studio / Portrait, Urban / Streetwear

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 5,191


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Highbrow / Editorial, Diversity, Lifestyle / Portrait, Neon / Night, Studio / Portrait

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 1,183


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Diversity, Lifestyle / Portrait, Wedding

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 2,195


Styles

Diversity, Lifestyle / Portrait, Studio / Portrait

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 1,112


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Highbrow / Editorial, Diversity, Lifestyle / Portrait, Neon / Night, Studio / Portrait, Urban / Streetwear

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Location Elmhurst, IL

Followers 173


Styles

Diversity, Lifestyle / Portrait

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 101,677


Styles

Highbrow / Editorial, Exteriors (Architecture)

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 841


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Highbrow / Editorial, Diversity, Lifestyle / Portrait, Studio / Portrait

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 944


Styles

Lifestyle / Portrait, Studio / Portrait, Lifestyle / Product

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 9,952


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Lifestyle / Portrait, Studio / Portrait

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 1,199


Styles

Diversity, Lifestyle / Portrait, Studio / Portrait, Urban / Streetwear

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 43,959


Styles

Exteriors (Architecture), Urban Cityscape

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 901


Styles

Lifestyle / Portrait, Studio / Portrait

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 4,486


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Lifestyle / Portrait

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 4,667


Styles

Diversity, Lifestyle / Portrait, Neon / Night, Studio / Portrait

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 1,960


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Highbrow / Editorial, Diversity, Lifestyle / Portrait, Studio / Portrait, Wedding

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 1,104


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Urban Cityscape

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Location Glenview, IL

Followers 10,189


Styles

Lifestyle / Portrait, Wedding, Lifestyle / Product

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 45,601


Styles

Exteriors (Architecture), Urban Cityscape

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 1,891


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Highbrow / Editorial, Lifestyle / Portrait, Neon / Night, Studio / Portrait, Mountains & Fields, Studio / Product

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 4,240


Styles

Diversity, Lifestyle / Portrait, Neon / Night

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Location Chicago, IL

Followers 3,166


Styles

Lifestyle / Portrait

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