Joliet, Rockford, Chicago Wedding and Senior Portrait Photographer

Hey there! Thanks for stopping by!

For starters, my name is John. But I'm sure you already guessed that :) I have a litter of children (three girls and one boy to be exact) plus a puppy (and can't forget my wifey)... and everyday is the perfect adventure <-- IG proof.

Whether it be unique high school senior pictures, energetic teens and tweens, heartwarming family photos, emotional wedding photography or cuddly newborn portraits... our mission is to not only have a total blast with you from start to finish - and beyond (no Buzz Lightyear pun intended) but to also to create the portraits that will make your friends totally jealous. We guide you through your portrait experience from beginning to end to design a session and build artwork that meets your exact needs and desires.

We love it all and love to create those one-of-a-kind portraits and that truly reflect the true you - the emotion, the fun, the love, the craziness!!! We strive to become the storyteller you and your family visit to document each chapter in your lives... your personal story... your family's story.... something that will remain for generations to relive and reflect upon. Something priceless to hand down. A family heirloom... your family's heirloom. Now let's go have some fun!!! 

Drop us a line. 815.919.8819   Or send us a message via the form below. 

Professional editorial, commercial, head-shots and modeling portraits also available. Just say the word!


Marissa - "I loved the various locations and how John took the time to come to our house to meet. Very professional! Not your typical studio shots. I can't wait to hang my artwork on the walls!"

Aleesha - "John is very outgoing and friendly, easy to work with, and has such a unique, creative style. Everyone who sees our images always comments on the quality and uniqueness of them with many people saying that they are the best pictures they've ever seen! We couldn't be happier!"

Logan - "John seemed like the perfect fit (and I was right)! He is so creative! I got way more than I ever expected!"

Darcey - "I could not have been happier with choosing John Parli to shoot my senior pictures. His attention to detail and eye for quality is truly amazing!"

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