I knew you'll make waves! You're such a very talented photographer. I can see you going nowhere but UP! So proud of you
Joem is a very patient and very talented photographer. I had no experience in modeling before I met Joem and he is very good and telling you how to position yourself in order to get the best shot. He really took his time with the shoots and you can definitely tell from the shots he takes!
I'm signed with wilhelmina and have shot with many photographers. Out of all of them, Joem stood out the most to me. Not only were the photos remarkable, but he was a remarkable human being as well. He was personable, funny, kind, and helpful. He took his time, was patient, and never rushed. What also makes Joem stand out, is that he isn't afraid to try new ideas. Being spontaneous and improvising is something most photographers aren't good at, and he flourishes. I am grateful to have worked with him and look forward to shooting again in the future.
I'm a signed model and Joem is one of the best photographers that I've had the pleasure to work with. His professionalism is not only apparent in the final product but throughout the entire process. Joem is able to tailor his shoots around the model's skill set and look while also pushing their limits to become better models with the appropriate combination of coaching and approbation.
Through my callaberations with Joem, I've become a better model and I'm very happy with the images that he's finished for me. I feel that he went above and beyond to help build my portfolio with unique photographs that capture my best looks to show to my potential clients. It goes without saying, but I strongly recommend his services to anyone who needs high quality photos captured for portfolios or commercial use.
I recently did a photo shoot with Joem and had a great time. He is one of the best photographers in Chicago. He is incredibly gifted with the camera and is a visionary with his shots. I am grateful to have had the honor of working with him and being his friend. Joem really cares about the people he shoots and spends a great deal of time working with them and with the images. I highly recommend Joem, he is truly gifted and so much fun to work with. Thank you for everything!
My name is Zack and before working with Joem I had only done one shoot before and it was a very experimental shoot. The photographer although talented had never worked with men and wasn't really sure how to make me look the best I could. So as you can imagine when Joem first contacted me I had mixed feelings, I wanted to take some better pictures to expand my portfolio but I was also nervous because I had only done one shoot and now a random guy just messaged me asking to take pictures with me. We talked over the phone and I gained some confidence but still was hesitant. One the first of two days shooting we took a lot of great pictures but Joem could tell that for the first little bit I was still unsure of the process and still nervous because of that. So on the second day another model who Joem has worked with was there to help out. Joem had brought him for two reasons. The first was that he could help and also bring more outfits for more looks, the second reason was he could talk to me and make me more comfortable. And by being comfortable take the best pictures possible. Now by no means am I saying the Joem makes me uncomfortable. I'm just not the type of person who would go out of my way to take pictures, so being inexperienced as I was, the unfamiliarity still lingered. But from that I knew that Joem cared about the pictures we were taking and furthermore he cared about me and was willing to go an extra mile to help me out.
Before Joem I had no idea my potential or capabilities. He showed me and opened my eyes to the possibilities I could achieve. He took the time to not just believe in me but train me to become a better model and work with the camera. He genuinely guided me and became one of my closest friends.
We ended up shooting basically every weekend, working hard, fitting new outfits and at s variety of locations. It was always exciting and new.
This man is one of the most respectful, loyal, honoring, creative, talented photographers I have ever met. I cannot only say it was incredibly amazing working with him, but I can call him a true friend.
I can't thank you enough for believing in me and all that you have taught me. I will never forget all that you have done. It's has been an honor. All the new clients and models you get are in great hands. Lee on killing it!! Forever thankful.
Joem is an incredibly talented photographer who also makes you extremely comfortable and always makes you look amazing in every shot he takes. His work speaks for itself but he is also a great guy on top of that and will do everything he can to help anyone he works with advance their modeling career. I was uncertain if I wanted to model at all but I couldn't have gotten my start with a better photographer. Only a few weeks after my first edits with joem, I've signed to an international modeling agency, been getting constant messages from photographers asking me to work and my career seems to have really taken off all thanks to joem's work and his help in me figuring it all out. If you ever get the opportunity, he is absolutely someone with whom you would want to work.
Joem is a very professional, smart, kind, and charismatic photographer!! His pictures are amazing along with a natural skill and eye for creating the best content. I started as a client and now I can call him one of my truest friends. He truly cares about his clients and their image.
Before Joem, I had never had any sort of photoshoot in the past. During our first shoot he did not simply take photos, he instructed me and taught me how to pose, portrait a feeling and work the angles. I learned an incredible amount just from a few shoots with Joem, so much in fact that when I began to shoot with other photographers they frequently complimented my ability to move and work the camera all of which I learned from Joem. He's an incredible photographer, instructor and even helps all his models find work as well as other photographers to work with. I'm grateful I get to work with him.
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