Standing Wave Photography

A Professional Portrait Studio

Standing Wave Photography provides high-quality professional photography services. Whether you need creative headshots, heartfelt family portraits, or straightforward professional profile pictures, our portrait studio keeps your photographic needs in mind, and captures you from your best angle.

Faultless Touch-Ups
With our standard photo package, Standing Wave offers digital touch-ups to enhance each image. Our portrait studio will remove small imperfections to your liking, and if necessary, digitally manipulate colors and light-balance after the photo shoot.

If you want portraits that reflect your personality, choose Standing Wave Photography as your portrait studio.

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A Portrait Studio For All

Flawless Photos for Fair Prices


Our portrait studio can shoot your cover photos or promotional photos with multiple band members and/or instruments.

Family Portraits

We offer fair pricing for family photographs and take care to capture each family member’s personality and energy in your photographs.


Read more about our family portraits here.

Headshots For Actors

Every year you should refresh your headshots to keep them new and full of life.


Trust in Standing Wave to have the same caring and reliable person to help you for each appointment. 

Business Headshots

Keep your website up to date with your staff looking professional and sharp.


Here at our Evanston portrait studio, we capture the simplicity of a professional business portrait along with your team’s personality.

Our Photographer

At the heart of Standing Wave Photography, you will find the experienced and compassionate individual, Lucy Elam. 


Lucy is an intellectual with a strong passion for photographic arts, the aesthetics of light, color, and composition. In her portrait studio you will find that she focuses on capturing her subject’s personality perfectly. 

She utilizes meticulously-placed lighting along with faultless post-production touch-ups to create the perfect photo.

We want you to love the way your portraits come out.

Contact Standing Wave Photography today for an estimate on your custom portrait shoot.

Contact Standing Wave Photography

I would appreciate as many details about your needs as possible.

Please note the purpose of your photo (family shoot or head shot), number of people, preferred day and time, and whether you need hair styling and make up services. Better yet just give me a buzz at 773-865-8848 and we can discuss details over the phone!