SUMPHOTO Photography - AKIRA Chicago | FACTOR Models
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Join:18 Jun 2015
Last:21 Aug 2015

About Me

Hello World,

My name is Sum, I’m a model agency & print magazine photographer based in Chicago, Illinois

I have many years of experience as a fashion photographer. I am available to discuss partnership & freelance opportunities for actor/actress head shots, agency comp cards, boudoir sessions, catalogs, designer’s look books, fashion presentations, food & drink features, editorial sessions, luxury events, magazine submissions, modeling portfolios, product shots & runway shows.

In addition to working with a reputable magazine & agency, I also shoot commercial where I am hired by clients to photograph agency professional models with their designs, products, runway shows, collections, prints and luxury fashion events. I hold auditions on occasion to assist in project casting & refer my paying portfolio clients for brand opportunities. I too scout for new faces to send to agencies, I’ve done test shoots for them and worked with models from major agencies

I typically only work with major agency talent (please note I reserve the right to acknowledge ‘agency’). I am available for paid testing for aspiring models and portfolio development for established models. I rarely work trade, unless you have been published in a national or international magazine (please note I reserve the right to acknowledge ‘magazine’) or featured in a campaign of the same nature. Time For (TF) and testing are for exceptional talent, otherwise my rates are very reasonable

Last but not least, I am always looking for other experienced and talented professional hair & make-up artists, as well as wardrobe stylists.

Thank you for stopping by, I hope to get the opportunity to work with you soon!

Highest Regards,

Sum Lau

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If interested in working with me, I would be happy to forward you my List of Clients, short CV and/or my portfolio outside of istudio~

Highest honor in publication:
Vera Wang

Few images here are from:
Fashion Show ~ Jason Derulo live performance & hosted by Christina Hendricks
Vera Wang Collection

Collection | Publication | Runway:
AKIRA Chicago
Chicago Social
Fashion Outlets Chicago
FACTOR WOMEN Model Management
Harley Davidson
L.A. Tan
Neiman Marcus
Room & Board
Vera Wang
and many more......

Highlights of my career:
~Fall Trend Fashion Show by The 900 Shops, The Shops at North Bridge, Water Tower Place, Chicago Magazine & FACTOR Women Model Management featuring Ms. Kelly Osbourne
~900 Shops Fashion Show featuring Ms. Ali Larter
~Images with ~ Miss Universe 2012 Ms. Olivia Culpo
~Images with ~ NFL Chicago Bears Player ~ Mr. Robbie Gould & Mr. Israel Idonije
~Luxury Event featuring DJ Havana Brown
~Big Cat Charity featuring Mr. James Big Cat Williams
~Private Screening White House Down with Mr. Israel Idonije
~Shot ~ Live performance by award-winning recording artist Mr. Jason Derulo & featuring Emmy-Nominated Actress Ms. Christina Hendricks and many more...


21 Jun 15 17:05
Awesome work!
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