Janis Tracy is a dynamic award-winning photographer who has owned a
successful advertising photo studio for over 23 years. From her location in
the River North Area she has expanded to the North Shore. She specializes
in food photography, her passion and has produced work for all of the top
agencies in Chicago and nationally for many of the largest corporations in
the U.S. on national consumer campaigns and trade ads.

Other clients include: direct marketing firms, design firms, editorial
magazines and publishers. In addition to food photography Janis’ expertise
in the field of photography covers a broad spectrum, studio tabletop, still
life and fine art portraiture.

Janis brings this same professionalism in her fine art portraiture,
depicting each individual’s essence with an imaginative approach.

She is an enthusiastic and distinguished photographer recognized for her
meticulous attention to detail, keen sense of design and composition and her
distinctive painterly quality with light, whose creativity and originality
helps define the constantly changing profession of photography.

BFA Photography/Advertising, Columbia College, Chicago, IL.

First place winner in Rothschild’s Wine Nat’l Professional Food
Photographer’s Competition
Flash Creative Print Advertising and Design Awards - Two Gold Awards
Print’s Regional Design Annual - Award of Excellence
Chicago Show
Polaroid’s Permanent Collection

Juried Publications
Communication Arts Photo Annual
Photo Graphis
Archive Magazine
View Camera Magazine
Page One
Polaroid’s Guide to Instant Imaging

Professional Affiliations
APA (Advertising Photographer’s of America)

References and Portfolio available on request