Steve DePaul started DePaul Photography in 1982 after a 3 year career with Van Gogh Studio in Oak Park, Illinois. Steve was one of 14 photographers and quickly became the lead portrait photographer while employed there and also trained all the new photographers. Steve has won many awards for his photography and often attends classes and seminars to continue to learn what is new, fresh and exciting in the world of professional photography. His work has been nationally published in Interior Design Magazine, Inland Architect Magazine, Custom Woodworking Business, Retail Flooring, Display and Design Ideas as well as the prestigious Professional Photographers of America Loan Collection Book. Steve's work has also been chosen to be displayed in the Loan Collection at Epcot Center in Orlando Florida. Steve has presented seminars to the Chicagoland Professional Photographers Association. He has presented Ink Jet Printing for Epson America and has taught Ink Jet Printing and Wedding photography for Calumet Photographic. Steve has also offered Photoshop classes to many private clients through his studio. Steve's career has spanned over 3 decades and he's had the privilege to work with many increditable families and individuals. His commercial clients include GM, Motorola, GTE, Dial Corporation, Big Beam Emergency Systems, The Crystal Lake Holiday Inn, Baxter Labs, Nicolet Bottle Water, Mastercoil Spring, Piershale Financial, Dorion-Gray Retirement Planning, Triseal Corporation and GSI America just to name a few. When you meet Steve you'll see that his love and enthusiasm for photography  and teaching is still contagious to this day!