Chicago headshots and portrait photographer with over 25 years professional experience working with hundreds of national magazines and major corporations. Every week I photograph local business leaders, actors, actresses and models looking to promote and advance their professional careers. My headshots communicate a sense of accomplishment and a desire to put forward a professional image. My use of advanced lighting techniques and great people skills translates into final photos that project confidence. My extensive experience has given me the ability to work quickly and creatively. I have a studio in Hyde Park but I work on location around the city and region.

contact: Alan Klehr  773.350.5515       





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Chicago Recorder Quartet

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Accomplished soloists Lisette Kielson, Mirja Lorenz, Patrick O’Malley, and Laura Osterlund have joined

forces to explore the vast repertoire for recorder ensemble. I photographed these musical artists in 

conjunction with a series of live performances and upcoming recording sessions. Chicago Recorder Quartet

is a Chicago-based professional recorder quartet, and its mission is bringing early music to the contemporary

world and presenting contemporary music on one of the earliest known instruments. Creating varied programs

and performing diverse music from vocal and instrumental traditions as well as commissioned works,

Chicago Recorder Quartet leads audiences on journeys through many centuries to lands near and far.


Saturday Night Live comedienne Nora Dunn

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As a Chicago headshots and portrait photographer, it’s always an honor to photograph somebody with celebrity status.

I had the pleasure of photographing actress and comedienne Nora Dunn in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood

of Chicago. She started her career at the legendary Second City comedy club in Chicago, then in the mid-1980’s

got tapped for Saturday Night Live and has appeared in dozens of films and TV shows. You might remember her 

for her roles in Working Girl, Zoolander, Bulworth, Curb Your Enthusiasm, the Nanny, or Entourage. Recently

she has appeared in a series of Clorox commercials.


Spiaggia restaurant for Wine + Spirits magazine

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Wine + Spirits magazine was doing a feature article on pairing wine and food and they sent me to world-renown Spiaggia

restaurant on North Michigan Avenue. This legendary restaurant has been voted best Italian restaurant in the country

several times. In addition to the food and wine, I photographed Chef Chris Marchino and Wine Director Rachael Lowe.