1. New Work: Editorial Photography for Felix Magazine

    Date 16 Feb 2017
    Photographing people on-location for magazine editorials is one of my favorite types of assignments. As a photographer with extensive wedding, event, portrait, and commercial experience, I find that editorial assignments challenge me to blend all of my experience into the task at hand.  Matt Sarafa by  Alissa Pagels Matt Sarafa…

  2. Issue Release Party Event Photography for CS Magazine

    Date 12 Oct 2016
    Via CS Magazine: “Chicago’s entrepreneurs, innovators and interior design crowd were invited to an exclusive issue release party held at Luxury apartment complex, Wolf Point West by Magellan Group. Honored guests and featured hosts in attendance were Brian Spaly, Brandi Devers, Liz Klafeta, Luke Saunders and Nick Moretti. Guests of the event…

  3. Bottega Veneta Cocktail Benefit Event

    Date 22 Apr 2016
    Via CS Magazine: Bottega Veneta held a private cocktail party in support of The Lynn Sage Foundation. The evening, which was hosted by Julie Malkin Sacks, Linda Levinson Friend, Lesly Adolph Koo and Meredith Bluhm-Wolf raised proceeds from sales that night to the foundation. Guests mixed and mingled throughout the Michigan Avenue space…

  4. Editorial Lifestyle Shoot of Debi Lilly Featured In The Source

    Date 03 Apr 2016
    Alissa Pagels Photography has recently been featured in The Source by CS Modern Luxury. I photographed Debi Lilly in her gorgeous event space, DL Loft. Debi’s effortless style and flair made for a fabulous photoshoot!  You can find the full feature and more in the current issue of The Source. 

  5. Simple Corporate Headshots Lighting Setup

    Date 20 Feb 2016
    Lighting Setup and Results I don’t always have the luxury of shooting in my spacious studio. Sometimes I’m shooting on-location, in less-than-ideal spaces. But I’m certainly the type that likes a challenge! Recently, one of my favorite clients, the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, hired me to photograph their team’s new headshots…

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