Thank you for stopping by! My name is Monique and I work with an amazing team. We are wedding photographers for awesome, happy people in the Chicagoland area. We are furiously PRO-LOVE! and believe in equality. Check out our fresh, candid and natural style, drop us a line anytime. We would love to meet you!
Best. Mix up. Ever. I meant to sign up for a cooking class back in high school. I accidentally signed up for a photography class and... it... was... amazing! I spent so much time in that darkroom. It was all film, all the time. I remember when my teacher showed us Photoshop 1.0, ahh the 90's! During that time, I took photos for the yearbook, at events and special projects teachers requested. I continued my passion through college. Eventually, I worked as a manager at a mall portrait studio. That experience taught me one thing: that I wanted to pursue photography, but not in a white room for 15 minutes a time, oh no, not like that.
I wanted to photograph people in their favorite places, doing their favorite things, being with the people they loved; that's how Cloud Foto was born. I absolutely love what I do and the people I meet along the way.
My other passions include: putting hot sauce on everything, drinking beer, drinking coffee, hanging out with my dog and being outside.
It's funny how a simple mix up, back in 1996, led to my greatest passion. And the cooking class? Well, I do okay.