Photography, Videography, Wedding Attire, and Much More...

We are a boutique studio, so we get to know our clients and our service to them is our number one priority. We want your experience to be like nothing you have ever experienced before! We want you to ``feel`` valued and special. Whether it's a family bringing in a newborn, deeply in love soon-to-be-weds, actor/celebs wanting a personal relationship with their photographer or big companies we shoot for because they love the hands on relationship and customer service, we surely meet a wide variety of needs!

Valen Studios

Why Choose Valen Studios?

Steve Neilson is a world renowned photographer and speaker, teaching new photographers and amateurs basics in camera knowledge as well as very advanced levels of high fashion photography and Photoshop at numerous seminars around the country. Steve’s charismatic and humorous personality comes alive at weddings, always making full bridal parties and families feel at ease. Steve is globally recognized for producing beautiful pieces of wedding and engagement photography art. His studio’s style is artistic and edgy and he prides himself on the fact that he studied under the top five photographers in the world to bring his craft to the highest level.

The Valen Studios team has been so fortunate to work with some amazingly talented people including other photographers, artists, art gallery owners and academy award winners. We have been able to photograph quite a large range of people/professions including: radio talk show hosts around the world, comedians from Saturday Night Live, Mrs. USA, reality television winners, state senators and congressman, celebrity models and television & film actresses. We have produced commercials for national companies as well as providing commercial photography for brands such as Lexus, Proctor & Gamble, and Nestle’.

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Our Services

We are a boutique studio, so we get to know our clients and our service to them is our number one priority. We want your experience to be like nothing you have ever experienced before! We want you to ``feel`` valued and special. Whether you are a photography client or looking for attire for your most special day!

Wedding & Family Photography
We are a boutique studio, so we get to know our clients and our service to them is our number one priority. We want your experience to be like nothing you have ever experienced before! We want you to ``feel`` valued and special. Whether it's a family bringing in a newborn, deeply in love soon-to-be-weds, actor/celebs wanting a personal relationship with their photographer or big companies we shoot for because they love the hands on relationship and customer service, we surely meet a wide variety of needs! A passion of ours is to create images that will become priceless family heirlooms and works of art that will become their most prized possessions.
Corporate Photography & Headshots
The Valen Studios team has been so fortunate to work with some amazingly talented people including other photographers, artists, art gallery owners and academy award winners. We have been able to photograph quite a large range of people/professions including: radio talk show hosts around the world, comedians from Saturday Night Live, Mrs. USA, reality television winners, state senators and congressman, celebrity models and television & film actresses. We have produced commercials for national companies as well as providing commercial photography for brands such as Lexus, Proctor & Gamble, and Nestle'.
Bridal Attire
We are an edgy, chic Bridal Boutique in down town Grayslake. Find your dream bridal gown and bridesmaids dresses at Valen Studios Bridal Boutique! We offer a unique experience for all of our guests. We only work with one bridal party at a time, so you are guaranteed to be the only ones in here during your visit. You can expect us to put you at ease with our expert knowledge and one on one personal attention.
Tux's
At Valen Formalwear we are all about customer satisfaction. We love one on one time to discuss your needs when it comes to tuxedos and suits. We make it our goal to make sure you leave here fully satisfied. We highly value reliability and want to be there for you.

Portfolio

Please take the time to look at some of our recent photography!

Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That's because they were able to connect experiences they've had and synthesize new things.

Steve Jobs

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Contact Us

If you are in need of a Photographer, Videographer, Wedding Attire or anything else Wedding related please feel free to contact us.


123 Center Street Grayslake, Il 60030
847-417-8302

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