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I'm so glad you're here! You've made a great choice! I can't wait to work with you to create amazing photographs that you will cherish forever!

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Special Events

Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Happy Hour(s) - $20
Have you been wanting to digitize your treasured family photos?

Return to the days before iPhone photography as we enjoy wine, cheese and chocolate while I scan your treasured print photographs (up to 8x10) and slides to digital files!

Your $20 fee includes up to 50 scans and refreshments. And perhaps some surprises!

Need more scans? No worries! Add additional prints for 50 cents each.

Please register for this terrific event by providing payment for your spot at the Happy Hour! Photographs can be dropped off at my home studio ahead of time: 19314 116th Ave. Please deliver photographs in an envelope or clear plastic bag clearly printed with your name, phone number and email address. Photographs will be scanned in the order they are received and digitized images will be delivered via Dropbox to the email you provide!

Questions? Comments? Great Ideas to make this event even more fun? Please call me at 708.263.7269.

Thank you!


the LEAH project - $35
The LEAH project is a photography session for single parents. The $35 session includes one 8x10 portrait. $15 from each session will be donated to the Crisis Center for South Suburbia. All sessions take place at my home studio at 19314 116th Avenue in Mokena. If you would like to schedule your session at a different location, the session cost will be $50. You will have the option of ordering additional portraits and other unique momentos in a follow-up in person sales appointment that will be scheduled at the time of your session.
MEF Mini-Sesssions (LIMITED OFFER) - $30
Mini-Session includes an 8x10 portrait and a $20 donation to MEF.
Holiday Card Session - $75
Mini Session + 25 holiday cards for $95.

Photo Love Workshop

Photo Love Workshop Registration - $80
Please join me for the return of Photo Love Workshop in January! All gatherings will be at jean lachat photography's studio: 11210 Front Street, Mokena (Second floor of An English Garden Florist)

This three-week workshop is for anyone who would like to learn about getting the most out of their digital camera! All skill levels are welcome. Below is the schedule of what will be covered each week of the workshop.

The workshop fee is $75 for three sessions. Sign up with a friend and the fee is $60 for each of you :)

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Payment can be mailed to the studio:

jean lachat photography

11210 Front Street - 2nd FL

Mokena, IL 60448

Week 1 | Wednesday, January 20 | 7-8:30 PM | Beyond Auto.

Bring your camera and manual (if available) to class. We will talk about the settings and language of the digital camera. How to use semi-manual and full manual modes. Making sense of exposures, light and composition.

Week 2 | Wednesday, January 27 | 7-8:30 PM | Exposure & Aperture

Bring "homework" images back to class, as well as your laptop or tablet. Learn how move images from the camera to your digital device. Evaluate what your shooting and learn how the use of aperture affects your exposure and compositions.

Week 3 | Wednesday February 3 | 7-8:30 PM | Photos that Move.

Evaluate images from the past week. Discuss shutter speeds and how to show movement and stop movement in your images. How does shutter speed affect your exposure and compositions?

for more information please call 708.263.7269 or email:

JLP photo Club - $10
I am so happy to announce MY BRAND NEW PHOTO CLUB!!!

The NEXT MEETING IS July 25 in my Mokena studio.
studio, from 7:30-9 PM.

Membership is $12/month (pay as you go) or
$99 for a full year.

We meet the second Monday of every month, all year long.

The club includes:

advanced photo instruction
theme shooting
guest speakers
field trips
photo movies
post-processing education
a really great time

Your input will direct the future of the club!!

All ages and backgrounds welcome, though a DSLR, laptop and ability/desire to shoot on manual are recommended!

**BONUS** If you have a great idea for a name for the new club please send it along... I am looking for something fun and sassy that includes learning and appreciation of the art of photography. If I choose your photo club name, you will receive a three-month membership to the club, and my sincere gratitude!

Contact me with questions or to sign up TODAY! 708.263.7269 or
Summer in Chicago Photo Safaris - $110
Join Jean for a photo tour in and around Downtown Chicago on Sunday, August 27, 2016.

For: Adults who want to learn more aboutphotography AND bring their photography to the next level through storytelling with their camera. Additional trips may be added if response warrants it! Instructor reserves the right to cancel program if a minimum of four students is not met.

$125 per person for a three hour class/tour.

Individuals are responsible for their own ransportation and parking costs.

A fully manual DSLR camera is recommended for this class.

kids & cameras

kids & cameras Summer Camp - $110
jean lachat photography’s
Kids & Cameras
Summer Photo Camp

for inquisitive kids who love taking pictures!


June 22-25 9-11:30AM
Thursday evenings 6-8:30PM on the following dates: july 16, 23, 30 and august 6

$110 per child includes all supplies for sessions.

Recommended for kids ages 10 and up, who have a digital camera (not just a phone) and an ipad/tablet.

**Device for uploading photos to your ipad or tablet is recommended and can be purchased online prior to the start of camp.**

All other supplies included.

Every single gathering provides instruction on cameras, photography technique, photo-related project(s) and a take-home photo project with next day critique in an engaging, safe, friendly and FUN atmosphere for kids!

Indoor and outdoor projects included so no weather delays!

Digital camera (not camera phone) and ipad/tablet recommended.
All supplies included.

Space is limited! All sessions take place at:

jean lachat photography,
11210 front street, 2nd FL in Mokena.

Schedule includes:

Science of Photography - How and why the camera works the way it does and how to make photos more interesting! Photo t-shirt printing!

All about Light - Portraits, Painting with Light, and other fun studio/indoor projects!

Photojournalist for a Day - local photo safari around Mokena to photograph and ask questions. Print and write captions for your photos that may appear in the Mokena Messenger newspaper and online at!

Digital Artwork - Using photo apps for photo editing and enhancement. Make a terrific craft project with your favorite photograph!

Each class will be taught and supervised by Jean Lachat and at least one assistant. Jean lachat photography is a fully licensed and insured corporation.

For more info:

Phone: 708.263.7269
Directions Mokena, IL, United States