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Like the saying goes, a picture can say 1,000 words — maybe even more if you know how to work a camera. And, while you may be proud of your latest Instagram snaps, true professional photography takes imagination, style, and perhaps a little less filtering. So, to show you the bigger picture, we've put together a gorgeous portfolio of snaps from 15 amazingly talented Chicago photographers. Whether it be fashion or food, these pros capture nothing less than picture perfect. Click on, dear readers!
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