Bert and Cindy Behnke are internationally recognized for their portraiture. Their work graces the homes of those looking for the finest portrait photography in the entire Chicagoland area, all over the United States and in homes across Europe and Asia. Their dedication to creating incredible portraits is what keeps them at the top of their profession. Their desire to be “the family photographer” to those who want the very best, inspires them to create a story with every portrait they take.
The Behnke Philosophy
We consider it an honor and a privilege to be considered the family photographer for our clients. We believe your family is your legacy; nothing is more valuable, nothing is more personal, nothing is more important. We strive to capture a moment in time that preserves your history, tells your story, creates a family memory and gives you a lifetime of pleasure.
Honors & Awards
Bert and Cindy have both earned the Master of Photography degree and the Photographic Craftsman degree from the Professional Photographers of America (PPA), the world’s largest photographic association. Among their numerous awards for portraiture, Cindy has been Illinois Photographer of the Year , PPA Photographer of the Year and recipient of both the Kodak Gallery Award and the Fuji Masterpiece Award. Bert was presented the International Award by PPA and Portrait Photographer of the Year by the International Photographic Council at the United Nations in New York. He also served as president of the 20,000+ member Professional Photographers of America.