Hey there!

I'm so glad that you're looking to invest in yourself and your photography. Whether it's a hobby or a business; whether you've never picked up a camera or are a seasoned pro wanting to change your style, I would be thrilled to work with you!

I got my MA in Education from DePaul, because I love helping students of all ages and backgrounds to achieve their full potential.

I founded my business on the mentorship of others, and I would love to do the same for you.

I offer photography mentorship in Chicago on a range of topics, including the following:

  • Posing

  • Lighting

  • Camera settings

  • Website design/ branding/ attracting your ideal client

  • Facebook ads/ targeting

  • Practicing on me as your model (I’ll strike a pose or few!)

  • Networking

  • Client experience

  • Generating referrals

  • Business basics

  • Business ethics

  • Editing

  • Educating and empowering your clients

  • Sealing the deal


  • Business courses

  • Shooting and editing courses

  • Posing courses

  • Details courses

  • MA of Education with a 4.0 GPA

  • 3 years of teaching experience

  • 2 years of consulting experience

  • Mentoring of Chicagoland and Texas photographers


I offer photography mentorship lessons within the Chicagoland Area. I also offer full day, 1:1 sessions. No student is the same, so contact me by clicking the “let’s chat,” button to create the perfect learning experience for you :)


Contact: Hello@mandelettephoto.com

Call or text: 708-609-8730