• Jean Sweet

    Jean Sweet, photographer

  • Jean Sweet with one of her portrait subjects

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  • Jean Sweet on location – salon photo shoot

  • Jean Sweet, editorial hairstylist

  • Jean Sweet teaching hair styling classes for photography

  • Jean Sweet working for client, Artizen USA, at trade show

  • Jean Sweet on location during editorial fantasy shoot

  • Jean Sweet, touching up model on fantasy location shoot

  • Jean Sweet selecting images during a studio photo shoot

About Jean Sweet

Jean Sweet is an artist with an intense personality, creative spirit and passion for her life’s work. Sweet’s 30 plus years of career achievements as a salon owner, freelance hair and makeup stylist for fashion print, marketing manager and fashion trade show producer prepared her for her current career as a photographer and web site/wordpress implementer.

As a photographer, Jean Sweet specializes in creating photographic portraits that reflect the character and beauty of her subjects, photographing “branding” imagery for  web site design projects and producing editorial hairstyling projects for the professional beauty salon industry. Jean’s collaborative style as a photographer maintains a comfortable environment for innovation. Clients can book Jean for photography assignments on location for environmental portraits or editorial photo sessions. Jean also offers professional “head shot” services in her studio at 165 N. Canal Street, Suite 1122, Chicago, Illinois.

Jean Sweet offers “branding” services to small business that include wordpress web implementation, newsletter development and maintenance, ad layouts and corporate and team portraiture.  Many of Jean Sweet’s clients are creative people operating small businesses or freelance services. Since Jean Sweet is also an accomplished editorial hairstylist and photographer whose work has been published in American Salon, Launchpad, HOT by Hair’s How, Modern Salon, Estetica, Peluquerias International and Dark Beauty, her client list includes many beauty salons and creative hairstylists.

Jean Sweet is also a mentor for young makeup artists, models and hairstylists entering the fashion world. She has photographed countless models during her career as they develop their portfolios. For her own personal creative projects Jean produces fantasy editorial photo stories in collaboration with talented hair and makeup artists and models who want to have fun and express their creativity.

Browse through the galleries and portfolios on this web site to view the work of Jean Sweet, dba curvCollaborative LLC.

Services by Jean Sweet

Web Construction

Jean Sweet builds web sites for clients using WordPress. For a web site design quote, contact Jean.

Portraits - Headshots

Need a business head shot for your website and social media? Contact Jean for a studio appointment.

Location Portraits

Jean can shoot your portrait on location – at work, home or other location of your choice.

Location Shoots

Contact Jean for editorial, lifestyle and model portfolio sessions on location.

Salon Photo Shoots - Location

To book Jean for a full day editorial photo session or team portraits in your salon call 312-925-2598 (cell)

Featured Client Work

Client: Marilyn Hellman
Fashion Boutique
Jean Sweet maintains Marilyn’s web site, monthly newsletters, ad layouts and produces/edits videos to brand this fashion store located in Naples, Florida.

Client: Sonya Gettinger
Hollywood Hair Salon & Spa
Jean Sweet designed the Hollywood Hair web site, photographed all the team portraits and interior shots of the salon, and has produced three editorial photo shoots for client Sonya Gettinger, salon owner.

Client: Constance McCardle
Fashion Designer
Jean Sweet built Constance McCardle’s web site, and photographed many of her fashion designs for the site portfolios. To photograph recent Constance McCardle designs, Jean shot on location at Contance’s studio in Ossining, New York.