Meet the Team


Owner and Photographer

About Karina

Hey, I'm Karina! Before I became a boudoir photographer, I went through a world of challenges. As a kid, I grew up in the toughest neighborhoods of Chicago and later developed a tumor that changed my life. Although it was treatable, it led to lingering health complications and incredible weight gain.

This experience distorted how I viewed myself and I lived with low self-esteem for years until I decided to make a change. Once I learned to love my body and myself, I knew I wanted to make a difference.


Chicago Pinup Photography was founded as a safe place for women to see just how beautiful they are. My goal is for every gal that walks into one of my studios to realize that celebrities look amazing due to a great team and that they are just as stunning.

We’ve worked with over 2,000 women from around the world and showed them how incredibly flawless they are.

When I’m not photographing beautiful women or creating educational programs for photographers, I can be found singing, cuddling my furry babies (Mimi & Mimo), or spending time with my amazing husband!

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Lead Hair Artist


Rosy will take you back to the pin up era we all love with her unparalleled talent. The comment we hear the most is, "I didn't know my hair could look this good. How did you do that?"


Lead Makeup Artist


As a makeup artist with over 22 years of experience, Jules works with every day women to make them look and feel their best for an unforgettable photoshoot.


Director of Operations


Megan does a little of everything for our team. Managing day-to-day operations, she keeps our business running smoothly so you can enjoy a perfect, stress-free shoot.



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I felt like a new woman after spending the day at CPP."


Make your move.

Your session will leave you feeling pampered, fearless, and flawless. We are committed to transforming everyday women like you into a retro doll and diva.


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