About Me

My name is Cecilia and I’m a storyteller. I’m excited to tell your story. 

I believe that each and every one of us deserves breathtaking photos that serve as an enduring reminder of all the wonderfulness that makes up who we are. Whether you want to bring your personal or professional profile images to another level, create priceless legacy images your family will cherish, or capture that special look you've had in mind for years, I can help you achieve it. I feel I've succeeded when I create images of you that transcend everyday expectations to express who you are at your core.

I look forward to collaborating with you to bring this to life, and to show you just how incredible you are so that you can share and show your story perfectly and indelibly.

Photo by Julia Galdo

Based in Vernon Hills, IL | Studio in Libertyville, IL | also serving Lake Forest, IL  and surrounding areas.

Published Work

CS (Chicago Social) Magazine

NS (North Shore) Magazine

Time Out


Le Grand Mag

Asterisk San Francisco 

Ballad Of

Peter, Tom & Dave



Ben Trovato

The Fashionisto

Bello Mag

VOGUE Italia Online


VOGUE Italia's Vogue Fashion's Night Out Watch & Click group exhibition, Palazzo Morando, Milan, Italy, 2011

"Places in the heart", solo exhibition, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2008

Modeling Agencies








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To make a booking or for any inquiries, fill out your details below or please email me at cecilia@ceciliaaustin.com or call me at 312.340.7188. I would love to hear from you!

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