Get to Know Our Staff!
Born and raised in Chicago, Taylor Nettnin graduated from Columbia College in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Photography, and a concentration in Photojournalism. She is a published live music photographer, and is a member of The Photo Ladies, a live music photography collective for women worldwide. Taylor has been working for Dodd Camera Chicago since November 2019 as a photographic specialist.
Ryan Lay is a fine art photographer, focusing primarily on fashion and scenery. He graduated from Southern Illinois University of Carbondale in 2016 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography. He currently serves as the assistant manager of Dodd Camera Chicago, where he has worked for the last two years. Ryan has also worked in the mediums of painting and drawing for the last 10 years.
Isaac White is a technically-minded visual artist, with a knack for problem solving. He graduated from Lindenwood University in 2015 with a Digital Cinema degree. Since then, Isaac has shot freelance for commercials, weddings, and music videos, until moving to Chicago in 2019, where he has been working for Dodd Camera Chicago for the past seven months. Isaac currently serves as our gimbal-balancing expert, and is looking forward to teaching a class on how anyone can when the storefront opens to the public.
Abby Ray is an artist from the Chicagoland area. She graduated from Columbia College in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Photography, with a Fine Art Concentration. She has been working for Dodd Camera Chicago for six months as a photographic specialist. Abby and her cat, Clarice, live in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood.
Rosie Edwards is a newer face at Dodd Camera Chicago, but has quickly become a large part of the team. He graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography, and has been actively creating work since. Outside of the store, Rosie works as a live music and event photographer.