I raise my hand to my eye, and light comes through the beautiful machine. My name is Tuan H. Bui, and I am a photographer from Chicago, Illinois. This place is where I show you who I am and what I do.
Fashion & Portraits
Heroes & Villains: Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo

Heroes & Villains: Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo

What if I told you that for three days of the year, in one very special place, all of the worlds heroes and villains converge in one vast hall?
Portrait of a Planner

Portrait of a Planner

Having moved here recently from Durham, North Carolina, Samantha Dockery of Bliss By Sam Events wanted portraits that reflected her new home, and State Street around the Chicago Theatre was the perfect place.
Visit to a Master: Algimantas Kezys

Visit to a Master: Algimantas Kezys

If you’re a devotee of any art, you probably have your own crushes, idols and heroes – those whose style you lust after, those that you wish you could be, and those that inspire you, respectively.
Stylish people have stylish homes

Stylish people have stylish homes

I first met Darren Allen-Dunn while I was at a trade show. I remember thinking to myself, “Damn, I wish I dressed as sharp as this guy.” Darren is an event designer and producer out of Chicago, and we only had the chance to talk for a moment, but we did get to trade business...
Kate's Senior Portraits

Kate’s Senior Portraits

All right, I have to admit – although I’ve done many portraits over the years, this was the first senior portrait session that I’ve ever done.
Portraits from Anime Central

Portraits from Anime Central

Anime Central is a huge anime-centric convention, with tens of thousands of attendees. It’s held every year, and there’s a dazzling array of costumed people that show up!
Boardwalk Empire Inspired Wedding

Boardwalk Empire Inspired Wedding

This wedding shoot is a favorite of mine – and since we’ve recently gotten press coverage in Eco & Elsie and Be U Weddings, I can finally share the photos!
Atha Sharod Bridal Catalog

Atha Sharod Bridal Catalog

Robert Sharod is a local gown designer who is launching his latest collection of bridal attire. His company is named after his daugther, Atha.
Woods in summer

Woods in summer

Shot in the woods not far from my house this summer. Part of my effort to leave behind all of my lighting equipment and use just my camera and the world around me.
Selected Works

Selected Works

There is a bookstore on Michigan Avenue, and you would never find it without being told where it is.