She Knows: Architecture Photography

Get to Know: Angie McMonigal


Architecture Photography

Business Name

Angie McMonigal Photography LLC

Where are you located?

Chicago, IL

Tell Us About Your Business/Job/Position:  

I am a fine art and commercial architecture photographer emphasizing the details of our built environment.

Now do it in 6 words only.

Fine art and commercial architecture photographer.

If you had an extra 5 hours a week to spend on your business, where would you invest the time?


What is a goal that you have for your business?

To regularly shoot commissioned projects both nationally and internationally for commercial and fine art projects.

Give Us Your Wisdom 

What will you always spend business budget on?

Showing appreciation to clients, thank you gifts.

What is a piece of advice that you have received or read that has stuck with you throughout phases of your career?

Make the process of working with you simple, easy, and pleasant for the client. Under promise and over deliver.

If you could save readers from one misstep, what would you share?

To fully understand the terms of agreements and contracts and negotiate so you both feel satisfied with the deal. Don’t undersell yourself.

Do you have an absolute favorite business tool or resource?

It’s not really what I would call a business tool but it’s been useful in connecting with and attaining new clients – Instagram.

Connecting Personally 

What is your personal favorite quote or life motto?

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” -Henry David Thoreau

Is there a pipe dream or bucket list item that you are willing to share?

Hmmm…I think it would be great to have my images on products one day.

What is the most significant/impactful purchase that you have made for under $100?

The book “Traction” by Gino Wickman

Do you read or listen to anything on the regular?

Podcasts: Tim Ferris, Smartless, Armchair Expert, The Daily

What else should we know about you?

I love to travel, read, paddle board, visit art museums and hear live music.

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