Stan Nalewski headshot
Stan Nalewski headshot

Stan Nalewski

Stan Nalewski is a Chicago-based photographer most often found exploring by foot or skateboard, or perched on a new viewpoint. He has exhibited his photography in New York and Chicago and worked with clients including Kellogg's and the Chicago Cubs, but always loves grounding himself with travel while documenting cultures and the world around him. Stan strives to celebrate the every day with his photography. He invites you to join him in his role as a bystander in this beautiful world and finds that more often than not, embracing the ordinary leads to something extraordinary.

* Recognized as Travel + Leisure's photographer of the year in 2017
* Leads one-on-one or group photo tours, both virtually and in his hometown of Chicago
T+L reader Stan Nalewski wowed our photo editors with his stunning shot of nuns in Chicago to take home the grand prize in our photo contest: a dream trip to Thailand. Read on for Stan’s trip highlights, and for his tips on how to capture a prize-winning shot of your own.