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Narens Photography

Phone: (224) 305-1222 905 Beverly Dr, Wheeling, IL 60090

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Narens Photography is a company which provides a variety of forms of photography, including portrait photography, event photography, and corporate photography. Located in Wheeling, IL, this photographer serves clients in the northwestern suburbs, including Palatine, Buffalo Grove, Arlington Heights, Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg, Barrington, Inverness, Mount Prospect, Prospect Heights, Des Plaines, Riverwoods, Deerfield, Northbrook, Long Grove, Lincolnshire, and Deer Park. Stephen Narens has been doing photography since he was 14 years old and has won numerous awards for his work, including the Chicagoland Professional Photographers Association Best Wedding Album 2006 and 2007. This photographer shoots a wide range of events and situations, including weddings, bat and bar mitzvahs, special events, family portraits, and commercial assignments which include head shots and social media images, architecture, scenery, food, and other products. His portfolio includes shooting images of the catering for the Lake Zurich Chamber of Commerce, covering a dirt bike rally, head shots for child actors and actresses, commercial shots of shoes and jewelry, action shots of ballet dancers, and pictures for advertising, such as for posters, brochures, pamphlets, business cards, and other materials.

Visit the Facebook page for Narens Photography to view samples of his photography, including weddings, bat and bar mitzahs, baby photography, family portraits, head shots, advertising, and event photography, read testimonials from his customers, and contact the photographer to set up a photo shoot.

BBB Accreditation

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Narens Photography include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

1 Customer Review on Narens Photography
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 1
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 1

Additional Information

BBB file opened: May 30, 2014 Business started: 09/24/1997 Business started locally: 09/24/1997
Type of Entity

Sole Proprietorship

Business Management
Mr. Stephen Narens, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Stephen Narens, Owner
Business Category

Photographers Photographers - Commercial Photographers - Wedding Photography Studios, Portrait (NAICS: 541921)

Products & Services


Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

Narens Photography has received 5 out of 5 stars based on 1 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of A+.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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