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Fall Fairies

It’s almost winter, but these fall fairy portraits will bring warmth and joy into your home all year long.

When? Two Days Only!

  • Sunday, December 2, Tuesday, December 4
  • Limited Availability!  Don’t delay your registration!

Session Includes:

  • All props and costumes for your session
  • 20 – 40 minutes of studio time
  • Private proof reveal
  • 1 complimentary, fully art-worked 8X10
  • Orders ready for Christmas
Children must be age 3 or older.  Dragon slayers are not available with this session. See us in the new year for our new dragon slayer portrait sessions.  Not every 3 year old is mature enough for a photo session … as the parent, please keep this in mind.  Happy children make the best portraits.  Two siblings from the same family can be in one session. The third child incurs a second session fee.

Session Fee: $99.00 plus HST.

Reserve Your Session Online by clicking HERE.
Fall Fairy Portrait

Did you know that Shine Photo runs comprehensive modelling programs for ages 8-20 all year long?


Designed to provide local high school students and graduates to age 20 with an empowering opportunity to belong to an exclusive, community minded group of young people who complete volunteer hours while having fun in the photographic world with their peers.  We encourage you to become positive, and self confident about the way you look while telling your story through multiple workshops and photo shoots! This program is runs until June 30 2019 and is limited to eight successful applicants.


A fun and informative weekly training program that runs on Monday evenings from 6 – 7:30 pm in 9 week sessions beginning January 14th. Classes are limited in size and each features a different aspect of model training in a wide range of topics including posing and expression, hair, nail and health care, nutrition, runway walks and turns, camera confidence, internet safety and fashion. Students will participate in a minimum of 4 photo sessions per term and will build a digital app showcasing their journey.


A full day training program designed for our younger models in training, aged 8-11.  The winter date will  be announced in early Janauary.  Our boot camp is loaded with age appropriate model training in a wide range of topics including catalogue posing and expression, hair, nail and health care, nutrition,  camera confidence, internet safety and creative fashion. Students will participate in a photo sessions per session and  each will receive a complimentary 8×10 retouched image of their choice along with a group photo.

Learn More

Shine Photo is an imaginative, full service photography studio offering high-style, moderately priced, and exceptionally creative images. We view ourselves as partners with our customers, our employees, our community and our environment. We aim to become a nationally recognized brand name, capitalizing on the visual nature of the human experience. Our goal is moderate growth and annual profitability through the offering of an exceptional product.

We believe that timeless photo art begins with a clean image ripe with strong emotional impact. Such images stand the test of time on their own without any additional enhancements. As Photoshop professionals however, we edit, enhance and combine these images to create imaginative art that brings out the ‘you’ as you dream yourself to be, both now and in the future. Wall art created in this manner will also stand the test of time, allows the subject to truly ‘shine’ and creates an heirloom product that you’ll be proud to hand down to future generations.

Shine Photo is built on a business model where philanthropy, embedded in social innovation, is at the heart of our daily activities. What is social innovation? It is any idea that can be put into practice for the public good. With society facing unprecedented economic, environmental, social and cultural challenges, these ideas are the key to turning challenges into opportunities that benefit our community. We believe that through the partnering of nonprofits, for-profits, and the public at large, the framework is created for the implementation of these ideas.

Our Thunder Bay studio is located in an up-cycled classroom in the Old Crawford Street School, located at the corner of West Francis and Crawford Ave in Thunder Bay. At Shine Photo’s studio you’ll find change rooms, salon stations and all the ‘little’ things you need to make your creation session more comfortable. Refreshments are also provided and it’s our goal to make you feel completely at ease from the moment  you arrive. We have an extensive prop and costume closet, loaded with vintage and brand new items. We’re always scouting for new props so that your images will stay fresh!

Shine Photo has several local locations to serve you. Now you can also join us on Saturday mornings between 8 am and 1 pm and Wednesdays from 3:30 – 6:30 pm at the Thunder Bay Country Market. The market is located in the Dove Building on the CLE grounds. Here we bring you a fresh new approach to photography conducting mini sessions, including special Limited Editions for children on an intermittent basis. Check our FACEBOOK page tab for an update on scheduled events at the market. A portion of many of our market session fees are set aside for charity. Watch for Fotos for Food events in October and December. The market is also where all our portraits orders can be picked up during market hours. Stop in for your photos a coffee and maybe take home an artisan pie!

At Shine Photo, we are happy to travel. Many families and high school seniors request that their sessions take place in meaningful locations locally. Please feel free to call us to discuss location options. We also travel to clubs, sports studios and groups to create individual photos, team photos, albums, yearbooks and specialty products such as bag tags, bookmarks and trading cards. Having an event? Ask about our Print on Location set up.

At our farm, located a short 5 minute drive past White Water Golf Course,  we have 16 acres of beautifully groomed pastures to suit almost every outdoor photo need. Areas on our farm include old fences, barn board buildings, a barn, a loft, a tire swing, birch tree stands, tall grasses,  winding paths, breezy fields and tree farm- like forests. The perfect all-in-one location for your next family photo or grad shoot!

Connect with Us!

7-1315 Crawford Ave, Thunder Bay ON

Phone: 807 626 0062

Mobile: 807 631 5162

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