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[/one_half] [one_half last=”yes”] [one_half last=”yes”] [title size=”2″]Welcome to Shine Photo[/title] Our  aim  is to provide you with a unique experience, that’s as much about ‘play’ as it is about business. Your images are important to us and when you look at the finished product, we want you to remember what a fabulous time you had with us having them taken.  Our studio is bright and comfortable; your friends are welcome to join you; and the coffee is always on.  Most importantly, we will coach you, and work with you to bring out the very best ‘you’ and make you feel comfortable in front of the camera. Our services include:

  • General Portraiture Services, including family, children and high school seniors
  • Professional head-shots
  • Achievement photos (dance, sports, music etc.)
  • Private boudoir and pin-up  art sessions
  • Full digital retouching,  & artwork
  • Directory services (Books, web and mobile based directories)
  • Photo Lounges for events
  • Community commercial and charity work
  • High Volume Photography – Teams, clubs  and sports groups
  • Google Business View photos

Our aim is to make your experience as fun and as memorable as the photos themselves. [/one_half] [one_half last=”no”] [title size=”2″]All About Shine[/title] [toggle title=”Company Mission & Philosophy “] Mission: Shine Photo is an imaginative, full service photography studio aimed at 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, annual profitability and maintaining a sense of humor while providing an extraordinary product. Philosophy:  We believe that heirloom products begin with clean, images with strong emotional impact. These images can then be enhanced  and combined to create imaginative art that brings out the ‘you’ as you dream yourself to be, both now and in the future. We want our subject to truly ‘shine,’  and our products to be the art that you’ll be proud to hand down to future generations. [/toggle] [toggle title=”Shine Locations”]We have two locations to serve you. Our studio is located in the Old Crawford Street School in an up-cycled classroom. It’s bright, warm and private and has all the comforts of home. We have change rooms, salon stations, a baby change station, kitchenette and a closet full of props & costumes. The comforts are rounded out with top of the line studio lighting and gear, multiple cloth, paper and solid backgrounds and a full background projection system. We also have a satellite location on Saturdays at the Thunder Bay Country Market, located on the second floor in the Dove Building on the CLE grounds.  Here we tackle mini and high volume sessions such as passports, team pictures, child safethy kits (fingerprints and photo cards) and mini limited edition sessions for children. Check our Facebook page or Events Calendar for weekly offerings. [/toggle] [toggle title=”Shine Products”]Shine Photo uses the largest professional lab in the United States for all of it’s product processing. The advantage of this is that we can offer exceptional products, not available in Canada, and the absolute highest quality in print at an excellent price point. Products include:

  • Lustre, Fuji Pearl and Metallic prints
  • Large mounted prints on ‘Gator Board’  Ready to frame or mount!
  • Framed and matted prints
  • Acrylic wall art
  • Metal prints, splits and collages
  • Signature albums, folios and press printed books
  • Specialty products such as cell phone cases, metal Christmas ornaments, bag tags, magnets and mousepads.
  • Yearbooks, calenders and directories for schools, teams and organizations

We also offer gallery quality,  locally printed and stretched canvas wall art that can be embellished or encrusted with rhinestones, pearl and other great touches![/toggle] [toggle title=”Thunder Bay Photographer Nancy Tillberg”] Thunder Bay Photographer Nancy TillbergNancy Tillberg, is the owner of Shine Photo and the digital portrait artist behind the images on these pages. She developed an interest in photography in 1999, and her photos were first published by F&W Media in 2003. As an avid learner, she is constantly seeking out new information, tools and techniques to improve her photography skills and take her images to a new level. “I am constantly in a creative state, often becoming inspired by typical everyday events and expressions. Sometimes I think that the creative side of my brain is in hyper-drive, but when I focus on photography, I’m able to reign in some of that energy and put it to good use.” Nancy specializes in expression.  Whether it’s for family, children, high school seniors or  professional head shots her goal is an expression in the portrait art that draws the viewer in, while revealing the subject’s true personality. Nancy also has an extensive background in teaching workshops both online and in person. She is the author of two books and numerous ebooks. Photography workshops are available in the studio for both the avid and beginner shutterbug. When not spending time in the studio, Nancy leads a busy life as a wife, mother and full time employee with the City of Thunder Bay. [/toggle] [/one_half] [one_half last=”yes”] [title size=”2″]Why Use Shine?[/title] [progress filledcolor=”#dd6e6e” unfilledcolor=”#dd6e6e”]Our exceptional images, attention to detail and digital artwork.[/progress] [progress filledcolor=”#dd4949″ unfilledcolor=”#dd4949″]Our exceptional products ranging from prints to acrylics, metal prints and albums.[/progress] [progress filledcolor=”#dd3333″ unfilledcolor=”#dd3333″]Our platform of giving back to the community.[/progress] [progress filledcolor=”#dd1c1c” unfilledcolor=”#dd1c1c”]Our comfortable studio location and satellite locations.[/progress] [progress filledcolor=”#dd0000″ unfilledcolor=”#dd0000″]Because your image matters to us as much as it matters to you![/progress]   [/one_half] [separator top=”60″ style=”none”] [title size=”2″]Recent Sessions[/title] [one_third last=”no”] [person name=”Justin ~Family Portrait Session Breakout” picture=”http://shinephotostudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Justin.jpg” facebook=”http://facebook.com” twitter=”http://twitter.com” linkedin=”http://linkedin.com” ] This smoky drumming session was a break out individual portrait included as part of a larger family session. Break outs are included in every family session.[/person] [/one_third] [one_third last=”no”] [person name=”Keira ~ High School Model Program” picture=”http://shinephotostudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Keira.jpg”  facebook=”http://facebook.com” twitter=”http://twitter.com” linkedin=”http://linkedin.com” ]Keira is a member of the 2013/2014 High School Model program. She participates in promotional sessions and volunteers at community events.[/person] [/one_third] [one_third last=”yes”] [person name=”Baby’s First Year” picture=”http://shinephotostudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Baby.jpg”  facebook=”http://facebook.com” twitter=”http://twitter.com” linkedin=”http://linkedin.com” ]This little guy came in for his 6 month photo as part of our Baby’s First Year Program.  Four sessions throughout the year with a cake smash at the end![/person] [/one_third] [separator top=”60″ style=”none”] [title size=”2″]Professional Affiliations[/title] [clients][client link=”#” image=”http://shinephotostudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/napp.png”][client link=”#” image=”http://shinephotostudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/ppa.png”][/clients]

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7-1315 Crawford Ave, Thunder Bay ON

Phone: 807 626 0062

Mobile: 807 631 5162

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