NEW to Shine Portrait is the very fun, informative and entertaining LIVE PORTRAIT. LIVE PORTRAIT embeds a video into one of our enabled photos. LIVE PORTRAIT makes Christmas Cards more personal; business cards more informative and Portraits more entertaining. Watch the video to see how it works, or DOWNLOAD the free app that makes the magic happen HERE (Google Play.) You may notice that this app has a very low review. This [...]
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Did COVID mess with your wedding? Then you are not alone. With multiple businesses and services closing down temporarily and gatherings restricted to a VERY cozy five people, many a bride and groom have had to postpone their dream wedding. But we have a solution for you! For some couples, postponing their wedding has meant the cancellation of trips or the postponement has spanned into years, as venues are booked well in advance and [...]
Autumn is one of the most popular months of the year for portrait sessions which is why October has been named as the official family portrait month. After all, nature is doing its thing with all those vibrant colors, plus you get a chance to really play up your wardrobe with accessories in the crisp weather. You also have the opportunity to prep and purchase the most memorable of Christmas gifts, by giving the gift [...]
The Importance of Photographer-Child Interaction Time to Warm up Before the Session. I just wanted to take a minute to talk about the importance of the pre-session warm up. What is this, you might ask? This is the photographer-child interaction time that occurs before we begin the session. I always suggest that you show up a little bit early, maybe 15 minutes, to your session so we have this time to get to know [...]
I thought this would be worth mentioning in our Blog! You likely already know that we have a satellite booth with a small studio at the Thunder Bay Country Market. We're there every Saturday from 8 am - 1 pm and in the past we've been open on Wednesdays from 3:30 - 6:30 between May 24th and Christmas. The GOOD NEWS is that now we'll be open on Wednesdays year round! That means we'll [...]
How much time do I need for my photos at my wedding? One of the most frequently asked questions is: How long should I book my wedding photographer for? This is a great question, and we’re here to help you find the answer. If you’re trying to plan out your timeline for your big day, we have compiled some helpful timing tips to help you figure out your schedule. Here are some basic time [...]