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 [...]
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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 [...]
This is one of those things you really don’t need to be stressed about. The key is to look inward and to consider your current life habits, hobbies and interests. From there, you’ll be able to find your engagement session style and incorporate it into your photographs seamlessly. Think about your respective, and shared, hobbies and passions. For example, do you both love music? Or is cooking every night something you always do together? [...]
Here at Shine Photo we are hosting a virtual Easter Egg hunt. Every day between March 24th and March 27th we will be hiding an Easter Egg somewhere on our website. Click on the Easter Egg and you will be able to enter a ballot for a complimentary Fairy or Dragon Slayer Session, complete with our Photo Collection #1. A $200.00 value! We provide all the props and backgrounds and have a 40 minute [...]