March 10th marks the first day of work for our new Co-op student, Alyssa Ierino. She comes to us from St. Patrick High School as a part of the Cooperative Education Program. She is 17 years old in grade 11. As of now, her favourite hobby is photography. She loves taking pictures of the outdoors. She also enjoys videography and video editing. In grade 8, she learned to play the trombone, and joined the school's concert band the following year. Singing has also been one of her hobbies for many years, as well as competing in the Lakehead Music Festival. Alyssa is very [...]
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 session with your child. Two children from the same immediate family are welcome in the session. Read all the contest details on our Promotions page HERE. [...]
Click on the link below to open up our helpful .pdf file. Makes a great 'cheat sheet' for understanding the three camera settings that every photographer needs to know and understand if you want to take great pictures. All three work together to create your perfect exposure. Three Settings Every Photographer Needs to Understand
Over at Shine Photo we run a high school model program. All of our participants are exceptional local students who are community leaders, volunteers and I believe, destined for greatness in whatever field they choose. Models participate in promotional and personal photo shoots and represent the studio at community fund raising and charity events. One of our participants, Madison Ranta is also a leader in the community. In July, 2014 she established the Thunder Bay People Project (TBPP,) which is a photography-based initiative that aims to showcase the diversity and creativity of the residents of Thunder Bay. Once TBPP participants have chosen their [...]
Thank you to everyone who participated in making this year's calendar project a success. Calendars are available at: Pet value- red river Rd Pet value- Arthur St Thunder pet- Westfort Harley Davidson-Arthur St Stay tuned for more locations The 2015 Four Legged Kids Kalendar Project is complete! The Four Legged Kids Kalendar is a calendar fund raiser, produced by Shine Photo with proceed from the calendar sales benefiting New Hope Dog Rescue. New Hope Dog Rescue is a non profit organization in located in Thunder Bay that finds homes for dogs who would otherwise be euthanized. This year's calendar is bright and cheerful [...]
Learn how to take a head shot at home using natural light.