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.
As an artist, I'm always striving to improve on my work. I read about photography daily. I lost count of how many workshops I've taken, both in person and online. It's all about the learning. Often I'm inspired by the giants in the industry, both past and present, to reach for something more. I subscribe to Professional Photographer Magazine (among many of my reads) and am always in awe of the eye candy presented in this publication. Exquisitely perfected techniques, inspired post processing and images with impact that smack you in the face. Love it. I found the cover of [...]
Join us at the Thunder Bay Country Market for limited edition vintage portraits with the live cuddly Easter bunnies!
Attention all you vacationing high school students! Need something to do with all that free time? Enter our High School Spirit Giveaway for a chance to win one of TWO great prizes! Awesome Prize #1 ... Put your best face forward in all your photos by winning our 'Camera Ready' workshop with Shine Photo and Lakehead Modeling. This is worth a whopping $185.00 dollars and happens on August 16th. Awesome Prize # 2 is a $50.00 pre-paid VISA to help you with your back to school shopping. Find out about our High School Spirit Club ... Like us on Facebook ... [...]