Thrift Shop Session - Model Program

Shine Photo offers several modelling programs and opportunities within the community.

  • Ambassador Model Team  High School – Age 20.
  • Model Monday Classes       Ages 13 – 16
  • Bootcamps                             Ages  9 – 12
  • Intensive Workshop            Ages 12 -18
  • Adult Model Classes            Ages 21 and over

AMBASSADOR MODEL TEAM

The Model Team is a program  designed to provide local high school & college age individuals with an empowering opportunity to belong to an exclusive, community minded group of young people who complete volunteer hours while having fun in the photographic world.  We encourage you to become positive, and self confident and we focus to bring out the best in YOU and to tell your story! Prospective members along with a parent or guardian must attend an information meeting prior to acceptance into this program.  Call 807 631 5162 to schedule your meeting. The next session begins in January. Watch for details.  Scroll on to learn more and see the current Fall details and schedule.

MODEL MONDAY CLASSES

10 + 1 week sessions for the tween set.   Our next session begins in January and take place every Monday for 1.5 hours.  Students learn about fitness, nutrition, fashion, hair, nails, stance, runway walks, and a variety of other model related topics. There are a minimum of 4 photo sessions included during the session.  Scroll down to learn more and see the current Fall details and schedule.

ADULT CLASSES

6 week sessions for the adult ladies and gents.   Our next session begins in January and take place weekly for  1.5 hours.  Students learn about expression, stance, runway walks, and a variety of other model related topics. There are weekly mini photo sessions included during the season, which culminates with a charity fashion show.  More details will be posted in early December.

BOOTCAMPS

One day workshops packed with modelling info and two photo sessions.  Next session TBA. Scroll down to learn more.


What do Ambassador Model Team members do?  Members of this team represent Shine Phone at local events and within marketing and workshop materials.  The winter program begins mid January and runs  on Mondays from 7:30 – 9:00 pm. There are 3 sessions throughout the year.   Weeks alternate between model training workshops and photo shoots that incorporate materials from the workshops.  Some photo shoots are scheduled on alternate dates for logistical reasons with a minimum of 7 photo shoots scheduled per term.   Workshops are comprised of need-to-know modeling information. Topics include:

  • nutrition
  • hair, makeup and nail care
  • expression
  • stance and flow posing
  • runway walks and turns
  • commercial and editorial posing
  • latex scar and specialty makeup
  • social media interaction
  • portfolio building
  • and more!

Volunteer hours are also scheduled to help you acquire the mandatory 40 hours needed for graduation.   Studio points are awarded for participation with  $100.00 awarded to the highest point earner.

Prospective members along with a parent or guardian must attend an information meeting prior to acceptance into this program.  Call 807 631 5162 to schedule your meeting.   The Ambassador Model Team registration is 295.00 plus HST per 12 week session.

To receive more information or to apply for a spot as one of our models, contact us by filling in the application above. Please do not fill out the application if you are not serious about following through with the registration process and attending an information session. The program is limited to 10 participants. Parental consent and parent attendance at an information meeting is required to participate.

Prospective members along with a parent or guardian must attend an information meeting prior to acceptance into this program.  Call 807 631 5162 to schedule your meeting. Attendees receive packages that fully outline this program and registrations are accepted after attending the meeting. Not to mention we have a fun fashion show planned for you!

A parent or legal guardian must sign a model release for the participant. Parents are always welcome at our models’ photo sessions. Application to the program does not imply guaranteed acceptance.  Memberships are by invitation to successful candidates who we feel would be positive role models and representatives, and would positively benefit from the program.  It’s as much about the inner beauty as the outward beauty.

Guys are needed in the program and are welcome to participate! The Ambassador Model Team registration is 295.00 plus HST per 12 week session

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Prospective members along with a parent or guardian must attend an information meeting prior to acceptance into this program.  Call 807 631 5162 to schedule your meeting.

Winter

Program Schedule:  Mondays 7:30 – 9:00 pm

  • January 6 First Class.  Welcome! Topics covered: Expression, Runway & Flow Posing
  • January 13 – Headshot Photo Session & Social Media Strategy Workshop
  • January 20 – Workshop – Theatrical Makeup
  • January 2 7 – Photo Shoot – Great Face! Ugly Place!
  • February 3Theatrical Hair – Mile High Hairdo
  • February 10 – Workshop – Pattern Design & Flower Crowns
  • Sunday /Feb 16th  – Yesterday’s News Photo Shoot.  2 pm – 6 pm in the studio.  Building fashion with Newspapers.
  • Febraury 17 – No Model Team Class
  • Februay 24 – Acting Workshop
  • Sunday March 1 – Tentative Fashion Show. More Details TBA
  • March 2 – Runway Rehersalls and Stair Workshop. Workshop – Sitting, squatting poses.
  • March 6 – Fashion Show – Cinderella’s Closet Prom wear show and sale.
  • March 9 – TBA
  • March 16  – Conservatory Photo Shoot
  • March 23 – Painting with Light Photo Shoot

All new prospective members of our team must attend an information session with a parent or guardian. Call 807 631 5162 to schedule yours!

The Spring/Summer Schedule will be announced in April.

Are you ready for an adventure? Then we want you in our model training program! As a member of the Shine Model Mondays Program, you’ll  learn HOW to be photographed and how to make being photographed painless and enjoyable.  Weekly Workshops, and a variety of photo sessions.  Each participant receives a mobile app with an  images from each photo session suitable for sharing.

Seriously, what are you waiting for? Call us for more information, resister online using our Schedule Session link (in the main navigation) or visit us at the Market or call 807 631 5162 to register. Registration is on now!   (Inclement winter weather or forced closures for unforeseen reasons will result in the rescheduling of a class.)

The winter program runs on Mondays from from 5:30 pm – 7:00 beginning January 6.  Cost is $235.00 plus HST.  Space is limited!

Schedule:

  • Winter ~ Each week we will be working on our basic skills, including expression, runway and posing in addition to the items on the schedule.

    Program Schedule:  Mondays 7:30 – 9:00 pm

    • January 6 – First Class.  Welcome! Topics covered: Expression, Runway & Flow Posing
    • January 13 – Headshot Photo Session & Social Media Safety and strategy.
    • January 20 – Workshop ~ Theatrical Makeup
    • January 27 – Photo Shoot ~ Colorful Fashion in the studio building.  A very unique photo session.
    • February 3Theatrical Hair
    • February 10 – Workshop ~ Flower Crowns
    • Febraury 17 – Flower Crown Fashion Photo Session
    • Februay 24 – Acting Workshop
    • Sunday March 1 – Tentative Fashion Show. More Details TBA
    • March 2 – Runway Rehersal and Stair Workshop. Workshop – Sitting & squatting poses.
    • March 6 – Fashion Show ~ Cinderella’s Closet Prom Fashions show and sale.
    • March 9 – TBA
    • March 16  – Conservatory Photo Shoot
    • March 23 – Painting with Light Photo Session

    The Spring/Summer Schedule will be announced in April.

Beginning in January Shine Photo will also be offering classes for adults in 6 week sessions. Topics covered will include expression, stance, runway walks and turns, posing and more.  A mini photo session is included each week, with the season culminating with a charity fashion show.  Open to men and women 21 and up. All ages and sizes welcome.

This is a great way to build confidence, and poise while learning essential modeling skills.

More details coming soon. Inquiries welcome at 807 631 5162 Monday – Saturday 10- 5.

Our Boot Camps are scheduled for PA days to make life simple for parents and fun for the kids.

Boot camp is for girls and boys ages 8 -11.

Next Date: TBA

Activities include:

Welcome and ice breaker. Before and After Headshot session, catalogue posing,  grooming tips, internet safety, runway walks, turns and robotic movements, expression,  and a casual/dressy photo session.  Each child receives one complimentary personal 5×7 print as well as a group photo.  Additional prints are available for purchase through a password protected online album.

Register online using the Schedule Sessions link in our main navigation, or call 807 631 5162. You can also visit Shine Photo at the Thunder Bay Country Market to register.

Our Modeling Intensive offers young people ages 12 – 18 an opportunity to spend their mornings in our photo studio learning about the business of modelling and getting comfortable in front of a camera.

For young men and women ages 12 -18.

Next Date: Summer 2020. Dates TBA

Activities and Instruction includes:

  • Expression,
  • Commercial, editorial and flow posing
  • Makeup, hair and nail grooming,
  • Internet safety, and social media portfolios
  • Runway walks, turns and robotic movements
  • Fashion creativity

Photo sessions include Headshots, Thrift Shop Haute Couture, Product Photography, and Commercial Sales. A bonus Parachute fine art session is included as an option on Friday.

Register conveniently online HERE or call 807 631 5162. You can also visit Shine Photo at the Thunder Bay Country Market on Wednesday August 14th between 3:30 and 6:30 to register.