Pieces of You…

Pieces of You… Pieces of You is a new gallery that focuses on the less staged parts of my shoots.  Some of the images date back to when I first started shooting digitally after not having a camera for over a decade.  This series is more about real intimacy.  About what happens when people disengage…

Website Design V2.1

Website Design V2.1 This website redesign is everything that I have been wanting. It allows me to show my entire body of work without overloading the site with menu links. It is fully functional across all browsers and all devices. Desktops. Laptops. Phones. Tablets. It consistently displays my work exactly the way I have always…

Visual Communication Is Pretty Sweet © Shawn Collie Photography

Making Moves…

Making Moves… Well, making some of the images in my portfolio move around some. I decided to really look closer at my website and portfolio recently. I felt like there was one gallery that stood out and just didn’t fit so well with the rest of them. My Still Life + Product gallery felt like…

Heather & Her Heart: Surgery Day

Heather & Her Heart: Surgery Day As I write this blog post, my friend Heather is going in to what we all hope is a life saving heart surgery. The surgery has been rescheduled multiple times due to health issues, including what they feared was the beginning of kidney failure. For weeks she has been…

Heather and her heart

Heather and her heart On Saturday, January 4th I had my first shoot of 2014.  Sunday afternoon I posted this image and the below text to my personal and photography page on Facebook. “This image is from my first shoot of 2014 that I did yesterday. This photo is not simply about a beautiful face…

2013 Year In Review

2013 Year In Review I created this photo mosaic using almost every edited image I shot in 2013. 2013 was a busy year full of changes, opportunities and new clients. I didn’t write for the blog nearly as much as I planned to for 2013. I always start a new year promising I will write…