Get to know your Instructor:

Shannon Squires of Shannon Squires Photography is a national award winning family and children photographer based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She has 18+ years of photography experience- starting with film photography. Shannon has a Master Photographer Degree and is a Certified Professional Photographer through Professional Photographers of America.  She also has an Associates Degree in Commercial Photography.

Additionally, Shannon has been published multiple times in Summerana magazine and PPA magazine, as well as multiple features in the the PPA prestigious “Loan book".

She is also currently working on her Craftsman degree for teaching and instructing.


Shannon shoots with a Canon 5d Mark IV.  Her favorite lenses are 70-200, or 200mm. 

In studio Shannon works with Alien Bee lighting, 800 and 1600.


Shannon Squires is a multi award winning photographer. Some of Shannons awards are:

1st place Grand Imaging award winner at Imaging USA in the Children portrait category.

2019 PPColorado Photographer of the year.

Learn how to create storytelling masterpieces:

Not only does Shannon teach you how to create beautiful imagery, but she shows you how to create with your imagination.

Learn fine art & painterly editing, compositing, and so much more.

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