Adam Carroll | Studio Owner / Photographer
Adam Carroll is owner and photographer of Harbour Light Photography. He’s been a professional photographer for 25 years and has owned Harbour Light for over 14 years now. Adam has a BBA in Marketing from Saginaw Valley State University plus holds the Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman degrees from the Professional Photographers of America (PPA). He has earned numerous awards and honors for his photography at the local, state and national levels. Adam is a four time “Photographer of the Year” from PPA and has also been a Top Seven Photographer of the Year four times with the Professional Photographers of Michigan. Adam’s work has been published with other photographers from around the world in limited edition books.
Adam and his wife Lori live in Auburn with their four children, Conrad (22), Marisa (15), Emily (12) and Norah (10). The Carroll’s enjoy photographing as a family while camping around Michigan and at their family cabin in Northern Michigan. The Carroll’s stay very busy with Conrad off to college and all three girls doing dance.
“Everyone at Harbour Light Photography is committed to making your portrait experience one you will never forget. Each and every client is unique and your portraits should be a reflection of your individuality and emotional connections among family members. I love being a photographer. I am truly blessed to meet such wonderful people and capture them with photographs at special times in their lives. I promise that each and every client will enjoy their experience at Harbour Light Photography.”
-Adam Carroll, M. Photog., Cr., PPA Certified
Shaelyn Wisniewski | Digital Artist | Customer Service
Shae joined our studio family at the beginning of the summer of 2016. She came to us through the Co-op
program with Bay City Public Schools, her senior year of high school. Shae graduated from Bay City Western
High School in 2017 and is currently a freshman at Saginaw Valley State University. She plans on getting her
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. Shae is an aspiring photographer and is doing multiple tasks at the studio from
digital editing in Photoshop, assisting at sessions and weddings, answering the phones and waiting on clients
as well as production of all kinds.
Kim Werner | Production | Customer Service
Kim joined our studio family in the Fall of 2016. When our production needs increased due to taking on
School Portraits for Bay City Public Schools we needed a part time employee that could come right in and
help us out right away. Kim was our answer as she stepped into our busy Fall season and helped us out in
so many ways. Kim has a Graphic Design degree from Delta College and will be doing some Marketing and
design work for us as well.
Kim has been a long time client of ours and as a matter of fact Adam photographed her and her husband
Jeremy's wedding some 17 years ago. Kim and her husband Jeremy live in Bay City with their three children,
Brianna (13), Dylan (9), and Lilly (8).
Gina Walraven | Production | Customer Service
Gina joined our studio in July of 2017 after being a stay at home mom for 16 years. Ready to join the
workforce again she applied for the position of production and customer service. Gina has brought a lot
of fun and laughter to the studio. She along with her husband Tod, her two boys Landon (16) and
Rowen (12), and two dogs Rigby and Lola live in Auburn.
Ashley Martin | Associate Photographer | Customer Service
Ashley joined our studio in August of 2017. She has learned quite a lot since she has started. Ashley is also studying to be a Special Effects Make Up Artist and is planning on moving to California later in her life to pursue her dream of working on Film and Movie sets. For now she currently resides in Essexville with her dog Dexter.
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