PPA Certified Portrait Artist Tina Haines photographed her first wedding while studying photography in college, and fell in love with the whole experience of becoming a 'Portrait Artist'. Creating treasured "Photographic Art" is a very rewarding experience. Haines Photography started with one main goal--- create memorable keepsake images of life's celebrations while enjoying the artistic work.
The following is a list of professional and educational achievements.
PPA CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER- In 1997, Tina earned a national professional achievement by becoming a Certified Professional Photographer from Professional Photographers of America. This degree is only awarded to professional photographers who pass a rigorous three-part test measuring technical, artistic, and business, expertise. On June 2002 and June 2007, Tina passed the "Re-Certification" requirements to keep this title until March 2012.
“MONTANA TOP TEN PORTAIT PHOTOGRAPHER”- As a member of the Montana Professional Photographers' Association, Tina has won many photographic awards through out the years. She was awarded 'Top 10 Portrait Photographer in Montana' in 1995, 1996, & 1999. She also took first place in the Couples category two years consecutively. Tina has received other awards in the categories of Weddings and Men's Portraiture--- including "Best Print of Show".
BACHELOR ARTS DEGREE IN MEDIA & THEATRE ARTS-PHOTOGRAHPY- In 1993, Tina earned with Honors, a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Montana State University-Bozeman. GO CATS!