Master Photographer, Photographic Craftsman and Certified Professional Photographer
Portrait Artist Shelly Kraemer puts her creative vision in every photograph she takes. Combining creativity and artistic skill.
Shelly started photographing because she wanted to show people how she saw the world, through her eyes. Finding the story, finding the emotion, bringing out the personality, sharing the relationship, and creating art.
Shelly is an International award winning photographer. Professional Photographers of America Silver and Bronze Medalist in 2015. Her accolades include Kodak Gallery Award, lllinois State Top 10 Photographer 2011-14, Best Commercial Image 2013, Best Of Show 2014, along with 2nd and 3rd place prints at the State level print competition. District Top 10 in 2015. She has also been published in the Marathon Press Loan Book and Professional Photographers Magazine. Shelly earned her Certification through PPA in 2010, Fellowship Degree at Northern Illinois in 2011, Fellowship APPI in 2014, Masters Degree in 2016, and Photographic Craftsman in 2016.
She was honored to be a guest artist displaying her fine art photography at the 2013 Culver-Stockton College Alumni Show in Canton, Missouri.
Member of PPANI, PPA, APPI, Quincy Chamber of Commerce and Quincy Art Center. She is a mentor and volunteer, and believes in investing in and giving back to her community.
Shelly continues to attend workshops, seminars and classes to keep up on the latest in art, photography and technology while also sharing her knowledge with others through speaking and teaching.