ABOUT Myra Thiessen

  Myra is a Master Fine Art Portrait-Wedding Artist & oil painter; creating imaginative works of art. She has finessed the ability to combine the two concepts. The beauty of oil painting, with all the zest of real life photography. Her personal theory for photography is "it is the only medium that stops time, from the moment that the shutter is pressed and the image is captured; the image will never be repeated again with all the elements that are happening at THAT moment." She finds that capturing a memory the most rewarding facet of photography and it is her goal every single shoot to achieve the level of excellence she strives to keep. She is a dedicated Nikon shooter seeing her use all of these years as a relationship of sorts. Being blessed to be on both sides of the lens, she brings a special skillset to every project. She is also adept at set building and concept  photography. She's been published within both types of projects.

 Her interests vary from high fashion, artistic, boudoir, family but probably her favorite genre is weddings & fantasy photography. Experienced, inspired and skilled- you get the entire package with Myra. Loving your work shows!  She treats every client and project as a singularly special  experience. Setting the bar for excellence in the industry and inspiring other artists to dive just as deep into their passions."




Myra Thiessen is a member of PPA, FPP, Tampa Bay Society of Photographic Artists, MPI, WPPI,WPI,WPE, TAPPA guild, & Lakeland guild.
Myra received her Master's Degree in 2019 from MPI.
FPP- 2018  Florida's Top 10 Photographer 1st place Portrait of a child 
IPC- 2018 Bronze medalist
FPP-2019  Florida's Top 10 photographer 1st place portrait of a woman & received 13 merits.
IPC- 2019 awarded Platinum medalist 4 images were chosen for the prestigious LOAN book & 7 merited images.
MPI-2019- 1st place Portrait of a woman 
1st Place In Story Portrait 
Lakeland Guild 2019 she received Photographer of the Year.

Portrait Award 2018
FPP Judges choice award & Merited 2018
Portrait Award 2018
Merit FPP
Award Apple Girl
FPP,PPA,ICP Merited 2017-2018
PPA,ICP Merited
Award Morning Read
FPP, PPA,ICP Merited 2018
Award They call me RED
ICP 2018 Merited
AWARD Children
Ist Place & Merited child portrait for FPP
Merited PPA,ICP
Merited PPA,ICP 2018
Award Cheaters Remorse
Merited ICP, WPPI 2018
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AWARD Children

Ist Place & Merited child portrait for FPP Merited PPA,ICP