"A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know."     -Diane Arbus
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Shane is very passionate about photography, in fact he often jokes that he was born with a camera in his hand. It was not until High School At Hays High School in Hays Kansas that Shane would be able to let his passion for photography bloom​.
He spent 3 years working for the Guidon, the school's News Paper, and The Indian Call which was the High School's Year Book. This is where Shane acquired his taste for Editorial Photography. To Shane's surprise his senior year, he was offered a position at The Leader, Fort Hays State Universities student News Paper.
After graduation from high school Shane would Chase his photography dream to Highland Community College. There he learned a lot about landscape photography and darkroom techniques. Shane quickly decided that that was not quite the photography education he was looking for so quit school after the first year and moved back to Hays, where he would accept a job with Lifetouch National School Studios.
Shane held that job until one day the opportunity to attend the Art Institute of Colorado presented itself, and two weeks later Shane Found himself moving to Denver and beginning a photography journey that would not only obtain him his bachelors degree, but reignite his passion for the art of photography.
Following college ShaneOPhoto opened and Shane's days as a professional freelance photographer launched into full swing. Through freelance, Shane has had the opportunity to work with 100's of athletes, models, celebrities, and musicians from coast to coast.