The photo studio where YOU take the pictures!




You have a great camera. It’s time to learn how to use it!

Photographer and educator Lori Maxim of MAXIM Applied Photography Skills Training offers a series of photography classes for beginners and advanced students.

Whether you want to learn more about how to operate your DSLR camera, the fundamentals of taking a great picture, use of a grey card for correct exposure and white balance, or study portrait photography and studio lighting, Lori Maxim has a class for you. She is also available for private tutoring and consultation.

Learn more here or contact U-Snap Studios.


Who is Lori Maxim?

  • Diploma graduate from Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST) Applied Photography program where she was a scholarship recipient for academic excellence
  • National Fuji Film Award and the Professional Photographers of Canada Award for Best Industrial /Commercial Photograph for “Amarige de Givenchy”
  • While studying at SIAST, I began teaching photography and darkroom classes at the Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre in Regina where I later spent a term as Resident Artist. I have been teaching classes at the Balkwill Centre for more than twenty years now.
  • instructor for 20 years teaching Applied Photography in both the Diploma and Continuing Education programs at SIAST
  • instructor for 20 years at the Balkwill Centre in Regina
  • involved at SIAST developing curricula, writing learning course manuals and implementing systems of Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)
  • involved with the Royal Conservatory’s Learning Through The Arts (LTTA) and the Regina Public School’s Connecting Regina Educators and Artists Through Expertise (CREATE).

Lori’s most recent endeavours include mentoring groups of artists in producing limited edition collections of fine art photographs and curating gallery exhibitions including “INTIMATE DETAILS “, “TEXTURES” and “210.9 SECONDS”. (Learn more here.)

“I love working as a photographer, artist and educator, making pictures with light, sharing my images and passion for my craft with others,” Lori said. “I am most fulfilled when I see the same excitement, enthusiasm and passion reflected in the attitudes, talents and successes of my students.”

Student portraits: