Alisha Cline, CPP and Joshua Cline founded their first studio in 2009 specializing in the photographic and print making arts. They've become known for creating timeless portraits of babies, children, teens & HS Seniors, and pets and the printed heirlooms their clients' display in their homes.
Certification, Education, and Sponsorships:
Alisha, as a PPA Certified Professional Photographer, is part of an elite group of less than 2,000 photographers nation wide. She is trusted by her clients and peers for her dedication of maintaining technical and artistic excellence in her work, providing the upmost care for each of her clients, and continuing her education in her field as well as promoting and inspiring others to do the same. Alisha is one of less than 200 approved PPA CPP Liaisons for 2018 to promote, encourage, and assist other professional photographers to earn their Certification. She is currently working on her Craftsmen Degree from the PPA; with the goal of completing it in the Fall of 2018. Before founding Cline Portraits, she attended the New York Institute of Photography from 2007-2009, with a concentration in Portrait Photography.
Joshua is also a creative mind. He has 25 years experience in the music business as a professional bassist and vocalist; performing from Atlanta to New York. Currently, he is the bassist and lead vocalist of the a Georgia based, soul filled Blues band, The Gintones. Joshua brings his music business skills to the studio table. He keeps the studio's goals in focus, assists in creative marketing, and manages the development of the Cline Portraits & Starman Hill (the SC studio) brands.
The Cline's have grown their business to include mentoring other professional photographers from around the USA. Alisha a new member of the Miller's Professional Imaging Speaker Team; who sponsors in their travels as platform speakers at state, regional, and national conventions. As a team, they enjoy teaching others how to successfully establish a desired brand, build client relationships, and grow as artists.
Awards and Accolades
Alisha competes frequently in photographic competitions at the state, regional, and national/international levels through the Professional Photographers of America, the Georgia Professional Photographers Association, the Professional Photographers of South Carolina, and the Seniors and Youth National Conference.
Merit & General Collection - PPA International Photographic Competition: Open Photographic Illustrative "Voting Re"Pup"lican"
Merit & General Collection - PPA International Photographic Competition: Open Photographic Illustrative "Always Prepared"
- 1st Place - PPSC State Level Print Competition: Open Photographic Portraits - Men "Midnight Massacre"
- 3rd Place - PPSC State Level Print Competition: Open Photographic Portraits - HS Senior "Corporate Kid's Commute"
- Award of Excellence - SYNC - Senior, Graphic Design "Samantha"
- Award of Excellence - SYNC Senior Boy "Kevin"
Outside of the Studio
Outside of the studio life, Alisha and Joshua love finding great cups of coffee and unique restaurants, traveling as tourists, antiquing, spending time with their 2 Labrador furbabies Lucille & Riley, and visiting with family & friends.