2022 Parry Sound Area Founders Choice Awards Winners Announced

2022 Parry Sound Area Founders Choice Awards Winners Announced

The Parry Sound Area Founders  Circle is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Founders Choice Awards.  Cash prizes of $10,000 for first place and $5,000 for second place were presented to entrepreneurs in the Parry Sound District with the most promising business ideas.
December 03, 2022 — Peter Istvan
Maureen Willis, Rockyshores Counselling

Maureen Willis, Rockyshores Counselling

Maureen Willis is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. Maureen practices virtual counselling under the supervision of a Registered Psychotherapist. She completed a Bachelor of Arts (BA) at Carleton University, followed by a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology at Yorkville University
December 03, 2022 — Peter Istvan
37 ways to use your professional headshots!

37 ways to use your professional headshots!

I am often asked, “How many headshots do I need?"

That depends, on a couple things

  1. What do you want to communicate?
  2. Where will you use the headshot?
November 05, 2022 — Peter Istvan
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2022 Parry Sound Area Founder's Award Finalists

Applications were submitted by August 31st, 2022, Founders selected five finalists:
November 03, 2022 — Peter Istvan
Why the "Triangle Set Up" is the Best Lighting for Headshots

Why the "Triangle Set Up" is the Best Lighting for Headshots

Why the Triangle Set Up is the Best lighting for headshots.

The best lighting for headshots depends on different variables such as the type of lighting you would like to have on the client (e.g., shadows, exposure, etc..), your artistic influence, the equipment you have, and the list goes on.

October 05, 2022 — Peter Istvan
Ciara Thompson, Wood and Heart Design co, Parry Sound

Ciara Thompson, Wood and Heart Design co, Parry Sound

Wood and Heart Design co. is a small-batch candle business, created, owned and operated by Muskoka native, Ciara Thompson.
September 02, 2022 — Peter Istvan
Jim Marshall, Real Estate, Parry Sound

Jim Marshall, Real Estate, Parry Sound

Jim Marshall started his real estate career in 1985 with an in-depth familiarity of the area and strong connections with both seasonal and year-round populations. His knowledge of the area is extensive, knowing where buy/build/sell your personal or business property, where launch a boat, and some of the best local fishing spots.

 

 

August 03, 2022 — Peter Istvan
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Parry Sound Area Founders Awards 2002

The Parry Sound Area Founders Circle is looking for businesses or entrepreneurs with promising new business ideas to enter the 2022 Founders Choice Awards competition.

 

July 07, 2022 — Peter Istvan
Christina Kilbourne | Author

Christina Kilbourne | Author

Christina Kilbourne is an award-winning Canadian author. She was born in Southwestern Ontario, but spent her elementary and high school years in Muskoka, a resort area two hours north of Toronto.
July 01, 2022 — Peter Istvan
Georgian Bay Sweets, Parry Sound

Georgian Bay Sweets, Parry Sound

Stephannie Johnson, owner/founder of Georgian Bay Sweets, was in the studio updating her professional headshot. Georgian Bay Sweets is located in Parry Sound, specializing in all things sweet: cookies, decorated sugar cookies, cookie decorating kits, cupcakes and simple buttercream cakes. 
June 02, 2022 — Peter Istvan
What is the difference between a headshot and portrait?

What is the difference between a headshot and portrait?

Headshots and portraits are a little different. Headshots are typically just the head and shoulders, on a plain background. Portraits usually are full body, decorative backgrounds, and different poses.
May 07, 2022 — Peter Istvan
Collision of Photography and Beekeeping

Collision of Photography and Beekeeping

Peter, from Peter Istvan Photography was interviewed by Liana Voia, from Multiple Arts. The conversation delves into the basics of beekeeping (e.g., Beekeeping 101, Beekeeping for beginners) and the transformational effect that professional headshot can have on a person's confidence and self-image.
April 13, 2022 — Peter Istvan