Wedding Photographer Medicine Hat Alberta Bateman-Cowan
Sunday 1st February 2015
Gainsboro Studio Ltd.
23 Iris court SE
web address:- www.gainsboro.ca/
e-mail:- Joan Bateman-Cowan
facebook:- Gainsboro Studio Ltd.
Specialist Photographer for :-
Joan Is a member of:
PPOC (Professional Photographer Assoc. of Canada)
PPA (Professional Photographers of America)
WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photographers International)
CFPA (Children and Family Photographers of America)
SKPA (Special Kids Photography Association)
NILMDTS (Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep)... Joan is the Area Coordinator for Alberta
(a non profit org that provides grief assistance via portrait services to families who are losing a child in hospital.)
RPNA (College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta)
Joan was blessed to begin her professional career at the early age of twenty. She rose to management in the highly competitive market of Calgary at the acclaimed "Pizzazz Hair Design", where she was a hairstylist, aesthetician and cosmetologist. So she understands the intricate Fashion /makeup and beauty industry, and is always up to date on makeup artistry and fashion trends.
She then decided to pursue a career in nursing, working at Alberta Hospital Ponoka for 13 years as a staff nurse and emergency response "clinical coordinator and instructor". She worked mainly with Acute Adult Psychiatric Admissions.
After returning to her home town of Medicine Hat, she opened her own practice as a family and marital stress reduction therapist.
Later she met and married her husband Scott who was a journalist submitting regularly to various publications. Slowly Joan began a new career becoming a sought after photographer, following Scott on many travel, political and entertainment assignments working for "The Medicine Hat News", one of Southern Alberta's largest newspapers.
Joan's Photography Portfolio Includes:
Dr. Phil, Rich Little (impersonator & comedian), Louie Anderson (comic),Ben Mulroney (ET Canada, Canadian Idol), Amberly Thiessan (also Canadian Idol) , Alondra Jonson (AJ) (Star CFL football player and Hall of Fame inductee)
Prime Minister Paul Martin, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Senator Sam Brownback of Kansas, as well as many other political figures and foreign ambassadors. Mitch Albom (author of Tuesday's with Morrie and The Five people you Meet in Heaven, For one More Day), Jeff Buick( African Ice, Bloodline and many other best selling novels)
Ken Blanchard ('The One Minute Manager'), Nicholas Boothman (How to Make People like You in One Minute or Less, & world renown photographer)
Cheryl Richardson (featured 'Oprah' author), Libbey Gill (Dr. Phil's assistant & author), Deepak Chopra (author), Loretta LaRoche (comedian, author), Prime Minister Paul Martin, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Senator Sam Brownback of Kansas, as well as many other political figures and foreign ambassadors.
Joan's photography has appeared in exclusive articles pertaining to:
Los Angeles/Disneyland, San Diego, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Ontario cross country tour, Michigan, YC, Canadian Idol/Toronto; and many others.
Many bands and performers including private interviews with: Audio Adrenalin, Newsboys, Delirious, Zoe Girl, Pillar, Kutless, Thousand Foot Krutch, Skillet, Toby Mac, Tait, Hawk Nelson, Mass Undergoe, The Cast of "Ka" and many others
Joan's photography is award winning and provides a completely amazing experience for her clients. Because of her psychology background, Joan investigates your imagination to bring out the unique style that is truly you...not just the style that is "hers"
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