Sharon Shipley, of Creative Portrait Studios, is a professional photographer, graphic artist and website designer located in Columbus, Indiana.  Established in 2008, her studio has been providing portraiture and artwork to members of the corporate, small business, retail, non-profit, and residential communities for 9+ years!


… we are a photography studio; specializing in newborn, high school senior, glamour, boudoir & wedding pictures:

Sharon Shipley, of Creative Portrait Studios, is a professional photographer.  Sharon has photographed many famous book authors, runway models, powerful politicians, professional athletes, beauty pageant winners, law enforcement officials and members of our community!  She utilizes her education and vast experience to light and pose her subjects so that every portrait is worthy of an award!

People photography is our specialty at Creative Portrait Studios.  We love to commemorate important milestones and family celebrations alike.  We utilize our residential location for in-studio sessions, as well as surrounding parks, city streets, landmarks, churches, farms and client’s homes, for on-location shoots as well!

  • Having a new baby?  We’ll come to the hospital!
  • Are you currently pregnant? Bring the entire family!
  • Are you celebrating a milestone birthday?  Everyone loves a birthday cake smash session!
  • Is your child a high school senior?  My teenagers look and feel like rockstars!
  • Are you going to prom? Commemorate that expensive hair, makeup, nails, jewelry, shoes, designer gown and/or tuxedo… and your perfect date!
  • Are you rocking that little black dress?  Come in for a boudoir shoot as a gift to yourself, significant other and/or fiance!
  • Are you curvy and loving it?  We specialize in plus-size photography!
  • Do you need a professional headshot for corporate needs?  High resolution images, large enough for a billboard display, are just as easy as business card-sized images!
  • Breaking into modeling and/or acting?  We’ll create your professional portfolio, comp cards and tear sheets.
  • Did you recently become engaged?  We’ll submit your announcement, in the required format, to local newspapers at no additional charge!
  • Are you getting married in the next few months, or having a simple, yet beautiful reception?  We can provide wedding planning services, wedding albums and/or websites containing all of the pertinent details (invitation, gift registries, engagement photos, driving directions, hotel accommodations) of your special day!

Call or text Sharon Shipley at (812) 343-7849, and we will customize a package especially for you!

At Creative Portrait Studios, we never produce snapshots.  We are in the business of creating heirloom images; pictures that will be treasured for generations to come!

… we are a graphic design studio; specializing in advertisements, banners & corporate stationary:

Sharon Shipley, of Creative Portrait Studios, is a professional graphic design artist.  Sharon creates logos, business cards, brochures, magazine, newspaper and website advertising, wedding invitations, customized graduation announcements, and photo gifts for the home and family.  She utilizes her education and vast commercial marketing experience to create striking pieces worthy of an award!

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… we are a website design studio; specializing in corporate, small business, e-commerce and sole proprietorship website and blogs:

Sharon Shipley, of Creative Portrait Studios, is a Certified International Website Designer #262116.  Sharon creates professional websites and blogs utilizing the newest technology!  She utilizes her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business as an e-Business major, International website design certification, graphic art design training, professional photography education, Main Street training from the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington D.C., and vast corporate sales & marketing experience to create visually stunning websites designed to deliver critical information to your target audience while gathering must-have  information and statistics from your visitors!

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Thank you for visiting!  We are in the process of rebuilding our website.  We look forward to unveiling the new design to our FB family and friends in a link on our studio’s FB page.  Whether a fellow professional photographer, designer, or member of the local community, you will be given the opportunity to sign up for our newsletter and win a valuable prize!  Please check back often, as we bring new and exciting content online every day!