Geoff Shearer started his career as a photography assistant at the Camera Box while attending Camp Hill High School. After graduation from Susquehanna University, he joined the studio full-time as a portrait, wedding and commercial photographer. His knowledge of his craft, passion for technology and understanding of business helped him make the transition to President of The Camera Box in 2000. Geoff is an expert in digital photography including digital workflow and production. In addition to his role as photographer, he directs all aspects of training, education and production at the studio. He also personally oversees the printing of all orders.
Geoff is a requested speaker for local career fairs, photography clubs and business programs. Geoff was named one of the “Forty Under 40” in business by the Central Penn Business Journal in 2001. He has also been a member of the Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Leadership Class. Geoff has been a volunteer for Junior Achievement and serves on the WITF Community Advisory Council.
Tammy Shearer joined the staff of The Camera Box as Manager upon graduation from Susquehanna University. After discovering her passion for photography, her role has expanded to Vice President and full-time photographer. She attended the Triangle Institute of Photography, and she was one of three national award recipients of the Susan A. Hudson Memorial Scholarship sponsored by Fuji Film. Her connection with people motivates her to make each portrait session an enjoyable experience, and she thrives on situations that require additional or special attention such as photographing children and adults with special needs.
Her passion lies in community involvement and philanthropic activities. She has increased The Camera Box’s involvement with several charitable organizations including The Fore Kidneys Sake Foundation, The American Diabetes Assoc., The United Way, United Cerebral Palsy (UCP), and The Multiple Sclerosis Society Leadership Class. She is also a member of the Professional Photographers of America, Professional Photographers of Pennsylvania, Executive Women International, the Cumberland County Economic Development Council and she is a Director for the West Shore Chamber of Commerce.
Geoff and Tammy are the area’s leading husband and wife photography team. While studio portrait sessions allow them to showcase their individual abilities, they enjoy combining their talents for special occasions such as weddings and corporate functions. With years of experience and motivation to please their customers , they are an unbeatable team. The Susquehanna University Alumni Association recognized their personal and professional contributions by naming Geoff and Tammy Young Alumni of the Year for 2004.
Geoff and Tammy support the rescue of abandoned and/or abused animals, and they encourage the adoption of domestic pets from local animal shelters. For this reason, The Camera Box will donate a portion of its proceeds from all pet sittings to PAWS, The Preservation of Animal Welfare and Safety, Inc. and The Humane Society of the Harrisburg Region.