803-2267 Lakeshore Blvd. W.  Toronto ON, M8V3X2
7B Cerrada de Manantial, unit 4, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
sandra@phototravelonline.com
casitapalomaphotography.com
sandralaurin.smugmug.com
SOLO EXHIBITS
2013 “Behind the Land of Smiles…Human Trafficking in Thailand”  Smith Zone Gallery,Toronto
2007 “Windows on the World” Toronto
GROUP EXHIBITS
2017 Villa Pozos, Mineral de Pozos, Mexico
2007-2011 “Through the Eyes of the Artist”, Lakeshore Arts Annual Juried art exhibition,Toronto, ON
2011 Honourable Mention
2007 Toronto Photography Marathon,  Third place winner
2006 Del Condo “Calling all Artists” Toronto, ON
AWARDS
2015 Winner of Nikon “Picture Your World”
2015 Greater Toronto Camera Club
Honourable Mention Pictorial Digital category
2012  Kaya Responsible Travel award first place Winner
15 years Etobicoke camera club member Winner of several gold and silver awards
PUBLICATIONS 
2015 included on Cover of Scotiabank Contact Photography magazine
2014  Photographers Without Borders, issue #1, page 87
2014 Covers of iRun Magazine issue 02, 06
Photographed several feature articles for iRun Magazine
2013 TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS REPORT,  page 24
issued by the US Secretary of State, John Kerry.
“WHY I RUN”, Mark Sutcliffe, page 84, 104, 116
COLLECTIONS 
work held in private collections throughout Canada, USA and Europe
LECTURES AND TEACHING
2018 Presentation “How to  Improve your Travel photography”  La Biblioteca, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
2017 Presentation “Visual Literacy in our Increasingly Digital World” Academia Fotographia, San Miguel de Allende
2017 Presentation “Visual Literacy in our Increasingly Digital World” La Biblioteca, San Miguel de Allende
2016 Presentation “Visual Literacy: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words”  San Miguel de Allende,
Annual Writers Conference, Mexico
2012-2015 Presentations to several Toronto Rotary Clubs to promote awareness of Human trafficking
2000-present Photography Workshop leader
1995-2016 several slideshow presentations following adventures to 56 countries around the world
COMMERCIAL WORK
2000-2018 Wedding and Event Photographer
2000-2013 Professional Photographer  “Kandid Kritters ’n Kids”
2008-2010 Photographed several Toronto Marathon Races for iRun Magazine
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
1998-2017 Etobicoke camera club member
2004-2006 Greater Toronto Camera Clubs (GTCC) Board representative
Member of WPPI (Wedding & Portrait Photographers International)
VOLUNTEERISM
2014 photography project for Photographers Without Borders in Ecuador
2012  photography project in Thailand for COSA
Children’s Organization of Southeast Asia
2012 photography “The Big Move”…St. Catherines General Hospital Foundation fundraiser
2012 “Women in Leadership and Business Conference” St. Catherines, ON
2010 volunteer English Teacher in China
2009-2014 Erica’s Wish Fun Run fund raiser for children with cancer
2009-2010 freelance photographer “Marina Del Rey…the Boardwalk Beat” community newsletter
2009-2010 Freelance photographer for Humber Bay Shores community newsletter
2008-2010 Developed and taught summer Literacy Camps on remote Aboriginal reserves in
Northern Ontario and Alberta, Canada
1999 volunteer computer teacher with Canadian Teachers’ Federation in Guyana
1998 volunteer computer teacher with Canadian teachers’ Federation in St. Vincent, Grenadines
1995 volunteer youth leader with Youth Challenge International in Nosara, Costa Rica
EDUCATION
BA in Education Concordia University/ McGill University
self-taught photographer
attended several art and photography workshops