Shaun Antle (Oh Me Nerves Photography)

Shaun Antle (Oh Me Nerves Photography)

September 19, 2023

Shaun Antle, professionally known as Oh Me Nerves Photography, is a talented photographer and artist hailing from Sarnia, Ontario, with a deep-rooted connection to Newfoundland, his true home. From a young age, Shaun's passion for photography and music was evident, and over the years, photography took the forefront, especially during his extensive travels since 2001. His photographic journey began with impactful trips to England and West Africa, where he collaborated with local organizations to aid the homeless and orphanages. Subsequently, Shaun has explored over 30 countries and ventured through all 10 provinces in Canada and approximately 44 of the lower 48 US states.

In 2006, Shaun married his best friend and partner, Tara, and together they have two wonderful children, Ethan and Callie, as well as a beloved Labrador/Border Collie mix, Nash, who holds a special place in their hearts. By day, Shaun and Tara operate a financial services firm in Corunna, while their free time is dedicated to dance instruction and Shaun's pursuit of his passion behind the lens.

In recent years, Shaun has bravely shared his photography with the world, receiving remarkable acclaim from prestigious organizations such as Canon Canada, Sigma Canada, Canon USA, Raw Canada, CBC Newfoundland, and Canadian Geographic, which featured his work as "Photo of the Week." Although Shaun initially focused on travel, landscape, and wildlife photography, he has expanded into lifestyle portraits and pet photography, believing that photography has the power to take people on a journey and evoke emotions.

Photography holds a profound place in Shaun's life, serving as a therapeutic outlet for managing anxiety and depression, after suffering from childhood bullying as well as being a sexual assault survivor. Through his lens, he has found purpose and gratitude, impacting viewers with his evocative work. Shaun Antle's dedication to his craft and his ability to capture the beauty of the world around us continue to inspire and uplift those who have the privilege of experiencing his photography.