Shadia and her family were blessed with the unique opportunity to take part in an Internationally aired Reality TV Show, called "All American Muslim" which aired on TLC in 2011. Watching the behind the scenes photographer capture these memorable moments created a spark inside her. It was then, that she realized she wanted to become a photographer. She bought her first camera (Canon Rebel t3i) on her birthday in 2012.
Shadia entered her first Art show in 2017 at the Downriver Council for the Arts in Wyandotte, MI, where she placed 3rd for the Black and White Category. She received several Honorable Mentions on her other images entered.
In 2018, Shadia entered the Dearborn Padzieski Gallery Art show, where she placed 2nd in Digitally-Altered Category.
Shadia was fortunate enough to be chosen as part of the TedX Detroit Photography Team in 2018 at the Masonic Temple Detroit.
She was selected to be a part of the Amazing TedX Detroit Photography Team again in 2019.
It has been a phenomenal experience shooting from center stage in front of a 5k audience.
Shadia was offered an opportunity to show her images at a Satellite Art Gallery at the Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital in Wyandotte, MI.
Her 18 piece Art Gallery is currently up on display at the hospital, between the Hospital's Cafe and the Conference rooms since January 2020.
In February 2020, Shadia was hired to be the photographer for an upcoming Lifetime Movie Titled "Secrets in the Snow."
Her images were used to create the Movie poster and IMDB. The Movie Trailer debuted in July 2020.
Meeting Rosie O'Donnell during ALL AMERICAN MUSLIM and TCA's June 2011
ALL AMERICAN MUSLIM cast backstage before going on set with Anderson Cooper. June 2011
Shadia shot the still photography for an upcoming Lifetime Movie in February 2020.
This is the movie poster.
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital