After graduating from the Art Institute in Pittsburgh, Tashina had the opportunity to travel around the country and work with a variety of professional photography studios. Learning her craft from a wide range of photographic artists. She covered everything from high school portraits and events to weddings on the beaches of North Carolina. After moving to Lancaster, Tashina met her business partner, a commercial photographer working in the Lancaster area for over 30 years. Together they started Studio 841 and have been sharing their passion for photography with Central Pennsylvania ever since.