Workshops

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WORKSHOPS

"LEARNING IS EXPERIENCE. EVERYTHING ELSE IS JUST INFORMATION" — ALBERT EINSTEIN

We love to learn from the industry’s best and we’re thrilled to feature what's happening across the globe during 2019 so you can choose the right workshop for you. You can also hire Wedding Sparrow to give a talk at your workshop in 2020 so please do get in touch!

Orange Photographie Workshop

Orange Photographie Workshop

Join Orange Photographie, Greenwood Events, and Stacey Foley for The Montana Workshop this September 16-19th. Montana is often called “The Last Best Place” and it’s easy to understand why; its unspoiled landscape of majestic mountains, flowing rivers, and that legendary “Big Sky” have long attracted trailblazers, dreamers, and people who march to the beat of their own heart.

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Date:
Sept 16-19, 2019
Cost:
$3,000
Location:
Bozeman, Montana
Boheme Workshop

Boheme Workshop

Our Greek workshop this year will be in Monemvasia! This exclusive and intimate workshop will be an intensive 5-day experiences that will not only inspire you, but also provide gorgeous content for portfolio building and learning that will help you grow your business, get published, and follow your dreams.

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Date:
Sept 22-26, 2019
Cost:
€2580 EURO or $3870 CAD
Location:
Monemvasia
Katie Nicolle Photography

Katie Nicolle Photography

With 4 days/ 3 nights at the beautiful Chateau Bouthonvilliers you will have more than just a workshop, you will have a full all inclusive vacation as well! Come join us as we eat the most delicious French cuisine, drink tasty wine and explore the beautiful scenery that Chateau De Bouthonvilliers has to offer. With lots of 1:1 time, classroom teaching, 4 gorgeous styled shoots and more, join us for this refresh…

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Date:
Oct 7-10, 2019
Cost:
$3,995 CAD
Location:
France
Whiskers & Willow

Whiskers & Willow

The mission of this workshop retreat is to provide clear guidance and tools toward your journey of successfully becoming a hybrid or full film wedding photographer. Designed to be a hands on learning experience, I will provide you with measurable action items and outcomes so that you come away with well-rounded knowledge of how to shoot, edit and profit with film in your wedding photography business.

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Date:
Oct 8-9, 2019
Cost:
$2,250
Location:
Sunstone Winery, Santa Ynez, CA
Vero Workshop

Vero Workshop

We are so excited to be taking Vero across the “pond” into one of the most beautiful places in the world, France!  For those of you who have had the chance to attend Vero know that we are all about the experience and community as well as capturing imagery to excel your brand. We bring on the best creative team in the industry to teach and create through out the week. This workshop will see East Made Events, Laura Gordon Photography, Trille Floral and Wedding Sparrow join us! Food and accommodation inc.

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Date:
Nov 4-8, 2019
Cost:
$3,750
Location:
Bordeaux, France
Branson Maxwell Photo & Video

Branson Maxwell Photo & Video

This workshop includes 7 workshop lessons and 8 days in Thailand jam-packed with activities.

What’s Included:
Accommodation for all 8 nights
Airport pickup and drop off
All transportation during the tour
Airplane ticket from Phuket to Chiang Mai
Breakfast every morning
Thai culinary class
7 workshop lessons
All admission fees to excursions
Group activities
Admission to the elephant sanctuary
Admission to tiger sanctuary
Yoga and spa day (with full body massage)
Island boat tour

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Date:
Jan 11-19, 2020
Cost:
From $2,450
Location:
Thailand
Amy Mulder Photography

Amy Mulder Photography

Join us for an amazing four days on the glorious Lake Como! This is ‘The Four Seasons’ workshop because we are taking one day to create a wedding story and look that will showcase one specific season. Join us for one ‘season’ or multiple!
March 24 - Winter
March 25 - Spring
March 26 - Summer
March 27 - Fall

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Date:
March 24-27, 2020
Cost:
From $895
Location:
Lake Como
Fine Art Wedding Retreat

Fine Art Wedding Retreat

The primary focus of the 3-day event is learning to get the most out of your shoots - both editorial and real weddings - and how when the photographer and stylist are in line (with each other and all suppliers), you can create magic. In addition to lots of learning, there will be opportunities to get creative, relax and dine with speakers and attendees in the sumptuous surroundings of Boconnoc in Cornwall.

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Date:
March 26-28, 2020
Cost:
TBC
Location:
Cornwall, England
Branson Maxwell Photo & Video

Branson Maxwell Photo & Video

This workshop will be featuring a real couple getting eloped in Italy. Attendees will shoot their styled engagement shoot and boudoir session. Pizza making night, group activities, and site seeing is also included in this workshop retreat.

What’s Included:
Accommodation for all 5 nights (fun, tight-knit, & family style)
Airport pickup and drop off
All transportation during the retreat
Breakfast every morning
Excursions to two islands and three colorful cities
4 workshop lessons
2 beautifully styled shoots
All admission fees to excursions and site seeing
2 roundtrip ferry tickets
Group activities
Italian culinary class
Island hopping transportation
Admission to an island castle

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Date:
April 14-19, 2020
Cost:
From $1,950
Location:
Amalfi Coast, Italy
KRISTIN LA VOIE PHOTOGRAPHY ONE-TO-ONE

KRISTIN LA VOIE PHOTOGRAPHY ONE-TO-ONE

In this over-saturated and sometimes crazy wedding industry, photographers are constantly struggling to make a name for themselves or stand apart from the sea of other photographers in their area.

Our One-on-One mentoring sessions will help elevate you and your business to the next level. Each session is personally tailored to your specific needs to grow your business.

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Date:
Contact for Availability
Cost:
From $900
Location:
Online or Chicago
Carmen Santorelli 1:1 Mentorship Sessions

Carmen Santorelli 1:1 Mentorship Sessions

Each of the 1:1 Mentorship Sessions are carefully planned to flawlessly meet the needs of the individual photographer to build confidence, to improve your art and grow your business. These sessions are an intensive two-day, personal review to create a solid business strategy, learn and practice photography techniques and include both learning time and a hands-on editorial shoot. This photo shoot is meant to improve your skills and build your portfolio.

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Date:
Ongoing
Cost:
starts at $500
Location:
Southern California & online
PEARL & GODIVA - THE LITTLE WORKSHOP

PEARL & GODIVA - THE LITTLE WORKSHOP

The little workshop is a condensed version of our Internationally renowned ‘The Styling Pilgrimage’. It consists of a 6 hour session class roomed based session.

Lunch and Refreshments included.

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Date:
CONTACT FOR AVAILABILITY
Cost:
€799
Location:
Bantry Bay, Ireland
PEARL & GODIVA - THE ARTISAN EDITORIAL

PEARL & GODIVA - THE ARTISAN EDITORIAL

Enhance your business with a heavenly plethora of images. If your business and portfolio need that ingenious masterpiece, that epiphany! Sets and sets of beautiful styled images that will really put you on the map and set the world alight, we can work with you make this a reality in original and innovative ways.

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Date:
Contact for availability
Cost:
€2,900
Location:
Anywhere
Pearl & Godiva  - One-to-Ones

Pearl & Godiva - One-to-Ones

Tailored, bespoke, uniquely yours. Tell us what you want to grow, and we will create your masterclass. We offer and share our knowledge and learnings - from creative awakening, mentoring and advice, brand cultivation and growth, business and strategy, to of course, creating a stunning portfolio for your work.
Day 1: Classroom
Day 2: Shoot on location
Travel and shoot costs are extra, please contact us for further information.

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Date:
Contact for availability
Cost:
€2,800
Location:
Anywhere
One to One Floral Design Class

One to One Floral Design Class

Join us at The Garden Gate Flower Company cutting garden and have a personally tailored class to your particular needs.  Previous students have chosen to learn the art of colour blending, creating hand-tied bouquets that break the mould of traditional round balls, alternatives options to hair crowns, growing the right flowers for bridal work, successional planting, managing a cutting garden and so much more!  We are happy to work with your brief and help you with your floral journey.  Start your class with a tour around our cutting garden and in-season you can pick your own flowers that you would like to work with.  Ending the session with tips and advice on styling and creating beautiful images for your portfolio.  We send you home with your creations and silk ribbon for future styling!

Image Credit: - D’Arcy Benincosa

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Date:
Ongoing, classes from 10am-2pm with a light lunch inc
Cost:
From £280
Location:
Fowey, Cornwall, UK
1:1 Andrew Mark Workshops

1:1 Andrew Mark Workshops

The Andrew Mark Workshops are a tailored 1:1 overview of your business and creative craft. A full day divided into two parts: Business & Creative. Both are needed for success in this saturated industry. We’ll begin by pouring over your business from top to bottom. We’ll cover topics such as: Pricing, Workflow, Target Client, Getting Featured, Branding, and Client Management. Then we’ll move to the creative. Designed by the incredible local talent we’ll head out to capture a stunning styled session learning how to shoot film, pose, and take your craft, creativity, and portfolio to the next level.

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Date:
Ongoing - Contact for Availability
Cost:
starting at $950 CAD
Location:
Southern Ontario, Canada
Ponderosa & Thyme 1:1 Workshop

Ponderosa & Thyme 1:1 Workshop

Katie invites you into her “creative home” for an intimate two day training in floral design and creative process.
You’ll gain hands on experience in the specialties that you choose with the ability to work with gorgeous flowers grown locally.

Discuss all the nitty gritty business/marketing you’ve ever wondered about and ask all the questions you’ve been waiting to ask. This is your time and we can’t wait to create with you.

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Date:
Contact for availability
Cost:
$3,000
Location:
Portland, Oregon
Kayla Barker 1:1 Mentorship

Kayla Barker 1:1 Mentorship

The Kayla Barker one-on-one mentor sessions are tailored to fit your business needs. From an online Skype session to an in-person one or two day workshop, we can work through your struggles, enhance your brand, develop a marketing strategy, review your portfolio, revise your pricing and create a strategy to take your photography business to the next level. Day workshops include a photoshoot specific to your portfolio building needs. Strengthen your skills and grow your business through your custom mentor session.

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Date:
ongoing
Cost:
Contact For Details
Rebecca Yale 1:1 mentorships

Rebecca Yale 1:1 mentorships

Rebecca Yale’s unique mentorship program is a 6 month intensive learning experience that is uniquely tailored to each photographer’s needs.  The program goes over all aspects of your business, starting with your goals and ambitions and then doing a deep excavation into your marketing, branding, business strategies, pricing, and of course your work itself.  Rebecca’s mentees graduate her program with a deeper understanding of photography and a business plan to tackle and achieve their goals.

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Date:
Ongoing
Cost:
$2,000
Location:
LA or online
Rebecca Yale Flatlay Workshop

Rebecca Yale Flatlay Workshop

Introducing a new one-of-a-kind e-course in the wedding industry brought to you by Rebecca Yale, winner two years in a row of Rangefinder Magazine’s Wedding Photography Award in the “Details” category. Learn how to create images worthy of magazines and the top blogs! The course combines lecture on composition, balance, color, flow and movement with behind the scenes video of the creation of 100+ flat lays! Learn how to style wedding day details to create dynamic imagery for your clients and for publications.  This course will not only teach you how to make better flat lays and help you get published, it will change the way you think and see on an intrinsic level so you can compose any frame with ease!

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Date:
Ongoing
Cost:
$250-$650
Location:
Online