"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!
G & A Weddings
Day One: Meadowlark 1939, Griffin Georgia
Day Two: Vinewood Stables, Newnan Georgia
This two day intensive workshop will be filled with one on one time with Laura Watson. She is a master in photography, shooting both film and digital mediums to create enthusiastic and organic imagery. Her work has been featured in The Knot, Carats & Cake, Martha Stewart and many more. Not only will you have Laura for two full days but you’ll get an education from the one and only Sara from Wedding Sparrow, the original fine art wedding blog.
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.Find out more
Branson Maxwell Photo & Video
This workshop includes 7 workshop lessons and 8 days in Thailand jam-packed with activities.
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
Admission to the elephant sanctuary
Admission to tiger sanctuary
Yoga and spa day (with full body massage)
Island boat tour
Amy Mulder Photography
Tired of the ordinary workshop? Don’t worry, this workshop is VERY style shoot based! Which means we are going to have cameras in hand for the majority of the time we are there! And just wait until you see the venues! I have the best in the industry creating looks that will elevate your brand and locations that are unlike any other! Let me share with you my story of how one workshop took my business from things I had only dreamed of - to things I am now living.Find out more
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.
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
Italian culinary class
Island hopping transportation
Admission to an island castle
Tracy Burch Photography
Tracy Burch will be hosting a photography retreat April 27th - 29th 2020. It will be based at her home in Owensboro, KY. There will be a styled wedding photo shoot deigned by Janna Brown at Trinity View Farm in Nashville, TN, a flatlay / styling segment by Jaclyn Journey, a FaceTime meeting with Photovision, lots of yummy food, and networking. Inquire to email@example.com
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.Find out more
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.Find out more
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.Find out more
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.Find out more
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.
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 BenincosaFind out more
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.Find out more
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.Find out more
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.Find out more
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.Find out more
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!Find out more