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Heart & Dime Mentorship Retreat

The Heart & Dime Retreat is a 3 day photography mentorship retreat designed around YOUR unique business goals and development.

We will be handcrafting the weekend based on your individual needs and helping you take your business to the next level.

At this retreat, you’re not just another number. It is our mission to get to know you, your business & your goals.

Not only will we be covering topics ranging from business 101 to posing, editing & delivering your beautiful images; but we will have bomb ass styled shoots to boost your portfolio and practice your skills.

Come join us for an incredible weekend you’ll never forget!

Love, Kristy & Ang (your cackle sistas)

The Deets

On October 22 – 24, 2021 the retreat will be held at the amazing Grande Rockies Resort nestled in the bustling town of Canmore, Alberta.

This 3 day, 2 night retreat will be filled with laughter, new friendships, inspiration & knowledge. It is our goal to provide an up close and personal experience to every single person who attends. This retreat will be based around what YOU want to learn! The course outline & topics will be decided upon by the attendees & we will make it our mission to work with each individual to ensure you attain the personal growth you deserve.

The cost of the retreat is $1450 CA plus GST (3 easy payments)!

More About Us

Hi! We are two Alberta based wedding photographers & educators, with over a decade of combined photography experience!

Kristy, of Wild Love Photos, is an Edmonton based wedding photographer who is the QUEEN of keeping things light and fun while capturing amazing images. She has over 8 years of experience shooting weddings, and thrives off the hustle and bustle of the industry.

Ang, of BRZ Photography, is a rural Alberta based wedding photographer who loves creating dreamy images and is a business savvy inspiration! She has been in the industry for over 8 years and cannot imagine doing anything else!

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FAQ

Who is this retreat for?

This retreat is geared towards any photographer that would like to break into or expand their reach in the wedding industry, and gain some kick ass mountain backdrops for their portfolio!

What knowledge is necessary before signing up?

Basic camera knowledge and function is necessary, as we will be touching on this but not in depth.

What kind of gear do I need?

You’ll want to bring your camera (preferably full frame) and any lenses that you own, as well as a laptop if you use one to edit on.

What is included in the price?

The fee includes the workshop education, styled shoots, as well as a pizza party on the Friday night! The rest of the meals for the weekend, and accommodations are not provided in the cost. The attendees are responsible for booking their own accommodations. Travel to and from Canmore is not provided. We highly recommend you book a room at the Grande Rockies Resort so that we’re all in the same location, but it is not necessary.

What payment options are there?

We’ve divided the cost into 3 easy payments, with the last payment being due 1 week prior to the retreat. Tickets are transferable but not refundable.

What sort of accommodations are there?

We will be staying and teaching at the amazing Grande Rockies Resort in Canmore, and so we highly recommend you book there as well! Rooms are very reasonable on Expedia and Air BNB.

How do I sign up?

Send a message below on our contact form and we’ll get you signed up! Thank you for joining us!

Sign-up Today

For Beginners

Do you have a camera and want to learn photography? Then this is the tutorial you’ve been looking for!

I’ve summarized in a 53 minute video tutorial how to operate your camera, shoot manually, understand lighting conditions, file management, and what editing programs I recommend. I’ve also provided a PDF cheat sheet for you to reference any time after watching the tutorial. Watch this tutorial and become a better photographer today!

For just $50.00, it’s yours to keep.

Do you have a camera and want to learn photography? Then this is the tutorial you've been looking for! I've summarized in a video tutorial how to operate your camera,…

$50.00 – Purchase Excluding 5% tax

Mentorships

Mentorship Info:

Are you a photographer looking for more personalized and hands on education? This may be the perfect opportunity for you! Before each mentoring session, you’ll complete an in depth survey which will help me to personalize the mentorship to you. I love teaching others what I’ve learned, so let’s connect and let me help you get to where you want to be!

2 Hour Skype Mentorship Session

$300

The main topics of this Skype session will be decided on by you! By filling out the survey ahead of time it will allow me to prepare for our discussion and brainstorm things that I’ve learned in the past that I think would help you. These topics could range anywhere from business, posing, shooting techniques, marketing, editing, and so on! No topics are off limits. Even though we won’t be together, I can review galleries and your online presence and make some recommendations that I think may help boost your business and take your photos to the next level.

Full Day Mentorship and Shadow at a Shoot

$750

In this private one on one mentorship day, we will be doing the following:

AM:

  • Review your portfolio and discuss what you’d like to shoot vs. what you have been shooting
  • Review your posing skills and discuss what you’d like to work on
  • Review of your pricing/info package and discuss any changes to be made
  • Review your website & social media sites and discuss any changes to be made

PM:

  • Review your gear and shooting techniques and recommend anything to work on
  • Reviewing your editing, practice any new skills and create a base preset to work off of
  • Discuss and implement an action plan which will cover tangible ways to achieve your photography goals
  • Put together a business marketing strategy to reach your ideal clients

Following the mentorship day, you will tag along at a shoot of mine! You’ll get to see how I work and you can shoot your own images as well! You will be free to use those images in your portfolio as well.