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Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Madison, Virginia, and just a short drive south of Washington, DC, Monte Ventoso is a picturesque scene out of Tuscany. Built as an Italian-style villa and completed in 2012 as a private home
- Monte Ventoso
Night Photography, Champagne tower, Publication-Worthy Content, Full wedding gallery opportunities
Join us in the heart of Virginia as we bring a modern edge to this Tuscan- style, hidden gem.
Designed to help you attract your ideal client
This retreat is catered to attendees that desire a more 'high fashion' wedding portfolio, but struggle to attract those clients. This 2-day styled retreat workshop will allow attendees to attract their ideal clients who admire fashion, sophistication and modern weddings.
Past Styled Retreats
Designs created by @ourcurateddesign
All images by @kylajeanettephoto
What You Can Expect from this Retreat
3 styled shoot set ups consisting of thoughtfully curated details designed for a complete wedding album.
A vintage-chic inspired 'getting ready' set up that can be used in various ways.
A bride and groom display in a fabulous gown and various theme-friendly props.
Carefully detailed reception and ceremony displays inspired by up-to-date design trends. We will be photographing the details during the day, and the crazy reception energy at night. We will play around with flash and ambient light to get the TRUE reception feel.
A group, in-person, workshop segment by Kyla Jeanette to discuss her wedding workflow, tips and tricks to prep attendees for the styled shoot event the following day.
1-on-1, 1 hour, private mentorship call with Kyla Jeanette where you will tackle all of your biggest business pain points, as well as help you attract the perfect client not just from a photography perspective, but also a business perspective. This can be redeemed either before or after the event.
Complimentary headshots taken by Kyla Jeanette on the same day as the workshop segment.
Get the early bird discount!
*This event is open to hybrid, digital and film photographers
The Workshop Segment
Attendees will spend a day (April 18), in an intimate setting, nearby Monte Ventoso, where Kyla Jeanette will discuss her wedding workflow and business strategies. Including, but not limited to:
- Her gear and lighting collection she uses for wedding days
- Her approach and settings used when photographing reception and ceremony details
- Tips and methods she uses to achieve her editorial flare
- How she utilizes flash, LED's and ambient light to achieve the best lighting during receptions
- How to use flash and shoot ambient, for the night portion of the styled shoot.
- Her use of long exposure shots and other creative strategies
- Her client experience from beginning to end. Including, custom proposals, automated emails, and more.
- How she manages her team to elevate her own workflow
- And so much more...
During this event, we will also have a headshot station where attendees will be posed and photographed by Kyla Jeanette.
The Workshop Space
The in-person workshop will begin at 12PM and end around approximately 5PM on April 18, 2022.
We will have finger foods available to munch on throughout the day. We encourage attendees bring a lunch.
The Airbnb is located just 20 minute from the venue.
We are opening the Airbnb for 2 attendees to stay in. There is a room with 2 twin beds that can be available for purchase. If you're bringing a friend, this may be an opportunity to save some money and avoid the hassle of finding a local Airbnb or hotel to stay in!