When Hanke Arkenbout asked me to join her in creating a series of workshops in my home based around styling and photography, we both didn’t realise how much fun and rewarding they would turn out to be. After an overwhelming response to our Inspire Sessions afternoon workshops, we have decided to offer a full day retreat to be held in a beautiful old cabin in the East of the Netherlands that is the perfect place to inspire those wanting to refine their photography skills, practise styling, play with gorgeous props and food, network with creative people who love to photograph and basically just have an awesome time. Plus we are thrilled to announce that we will be working with food stylist Ajda Mehmet for this event, an Amsterdam based foodie who is wonderfully talented, deeply passionate about food and styling and has her work published in several top magazines including Jamie Magazine NL, Delicious and Libelle. Sound good? Keep reading.
Inspire Cabins Sessions, as we are calling this one-day creative retreat, will be held on Saturday, 16 April. The programme will include food styling and photography, prop and table top styling, a garden soiree where we will feast together on home made deliciousness from Ajda, Hanke and my own kitchen, a nature walk in the beautiful surrounding forest and farmland and a visit to the beautiful and hugely inspiring By Mölle linen atelier. There will be lots of time to network, ask questions to me and Hanke at a round table discussion, share and receive tips and tricks, shoot gorgeous stuff, have fun and be silly and we promise you will leave feeling hugely motivated and deeply inspired.
What do you guys think? Does this look like the kind of place you’d like to spend the day? Trust me, it is every bit as charming as the images above suggest, and then some. Here’s a little more info:
When || Saturday, 16 April 2016 | 09:00 – 17:00
Cost || 295,- per person, which includes food and drinks, and an awesome programme crafted by professional photographers and stylists
You do not have to be a photographer by profession, but for these workshops you must know how your camera works as there will be no technical assistance or explanations on photography technique. Whether you are capturing analog, digital or with your phone you are welcome to participate.
Spaces are very limited as this is a small and intimate venue and we want to keep this workshop as personal as possible. If you would like to reserve a spot, send an email to email@example.com, we’d be delighted to hear from you!