Becoming a destination wedding and elopements international photographer
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July 29-August 2, 2024
Are you a wedding photographer that's looking to take your business international? Join us in Iceland this coming July for a community driven destination wedding photographer workshop. Connect with other photographers who share the same goal on this transformative retreat and learn how to take your photography business to a new level with Ellie McKinney Education.
Meet the Host
Ellie McKinney Education
Destination Wedding & Elopement Photographer, Mentor and Educator
Based out of: Winston-Salem, NC
Hi there, I'm Ellie McKinney! I'm an international wedding + elopement photographer as well as a business mentor + creator of Ellie McKinney Education.
The 2023 Iceland workshop went so well that I'm doing it again in 2024 and I'm so happy you're interested in joining us for round two of the destination wedding photographer workshop.
About the workshop
Pricing & Payment
- 4 Days + nights at exclusive residence Hrafntinna Villa
- Breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day
- Transportation during workshop
- Engaging education with printed course material to keep
- 4 Styled shoots to elevate your portfolio
- Networking + community
- Mentoring with Ellie McKinney Education
- In-person workshop coordinator
- $6,800 per person
- $1,000 retainer and 10 (ten) $580 monthly payments
- 1 Group coaching call before the workshop
- 30 Minute 1-on-1 with Ellie while in Iceland
- 1 Group coaching call after the workshop
- 30 minute 1-on-1 with Ellie months after the workshop
Becoming a destination wedding photographer
Black Sand Beach Elopement
Logistics + Key Strategies for operating an international business
How to Price Your Services
Working with diverse cultures
Personal development for professional growth
Downtown Reykjavik Elopement
International Photographer Mindset
Aneesa Glines of Harmony Weddings
The Best of the Best
In-Person Logistics Coordinator
In order to make sure things flow as smoothly as possible, we will have (the best) in-person logistical coordinator, Aneesa Glines of Harmony Weddings and Events. Aneesa will assist with:
- Dietary needs
- Navigating any difficult circumstances should they come up
Aneesa is a an incredible wedding planner that thrives with fusion + multicultural weddings and she'll be sharing her expertise in education segments that focus on the value of and ways to work with diverse cultures as well as the importance of planner + photographer relationships.
How to become a destination wedding and elopement photographer
The Workshop will start in:
BOOKING AND APPLICATION PROCESS
To Iceland We Go!
Planning & Communication
Making It Official
I will be creating a WhatsApp group chat and adding attendees as they're confirmed so that we can all get connected before we meet up in person in Iceland in July!
Mentoring will play a significant role in this workshop, so we will be scheduling time for 2 group mentoring sessions, one prior to arriving in Iceland and one shortly following the workshop. There will also be 1-on-1 sessions during the workshop and again in the months following.
I'll be in touch via email multiple times leading up to the trip to make sure that we are set up for a successful workshop! You'll receive detailed info about accommodations, itinerary, etc. as well as questionnaires to help finalize the tailoring of the workshop.
Once you're selected, you'll receive a booking proposal that includes a contract, where to pay retainer, and a questionnaire. Simply pay the $1,000 retainer and your spot will be secured as an Iceland adventurer!
Spots are limited, so our planning team will undergo a selection process that includes:
- Initial screening through applications
- Candidate selection
Please fill out the application form below.