The Evoke Retreat is an amazing event happening in Sunriver, Oregon. Two intensive days loaded with content and hands-on teaching focused on every aspect of high school senior portrait photography. Topics covered include: posing, lighting, locations, marketing, branding, pricing, senior model programs and so much more! Gorgeous models, two photo shoots in fabulous locations and one inspiring event.
There are a million ways to run a senior photography business and I'm pretty sure I've tried them all. There was even a time when my business ran me, which I find to be a common issue among many photographers everywhere. That's not the way it has to be. I know from experience that you can build a thriving business and have a thriving family at the same time. To achieve balance, it's all about building a solid foundation for your business, creating boundaries and owning your schedule.
With over nine years of experience teaching workshops, offering mentoring for senior photographers and selling tons of educational products, I have worked with photographers in a variety of markets, all over the globe. I love nothing more than sharing my heart and passion for this industry and helping photographers define their style, unveil their ideal brand and client, tackling objective that they face and removing the nonsense that is dragging them down.
It's time to get real, get organized, get focused and get control. The Evoke Workshop is an event filled with inspiration, education and rejuvenation that will help you build the senior photography business of your dreams. We hope to see you this spring in Sunriver for a workshop experience unlike any other!
- Building a thriving business AND a thriving family
- Achieving balance for your business and home
- Creating boundaries
- Natural, outdoor lighting for gorgeous pictures straight out of camera
- Understanding light and how to shoot all times of day
- Master how to use a reflector- this will be a game-changer for many
- Flow-Posing to make the most use of your space and time
- How to capture a mix of perfectly posed and natural, candid images
- Choosing the perfect location and what to look for
- How to communicate with your clients so they truly connect with you
- Nail your images in-camera with minimal editing needed afterwards
- A complete breakdown of my camera settings
- Brand your photography business in an authentic, inspired way
- Maximizing your online real estate (websites and blogs)
- Marketing, the dos and don'ts
- How to get your clients talking and get their friends interested
- Pricing, choosing a pricing model and sustaining a profitable business
- My complete workflow from first inquiry to final delivery
- Q&A sessions for everything in-between, no questions are off-limits
Join us in Oregon this fall for a photography workshop dedicated to high school senior photography! We'll go over the blueprint of my business, leaving no stone unturned. We will also visit locations I frequently work in, taking full advantage of all of the beauty Oregon has to offer during the two evening photo shoots on Day One & Day Two.
Feeling overloaded and overwhelmed? It's time to rejuvenate your senior photography business and get back to the heart of who you are and what you are all about. I am all about simplicity and it extends through every element of my business. From my session workflow and approach to location selection, posing and communication, to my marketing plan, senior model program, pricing structure, product options and post-processing edits. Simplicity is key and I am sharing my entire workflow and business with you.
we'll focus on the client experience, branding, marketing, pricing, senior model programs, websites, social media & more
PORTFOLIO BUILDING PHOTO SHOOTS
put into action everything you learn with beautiful models, how to maximize your shooting process
posing, interaction, lighting, connection, simplicity and location tips & tricks
Q&A WITH HOLLI
transparent teaching and sharing
be inspired with imagery, content, session details & so much more
you'll also receive a swag bag loaded with goodies
TUESDAY, APRIL 21st
Evoke House Doors Open
Group Dinner (7pm)
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22nd
On-Location Photo Shoot
WEDNESDAY NIGHT (after dinner)
Editing PJ Party
THURSDAY, APRIL 23rd
On-Location Photo Shoot
THURSDAY NIGHT (after dinner)
Final Q+A & Hangout
FRIDAY, APRIL 24th
HOW MUCH DOES THE EVOKE RETREAT COST?
There are two registration tiers for the Evoke Retreat: Single Rate ($1650 per person) & Roommate Rate ($1350 per person). There are six Single and three Roommates (total of nine attendees). Included with your registrations is two full days of education, three nights lodging at the Evoke House, lunch both days of the workshop, hands-on learning, two photo shoots with gorgeous senior models in beautiful locations, keynote presentations on all things pertaining to the business of senior photography and more! Travel and transportation are NOT included.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
Comfortable clothing and footwear. (This is a must!) We will be shooting on-location in beautiful locations. Bring footwear with closed-toes and good traction. I highly recommend that you dress in layers, jackets, sweatshirts, jeans, leggings, etc. Bring your preferred camera equipment, plenty of memory cards for all of the gorgeousness we'll be creating and a reflector, if you have one.
ARE THERE PAYMENT PLANS?
Yes! We automatically divide registration into three payments (Single: $550 per payment | Roommate: $450 per payment). Upon registration, you will be prompted to pay a retainer, securing your seat at the Evoke Retreat. The retainer is NON-REFUNDABLE. You will be invoiced for the next two payments on January 5th and March 5th. If you wish to pay in full, please email us to let us know: email@example.com.
WHAT IS YOUR REFUND POLICY?
50% of your full registration can be refunded until 60 days prior to the Evoke Retreat, excluding the non-refundable retainer. If within 60 days of the event, the registration fee cannot be refunded. Your payments will be converted to a credit and can be applied to another workshop/retreat within a rolling 12 month period, or it can be transferred to another person.
WHAT AIRPORT SHOULD I FLY INTO?
The Redmond Airport (RDM) is located near Sunriver Resort. The Portland International Airport (PDX) is another option, located about 2.5 hours north of Bend/Redmond or the Eugene Airport (EUG) is about 2 hours west.
WILL I NEED A CAR?
Yes, transportation is not included in your registration. Past attendees have teamed up to share the cost and have rented a car together.
WHERE SHOULD I STAY?
Lodging is included! YAY! You have the option to stay in your own private Master Suite (Single Rate) or share a room (not a bed!) with two other attendees (Roommate Rate). There are six Singles and three Roommates available, a total of nine attendees per workshop.
CAN I USE THE IMAGES I TAKE AT THE WORKSHOP FOR MY WEBSITE/MARKETING/ETC?
Yes! Absolutely! You can definitely use the images you take at the event for your website, marketing, promotional materials, business blog, etc. However, the images CANNOT be submitted for publication in-print in any magazines, contests, industry blogs or any other means. If you ever have any questions about this or are uncertain about how to use the images, please contact me and I will be happy to assist you: firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHO IS THIS RETREAT FOR?
Senior Portrait Photographers looking to get focused, implement simplicity into their business model, solid marketing strategies, strengthen their brand and style and improve posing and communication skills.
$1650 | $1350
Registration & Refund Policy
To secure your seat, we require a non-refundable retainer be paid in full. Upon payment, you will officially be registered for our event.
50% of your full registration can be refunded until 60 days prior to the Evoke Workshop, excluding the non-refundable retainer. If within 60 days of the event, the registration fee cannot be refunded. Your payments will be converted to a credit and can be applied to another workshop/retreat within a rolling 12 month period, or it can be transferred to another person.
Two FULL DAYS of learning in an intimate learning environment
Three nights lodging at the gorgeous Evoke House
Lunch both days of the workshop
Two photo shoots with beautiful models at gorgeous locations
The Evoke Workshop Book, only available to workshop attendees
An unforgettable, inspiring experience
Holli True cannot be held responsible for any unanticipated circumstances, such as: weather, natural disasters, location/park closures, etc.
If a workshop is cancelled, a full refund will be issued for any tuition/retainer paid.
Travel fees WILL NOT be reimbursed for any reason.
After you register for the Evoke Workshop, you will receive a confirmation email that your seat has been secured. You will also receive a Workshop Attendee Guide with additional information about the event, including local restaurants, places to visit while you're in Oregon and more.
A Facebook Group will be created for the attendees once the workshop is full. If you have additional questions, please email me at: email@example.com.