It’s OFFICIAL! The Styled Pop Up Series is LIVE!
Wednesday, October 12th join us for the kick off Styled Pop Up!
I have been day dreaming about this idea for years and finally after panicking, praying, sipping lots of coffee and completing a 1 on 1 intensive session with Hope Taylor we’re LIVE!
What’s a Styled Shoot?
Basically an amazing opportunity and WIN-WIN for all vendors involved to help create a styled (fake) wedding. The only “fakeness” about it is the fact that it’s not actually a real wedding! This allows creative hearts to really push the envelope with new ideas and discover brand new pinterest pins coming to life before our eyes! Naysayers may try to chime in and say that the effortless and calm environment doesn’t prepare you for a real, stressful and time sensitive wedding, which is true to an extent. However, the valuable lessons of practicing your craft as a photographer and opportunities to truly meet face to face with vendors (bakers, make up artists, hair stylists, rentals, planners, models, etc!) make this opportunity worth it! We can be as open and friendly as we want on social media, but nothing beats hearing the passion in your voice and seeing the twinkle in your eye in person! That right there is priceless.
What makes this a Pop Up Series?
The beauty of this series is that it allows us to go on the road! Starting in the Bay Area (Northern California) we plan to “Pop Up” all over the state and eventually make a special appearance out of state as well! Each season brings new trends, colors and styles! Plus this allows locals to connect and create referrals at each Pop Up! Lake Tahoe, Yosemite and Santa Cruz are in the works for next year as well!
What else do these Pop Ups have to offer?
Each Styled Pop Up will be unique and completely different! New color pallets, various venues, and a variety of local vendors will make each Styled Pop Up creative and exclusive. In addition to the Styled Shoot we will be offering networking and educational opportunities as well!
Here’s what you can expect at every pop up!
The first 45 minutes will be a meet and greet with an open juice bar! At this time vendors will also be mingling with everyone so you can put a face to their instagram feed and get to know the local professionals in your area. We can be as friendly and forward as we want on social media, but nothing beats face time with other local passionate business owners. Snacks will be provided and you are encouraged to share your business goals and accomplishments.
Each Pop Up will offer a quick one hour lecture on business hints and tips that synchronize with the current season and will provide you with revamped techniques that share a unique understanding.
Now this is what you are REALLY signing up for! Each shoot will offer gorgeous details to help showcase and enhance your portfolio for your target clients. Each season will showcase a completely different style and color pallet offering you a variety of experiences and unique images throughout the year!
Following the shoot dinner will be provided as we get into our element sharing challenges, helpful tips and experiences from the shoot. During this time I look forward to surrounding myself with harmonious conversations, laughs and future referrals!
While I was in college I had no idea what a Styled Shoot was…and I wish I did! Having the opportunity to connect with vendors and share gorgeous images radically changed my business. Over the last couple of years I have participated in and created dozens of these shoots and it was worth every penny!
My business has been growing slowly over the past 10 years. Within the last year that I have been full time my weddings have been booking rapidly and I have been able to increase my pricing seasonally do to the demand. I owe this to continuing my education through workshops, attending and bringing my own styled shoots to life!
That’s what she said…
“Styled shoots have revolutionized the photographic industry and allow creative ingenuity to flow in a such powerful way. When you have the freedom to dream big with no limitations, partner with a creative team of fellow boss ladies and gents, and watch your vision come to life, magic happens. Following a stylized shoot, I am on cloud nine for weeks, heck, even months (Just ask anyone I know well!). Shoots of this sort are essential for the building of community amongst creative entrepreneurs. Bonds are built, trust is solidified, and friendships that last a lifetime are established.”
–Natalie McMullin Photographer
“Styled shoots are becoming essential in the industry today. They give individuals the opportunity to collaborate and learn from each other. Most importantly, we enjoy the freedom to express ourselves with creativity, giving us a chance to bring our visions to life.”
– The BluBook Events Wedding Planners and Event Coordinators
“Styled shoots are a fun way to network while sharpening my vision for what looks best in photographs. Collaborating with multiple vendors has taught me the importance of staying on top of what’s trending in the bridal and beauty industry. It’s a great way for me to stay inspired as I develop my unique style.”
– Isabel Jackson Make Up Artist and Hair Stylist
Want to learn more?
Check out the website! www.StyledPopUpSeries.com
More information and registration can be found there as well!
Looking forward to helping your business bloom, while having FUN doing what we LOVE!
With Love, Quianna Marie
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