Interested in a day away with others who share your passion?

Advanced Photo Retreat – August 19 2017

Join us at the Ann Arbor Farm for a mentoring retreat!  This all day event is reserved for those who are serious about photography.  The day begins at at 9:00 am & ends with a farewell bonfire on the beach.  Enjoy seasonal food from our own farm and other local growers for lunch and dinner.  Child & young adult models with a variety of sets around the 70 acre farm will be used for practice shoots.  Come with your questions, camera and a journal!  Our hope is that this day inspires you and gives you the courage you need for your next step, whatever that may be! 

What to Expect

9am-9:30 Hellos

Coffee, pastries in the modern rustic studio barn

9:30-10:30 Amy's Story 

Inspiration to think through where you've been and what's next for you

10:30 - 12pm  One on One or Practice Sets with Models

Amy meets with individuals for 30 minutes one on one; others follow a mentor photographer around the 70 acre farm to various sets with child and adult models

12pm-1pm Lunch

Relax on the front porch with a farm fresh lunch

1pm-2pm Guest Speaker - Kenny Ingle 

Creative director and international photographer, Kenny Ingle, speaks about developing a photojournalistic personal style  

2pm-3pm  Break Out Sessions

Business Mentoring with Amy, Editing with Joan, or Shooting practice with Kenny

3:pm-4pm Personal Hour or One on One with Amy

Grab a snack, rest, or wander with your camera

4pm-5pm Shooting with Amy

Final set and models - honing your skills

5pm -6pm Review of images 

Show us a few of your favorite images from the day, and be encouraged with kind words   

6pm-7pm Festive Farm-to-Table dinner

Food from our farm and other local growers and makers

7pm-8pm  Farewell bonfire 

Bring your camera and head to the beach for a bonfire with Q&A opportunities 

If you are considering this retreat, please fill out this form. Note: the information on this survey helps us personalize each retreat, but your spot will not be reserved until payment is received.