Fable Retreat Announcement!!!


Fable Retreats

Photography workshop

Hey everyone,

So if you follow me on instagram I have dropped a few hints about this retreat. Well the time has come and I would like to officially announce the “Fable Retreat”. We hope this will be the first of many!

I have teamed up with another award winning, girl boss, photographer Kelsey Goodwin from KGOOD PHOTO to bring you a weekend long workshop that is going to blow your minds. We are both award winning internationally published wedding and portrait photographers and we want to pass on our knowledge to you. Both Kelsey and I love shooting that darker, moody, ethereal stuff. We are all about the tones and the feel and we want to help you create a similar style. We have planned basically a day camp for adults who want to take their photography career to the next level. We want to make sure that you are walking away with the skills you need to move forward confidently in your career and we want you to have a wicked time doing it. Of course during the 3 days there will be styled shoots, 4 in fact, so you will get some beautiful portfolio images, but we are also going to push past just taking photos. There will be lessons on all sorts of things, like, editing and working with presets, social media, business, and some life coaching as well. Trust me for any parts I am not speaking at I am excited to sit in and soak up all the knowledge too. Who doesn’t need life coaching? Am I right? Plus who doesn’t want to hang out with a bunch of awesome photographers, take cool photos and make some friends.

Check out our little video. It’s a little introduction to us and what we will be doing at the retreat!

Don’t mind me ha ha I am less awkward in real life I promise. There is a reason I stay behind the camera. Kelsey puts the pro in promotional.

We have chosen a beautiful venue on Vancouver Island. Nestled in the heart of Metchosin in Bilston Creek Farm a new wedding venue with a long history. The site is stunning, everything they have done is so intentional and it shows. Reclaiming wood from the old barn and using it in such beautiful ways. There is a lavender field, orchard, beach access, glamping tents and more… Honestly me and Kelsey are just so excited to get to come hang out with all of you camp out style at this incredible place. It jumped out at us right away and we just knew it was a perfect fit for the first Fable Retreat.

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We got together at the venue for a little styled shoot so we can give you an idea of the kind of images we are all going to create together. The styled shoots we do wont all be this fairytale but we thought with the name Fable and our love for all things magical and romantic we had to go with a game of thrones meets snow white feel. We incorporated smoke machines and bow and arrows and had a great time shooting together with the team that will be styling your shoots too! We have chosen an incredible team of award winning stylists and planners that are full of knowledge but also so much fun to work with. If you are emerging into the local wedding industry I am sure you will meet many more times a long your journey with weddings. And for those of you who are coming from out of town it is always lovely to make connections with photographers away from home incase you make it back for a visit or a shoot!


Amanda Johnson

Award Winning Hairstylist


Erica Harris

Award Winning MUA


The good Party

Award Winning Planning and Design


Platinum Floral Designs

award winning florals

Special Thanks to the white peony for the dress! Another amazing design by Truvelle Bridal who is one of my all time favourite designers for wedding dresses!

Me and Kelsey are looking forward to meeting you all and helping you level up your skills and confidence this September on VANCOUVER ISLAND! It is paradise and the perfect place for all you wedding and portrait photogs to beef up your portfolios. Come play in the PNW with us!

Check out the website here: Fable retreat registration opens in 6 days but pop in and grab your free presets! Early bird prices are $2499!! That's for three days of glamping, 4 styled shoots, numerous workshops and of course yummy food!

Yours truly,