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2-3-4 may 2022 | Belgium

The Mrs. Lake Photography Workshop

Everything you need to get in your creative vibe, shoot your best content, and book the clients you desire.

Join us for a few days in bucolic Mirwart, Belgium for the 2nd edition of the Mrs. Lake Photography workshop. This is your opportunity to get creative and create beautiful content that you’re proud of.

Attend the masterclasses of our professionals and immerse yourself in a creative environment with like-minded people. We’ll take care of the logistics, and you just do what you’re good at and create stunning pictures. Leave inspired with a memory card or two full of fresh and creative content.

Photo by workshop attendee Jiwa Stories

Do you recognize this?

  • You aren’t booking the clients you desire
  • You’re shooting the standard pictures and your longing for some creativity
  • When you organize or participate in a shoot, you don’t get the results you’ve hoped for
  • Your SEO sucks, you aren’t findable on Google
  • You’d like to attract and book more high-end clients
  • Your portfolio doesn’t match your talent
  • You don’t have enough inspiring content

Imagine that you…

  • have a content bank full of inspiring images that attract your ideal customers
  • are booking the weddings you desire
  • are visible to your ideal client, because of your strong SEO
  • are traveling and shooting destination weddings
  • work with a team of high-end suppliers
Enyo Lake

Let me help you!

In the last two years, I’ve organized more than 16 shoots which almost all got published. And let me tell you, organizing a great high-quality shoot, costs a lot of time and access to a great network.

At this photography workshop, we challenge and inspire you. I’ll take care of all the logistics so that you can be fully creative.

Behind The Scenes

Take a look behind the scenes during the photography workshop in Portugal.

““I highly recommend working with Mrs. Lake Weddings! Enyo (and the people she works with) is a wonderful, energetic, and happy person to be around and she has never-failing professionalism on a level that is rare to find.””

Renate van Dijk

Wit Photography

What can you expect?

For this edition, we have some special moments for you in-store.

Styled shoot and editorial bridal look

A high-end styled shoot with a ceremony, table setting, beautiful couple, and all the details. Plus an editorial bridal look in a beautiful Millia London gown.

You are the director in these settings, use your imagination and creativity to set the scene.

Movement shoots

Next to the styled shoot and editorial bridal look station, we’re also challenging you with movement shots.

Various settings where our models will act out choreographed scenes for you to capture. This challenges you in your journalistic skills, often needed at weddings.

But also, because we’ll create a ceremony with guests, a dinner table with food and people, you can shoot those candid shoots that resemble a real wedding which is precious for your portfolio.

Flat-lay playground

Flat-lays are so important in creating a high-end and diverse gallery. Also, if you ever want to get your pictures published, flat-lays are the details that seal the deal! In the flat-lay playground, you’ll get to shoot the curated flat-lays by Mrs. Lake Weddings and take some time to create your own.

The mood board

But wait, there is more!

Sign-up for two wonderful masterclasses given by our experts.

Renate of Wit Photography
Masterclass

Shoot & book destination weddings

Destination wedding photographer Renate of Wit Photography has been shooting destination weddings since 2013 and has shot weddings in 17 countries. 

She will share all that experience with you and will teach you how to shoot and book destination weddings and will give you insider tips and tricks on how to ensure a smooth journey.

Mandy of Mandy Aileen Photography
Masterclass

SEO for Photographers

With several pages ranking high in Google, Mandy Aileen Photography, a wedding photographer with over 12 years of experience, knows what Google wants. And maybe even more important to know is how to turn the visitors to your website into clients.

Mandy will give you an insight on why you should make your website a priority in your business and how to make it work for you!

bonus

Professional pictures

People buy from people! Invest in headshots and pictures of you in action. Workshop leader Mandy from Mandy Aileen Photography specializes in high-end branding shoots.

The following pictures are included: 3 pictures of you in action and 3 headshots. After editing, you can always order more pictures for a small surcharge.

The Program

* Timings and structure are subject to change

Monday, May 2nd – Arrivals and Welcome dinner

Welcome to the beautiful Chateau de Mirwart! Get settled and at night will kick off with a welcome dinner, a great way of meeting our team and your fellow workshop photographers.

Tuesday, May 3d – Workshop day

Get ready for a full day of shooting, masterclasses, and fun.

You’ll be in a group of a maximum of 4 photographers and will rotate through 5 stations.

An indication of the program:

  • Masterclasses
  • Styled shoot
  • Lunch
  • Movement shoots
  • Golden hour shoot
  • Dinner

Wednesday, May 4th – Previews & Departures

Have you ever been to a workshop but don’t have the time afterward to edit the wonderful content you’ve shot? We’ll provide a kickstart! Use the morning to connect and network, and create a stunning preview of your work that you can immediately share!

After lunch, we’ll say our goodbyes and promise that we’ll see each other soon again at the next workshop!

Photo by workshop attendee Joyce Afua

“This has given my portfolio such a boost, am still in love with the photos I took”

“I had the opportunity to work with Enyo for a photography workshop she organized in Portugal. From the first contact, it felt so good, familiar, and full of energy!

Enyo put on an amazing workshop, bringing together the nicest models, vendors, and photographers. The week was super well organized, with beautiful settings to take pictures.

This has given my portfolio such a boost, am still in love with the photos I took. Thanks, Enyo!”

– Joyce Afua Fotografie

Photo by workshop attendee Joyce Afua

“Enyo is positive and knows how to lead a team”

“I have had the pleasure of working with Enyo several times as a wedding photographer and it is always a treat! Enyo is positive and enthusiastic and knows how to lead a team.

She also has a good sense of what is needed and knows how to put suppliers in their power. That works very well together!

If Enyo has an idea or a vision she goes for it and besides that, she is a very nice and warm person!”

– Mandy Aileen Photography

Vlogs | 1st edition Mrs. Lake Photography Workshop

Get an idea of the vibes through these vlogs created by Melissa from Jippey.

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Melissa also created this stunning clip from one of the shoots.

The Investment

€1595 Early bird €1295!


Shooting

We’re shooting at Chateau de Mirwart and using various styles and spaces to create a wealth of imagery and content. We’ll create three different Bridal Looks for you to enjoy and play with.

The workshop contains the following settings:

  • 1 styled shoot with table setting, ceremony with a backdrop, flat-lays & wedding cake, etc. and a couple
  • 1 high fashion Bridal portrait station
  • 1 Couples portrait station
  • Beautiful bucolic scenery
  • Movement shots
  • Flat-lay playground

Styling

Expect versatile high-end concepts that enrich your portfolio and help you attract and book the bridal couples you desire. From bright colors and patterns to muted modern palettes and textures.

All suppliers have been hand-picked for this workshop.

Models

We value and love diversity and we love couples with real chemistry. We will be joined by 3 beautiful and photogenic couples. Who will pose as bridal couples, bridesmaids, groomsmen and guests, so your pictures will be lively and telling.

Headshot & behind the scenes pictures of you

Headshot and behind the scenes pictures of you by Mandy Aileen Photography

Food & accommodation

We got you covered! Included are:

  • A 2 night stay in 5-star Boutique hotel Chateau de Mirwart including breakfast
  • Welcome dinner on the day of arrival and dinner on Tuesday
  • Lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday

Travel

This workshop is excluding any travel costs.

Optional

Book the Masterclasses of Wit Photography – How to Shoot and book destination weddings – and, -SEO for Photographers – of Mandy Aileen Photography for €197,- each.

You can add the masterclasses to your shopping cart.

Payments

Click here to book your ticket. After your payment is completed, your registration is confirmed.

  • You can pay in full or in 3 installments.
  • Tickets are strictly limited and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Prices are excluding 21% VAT + a small supplement is charged when paying in installments.
  • Tickets are non-refundable but do feel free to sell your spot to someone else.
  • We do advise you to get travel & cancellation insurance.
Photo by workshop attendee Jiwa Stories

“It was exactly what I was looking for to take my work to a new level”

“How glad I am that I went along! When I saw the mood boards for the photoshoots I hardly hesitated for a moment. I have had the pleasure of working with Enyo once before during a shoot. She knew exactly what needed to be done, this gave me incredible peace and this also gave me a lot of confidence in the workshop.

During the workshop in Portugal, I had the opportunity to work with all the high-end suppliers who all made beautiful work! Really super cool how that all came together.

The super-diverse location, couples, and concepts allowed me to create incredible new portfolio material that I could not have dreamed of beforehand. It was really bizarre to see what all could be photographed in 2 days.

I would definitely go along with another workshop, because this has given me so much new material, and it was also just an incredibly fun time.”

– Jiwa Stories

Photo by workshop attendee Jiwa Stories

“Enyo is really good and does everything without stressing”

“We had a very nice time working with Enyo. As a videographer, it is sometimes difficult to keep an eye on the time and planning, because you focus on what happens in front of your lens and how you want to capture this creatively.

It is very nice to have a wedding planner next to you who keeps an eye on the planning and directs the whole team. Enyo is really good at this, and does it without stressing in a very nice way!

In addition, Enyo as a person is very nice and enthusiastic, so would only recommend her!”

– Timo & Kay Films

Frequently Asked Questions

But will everyone have the same pictures?

To be honest, yes and no! Of course, you will share the settings and the models but the rest is up to your creativity! In our last edition, one of the photographers took one of the models aside and captured a stunning shot that no one else saw. Also, put in the factor of different editing styles & composition, and the ever-changing social algorithms and posting schedules. The fact that your ideal client (not competitor or suppliers ;)) sees the same picture over and over is very slim actually.

Also, Chateau is a brand new wedding venue that opened in August 2021, so not many have had the privilege to shoot there.

I’m a starting or experienced photographer, is this workshop suitable for me? 

This workshop is suitable for photographers and filmmakers of all abilities, new and experienced. We will not be covering camera basics.

What about COVID-19 or another world-impacting event?

If Covid-19 (or another world-impacting event) cancels the workshop taking place or if it cancels our flights, then I’ll move the entire workshop to the best-suited date. I do advise you to invest in travel and cancellation insurance.

How & when can I use the images?

You can use the images for your website, social channels, etc. but please credit the creatives and suppliers involved. I’ll supply you with all the information before the workshop starts

If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact me directly: enyo@mrslake.nl

All timings and structures are subject to change. Mrs. Lake weddings is not liable for failure to execute the workshop due to causes beyond their control. Specific details will be sent out nearer to the time to all confirmed attendees.

Sure, you can try to organize it yourself…

Creating the perfect environment

Let me be honest with you! I’ve realized that there’s so much strength with standing in your power spot. And with all the photographers I’ve worked with, too much logistic hassle and stress kills their creativity.

“I’ve shot all the standard shots, but I didn’t feel that I could be creative,” a photographer said to me once, whilst we’re on a shoot. Due to the rain, the schedule changed she had just a little window to take some good shots.

This motivated me as a planner to always create the perfect environment for the photographers I work with (on weddings and shoots) so that the result is fantastic.

What this means for you:

  • No worrying about the schedule
  • No worries about finding the perfect models
  • Not trying to connect with all these high-end suppliers
  • Not stressing about the timing

I have the network, planning skills, and team to facilitate stunning and inspiring settings for you to enjoy.

And yes, also I need to stand in my power spot. Look at the picture I took during our last edition of the workshop:

Are you coming?

The Mrs. Lake Photography workshop. Everything you need to get in your creative vibe, shoot your best content, and book the clients you desire.