MOAB • India Earl + The Hearnes + Canyon Retreats • September 23-27 2019

MOAB • India Earl + The Hearnes + Canyon Retreats • September 23-27 2019

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$3500 • September 23-27, 2019, Moab, Utah • LIMIT 45 STUDENTS • DEPOSITS NON-REFUNDABLE!! Make sure this is your workshop before you dive in loves. Seriously, deposits are non-refundable.

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The desert calls and we answer. Join us in Moab, Utah for a 4 day, 4 night adventure, combining photography and business coaching by India Earl, The Hearnes, and Alpine NW’s Braden Torras, with desert adventures such as rappelling, hiking, and rock climbing led by Utah native guides Canyon Retreats. This is a family thing for us. We hang out and photograph rad couples down here all the time already, so we thought we’d extend the invitation for y’all to take a deep dive into our world, our lives, our Moab, all while learning so much from us and our years of building and running successful photography businesses. Our hope is that you come to relax, come to get amongst the rad desert adventures, come to kick it with us in one of our favorite places on the earth, but most importantly, that you come to learn and grow in your photography business. While the adventures, the outdoor experience, the new friends from all over the world, the food and drinks, and the retreat vibe will be top-notch, the important thing is that the amount of education you walk away with will have a deep and long-lasting effect on your business. It’s going to be an amazing week and we’re beyond stoked to meet the lucky few who take the plunge with us!



Here's what’s included:

  • Unwind, unfold and recharge in the healing aura of the Utah desert as you learn to market for your dream clients, photograph them in stunning ways every single time, and use your interactions to build long-lasting relationships and repeat customers.

  • The Basics:

  • Marketing and strategies to attract and book your dream couples

  • Branding that communicates your unique business to the couples you want to work with

  • Begin creating meaningful connections with your couples

  • Capturing authentic, emotion-filled images

  • Guided shooting techniques from both photographers

    • Operating in variable lighting

    • Location scouting

    • Staging, posing, and client interaction

  • Workflow + Editing: tips and tricks to decrease time and increase output

  • Social Media

    • How to build a lasting Instagram presence that does the marketing for you

    • How to create brand loyalty among your following

    • Using your Instagram to attract and book the adventurous clients you want

    • Logistical and attainable advice that will change the Insta game for you whether you’re starting clean or building on an established account

  • Economics for Entrepreneurs:

    • The power of knowing when to say yes and more importantly when to say no

    • Collaborators vs. Detractors and the "invisible hand" of networking

    • How fast should my business grow?

  • Styled shoots for days

    • Elopement, adventure wedding, and engagement session portraits to fill out your portfolio on your website and social media

    • See your photographers do their thing while building up your portfolio with incredible photos that will show potential clients everything you know about photographing them in dream locations

  • FOOD AND DRINKS INCLUDED. Dietary and allergen sensitivities will be provided for! (side note, because this is worth mentioning…we’ve been to sooo many workshops and our food is the best by far #humblebrag). 

  • Yeah, all this education is awesome, but there will be so much more…

    • Instructor-led yoga, meditation, and breathe-work sessions (these are skills you can take home with you!)

    • Multiple panel-style Q&A’s every day

    • Guided adventures such as hiking, rappelling, and rock climbing (for any experience level!)

    • Massage and body work specialists to help this be truly relaxing and rejuvenating

    • Incredible food vendors and a hosted bar (and obviously, dance parties)

    • Musicians to set the campfire vibe

    • Plenty of low-key hang out time so you can form friendships and get to know your teachers on a personal level

    • Creative craft stations

    • Inspiring guest thought leaders and speakers setting up one-off break-aways around camp

    • So much more!

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Desert Magic

Capture the breathtaking vistas of Moab with guided, styled wedding shoots.

Comparison of Value:

WE TOTALLY UNDERSTAND THAT IT CAN BE DIFFICULT TO JUSTIFY THE COST OF A WORKSHOP.  WE'VE SEEN TIME AND TIME AGAIN THAT STUDENTS WHO SHOW UP FULLY TO THEIR WEEK WITH US AND APPLY EVERYTHING WE GIVE THEM END UP WITH MAJOR INCREASES BOTH IN THEIR BUSINESS REVENUE AND IN THEIR SATISFACTION AND COMFORT WITH BEING A WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER.  OUR INSTRUCTORS COMBINE DECADES OF HARD-WON WISDOM THAT HELP OUR STUDENTS RISE TO THE TOP 5% OF EARNERS IN THE INDUSTRY, SKIPPING A LOT OF THE MISSTEPS AND MISTAKES THAT CAN COST YOU MONTHS IF NOT YEARS OF PROGRESS.  IF YOU DO THE WORK, YOU CAN MEASURE YOUR ROI IN MONTHS, NOT YEARS.

Payment Plan:

WE PROVIDE PAYMENT PLANS SO THOSE WHO CAN’T PAY THE AMOUNT IN FULL CAN SPLIT UP PAYMENT AMOUNTS OVER TIME ON A SET SCHEDULE, OR MAKE LUMP PAYMENTS AS YOU GO. WE EVEN HAVE FRIENDLY REMINDERS ABOUT UPCOMING AND MISSED PAYMENTS TO HELP ENSURE YOU STAY ON TRACK IN YOUR BUSY SEASONS. THERE’S NO ADDITIONAL COST FOR USING A PAYMENT PLAN. WE JUST WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT THOSE WHO DON’T HAVE THE BULK PAYMENT UP FRONT CAN INVEST IN THIS LIFE-CHANGING EDUCATION OVER TIME. THINK ABOUT IT THIS WAY: SET ASIDE $200-$300 EACH MONTH, OR FROM 10-15 SEPERATE WEDDINGS, AND YOU’LL HAVE THE INVESTMENT REQUIRED TO LEARN HOW TO DOUBLE YOUR INCOME.


Travel Info

 

As a reminder, airfare is NOT included in the price you pay to us. We generally suggest you book flights as early as 100 days prior to the day you want to arrive in Utah for the best prices. You’ll be flying into Salt Lake City or Denver. From there, you can either book a rental car to get yourself from the airport to the venue near Moab, or you can fly direct from Salt Lake City or Denver to Moab and rent a car there.

Keep in mind, you’ll need a car to get from the venue to our shoots. We always help our students group up for rides-hares in a private fb group. Remember, depending on where you’re flying from , time zones change, so if you want to arrive on the Monday at 2pm (first day of the workshop), you may need to fly out on a Sunday!

Hospitality info

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This price includes your lodging costs for a basic glamping experience near Moab. We’ll provide the stylish tents, comfy air mattress, linens and towels, lamps and throw rugs, restroom facilities, as well as all food and filtered water from the moment you arrive to the time you leave. You should bring a sleeping bag and pillow of your choice for this option. You can expect to share your tent with up to two fellow attendees (of the same gender).

If you prefer a more boujee experience or require more privacy, you can elect to upgrade your lodging to a glamping+ experience for a low additional cost. This option has limited space, and is therefore first-come-first-served and will be announced/released to all who are registered after registration closes!



The Basic Logistics

  • Start Time: Monday, September 23rd 2019 2pm.

  • Meeting Place: Near Moab, Utah. Specific location tba. ;)

  • End Time: Friday, September 27th 2019, 12pm.




Come live the dirtbag life with us in the desert. Shoot, climb, relax, dance and party, make forever friends, meditate, and rediscover why, and how you’re becoming a boss-ass photographer.