The Wedding Authentic is a two day workshop experience to equip photographers to produce images that reflect their couples, a business that reflects who they really are, and a life authentically enjoyed. 

Each registered attendee will have two packed days of content and teaching, a new head shot, participation in a FULL mock wedding day styled shoot with a REAL couple, continental breakfast, lunch and dinner both days, a swag bag from our sponsors, and more! Full price seats are $749 early bird registration is $50 OFF with the code AUTHENTIC until September 1st.


Andrew + Chrissy’s Homestead

Granville, OH

Teaching Portion – Day 1 + Day 2

Bryn Du Mansion

Granville, OH

Styled Shoot Portion – Day 2


This workshop experience is a great fit for photographers who are one to three years into business, however ALL are welcome. Whether you have yet to start your wedding photography journey or garnered experience in the industry, we guarantee that you’ll walk away with new tools for your business! In addition, we know you’ll walk away with tools for a life that can be lived authentically and to it’s fullest. This experience can be applicable to photographers of any specialization however it is best suited for wedding photographers or future wedding photographers.



  • Developing a Solid Vision and Why
  • Pricing, Contracts, and Business Structure 
  • Branding 101 – Website and More
  • Marketing – Where and How (Ins and Outs of Social Media)
  • Comparison / Community Over Competition
  • Power of Curating and Blogging 
  • Equipment 
  • Q+A
  • A Client Experience That Serves
  • Nailing in Camera 
  • Gestures Before Posing 
  • Editing, Workflow, and Organization 
  • Balance and Priorities 
  • Legal Business, Taxes, Insurance, and More 
  • Finding Your Authentic Style 
  • Galleries, Prints, and Products
  • A Bigger Purpose – Vendors, Clients, and More


The wedding day styled shoot will be held on day two of the workshop. We will head over to Bryn Du Mansion after lunch and walk through a wedding day from front to back; you will behind the lens capturing every moment. You will have the opportunity to capture a typical wedding timeline and learn how to maneuver in different lighting scenarios. We will teach in both natural lighting and flash settings.

Our couple for the day will be celebrating their one year anniversary. They had an unpleasant wedding photography experience and we hope to serve them through this opportunity and provide them some images to keep forever.


  • Wedding Day Details
  • Getting Ready
  • Ceremony
  • Formals and Bridal Party
  • Bridal Portraits/Groom
  • Bride and Groom
  • Reception Details (With Flash)
  • Dancing (With Flash)


Host + Grove


Kelly and Taylor from Host and Grove are joining us for the workshop and we are PUMPED to partner with them. They are a match made in heaven and we can’t wait to create magic with these two. You will see Kelly and Taylor’s hard work at our home as they help us to be hospitable! They will also be sharing their hearts during the education time in a break out session. Last but not least, their wedding design and coordinating skills will be on full display at the full wedding styled shoot experience!

Go and give the ladies over at Host and Grove some love and be sure to follow them to stay inside the KNOW with The Wedding Authentic!


All of our sponsors listed below AND more will be providing gifts and coupons for you to dive on in to your business in the best way possible!