the BLOOM workshop

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

I mentioned yesterday that I had the privilege of attending the Bloom Workshop in the Santa Cruz mountains at Regale winery. Michaela and Ashley hosted it and did a fabulous job! I highly recommend it.

 Did I tell you that is also where my bff is probably going to get married in the fall?! The venue was gorgeous and the weather was perfect. See for yourself...



I learned a ton about blogging and how to take better pictures with my DSLR camera. I'm happy to report that I'm on the right track with blogging but man do I need a one-on-one tutorial with my camera. Luckily I have a photographer bff who I'm going to hit up for a tutoring session. (I'll pay you, Carrie!). Below are some photos I took with my DSLR. No judging...I'm learning!







Our model bride had actually just got married two weeks previous to this shoot! Isn't she beautiful?

The darling newlyweds...literally!
A little behind the scenes action!
I have a whole new respect for photographers now. Especially when photographing special moments like the bride and groom's kiss etc. It's one thing to get a still life photo on point but to catch the moment with perfect lighting is a completely different story. I'm looking forward to getting better. :)

Have any of you every been to a blogging workshop? If so, which one? And if not I suggest this one with two thumbs up! Not to mention the swag bag was legit...

Along with the items pictured we also received a water bottle, bip and bop initial necklaces, benefit make-up, pencils, a tote bag, quote art prints, hand drawn prints, wooden decor signs, and more! Needless to say I would definitely go again. :)

Floral Design: Natalie Bowen Designs
Table Rentals, Flatware, Dishes, etc: Pieces by Violet
Venue: Regale Winery / 
Makeup and Hair: Camille Monique Beauty
Gown: Sarah Seven


6 comments:

  1. What a beautiful place and perfect weather.

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  2. Your photos are amazing! Are you going to share some photography tips that you learned?

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  3. Oh gosh, I've been on the fence with going to a bloom workshop! They are coming to WA soon and it'd be a 3 hours trip which isn't awful. It looks like a blast!!

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  4. When I saw Julie post about her Bloom workshop I so wanted to go to one. Now that I've seen how much they are I'm going to be saving up to go. Those cakes are so pretty! I think I could totally use a blogger workshop and also learn how to better use my camera!

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