January 24, 2018
Being a photographer involves constant growth and chasing creative opportunities. Learning never stops! My dear friend Jessica Hunt of Jessica Hunt Photography invited me on a retreat for creatives. I am so happy I didn’t pass up the opportunity to learn from some amazing photographers and other industry professionals. The friendships and connections I made over a weekend are going to last a lifetime.
Cue the confetti! Our ninth @akpretreat workshop has come to an amazing close. It’s so hard for me to find the words to explain how I’m feeling right now… but I can say that I am so grateful for these ladies and the way they 100% have each other’s backs. It’s such a beautiful thing!! (We hit maximum tags on this trip ladies!!) #akpretreat #ashtonkelleyphotography #akpcoastalretreat
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I didn’t document as much of my trip as I would have liked. Real life connections are so important and while I love being behind my camera, I love kicking back and laughing with good people and new friends.
In addition to great education for photographers like me, AKP set up a beautiful styled shoot at Destin Bay House in Destin, Flordia.
Venue: Destin Bay House.
Design + Florals: Simply Gorgeous Events by Lara-Jill.
HMUA: Powder and Paint.
Ribbon: illume Silk and Adorn Company.
Event: AKP Retreat.
Paper: Rock Paper Sisters.
Cake: Blue Lace Cakes.
Ring box: The Mrs. Box.
Runner: Green Earth Studio.
Be sure to follow more of my adventures on Instagram and here on the Alexis Schwallier Photography blog.