The Art & Soul of Newborn Photography

The Retreat Schedule

Arrival Day

Arrive at Venice Marco Polo Airport

Check into your Air B&B

*B&B recommendations can be made on request for more information email


Day One

Welcome to the home of GraphiStudio

8.30 Pick up location Marco Polo Airport

10.30 Tour of Graphistudio Factory

13.30 Lunch at Vineyard *

16.00 Count Ceconi Castle Tour

17.30 Welcome Drinks

19.45 Hotel Drop Off

*Lunch at the Vineyard is not included in your fees and an additional cost to you - we anticipate this to be approx 20 euros per head. All further lunches are included.

Day Two

Empower Your Business

9.00 Arrive at Venue

9.30 Welcome & Introduction

10.30 The Creative Pause

13.30 Lunch

14.30 Business Soul Map

15.30 Branding

16.30 Creating Your Blueprint

17.30 Reflect and Review

18.00 Return to Hotel

Day Three

Refine & Learn New Techniques

9.00 Collection

9.30 Creating from Something - Textures,  Tones & Colours

10.00 Newborn Shooting with Fabric

13.30 Lunch

14.30 Lighting Refinement & Parent Posing

16.00 Mother, Father & Baby Shoot

17.30 Reflection & Feedback

18.30 Return to Hotel

Day Four

Sales & Marketing

9.00 Collection

9.30 Product, Pricing, Pitching & Strengthening Your Brand

12.30 Lunch

13.30 The Value of a Sales Script

15.00 How to Up-Sell to Your Clients

17.30 Reflection & Feedback

18.30 Return to Hotel

Day Five

Accessing Authentic Creativity

8.15 Collection

8.45 Creating from nothing - Learning to shoot from intuition

9.45 Family Shoot

12.00 Lunch

12.30  Creating From Everything

13.30 Creating & Shooting a Masterpiece

16.00 Closing Circle

18.00 Print Critique

19.00 Celebration Dinner

22.00 Return to Hotel

*Whist every effort will be made to:

a) adhere to the programme the organisers reserve the right to amend or change content and timings. Notification of amendments will be made via the webpage only

b) provide babies of 14 days and under for modeling and demonstration purposes. If at the time of the retreat babies under above age can not be found, older babies will be used and the demonstration poses amended accordingly

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