Breathe. Renew Your Spirit. Find Solitude & Support. Find A Sense of SELF.

All Through a Photographical Lens.

Refocus. Regroup. Refresh


Maryland's Photographer of the Year



Four Days & Three Nights stay at the Windward Retreat Center, tucked away in the quiet community of Kaaawa on the island of Oahu. Enjoy the beach, hiking trails and retreat center in your free time.

Three meals a day, snacks and on-island transportation to and from retreat activities.

Photography and Business related activities including but not limited to:

Business, Sales & Marketing, Pricing, Workflow and Client Communication. Posing, Lighting, Basic Camera Settings, Understanding the Trilogy of Aperture, Shutter and ISO. Personal growth and development to have a more positive outlook on life. Bring your own camera gear and lighting equipment you want to learn to use more effectively.

Explore Oahu as we drive to and from our locations and as a group, additional activities will be discussed. (Additional Cost)

You'll explore Hawaii's beauty while learning different lighting, posing and composition while also finding your inner creative spark.

You'll spend intimate time with some of the leaders and inspirers in the industry discussing business, marketing, social media, struggles and how to overcome them and how to keep finding that next "something" to wow your clients with.

We are excited to have you come play, learn, create, inspire, decompress and create lasting memories with us. 





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