A creative weekend to recharge, connect and support you in your business.

21st - 23rd April 2023, Zadar, Croatia.

Wedding Photography Retreat is an opportunity for wedding photographers to take time for themselves, their business and creative development. Learn and get inspired from top wedding professionals and retreat to the boutique heritage hotel at Dalmatian Coast in Croatia.

 Your retreat will start with a welcome meeting, followed by two days of unique stylised sessions and seminars, then two evenings of soul conversations where you will meet and connect with other attendees.

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Every session has been designed with a story driven aesthetics curated to provide a destination elopement experience that is like no other.

Unique styled wedding and engagement sessions 

We have selected some of the most renowned and most creative designers in the industry to join us during this weekend. 
They will be creating unique wedding dresses and groom attire specially for this event which will be exclusively available at the retreat.

Exclusive designer outfits

In collaboration with some of the best wedding vendors, we will offer you perfectly designed flat lays, but you will also have a chance to create your own unique setups with a variety of props and materials.

Create your own unique flatlays 

Wedding photographers have a very challenging job, so maintaining physical health is extremely important. You will learn how to prepare your body for the long wedding hours, but also how to rejuvenate yourself afterwards.

Morning stretching & yoga sessions

Take a midday break and gather together for a delicious Croatian lunch made with local ingredients - perfect for getting extra energy for afternoon sessions.

Delicious energizing group lunch

Our speakers will motivate you & inspire, while helping you achieve your goals. From personal development, business improvement, goal setting and finding/elevating your creative voice, our speakers will keep you wanting more.

Motivational, artistic & life coaching with successful speakers

Connection over competitions!
We will share stories and inspiration over traditional Croatian food and drinks, inspire each other and you will get to connect with photographers.

Evening fireplace soul conversations

To make sure your maximum creative reignition, this is an all-inclusive weekend: 
· Engagement and Wedding styled session with 2 different couples 
· Additional fine art bridal session
· Florals
· Luxury tablescape
· Exquisite details
· Flay lays
· Designer gowns and groom attire
· Accommodation
· Breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks
· Yoga sessions
· Various speakers and topics

3 Days Filled With Amazing Energy, Stylish Couples & Breathtaking Setups

Meet & greet
Introduction & drinks
Optional dinner

Day 1

Morning stretching & yoga
Breakfast with nutritionist
Speakers & coaching
Engagement Session
Fireplace Soul Conversations / guest speakers

Morning stretching & yoga
Breakfast & speakers
Flat lay & details shooting
Fine art bridal session
Styled wedding setup
Wedding session
Fireplace Soul Conversations & cocktails

Day 3

Day 2

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Photographer's life is busy, and running a successful business is challenging. Rejuvenate physically and mentally, establish new creative rituals, spend time with like-minded creatives,
re-connect with what matters most to you and leave inspired to take your business to new heights.

Your annual photographer's
"therapy session".

The Wedding Photography Retreat has been created to help you re-ignite your passion for wedding photography, give you a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and bring clarity to your creative vision.

Black Flamingo has a goal to equip you with inspiration and knowledge so that when you return home you feel like a new person – better equipped to deal with the challenges ahead of you.

Level up your business.

Become a destination wedding expert by adding photos to your portfolio that convert inquiring clients into booked couples.

Each editorial has been designed to provide a wedding day experience from start to finish with story driven aesthetics.

Refresh your portfolio.

The atmosphere of the retreat provides a safe place where you can be yourself, be vulnerable and share your ideas with
like-minded people. 

Connect with amazing vendors.

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Take a break at heritage hotel
Ražnjevića Dvori, Croatia

This centuries-old estate on the Croatia's Dalmatian coast is a perfect gem to rejuvenate your mind and soul through a real Mediterranean experience.

Its ancient stone walls embraced by stunning olive grooves are a scenic background for a modern and classy stylised wedding shooting.

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Having in mind there are photographers looking for the full experience, but also some wanting to boost their portfolio only, we have created 2 different packages based on your wishes.

Includes full experience package with accommodation, meals, workshops, sessions...
Only 8 spots available.

Cost: € 2,200 
€800 Deposit due upfront

Includes access for workshops and styled sessions with models.
Very few spots available.

Cost: € 1,200
€600 Deposit due upfront


Education & Sessions

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styled sessions moodboards: 

Elegant & classy couple who is playful and fun together while enjoying adventures. 

Engagement session

Feminine, soft and romantic with layers of soft fabric and oversized flowers.

Fine Art Bridal session

no 2

Refined but sexy couple saying 'I do' among ancient stone walls filled with greenery and gentle blooms.

Wedding session

No 1

no 3

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