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The Keepsake Collective is a series of styled shoots designed for family photographers looking to elevate their portfolio and learn how to create a business and art that they love.

WELCOME

I am thrilled to announce The Keepsake Collective is happening September 7, 2024. The Keepsake Collective is a series of styled shoots held in the scenic area of Northern Michigan. These styled sessions were designed not only to help you build images that make your portfolio, but to further a sense of community for family photographers.

“Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.”

— JENNIFER LEE

THIS IS FOR YOU IF...

You desperately need to reignite your creativity.

You're looking to walk away with a sense of community and friendship with like-minded individuals.

You're ready to create art that evokes emotion and connection.

Looking to devote uninterrupted time into your business and feed your creative soul.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY

Here's What You Can Expect

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Breakfast & Lunch

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and lunch provided by local vendors to keep you energized throughout the day. Begin the workshop with a seated breakfast, where we can break the ice and get to know one another. Then, a Q&A lunch will be held at Grace's studio, setting the perfect tone for a productive and inspiring day.

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Two Styled Sessions

Experience two iconic Northern Michigan meticulously curated styled shoots designed to elevate your portfolio and create images you'll cherish. Featuring one captivating maternity session and one heartwarming family session, these shoots provide you with a collection of stunning, professionally styled photographs that will enhance your portfolio.

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Community

As moms who works remotely, we understand the isolation that can come with it, and being a photographer can often feel just as lonely. The Keepsake Collective offers a wonderful opportunity to connect with fellow photographers, sharing unique perspectives and new techniques while fostering a sense of community and friendship.

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WELL WORTH THE INVESTMENT

The Results You Can Expect

FALL IN LOVE WITH YOUR WORK AGAIN

gain invaluable insight from your peers

BUILD A BUSINESS THAT IS UNIQUELY YOU

learn and grow alongside eachother

ELVATE YOUR PORTFOLIO

YOUR TENTATIVE ITINERARY

9:30 AM  |  BREAKFAST

We will all come together for a shared meal at a local restaurant where you will find beautiful florals, name tags, activity books, your latest Kindred Path Magazine and some icebreaker activities so we can all get to know one another.

12:00 PM  |  FIRST STYLED SESSION

Next, we will move onto our first Maternity Styled Session lead by Kayla Mari Photography which will feature florals and our beautiful maternity model. During this time, Kayla will lead prompts and poses for attendees to understand how to evoke more natural and emotive images for their clients.

2:00 PM  |  LUNCH & HEADSHOTS

We'll come together for a light lunch in the studio, providing a perfect opportunity to connect and recharge. During this time, we'll host a Q&A session to address any questions and share insights. Additionally, I'll take professional headshots of all attendees, which will be available for download after the workshop.

5:30 PM  |  FINAL STYLED SESSION

Finally, we will move onto our styled Family Session led by Grace Hudson of Captured By Grace Photography, which will be set in an adventurous location allowing for playful and natural movement amongst stunning northern michigan scenery. Grace will guide you in prompting families in ways that create timeless and joyful images, and leave everyone talking about how much fun photos actually were

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THE NITTY GRITTY

What's the Investment

- Two Styled Shoots featuring Maternity & Family Sessions

- Two Shared Meals

- Complimentary Headshots

- Question & Answer Breakout Session

- Branding & Education Workbooks

- Latest Issue of The Kindred Path Magazine

Price  |  $750.00

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DON'T WAIT ANOTHER SECOND

LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE

I've found the best things come in small packages which is why I am only opening this workshop up to six people.  This allows attendees to have the most  transformational experience possible.

MEET YOUR HOSTS

KAYLA MARI

Hi, I'm Kayla. The owner of Kayla Mari Photography. A lifestyle digital and film photographer and Editor of The Kindred Path. I am so blessed to say that I get to live out my dreams every time I release the shutter. 

I'm also a wife, mom, and graphic designer. My favorite things in life are spending time with my family, traveling, working out and having a good book in hand. 

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MEET YOUR HOSTS

GRACE HUDSON

Grace Hudson is a top Traverse City Wedding, Family, Branding, & Portrait photographer with an authentic and natural style. Her passion is to give her clients an elevated experience and stunning gallery of vibrant and timeless photos in and around Michigan's beautiful lakes, beaches, small towns, and forests.

She’s also a mom of 2 toddlers, a water & adventure lover, and she and her family are taking on their second major home flip while living in it!

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