Hometown
Retreat

Brookings, Oregon • APRIL 8-11, 2022

Last July I hosted my first “Hometown Retreat” & it was a dream to lead some amazing shoots there. The dramatic & rugged coastline & scenic beauty really is unparalleled. I’m not sure why I didn’t shoot here sooner, except that when I head home, it’s usually to visit family and not work. Well I’m heading back this time with the sole intention & strong desire to let my creativity flourish and do the same for 10 other special ladies attending. This is a photographers playground.

This all-inclusive retreat will be 4 days geared at hands on learning with shoots & round table editing & discussions, community, adventure, laughter and bonding — all geared at drawing out the emotion and elevating your work to its highest potential. There will be 4 family & motherhood sessions held indoors & outdoors. Between shoots, you’ll have the opportunity to get personal review of your work or guidance on editing finesse during our round table time.

With that being said, I’ll also say that I chose a unique space for our base & where we’ll be staying – the old Upper Chetco School, that was once where I attended grades K-7 & had a whopping 35 students total back then (in the entire school). My family and I stayed here about 6 years ago and it’s definitely a quirky Pacific Northwest experience. Though I could’ve used the oceanfront mini mansion I rented last year, I felt this one will be a lot more fun & creative, so please come for a fun adventure & know this isn’t about luxury.

I’m so excited to open up this 4 day retreat opportunity to those wishing to reignite their creative soul & kick off the spring with some amazing shoots & education. My hope is for your creative heart to be unleashed & transform your work & business to operating from a place of deep purpose & success after this time together.

The Details

WHEN: April 8-11, 2022. Retreat will begin at 4 pm on April 8 and end with check-out at 10 am on April 11.

WHERE: Brookings, Oregon (I’d recommend flying into Medford, OR & carpooling with other attendees to & from the coast).

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • 4 Indoor + Outdoor Family & Motherhood Sessions 
  • All meals plus coffee & red wine at the retreat house, but snacks & other drinks will be up to you.
  • Unique & quirky lodging at the old Upper Chetco School, that was once where I attended  grades K-7 (there were 35 students in the entire school if you can imagine that) & is now an Airbnb. Beds will be shared & are in the old classrooms, so multiple beds per room. I opted for this very quirky Pacific Northwest experience over oceanfront luxury — so please come with an open mind & willingness to have some fun & embrace creative lodging.
  • Nailing backlight, blue hour, direct, harsh, and low light in dramatic or emotional ways.
  • Creating connection and storytelling in your work in an authentic way.
  • Family Films
  • Business, pricing, social media, setting yourself apart in a saturated market, travel photography
  • Start to finish editing techniques
  • Thought Processes, Styling, Location Selection, Settings, Gear, Everything
  • Roundtable Editing & Portfolio Review, which provides opportunity for 1:1 with each attendee as I walk around the room to offer help & answer questions.
  • My Painterly Collection Action Pack with my 1-Click

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:

  • Airfare
  • Transportation to/from and during the retreat.
  • Snacks or drinks outside of red wine and coffee at the retreat house.
  • Presets & Actions (outside of my Painterly Collection Action Pack with my 1-Click)

Investment - $2,600 SOLD OUT

Registration opens at 12 pm noon (MST) on February 1. Please email me then to secure a seat. Sorry, early birds will not be accepted.
Limited to 10 attendees. 50% deposit due at registration, with balance due March 8, 2022. I kindly request that invoices be paid within 24 hours of receiving them before being released to the next person interested in the seat.

Covid Policy

Out of the utmost precaution and concern for everyone’s safety in this gathering, I’m asking that all attendees have a negative covid test within 72 hours of attending this retreat. In the event you test positive, you can sell your seat to someone else to replace you, but all seats are non-refundable.

Hometown Retreat

Brookings, Oregon • April 8-11, 2022

 

Last July I hosted my first “Hometown Retreat” & it was a dream to lead some amazing shoots there. The dramatic & rugged coastline & scenic beauty really is unparalleled. I’m not sure why I didn’t shoot here sooner, except that when I head home, it’s usually to visit family and not work. Well I’m heading back this time with the sole intention & strong desire to let my creativity flourish and do the same for 10 other special ladies attending. This is a photographers playground.

This all-inclusive retreat will be 4 days geared at hands on learning with shoots & round table editing & discussions, community, adventure, laughter and bonding — all geared at drawing out the emotion and elevating your work to its highest potential. There will be 4 family & motherhood sessions held indoors & outdoors. Between shoots, you’ll have the opportunity to get personal review of your work or guidance on editing finesse during our round table time.

With that being said, I’ll also say that I chose a unique space for our base & where we’ll be staying – the old Upper Chetco School, that was once where I attended grades K-7 & had a whopping 35 students total back then (in the entire school). My family and I stayed here about 6 years ago and it’s definitely a quirky Pacific Northwest experience. Though I could’ve used the oceanfront mini mansion I rented last year, I felt this one will be a lot more fun & creative, so please come for a fun adventure & know this isn’t about luxury.

I’m so excited to open up this 4 day retreat opportunity to those wishing to reignite their creative soul & kick off the spring with some amazing shoots & education. My hope is for your creative heart to be unleashed & transform your work & business to operating from a place of deep purpose & success after this time together.

THE DETAILS

WHEN: April 8-11, 2022. Retreat will begin at 4 pm on April 8 and end with check-out at 10 am on April 11.

WHERE: Brookings, Oregon (I’d recommend flying into Medford, OR & carpooling with other attendees to & from the coast).

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • 4 Indoor + Outdoor Family & Motherhood Sessions 
  • All meals plus coffee & red wine at the retreat house, but snacks & other drinks will be up to you.
  • Unique & quirky lodging at the old Upper Chetco School, that was once where I attended  grades K-7 (there were 35 students in the entire school if you can imagine that) & is now an Airbnb. Beds will be shared & are in the old classrooms, so multiple beds per room. I opted for this very quirky Pacific Northwest experience over oceanfront luxury — so please come with an open mind & willingness to have some fun & embrace creative lodging.
  • Nailing backlight, blue hour, direct, harsh, and low light in dramatic or emotional ways.
  • Creating connection and storytelling in your work in an authentic way.
  • Family Films
  • Business, pricing, social media, setting yourself apart in a saturated market, travel photography
  • Start to finish editing techniques
  • Thought Processes, Styling, Location Selection, Settings, Gear, Everything
  • Roundtable Editing & Portfolio Review, which provides opportunity for 1:1 with each attendee as I walk around the room to offer help & answer questions.
  • My Painterly Collection Action Pack with my 1-Click

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:

  • Airfare
  • Transportation to/from and during the retreat.
  • Snacks or drinks outside of red wine and coffee at the retreat house.
  • Presets & Actions (outside of my Painterly Collection Action Pack with my 1-Click)

INVESTMENT - $2,600 SOLD OUT

Registration opens at 12 pm noon (MST) on February 1. Please email me then to secure a seat. Sorry, early birds will not be accepted.
Limited to 10 attendees. 50% deposit due at registration, with balance due March 8, 2022. I kindly request that invoices be paid within 24 hours of receiving them before being released to the next person interested in the seat.

covid policy

Out of the utmost precaution and concern for everyone’s safety in this gathering, I’m asking that all attendees have a negative covid test within 72 hours of attending this retreat. In the event you test positive, you can sell your seat to someone else to replace you, but all seats are non-refundable.

Stormy Solis Photography