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Introducing: The Bespoke Workshop

Rachael Kazmier and Lindsey Taylor invite you to attend Bespoke Workshop to build your portfolio with beautiful imagery, build your community with like-minded photographers, and build your confidence in running a wedding day! This has been a big dream of ours for quite some time. We both love capturing weddings and helping other photographers improve their crafts, and we finally found the PERFECT venue to host our first workshop!

Bespoke means “custom made,” and it is our goal to make this workshop a tailored experience for each and every photographer that attends! Whether you’re on chapter 1 or 500 of your photography journey, you’ll leave Bespoke Workshop with valuable takeaways customized to you! We are all at different levels and no two photographer’s journeys are the same. Whether you are looking to build your portfolio and learn about how to run a wedding photography business, or you are already an established wedding photographer who wants to build community and photograph a gorgeous styled shoot, this is for you!

Want a hint into what it’ll look like? Read on, friend! 

Join the fun!

We’ll start the day with education. We understand the privilege of capturing a couple’s most special day and wish to empower other photographers to feel prepared in shooting weddings! We remember what it was like getting started. Rach and I wouldn’t be where we are today if it weren’t for each other and for other photographers who taught us what we know. Now WE want to prepare YOU with our most helpful tips to gain confidence and live your big dreams!

We’ll leave plenty of time for Q+A as we break for lunch, and then it’s your turn in front of the camera for headshots! (Don’t forget to wear a cute outfit!) Finally, we’ll spend the rest of the day doing what we do best… taking pictures!! Attendees will be split into two groups, so that everyone has plenty of time to capture all the pretty and work individually with our models. The workshop will mimic a real wedding day. Expect getting ready shots, a first look, ceremony, tablescape, beautiful bride and groom sunset portraits, and endless gorgeous details.

About Us

We’re Rachael and Lindsey, two full-time photographers turned best friends who are obsessed with Starbucks and weddings! We are passionate about telling stories through our photos and about supporting other photographers through education. Whether you’ve never shot a wedding or you’re a professional looking to build community, we can’t wait to meet you! 


About Bespoke

What’s included – several hours of education centered around running a wedding day, your turn in front of the camera for gorgeous headshots (be sure to wear a cute outfit!), lunch and snacks, and ALLLLL the photo content! You’ll leave with a full gallery of a styled wedding day from start to finish, perfect for attracting your ideal client! 

Where: Providence Vineyard, a gorgeous new wedding venue just outside Chicago! Nestled among 30 acres of vineyards, the all white glam barn will be our home for the day!

When: one day workshop on Sunday, 10/11. Everyone will arrive at 11am and we’ll wrap up at sunset! 

Who: up to 15 photographers who are down to build their portfolios and their community, who are passionate about wedding photography, and who are interested in fast-forwarding their business growth! 

Investment: $400. A 50% retainer is due to reserve your spot. The remaining payment is due on 10/1/2020. *If event is postponed or canceled due to CDC or state guidelines, retainer can either be transferred or refunded*

Safety First: the styled shoot is limited to 15 photographers and we will be dividing attendees into small groups so that we can all keep a safe distance and abide by CDC and state guidelines. Masks are required! 

Friends, we would LOVE to have you join us, whether you’re from Chicago or anywhere else!! Regardless of your level of experience, you’ll walk away from Bespoke Workshop a more confident photographer with beautiful imagery, a new network of friends, and all our best secrets to running a wedding day. We can’t wait to meet you!!

If you’re interested in the workshop but still have some questions, please shoot me a message! I’d love to make sure Bespoke is the perfect fit for you!




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