The Photographer's retreat

Educational and content retreat for photographers starting their business or wanting to hone their craft

February 16-18, 2024

Who's it for? 

Shoot and locations

What's included?

What you should know:

This retreat is for both new and established photographers hoping to refresh their content, get inspired and get business education to help them reach the next level with their photography business. This retreat is the perfect option for those who either don't have the funds to travel abroad, or aren't able to leave home for too many days at a time. If you are wanting to grow your portfolio with the type of content your ideal clients will love, then this is the retreat for you.

What: A cultural content retreat for photographers and videographers that want to adventure somewhere magical and unique.

​Where: Charlotte, USA

When: Friday Feb 16- Feb 18, 2024 

All photoshoots are based on famous pieces of art, as seen in the moodboards. Inspiration is everywhere, so we decided to go back in time to some beautiful paintings and use them to bring our visions to life. 

The retreat is based in the Charlotte metro area. Our Airbnb is in Huntersville and all shoots will be within 30-45 minutes of our house! 

  • 3 Shoot Locations With Multiple Shoot Variations At Each
  • 2 Days Of Content Shooting
  • Welcome Breakfast and Farewell Dinner
  • Lunch provided for both shoot days
  • Breakfast each day
  • Transportation throughout retreat
  • 3 nights of Accommodations
  • 4 educational sessions for those who have the full ticket
  • Website critique

  • Flights will Not be included
  • You would need to fly into CLT airport if you are flying in
  • 1 Dinner on your own one night.
  • There are two ticket options (see below)
  • Only women will be allowed to stay in the Airbnb
  • Photoshoots are on February 16 and 17
  • Checkin the Airbnb will be February 16th in the morning. Check out will be February 18th morning. 

i'm in! I want to sign up!

The vibes.

The Education

Running a business is no easy task, we're here to help you learn the basics and ensure you are building your business for success. During our four educational sessions, we will discuss the following topics: 
  • Pricing Yourself
  • Marketing
  • Backend Processes
  • Artist and Brand Identity

You'll hear from Samantha Couick, Darcy Nellis of DNA Studios and others in who have been in the photography industry for years. 


Ticket Option 1

Ticket Option 2

  • 3 wedding photoshoots
  • 1 couples photoshoot
  • 3 nights stay 
  • breakfast and lunch covered Friday and Saturday 
  • dinner covered Friday 
  • 4 business educational sessions
  • website critique
  • transportation

There are only 10 spots available


  • 3 wedding photoshoots
  • 1 couples photoshoot


there are only 5 spots availalbe

payment + plans

When you submit an application below we will send you an invoice and contract via Honeybook! You can also break the payment up into two or four payments. We do not want price to be the reason you miss this retreat!

meet the team

We are Samantha Couick Photography and Wildflower Events. As a planner and photographer we will bring you a beautiful, genuine, and community oriented experience. The content will elevate your portfolio and the education you receive will help you feel even more confident in your business and art! 

The retreat is carefully curated by us in order to provide you a unique experience! 

Thank you for submitting your application! I can't wait to get to know you! 

Join the retreat today!

submit application here

Thank you! I look forward to hearing from you.