We're on for the 2012 installment of Art and Inspiration. This time we're headed to the gorgeous Caribbean waters of Montego Bay, Jamaica to document the nuptials of Laura and Mason. The wedding will take place at the 4-1/2 star rated luxury resort of Secrets Wild Orchid, right on the water.


You have the rare opportunity to work side by side with International award winning photographer, Grant Oakes, as he photographs a real wedding at Secrets Wild Orchid resort in Montego Bay Jamaica. He will share over 35 years experience he has garnered, from composition to workflow, art to marketing. Grant has conducted numerous seminars across the country over the years, a WPPI Master Class, a platform speaker at Imaging and Design Expo and Pictage Partner Conference as well as having been published in such magazines as Sposa, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, Destination I Do, Studio Photography and Design and many more. To see examples of his work go to his web site at www.grantoakes.com


There are many photography workshops to choose from today. What makes this one so compelling? Never has there been such an opportunity to build an incredible portfolio before by shooting a real wedding in a tropical paradise.

Shoot along side Grant as he documents the nuptials of Laura and Mason. There will also be a serious fashion style shoot and a "trash the dress" session that will blow you away. You'll need a swim suit, snorkel gear and a waterproof housing for your camera for this one. Your portfolio will never be the same.

To educate and inspire wedding photographers in every aspect of the wedding ritual. You'll come away with a new perspective on every aspect of the wedding photography business and amazing images that will strengthen your brand and help you market your self in ways you never dreamed possible!


The wedding will take place at Secrets Wild Orchid.


November 12-13, 2012

Day 1

Day 1
Monday, November 12th, 2012
8:00 am How to get better images in camera and reduce post production time
9:00 am Discussion on creative composition
11:00 am Pre-planning of the wedding
11:30 Lunch

12:00 noon Photographing of couple preparing for the day
2:00 pm Couple experiencing their "Moment"
2:15 pm Fashion style shooting
3:30 Formals
4:30 pm Ceremony
5:30 pm Reception and party
8:00 pm Session ends

Day 2

Day 2
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
10:00 am Fashion style shooting
1:00 pm Break for Lunch (included)
2:30 pm Fashion style shooting
5:00 pm Dinner Break
6:30 pm Workflow
8:00 pm Marketing discussion


Comparable workshops such as these often range from $1,500-$2,000 or more. You can attend this one for only $895! But hurry, because this workshop is limited to only 6 photographers. it will fill up quickly! After October 15, 2012 the price goes to $995.

Hurry, there are only 5 spots left!

Call to register

You can a request at:

1923 Bahama St
Aurora, Colorado, 80011


Grant Oakes


Bahamas Class, April, 2009

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