Mindful Photography Retreat in The Danish Countryside
4-Day Nature & Lifestyle Photography Workshop
June 24-28, 2024 | Falsled, DENMARK
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Are you ready to slow down, nurture your creativity, connect with your soul's purpose, and capture the beauty of nature?
Join Christina on this exclusive photography retreat when she welcomes you into her charming cottage. Picture yourself amidst rolling hills, slow living villages, wide open fields and cozy cottages – the Danish countryside will be your beautiful canvas.
You'll delve into the art of landscape, nature and travel photography, learning to capture the beauty that surrounds you. Every day, Christina will take you somewhere special to take pictures, from a walk in the local area, to visits to nearby places, every moment is an opportunity for visual storytelling.
Why Mindful Photography? In a world that moves at a relentless pace, this retreat invites you to slow down, breathe, and rediscover the joy of the present moment.
Through the lens of mindfulness, Christina will guide you on a journey of self-discovery, unlocking your creativity and empowering you to capture the essence of life in every frame.
If you want to capture beautiful magazine-worthy landscape and travel photos, learn how to make the most of natural light in nature scenes + discover pro secrets in lifestyle photography, then this hands-on workshop is for you.
Up-Level your photography skills. Christina will guide you through the technical aspects of photography, ensuring that you leave with newfound skills and a portfolio of stunning images. Embrace the hands-on learning experience, allowing your creativity to flourish in a supportive and encouraging environment.
Nature as your muse. The Danish countryside offers a haven where you can connect with the healing power of nature, and enjoy exhilarating field trips to some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes. From scenic trails to hidden gems, each destination promises a unique experience that will uplift your soul.
Slow Down, Recharge, and Reconnect. Escape the hustle and bustle of daily life as you indulge in a well-deserved break. This women-only retreat is a sanctuary for like-minded individuals to foster connections, share stories, and create lasting friendships. Feel the support of a community that understands the importance of slowing down and embracing the beauty of the moment.
Day 1 | Arrival & Welcome Dinner
Monday June 24: Arrival between 4-5PM. Together we will enjoy a lovely welcome dinner at the Cottage.
Day 2 | Workshop at the Cottage
Tuesday June 25: We will begin the day at the cottage. Christina will teach a hands-on workshop on the following themes:
- Finding inspiration & working with visual storytelling
- Feeling confident working with natural light
- Mastering compositions & camera angles
- Creating mood, atmosphere & emotions in images
- Christina will demonstrate different scenes with nature and the cottage as backdrop, and you will get lots of opportunities to experiment, play and photograph beautiful photos. In the afternoon we will take a walk in the neighbourhood to photograph the fields, the harbour, the beach, and the gorgeous Falsled Inn.
Day 3 | Workshop - Landscape Magic
Wednesday June 26: Christinas will take you to her favourite locations to capture the magic of the countryside and absorbing the positive energy that emanates from nature. We will explore rolling hills, seaside lifestyle, beautiful cottages, historic details, and nature scenes. Christina will demonstrate how she works on location shooting travel and lifestyle photos. There will be plenty of hands-on training and personal coaching + feedback.
Day 4 | Workshop - Historic Charm
Thursday June 27: We will visit the lovely little town Faaborg - a perfect example of a historic Danish town. We will photograph half-timbered houses in cobblestone streets. Scandinavian colored buildings with delightfully detailed doors, and capture the essens of historic charm. In the afternoon Christina will demonstrate her editing workflow both in Lightroom and on Iphone apps.
Day 5 | Goodbye Breakfast
- Thursday June 28: We meet to enjoy our final breakfast together and to say our goodbye's between 8-9. Check-out at 10AM.
Who: This retreat is designed exclusively for women, providing a safe and nurturing space for you to explore, learn, grow and ask questions. The workshop is open to all levels of photography. No matter your current level of experience Christina will help you reach your photography goals. Since the retreat only have space for a small group, you'll get plenty of time to receive personal guidance from Christina.
When: The workshop runs from 5PM on June 24 to 10AM on June 28, 2024.
Workshop Location: Christina's Private Cottage in Falsled, Denmark as well as the local area.
Accommodation: Participants will sleep at the local Bed & Breakfast Birkelygaard, a mere stone’s throw away from Christinas Cottage. Birkelygaard's garden have enchanting views over the fjord and the fields. Just around the corner you'll find the forest, a beach, the renowned Falsled Kro Inn and a small harbour. Here you'll be able to enjoy peace, nature, and local charm when you have a break from the workshop. Each participant will get a private room with bathroom. Breakfast will be served at Birkelygaard every morning between 8-9am.
INCLUDED: 4-night stay, intensive fully-packed workshop with time for individual attention, all materials, breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. Transportation on all day trips.
NOT INCLUDED: Travel and transportation to and from the workshop location. Soft drinks and wine/alcohol.
Languages: This workshop is conducted in easy-to-understand English.
Food: Please note that due to local food traditions, the retreat primarily serves fish and meat options for lunch and dinner. Therefore, it may not be suitable for those following a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle, or individuals with specific food intolerances.
Walking: To fully enjoy the field trips and photo walks, participants must be able to comfortably walk about 5km a day in moderate/slow tempo.
Travel & Location
Workshop Location: The retreat takes place in the small countryside village Falsled, located in the south of Funen, Denmark. Participants are responsible for all travel arrangements to and from the workshop location. See below how to get there.
By Car: If you travel by car, you can drive to workshop location by following the highway to Odense, and from there drive south to Falsled. You can park just outside the door and of course parking is free. The exact address will be shared with participants after registration.
By Plane: You can fly to Billund airport or Copenhagen airport. If you rent a car the drive will be about two hours from the airport to Falsled. If you land in Copenhagen you can also jump on the train from the Airport directly to Odense train station, which takes about 1,5 hour. From Odense train station I recommend taking a taxi - a 30 min. drive (35km).
By Train: Take the train to Odense train station. Odense is the largest city On Funen and was the childhood home of master storyteller Hans Christian Andersen. A nice city to explore if you have some extra time. From the train station jump on a taxi and take the 30 min. drive (35km) to Falsled.
Cancellation policy: Due to the involved planning the workshop is non refundable. Please make sure you can make it before you sign up. All attendees are strongly encouraged to buy travel/hotel cancellation insurance as well as medical insurance. Christina reserves the right to cancel the workshop if there are too few participants.
What to bring: A camera; any camera you prefer, even your phone camera or a compact camera. Optional; a laptop with Lightroom or Photoshop installed. Also optional; different lenses (a zoom lens, a macro lens and a 40mm or 50mm lens). Comfortable walking shoes or sandals suitable for hiking. Swimwear if you wish to take a dip in the sea just outside the door.
Contact: If you have any questions regarding travels, accomondation or transportation, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Christina Greve
Christina is an experienced Photographer, Educator, Stylist & Mindset Coach with a passion for flowers, decorating & country living.
She is known for her elegant storytelling photography and draws much of her inspiration from the Nordic countryside, travels, food and still life.
Her work has been featured in numerous high-end magazines, blogs and books worldwide. After a decade of working with psychology, Christina's passion for photography evolved into a full-time photography and coaching business.
She provides tools, education and inspiration designed to help multi-passionate women, artists and creative souls find direction, push through self-doubt + make a living doing what they LOVE.
She has coached thousands of fabulous women from more than 40+ countries. With her Podcast "The Empowered Creative" and quickly sold-out workshops, Christina has become the go-to person for many creatives seeking like-minded, real support and heartfelt encouragement.
Reserve your spot now for an unforgettable experience that will leave you inspired and rejuvenated.
Create. Discover. Unwind. Your journey awaits!
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Investment: € 3500
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Payments are possible in USD and Euro. Seats are VERY limited!