Let's go

October 23-25, 2020 in the Hudson Valley

an elopement Photography retreat

for the Wanderers

Friday October 23rd - Sunday October 25th, 2020

Stunning A-Frame Cabin in Red Hook, NY

Lodging, mentorship, and THREE styled shoots included!

Connect and create with fellow adventure photographers. Learn and expand your portfolio. Get away to the wild for a weekend.

When and Where?


» Lodging
Stay in the dreamiest, most picture-perfect A-frame in the Hudson Valley woods. 

» 3 Styled Shoots
Saturday: a mid-morning couples in-home session, and a golden hour styled elopement, both at the A-frame cabin. 
Sunday: a hiking adventure styled elopement! 

» Mentorship
We will chat about elopement photography, marketing, posing, editing, and more.
You'll also get a branding portrait mini session with Allie Dearie Photography!

» Intimate setting - only 5 spots available!
No fighting for your shot during the styled shoots, or feeling left out during group chats. This retreat is all about inclusivity, intentional connection, and genuine friendship. We'll go out for group dinners, hang out by the fireplace, and have an amazing weekend!


You are responsible for your own travel costs including (but not limited to) travel, gas, and meals.
Payments are non-refundable, but you may transfer your spot if you become unable to attend.

The A-Frame


Styled Shoots

Photography Retreat Weekend

Just 5! This retreat is designed to be intimate. The small size allows everyone to participate equally.

How many spots are available?

frequently asked questions

Photographers only! Leave your S.O. at home and connect with your photo friends for a weekend.

Who is it for?

In the town of Red Hook, NY. Participants will receive the address after signing up for safety reasons.

Where is the cabin?

There will be group portions, as well as individual time with each set of models! You must provide vendor credit when sharing the images. Your photos are always yours to submit for publication (no exclusivity).

How do the styled shoots work?

Yes! You can pay in full for just $450, or choose a payment plan of two separate $250 payments. 

Is there a payment plan?

It's a cabin with two bedrooms plus a living room, so you may have to bunk up. You can bring a sleeping bag if you'd prefer!

Do I get my own bed?

Allie Dearie is a full time wedding photographer here in New England. She specializes in elopements, and has planned + photographed many styled shoots that have been featured in major publications like Wandering Weddings, Offbeat Bride, Equally Wed, and more. 
She believes in community over competition, and has a passion for connecting with & uplifting fellow adventurous elopement photographers. She can't wait to share her posing, editing, marketing, and elopement planning knowledge with you!

Meet Allie


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