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April 4-7, 2022 in Southern Utah

an elopement Photography retreat

for the Wanderers

Monday April 4th - Thursday April 7th, 2022

A Beautiful Home in Washington, Utah

Lodging, mentorship, and THREE styled elopement shoots included!

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

When and Where?

Photo courtesy of AirBnb.


» Lodging
Stay in a beautiful, new vacation home in Washington, Utah. With 9 beds and 5 baths, everyone will have their own space! Just 20 minutes to Sand Hollow, 25 minutes to Snow Canyon, and 45 minutes to Zion, it is centrally located for all of our styled elopement shoots.

» 3 Styled Shoots
Tuesday: a vibrant elopement at Snow Canyon State Park. 
Wednesday: a hiking elopement in Zion National Park with a diverse couple.
Thursday: an elopement picnic at Sand Hollow State Park with an LGBTQ+ couple.

» Mentorship
We will chat about elopement photography, marketing, posing, editing, and more.
You'll also get a one-on-one mentor chat with Allie Dearie Photography!

» Headshots
During a group hike, Allie will photograph the perfect adventurous branding headshots for you!

» Intimate setting - only 5 spots total 
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 at the house, and have an amazing time! Introverts are welcomed ♥


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 House

Styled Shoots

Your Photography Retreat

Just 5! This retreat is designed to be intimate. The small size allows everyone to participate equally and receive authentic one-on-one mentorship.

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 small town of Washington, Utah, just between St. George and Springdale. Participants will receive the address after signing up for safety reasons.

Where is the HOUSE?

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! There are 9 beds total, mostly king/queen with a couple of bunk bed options as well, so you won't have to share. The house also has 5 bathrooms, two lounge areas, and a large kitchen + dining space.

Do I get my own bed?

Three styled adventure elopements! The locations are Snow Canyon State Park, Zion National Park, and Sand Hollow State Park.


Allie Dearie is a full time adventurous wedding photographer. 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


The House

Photos courtesy of AirBnb.



— Amanda S. 

"I loved how I could ask you so many one on one questions and I also loved how I had space and time to get photos. I also loved how affordable it was. And I loved the stunning outdoor locations!"

— Mikaela K. 

"It was an amazing time and I’m so thankful I was able to go! Allie did an amazing job coordinating and putting everything together!"

— Brenna M.

"Thank you SO much for making my first retreat amazing and one to remember!! We had such a perfect group and I learned so much from everyone. I’m so excited to attend your future retreats! You’re such a kind hearted soul and a well organized person"

— Amelia M. 

"I loved getting the chance to just connect and chat with other photographers! The cabin was gorgeous and it was a really fun getaway weekend!"


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