Saturday Evening – earliest arrival 6pm
come get settled in, hang out with snacks, drinks, and good fellowship into the night as we welcome the earliest attendees

Sunday, November 13th
7:30 – 8:30 Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 Official Introductions / Welcome To The Gathering
9:30 – 11:00 Introduction to Afternoon Shoot / Photograph Details
11:00 – 11:45 Drive to Jockey’s Ridge
11:45 – 12:30 Bagged Lunch at Jockeys Ridge
1:00 – 5:00  Styled Wedding Shoot on the Dune Begins
(may include topics during shoot – still TBD)
6:00 Dinner
7:00 – 8:30 Group Roundtable Discussions (pick topics)

Rest of the evening is open to socialize, relax, explore, play games, etc.

Monday, November 14th
7:30 – 8:30 Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 Giveaways
9:30 – 11:00 Free Time / Explore the Beach / etc.
11:00 – 12:00 Headshots by Live View Studios (or swap your own in addition)
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 Hands On with Styling Flat Layouts in a Fine Art Method (Michelle Wright leads)
2:00 – 5:00 Styled Couples Shoot on the Beach
– Topic During Shoot (Maximizing Shots with Minimal Movement in a Time Crunch)
5:00 Pricing for Shooting Film (or hybrid!)
6:00 Dinner

Rest of the evening is open to socialize, relax, explore, play games, etc.

Tuesday, November 15th
7:30 Light Continental Breakfast, Final farewells, vacate house by 9am


Brent DeitrichBrent Deitrich is the lead photographer at Live View Studios, a fine art photography studio based out of North Carolina. His work has been featured internationally, and last year was on the top ten list for Image of the Year with Belle Lumiere Magazine. He’s a proud dad, a travel adventurer with his wife, and a foodie.

Brent has a passion for building community within the photography world. The Gathering was born out of his desire to create a safe space where photographers can learn and grow from each other, while creating beautiful art in serene settings.

Michelle Wright EventsMichelle Wright offers a full range of boutique event services, taking on a limited number of weddings a year to focus on building strong relationships with the couples she works with and create an event that represents them and is inspired by their love story. Her organic, fine art designs have been featured in Style Me Pretty, Grey Likes Weddings, Elizabeth Anne Designs, and Cottage Hill, to name a few.