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Luxury South African Masterclass Retreat
7th-9th February 2023


Taken on the Cape Town coastline by Emmy Shoots

A Luxurious 3-day Retreat at Boschendal
Wine Estate


What we offer...


We help you to develop your unique style, knowledge, business model and expertise to thrive in a fast paced, demanding and competitive industry.

A gallery that positions you alongside exclusive fashion forward designer wedding brands including florals and wedding dresses. 


Taking you on a journey with a select group of like-minded photographers, in small groups, tailored to your individual needs.


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Photo credit Emmy Shoots from Cape Town and The Kernwells of South Event Specialist



Emmylou Kelly | Emmy Shoots

A lover of both light and emotion,

Emmy captures weddings on both digital and analogue cameras, creating a range of timeless tangible images for her couples.


Katrien Bell | South Event Specialists


Specialising in wedding planning for sophisticated & stylish couples in both the UK and South Africa, Katrien's events are always planned perfectly and expertly executed.

The Schedule


Masterclass with Emmy Shoots. Giving photographers the platform to launch their dream brand and attract their ideal clients. 

Full bridal shoot with two model couples at Boschendal with fashion forward

designer bridal wear. 

Incorporating a ceremony, wedding breakfast, flat lays, cake tables, champagne tower

and all the beautiful elements we know you love to shoot. 

A light lunch & refreshments throughout the day will be provided by the team at Boschendal.

Support and coaching throughout the day with Emmy and Katrien. Their hands-on guidance throughout the whole shoot means they can offer advice on composition,

posing and technical skills. 

The evening is a chance to relax and dine in each other's company. Enjoy the space to unwind and make new lifelong friends that will support you during and after you leave to begin your new journey. We will either welcome a private chef to our luxury

accommodation or book a fine dining restaurant in the heart of Cape Town.

All you have to pay for is any alcoholic drinks. 



In the morning, a coastline location shoot featuring ocean backdrops

and stunning scenery.

This shoot will include two model couples and bridal fashion by acclaimed bridal wear designers. Emmy and Katrien will be on hand for support and guidance through the whole morning with a focus on posing your couples.

In the afternoon, we'll take a trip around the famous Stellenbosch wine region.

We'll be journeying on the quintessential wine tram around the Dutch-inspired architectural villages, stopping off at various vineyards along the way. 

A light lunch, your tram tickets and initial wine tasting at each vineyard is included.

In the evening you'll be free to explore the town at your leisure. Discover the waterfront, the bars, restaurants and hidden treasures found within this vibrant city.


In the morning, a Masterclass with Emmy and Katrien helping photographers develop

unique style, knowledge, business model and expertise to thrive in a fast paced, demanding and competitive industry with a focus on workflow and

time management.

In the afternoon, we'll take a luxury private boat trip from Cape Town waterfront with two model couples.

Expect to see humpback whales, dolphins, African penguins

and much more...

Light lunch & refreshments included.

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Taken on a private boat off the coast of Cape Town, by Emmy Shoots

What you'll take away with you...

Mentoring and guidance from Emmy Shoots and Katrien.

FREE access to Emmy Shoots' debut colour Lightroom presets once your booking fee is paid. 

A beautiful gallery that positions you alongside designer and exclusive international wedding brands. 

Confidence to enter into a photography community that's right for you. 

FREE access to Emmy Shoots Education collateral such

as 'What to Consider When Shooting Film' and all her workflow documents once a booking fee is paid. 

The Trip Of A Lifetime!

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The Finer Details


This is a full three day event and tickets include luxury

accommodation at the Boschendal.

Double room (shared) £2,750 for two nights inc. breakfast

Double room (single occupancy) £3,250 for two nights inc. breakfast


Breakfast, light lunches and an evening meal on day 1 will be included, as

are refreshments. Alcohol during day 1 evening meal is not included. 


To book your ticket please click the box below. Details will be sent to secure your place and you'll receive your new Emmy Shoots presets. 

A £500 booking fee is taken to secure your place. You can either set up a standing order and pay monthly to make payments easier or pay £1,200 in November and the remaining balance in January. 


Cape Town coastline taken by Emmy Shoots on 35mm

Frequently Asked Questions

Are flights included?

Flights are not included. However the majority of major airports including Manchester and London both fly to Cape Town. Flights are currently around £700 for a return flight. 

When should I arrive?

We suggest as it's an 11 hour flight to arrive at least 24 hours before the workshop. You may even want to take a couple of days before and after the workshop to explore South Africa and even take a safari!

How much money will I need?

South Africa's currency is very strong and it's quite cheap to get around. I travelled there for 6 days and spent around £200. Don't forget your food and drink is included for most days including the evening of the first stay. 

What will the weather be like?

Bring a bikini. The weather will be hot as it's peak season. A fantastic chance to catch up on your tan when you're not shooting. 

Can I make contact with other wedding businesses whilst I'm there?

I did! I contacted a local dress designer and shot her dresses on two shoots including the images you see here above! It's good opportunity to create more international links and create a stronger portfolio. I also contacted other photographers.

It may be an idea to offer your services as a second shooter as it's peak wedding season whilst you'll be there too. 

If you have any other questions please email

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