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This was my first ever photography workshop and it blew my expectations out of the water! The curated details, stellar education and ability to collaborate and interact with other creatives made it such a wonderful experience. I walked away feeling so excited for how I could apply all that I learned into my own business, plus not to mention a wicked wedding day portfolio! It made me excited and confident to be able to grow my photography business in the direction I have been dreaming of.


"it blew my expectations out of the water!"

danica matson
@danicamatsonphotography

The whole experience was amazing! From communication before the workshop - even to communication after! The shootout was so perfectly curated and you always had something to shoot in an intimate setting with the perfect amount of people. The couple was engaging and fun, and the model was experienced - everything opening up the creativity flood gates.

"the shootout was so perfectly curated"

jackie kalch
@jackiekalchphoto

This investment was worth so much more than just getting pretty pictures. The education far exceeded my expectations and I left just wanting to get to work! I felt so inspired, motivated and wanting to elevate my brand on delivering an amazing experience along with the amazing photographs. True to Hue workshops are such an affordable way to update your portfolio with gorgeous images, but also gain the experience to take your business to the next level. I will be attending another one!

"I felt so inspired
and motivated."

chloe jaenen
@chloephotoab

It's so financially affordable for the type of education you get back and the images you take away from it alone should be a reason to attend. The styling is thoughtful, and I think there is at least one "mood" from the shoots that would appeal to someone out there. It is such great marketing to have these kind of images on your websites/feeds, it will definitely lead in brides that will fall in love. I couldn't recommend it more.”

"I couldn't recommend
it more."

shelby petryk
@veridianphotography

Every workshop or shootout I've ever done with True to Hue keeps getting better and exceeding any expectations I could have ever had! AND it's always such a fun and inspiring group of photographers to be around! I'M HOOKED!

"I'm hooked"

alexandra kurta
@alexandra.kurta

I loved how beautifully curated everything was, and that there were different components to shoot. Also having a model who knew what she was doing was super fun for me to photograph! Everything was so well put together! All the details came together perfectly to convey the vision of seafoam. It was a lot of fun to get together with other creatives!


"everything was so
well put together!"

whitney lewis
@thelewisandco

I have now attended a True to Hue Workshop and Shootout and I loved them both! It felt so good to learn and shoot in a safe space, without the stress of having to nail every shot. It truly sparked my creativity and I gained so much confidence. Invest in yourself - it’s worth it! Seafoam was a perfect set up for a shootout and sparked my creativity behind the camera. It was beautifully styled and the location was simply perfect. With a small amount of other photographers we didn’t have to worry about stepping into someone’s shot. I can’t wait for more shootouts and workshops to be announced!

"i can't wait for more shootouts and workshops to be announced!"

Stephanie Hansen
@stephhansenphotography

This workshop was the perfect package wrapped into one day. It had an awesome mix of education, beautifully curated shoots, and tips and tricks.There's no time like the present to educate yourself. Having an affordable workshop that is in your own backyard, that's as beautifully styled, with as much valuable information as the True to Hue Workshop has, is unheard of. This is a game-changer for those who want to take a deep dive into this amazing industry.

"This workshop was the perfect package wrapped into one day."

becky morgan
@rebeccafrank.co

This workshop was absolutely fabulous!
The detail that was put into the elements of the shoot was beyond my expectations! It was beautifully curated and I look forward
to attending another one!

"this workshop was absolutely fabulous!"

marnie shields
@kirkwoodkinphotography

This workshop exceeded all of my expectations. Upon arrival there was a feeling of kindness and encouragement. The styled shoot was planned perfectly- the styling was GORGEOUS- beyond anything I could have imagined, and the instruction from Kristyn was so valuable. All of the vendors came together to create something beautiful. I am so grateful. Thank you! Then, the zoom portion the second day was fantastic! Kristyn really reminded me to pay attention to the small details when editing- I learned new tips and tricks that I cannot wait to implement in my workflow. To everyone who made this possible- THANK YOU! I cannot wait to attend another workshop!

"This workshop exceeded all my expectations."

jenny pasterfield
@jennyjeanphotography

I’m so excited to have finally attended a workshop that FELT like a workshop and not just a styled shoot! If you’re on the fence about attending True to Hue, just do it! It’ll be worth every penny and you won’t regret your decision!

"worth every penny"

alexandra kurta
@alexandra.kurta

I absolutely LOVED the boudoir session! Set up, colours, natural light, model, outfit choices were perfection! Loved haywood and honey, her approach, and her knowledge and wisdom! Such a wonderful warm, welcoming environment where there is no competition and only friendships and knowledge to gain!

"such a wonderful, warm, welcoming environment"

chantelle macdougall
@wildeastphoto

There are lots of amazing workshops out there but non that offer you local experience and amazing styling all in one place! You'll get a chance to add stunning shots to your portfolio that will help you attract your DREAM clients as well as learn the ins and outs of the business side of being a photographer from YYC professionals. Don't miss out on this opportunity!


"don't miss out on
this opportunity!"

Nora Cruickshank
@norahanako

True to Hue is a series of educational workshops & inspirational shootout sessions hosted & curated by Brontë Bride! They are designed to captivate, educate, and grow our creative community.

Most sessions are for photographers and videographers alike, to discover new techniques, strengthen their portfolio, and get creative with their local community! We are also looking at offering more business-related workshops that will appeal to a variety of local businesses in the wedding industry.

get a behind the scenes look at our peach workshop at venue 308!

video by elora may creative

My primary role is to curate an amazing team of vendors, styling elements, & decor to create something you’ve never seen before (and definitely never photographed before). I’m very excited to be partnering with a different instructional photographer for each session, who will share their experiences, tips, & expertise on certain topics. 

My work has been featured in publications like Style Me Pretty, Green Wedding Shoes, Junebug Weddings, The White Wren, Rocky Mountain Bride, Glamour & Grace, Grey Likes Weddings, & more!

Hi! I’m Rebekah Bronte, Creative Director of Bronte Bride, and the Curator of True to Hue Workshops & SHOOTOUTS.

about ME

about me

Peach

Seafoam

Tangerine

Hyacinth

Olive

Terracotta

workshop

shootout

shootout

workshop

shootout

workshop

Sage

shootout

Blush

Azure

shootout series

shootout series

Honey

shootout series

Robin

shootout 

past sessions

The True to Hue workshops are so amazing! They are beautifully curated with the most amazing details. It is such a wonderful coming together of vendors and photographers and you leave feeling so inspired by all the talent. It is such a great way to build your portfolio, network, practice shooting without any pressure, and get to know more people in the industry!

"it is such a great way to build your portfolio"

amy highton
@modern_nest_photography

The styled shoot was unreal. I had been to a few business workshops before with much smaller scale styled shoots- but this was over the top (in the most amazing, exceeding all expectations kind of way!!!) I was blown away at all the details, styling, vendors... Kristyn’s instruction. Meeting all the other photographers and building friendships. And was absolutely in LOVE with the styling of this workshop. It fits my branding so well and is everything I’ve ever wanted to photograph. Thank you!!!

"this styled shoot was unreal. I was blown away at all the details."

jenny pasterfield
@jennyjeanphotography

It's so financially affordable for the type of education you get back and the images you take away from it alone should be a reason to attend. The styling is thoughtful, and I think there is at least one "mood" from the shoots that would appeal to someone out there. It is such great marketing to have these kind of images on your websites/feeds, it will definitely lead in brides that will fall in love. I couldn't recommend it more.”

"I couldn't recommend
it more."

shelby petryk
@veridianphotography

As always, Bronte Bride has designed and styled a session that is straight out of my Pinterest dreams. The photos I shot during the shoot out were some of my favorite EVER and as even as soon as I walked over the hill and saw the set-up from afar I KNEW this session was going to be so dreamy. I can't wait to add these photos to my portfolio and attract clients who love the same romantic details and emotion-filled moments that I found here.


"straight out of my pinterest dreams"

Nora Cruickshank
@norahanako

Wow your team did the best job of the shoot and the instructors were incredible. Absolutely amazing experience to meet vendors in the community and a great way to be part of an absolutely stunning wedding day.

"absolutely amazing experience"

megan jolie
@meganjolie

Every workshop or shootout I've ever done with True to Hue keeps getting better and exceeding any expectations I could have ever had! AND it's always such a fun and inspiring group of photographers to be around! I'M HOOKED!

"I'm hooked"

alexandra kurta
@alexandra.kurta

I loved how beautifully curated everything was, and that there were different components to shoot. Also having a model who knew what she was doing was super fun for me to photograph! Everything was so well put together! All the details came together perfectly to convey the vision of seafoam. It was a lot of fun to get together with other creatives!


"everything was so
well put together!"

whitney lewis
@thelewisandco

I have now attended a True to Hue Workshop and Shootout and I loved them both! It felt so good to learn and shoot in a safe space, without the stress of having to nail every shot. It truly sparked my creativity and I gained so much confidence. Invest in yourself - it’s worth it! Seafoam was a perfect set up for a shootout and sparked my creativity behind the camera. It was beautifully styled and the location was simply perfect. With a small amount of other photographers we didn’t have to worry about stepping into someone’s shot. I can’t wait for more shootouts and workshops to be announced!

"i can't wait for more shootouts and workshops to be announced!"

Stephanie Hansen
@stephhansenphotography

This workshop was the perfect package wrapped into one day. It had an awesome mix of education, beautifully curated shoots, and tips and tricks.There's no time like the present to educate yourself. Having an affordable workshop that is in your own backyard, that's as beautifully styled, with as much valuable information as the True to Hue Workshop has, is unheard of. This is a game-changer for those who want to take a deep dive into this amazing industry.

"This workshop was the perfect package wrapped into one day."

becky morgan
@rebeccafrank.co

This workshop was absolutely fabulous!
The detail that was put into the elements of the shoot was beyond my expectations! It was beautifully curated and I look forward
to attending another one!

"this workshop was absolutely fabulous!"

marnie shields
@kirkwoodkinphotography

This workshop exceeded all of my expectations. Upon arrival there was a feeling of kindness and encouragement. The styled shoot was planned perfectly- the styling was GORGEOUS- beyond anything I could have imagined, and the instruction from Kristyn was so valuable. All of the vendors came together to create something beautiful. I am so grateful. Thank you! Then, the zoom portion the second day was fantastic! Kristyn really reminded me to pay attention to the small details when editing- I learned new tips and tricks that I cannot wait to implement in my workflow. To everyone who made this possible- THANK YOU! I cannot wait to attend another workshop!

"This workshop exceeded all my expectations."

jenny pasterfield
@jennyjeanphotography

I absolutely LOVED the boudoir session! Set up, colours, natural light, model, outfit choices were perfection! Loved haywood and honey, her approach, and her knowledge and wisdom! Such a wonderful warm, welcoming environment where there is no competition and only friendships and knowledge to gain!

"such a wonderful, warm, welcoming environment"

chantelle macdougall
@wildeastphoto

Highlights from Attendees

GENERAL FAQ

To register, make sure you're signed up for our email list to get the earlybird registration link! Fill out our registration form and pay the attached invoice. Once you have submitted your registration, you will be sent a participant agreement form. 

Once you have paid the invoice and signed the attendee agreement form, you are officially registered for the workshop! Before the session, you will receive an email with further information regarding what you need to bring, how to prepare, the exact location, etc.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR A SESSION?

The shootout and workshop sessions are currently designed for photographers and videographers to shoot beautiful content, build community, and learn from other amazing photographers or videographers! No matter what level you’re at, these workshops are great to add to your portfolio, learn technical skills, and build your brand! 

We hope to soon be able to host in-person workshops for other industry professionals as well!

WHO CAN ATTEND?

A shootout is strictly an inspiration session. We put together an amazing styled shoot, with talented local vendors and beautiful wedding inspiration. We do the work so you don't have to! And then you get to show up and shoot the beautiful content! 

Workshops involve an instructor and specific educational content. Each session page will have information on the instructor, and their teaching points. 

What's the difference between a shootout and a workshop?

We pride ourselves in being a modern publication catering to the modern & bold bride. Our style is the same; we love bold colour, unique styling elements, and wow-worthy decor. Our aesthetic is contemporary and sometimes edgy - and we love experimenting with new (or old) trends. 

While we do have a vision for each workshop, we will be collaborating with extremely talented vendors who will also be putting forth their artistic vision and creative interpretation (which just makes each session even more unique!). 

Our goal is for each styled session to be very different and distinct. If you came to each one of our True to Hue sessions, you won’t ever feel like you’ve shot something similar in a past workshop. Each one will be distinct and include a new mix of vendors, models, styling, and concepts. 

WHAT WILL THE STYLING AND AESTHETIC BE LIKE?

This depends on your shooting style and what gear you like to work with! We recommend bringing most of your typical wedding day gear. If you need extra gear (like an off-camera flash or something) for a workshop, we'll be sure to let you know!


What type of gear should I bring?

There are no refunds once you have paid the invoice. But you can sell your spot to another participant with the approval of Bronte Bride. If you cannot make the session due to unforeseen circumstances, contact us at hello@brontebride.com (more than 7 days before the session), to transfer your session fee to another upcoming session. There are no refunds, but transfers are possible (minus a $45 processing fee). 

DO YOU OFFER REFUNDS?

We're in unprecedented times with Covid-19, and there is the possibility of sessions being postponed. We want to make sure everyone stays safe and we're doing our part. 

So if a session does get postponed, we will schedule a new date and let you know! If you cannot make the new date, your investment can be transferred to a future session (minus a $25 processing fee). 

WHAT HAPPENS IF A SESSION GETS CANCELLED?

No, attendees are not permitted to submit photos taken during the workshop to any magazines, blogs, contests or exhibitions. These events are hosted by Brontë Bride, a local publication, and all sessions will be published there - featuring the images from our lead photographers. You are absolutely permitted to use any images taken at the workshop on your website, social media, blog, and other portfolio showcases!

Can I submit my photos for publication?

Please respect our process and do not send your images to our participating vendors unsolicited. The exception being, if a vendor approaches you specifically requesting an image from you (you are then permitted to send the image(s) if you choose to do so). 

You are more than welcome to send your galleries to Bronte Bride (hello@brontebride.com) for a chance to be featured on our Instagram or blog!!

Can I sEnd my images to the participating vendors?

SHOOTOUT FAQ

Our shootouts are perfect for photographers and videographers of all levels. Whether you are new and want some practice with couples or shooting details or have been shooting for years and are seeking some creativity and inspiration, all are welcome to attend, and all will benefit from this beautiful content to be added to your portfolio!

Are your shootouts for beginners or professionals only?

Our shootouts are a group activity that allows each of our photographers to pose, direct, and interact with the models. We try to keep shooting groups small so everyone has an opportunity to shoot, pose, and direct. If that's something you're not comfortable with yet, you can also learn a lot from watching how the other photographers pose and direct!

Will I get individual time with the Couple/models?

WORKSHOP FAQ

Each session will have a different local and experienced instructor! Different instructors means learning new strategies, tips, and skills, every time. Usually workshops like these are hosted by photographers, which means if you go to one, you might not want to invest in it again because you’re not sure how much more you’re going to learn and what the overlap will be like. Because True to Hue is hosted by a publication (Bronte Bride), you’re getting stunning content but also distinct and novel education from a variety of photographers.

Who are the instructors?

1. Smaller & shorter sessions with thoughtfully curated details and extravagant styling means you get to build your portfolio with unique content without having to spend $$$ for travel and accommodations (it also means you can pick and choose which sessions are right for you). So you get to invest in multiple sessions throughout the year, rather than 1 big lump sum for a workshop you’re not 100% sure about.

2. Consistency and experience. At this point, we've curated over a dozen TTH sessions, and we have the experience, systems, and know-how under our belt to give you quality content and help you to have an amazing experience every time!

3. We’re transparent. So you know who the instructor will be, the shoot aesthetic, the teaching points, the styled segments, and the cost before you sign up. Transparency means no surprises (well… we might still have a couple good surprises for you…).

What does this mean? It means you don’t have to spend thousands and thousands of dollars on 4 day workshops, or an arm and a leg on travel & accommodation too. It means you can invest in multiple workshops throughout the year (because they’re only 3-7 hours and less expensive) and choose what you want to learn! You get to decide what content you want to shoot, and what photographers you want to learn from! You get to decide which dates work best for you, and which teaching points would be of most value to you! Our goal is to create a workshop that you feel confident investing in time and time again, knowing that you’re going to get stunning content and great education every time. 

WHAT MAKES YOUR TRUE TO HUE Workshops DIFFERENT?

Each session page has information on the workshop, like the date, time, instructor(s), segments, as well as learning points that will be focused on throughout the session.

Each photographer comes with a different teaching style and different areas of expertise. 

HOW DO I KNOW WHAT TOPICS WILL BE TAUGHT?

Our workshops are a group activity that allows each of our photographers to pose, direct, and interact with the models. We try to keep shooting groups small so everyone has an opportunity to shoot, pose, and direct. Generally in our workshops, attendees will be split into groups of 2 and get different opportunities of 2-5 minutes to pose and direct in a pair. 

Will I get individual time with the Couple/models?