MONTE ISTRA WORKSHOP

Build your
unique photography style

AND BOOK MORE COUPLES!

Groznjan, Croatia

BEING A WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER IS

my dream, but...

Monte Istra Workshop

“I am not confident in my work.
All I do is watch other photographers and see they are way better.”

“Photo sessions are hard. I always do research and prepare myself with ideas and poses, but on location I forget everything and freeze.”

“I don’t book enough couples to make this my main job.”

“I want to charge more but I am scared I will lose my potential clients and have no work.”

“I want to market myself, but I am afraid I will just lose money.”

French Alps Workshop for Wedding Photographers

NOW GO AHEAD AND

IMAGINE THIS

“I am proud about my work and my clients are super happy.”

“Photo sessions are super fun and I enjoy them as much as my clients do.”

“I quit my regular job and work as a photographer full time.

“My prices reflect the value I give to my couples and I am happy.”

“Marketing is not scary at all and brings me so much potential clients, I get to choose who to work with.”

“I came from Australia just to attend Katja & Simon’s workshop.

Amazing does not even begin to describe how incredible my experience was.

Katja & Simon were so generous with their time and did not hold anything back, I could not have asked for a better workshop with more fantastic people.

Not only did i leave their workshop with a great deal of knowledge on new ways to improve my photography business but i left knowing i had made friendships for life.

I cant recommend enough to anyone even considering doing a workshop with Katja & Simon to just do it.

I have no doubt it will change your life just like it did mine.”

Kirk Willcox
from Australia

wHAT'S INCLUDED?

01

Three Intensive days of Education with Katja & Simon & Daniel

02

2x Guided Photoshoot with a Real Couple (at the Villa & in Groznjan town)

03

Food and Drinks + Goodbye dinner

04

Lifetime Membership in our Private Facebook Group

... and a few other suprises

 

DAY 1

15:00 – Registration & Welcome
16:00 – KATJA & SIMON – “Why treat your clients as friends”
17:00 – DANIEL – “It’s all about the People”
18:00 – STYLED PHOTOSHOOT with a Real Couple
20:00 – Dinner & drinks at the villa

 

DAY 2

9:00 – Breakfast
9:30 – KATJA & SIMON & DANIEL – Editing
12:00 – DANIEL – “The power of a slideshow”
13:00 – Photo reviews
14:00 – Lunch break
15:00 – KATJA & SIMON Full workflow from inquiry to delivery
17:00 – Coffee Break 
17:30 – STYLED PHOTOSHOOT with a Real Couple
20:00 – Dinner & drinks at the villa

 

DAY 3

9:00 – Breakfast
9:30 – KATJA & SIMON & DANIEL – Editing
12:00 – Photo reviews
13:30 – Lunch Break 
14:30 – KATJA & SIMON – Marketing (Social Media + SEO) & Business
16:00 – Raffle & Gifts
16:30 – Goodbye dinner & drinks at the villa0

I am ready to invest in myself

50+

50+ satisfied attendees from all around the world

#1

“ONE OF THE BEST WORKSHOPS TO ATTEND” by Photobug Community

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3 mentors with more than 21 years of experience combined

WHAT MAKES

THIS WORKSHOP DIFFERENT?

This is not one of those workshops, where you’ll end up sitting and being “taught”, and forget 80% of the information once you go back to your daily routine. We will encourage you to:

  • Step out of your comfort zone
  • Set goals for yourself & your business
  • Write down a step-by-step plan on how to make it happen

 

We will help you individually – focused on what matters to you and where you struggle the most. 

Katja & Simon Avbar

KATJA+SIMON

Education for photographers

After accidentaly falling into weddings, we now travel all around Europe & beyond for weddings and love stories. Our work has been published more than 150 times in different wedding blogs and magazines from all around the world. Nominated for rising stars of Rangefinder Magazine in 2017 and 2018 & Best 25 European wedding photographers by BodaF in 2018

We organised the first workshop in May 2018, with the intention to share our knowledge, tips and tricks we use in our business, while staying at a beautiful place with amazing vibes. The response from the attendees was phenomenal, that is why Monte Istra Workshop is growing each year and this will be the 4th edition already.

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Daniel Alonso

PEOPLE TRUELOVE TELLERS

Daniel Alonso runs his brand People Truelove Tellers with his wife Gloria. Their style is quite unique – they focus on people’s emotions and document weddings in a pure, honest way. They love experimenting and finding new ways to present their photography work, including sound and music. People Truelove Tellers was named one of the 30 Rising Stars of Wedding Photography in 2016 and Photographer of the year 2018 at BodaF.

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Welcome to Grožnjan

A CHARMING STONE TOWN & THE CITY OF ARTISTS

TOP OF THE Mediterranean

MONTE ISTRA

Our workshop will be held in a unique old villa near Groznjan, in Croatia. We will be surrounded by olive trees, soaking the sun at the pool and gaze at the amazing views across Croatia, Slovenia and Italy. We promise, you will love this one-of-a-kind place!

Groznjan is just 2 km away from the location of the workshop (transportation from Groznjan to the villa will be provided upon request). This cute tiny town is famous for it’s stone streets, cozy cafes and art galleries.

Find your accommodation in Groznjan here.

French Alps Workshop for Wedding Photographers
French Alps Workshop for Wedding Photographers

HOW TO

GET HERE?

Groznjan can be easily reached with a rental car from these airports:

  • CROATIA (Zagreb, Rijeka or Pula)
  • ITALY (Trieste, Venice)
  • SLOVENIA (Ljubljana)

 

You can also use GoOpti shuttle service to Umag, where we can pick you up. 

Contact us if you need more help on booking your trip.

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FAQ & INFO

Monte Istra Workshop is a place to work on yourself, your style and business. It’s a place to connect.

Monte Istra Workshop will be held in a private villa close to the town of Groznjan in Croatia.

Groznjan is easily accessible from Venice, Italy – 2,5 hour drive; Zagreb, Croatia – 3 hour drive; Ljubljana, Slovenia – 1,5 hour drive.

If you need more info or help planning your trip, contact us.

The private villa where the workshop is held has limited space, so you need to book your own accomodation.

But don’t worry – Groznjan offers a variety of places where you can stay for a reasonable price.

Check for your accommodation here.

Once you book your seat we will connect you with other attendees and you can find a place together, if you’d like.

The tickets are available for 595 €.

Your ticket includes:

  • 3 days of workshop;
  • all classes;
  • two photo sessions with real couple;
  • food and drinks.

 

Only 2 seats left!

Tickets are not refundable, but you can find someone else to fill your spot.

All classes will be held in English.

I AM ALL IN…

LET'S DO THIS

  • 3 Intensive days of Education with Katja & Simon & Daniel
  • 2x Guided Photoshoot with a Real Couple (at the Villa & in Groznjan town)
  • Food & Drinks
  • Lifetime Membership in our Private Facebook Group
  • A few more Surprises…

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