Our attendee spotlight today is on Heather Anderson. She shoots many gorgeous Temecula weddings every year and it's obvious through her social media posts that she cares deeply for her clients. She was an absolute delight to have at the workshop and we're looking forward to her helping out with future workshops! Here is her experience in her own words and some of her gorgeous photos from the workshop.
"This workshop was a game changer for me! When I first noticed this opportunity on my Instagram feed, I knew it was something I really wanted to do. I was slightly hesitant at first, however, because I wasn't sure if the investment would be worth it. I wanted to play with film to fuel my creativity, but I wasn't sure if it would change my business enough to justify the cost. I emailed back and forth with Sarah to learn more. When she shared her vision with me, I immediately knew it was something I wanted to be part of. It turns out that the workshop not only sparked my creativity but also changed my purpose as a photographer. It made me rethink my mission statement as a company. I realized I needed to shoot more passion projects and try new things (like double exposures, lighting tricks and film of course). This workshop was such an inspiration. I did not own a film camera or even know how to load film when I showed up my first day. Now, just a few months later, I am shooting hybrid weddings and engagements! I never leave my film camera behind and I prefer to shoot film. In fact, I will shoot entirely on film when my clients are willing to pay for it! This workshop pushed me in my craft and inspired me to be more creative.
Another gain that I didn't expect are the friendships I developed with so many other creatives. We really bonded as a group and I have done shoots with some of the people from the workshop. I love the FB group and reach out whenever I have questions. Everyone is great and I always get a lot of answers! I feel like Sarah really cares about our learning and growth after the workshop and she has been so helpful and easy to reach out to. If there is one thing that has helped my business this year it would be this workshop."