The Retreat

Everything you love about Senior Photography, everything you want from a mastermind and everything you need from a retreat to up your game in your business

Have you ever wished you could take time away from the everyday in order to focus ON taking your business to the next level?

The Seniorologie Retreat is just for you!

You are an experienced high school senior photographer who is ready for something more for you and your business.  You've got big ideas and dreams but don't know how to implement them or maybe you don't have time away from the everyday tasks of running a business to actually put those ideas and dreams into action.

You long to connect with fellow photographers for support, community and sisterhood while learning in an intimate setting, reigniting your passion for your business and working together to achieve your bigger dreams for your business.

This retreat is a chance to get away from the everyday to allow yourself time to not only dream but to take action to make those dreams a reality.  Step away from the emails, the phone calls and the editing for a few days and join other like-minded dreamers to work ON your business not in your business.

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Your Host

My vision for the retreat

The one thing I constantly hear from Conference Twelve Alumni is about the tribe and the support that is formed during those in between moments or the late night small group conversations.  Those times where attendees and speakers discuss pain points, offer advice and share experiences in order to help each other grow.

I wanted to create an event that was all about those moments!  An intimate setting where we spend time sharing with each other, being real about our pain points, celebrating each other's wins, getting vulnerable and giving ourselves time to grow.  This event is a place where we can laugh, cry, or anything in between but we do it together.

The Retreat will give us a chance to dive deeper into what each of us need in our specific businesses.  We will push each other to get to our specific next level, we will inspire each other by sharing experiences and ideas in order to help all of us grow, we will spend time doing things that will refresh our minds and we will work together on a strategic plan for our businesses.

We are already a community of senior photographers but we will leave the retreat as sisters, continuing to support each other and cheer each other on.

The Details

The details

JANUARY 20-23, 2021


how much
Early Bird Rate

what's included:

Three nights stay at a beautiful home in iconic 30A

Amazing education from industry leaders and fellow alumni

PJ Party Style Mastermind Sessions

Private Facebook Group for before and after retreat

Planned group activities to explore the area and create content for social media and more.

New headshots and branding photos to use in your business

Beautifully curated swag bags with treats and gifts from sponsors

All your meals including a chef prepared group dinner

A community and sisterhood to support you in your business

Want to join us?

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Retreat Schedule

Tentative Schedule for The Seniorologie Retreat - Subject to Change

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

3-5 pm  Attendees Arrive

6-7 p.m.  Cocktail Hour

7-9 p.m.  Welcome Dinner - Get to know each other and share our stories

9 p.m.  PJ Mastermind Session - Pain Points In Our Businesses & How To Overcome Them

9 a.m.  Breakfast

10 a.m.  Content Planning for Social Media

11-1 p.m.  Flat Lay/Stock Photo Creation and Video Content Creation

1-2 p.m.  Lunch

2-3 p.m.  Get Ready for Your Close Up

3-5 p.m.  Explore 30A while creating content for social and headshots

7 p.m.  Pizza Party

8 p.m.  Social Media Hacks Discussion

9 p.m.  PJ Mastermind Session - Overcoming Obstacles and Road Blocks

9 a.m.  Breakfast

10 a.m.  Education

11 a.m.  Implementation Hour

12-2 p.m.  Lunch

2 p.m.  Education

3 p.m.  Implementation Hour

4 p.m.  Education

5 p.m.  Implementation Hour

6 p.m.  Posing Exercize

7-9 p.m.  Dinner

9 p.m.  PJ Mastermind Session - Goal Setting and Implementation

9 a.m.  Breakfast

10 a.m.  Goodbye and Final Thoughts

12 p.m.  Lunch for those that stay for the add-on styled shoot

3-5 p.m.  Add On Styled Shoot with Senior Models

6 p.m.  Dinner for those that stay for the add-on styled shoot

9 p.m.  PJ Edit Party

Those that add the styled shoot with get one more night in the house and need to plan to leave the following day by 10 a.m.

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Optional add-on styled shoot

We are photographers and we like to shoot! Join me for a styled shoot with senior models after the retreat!  Beautiful Location, Styled models with pro hair and makeup and your retreat bffs to create content, practice posing, experiment with light and more!

The add-on shoot will include:
- Lunch for attendees of shoot
- pro hair and makeup and styling for models
- 3 hour shoot in amazing 30a location
- Dinner for attendees of shoot
- one night accommodations for the extra night after the shoot

Click below to register for the add-on styled shoot

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Meet the educators

Leslie Kerrigan is a senior photographer and educator with a heart for helping others.  Leslie believes that everyone has a place in this industry and she wants to help you get to your next level, wherever that may be.  Creating education, hosting events and meeting other photographers is a true passion.  Leslie is honest and tells it like it is while encouraging and being a cheerleader for others.

In addition to being a photographer, Leslie is a southern mom to two teen boys and wife to her real life version of Jim from The Office (she met her husband when they had cubicles across from each other).  She loves her senior clients and models like her own children and Leslie has created an atmosphere that seniors want to be a part of.

Hope Taylor is a wedding and senior portrait photographer in Charleston, South Carolina who started her business when she was a senior in high school.  Hope has built her business since then to include educational resources for photographers, speaking at conferences and workshops and so much more.  Hope has a huge heart for helping others succeed in this industry and is an open book when it comes to sharing her knowledge.

When Hope isn't teaching other photographers or connecting with her clients during their photo sessions, she is living life in Charleston, decorating her new house (yay!) and taking us all along on a journey through her beautiful Instagram account.

Melissa Hunt is a senior portrait photographer in North Carolina, a mom of two awesome boys and one amazing husband who she loves to do life with.  Melissa loves to show young women just how beautiful they are through her one-of-a-kind teen mentorship program.  Melissa is devoted to keeping it real for teen girls and her number one goal is to teach them that their appearance does not define who they are!  She believes that self worth and self love are the foundation to one's success!

Melissa is equally passionate about helping other photographers with that same message, to love yourself and believe in your worth and build a photography business that showcases those things!  Melissa's heart for helping others, whether teen girls or other photographers, is huge and she can't wait to share her knowledge with attendees of this retreat.

Leslie Kerrigan

Melissa hunt

Hope taylor

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If you are interested in finding out more information about the Seniorologie Retreat or have any questions about the retreat, please send me an email using the form below!  I can't wait to talk to you!!

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