Luxury Resort Photography Workshop

Become The Photographer Luxury Resorts Want To Hire!

DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS OPPORTUNITY TO EXPAND YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS INTO THIS LUCRATIVE MARKET. Choose the Workshop Session that fits your schedule and our budget.

We understand that not every working photographer can take the time off for the full workshop. However, we don't want you to miss out on this great opportunity. You can choose the full workshop, or pick just the weekend sessions or select just the Monday session. Each will give you the results you are looking for so choose the one that works best for your busy schedule.  

Girl at Pool

All Sessions November 3rd-7th 

Venue: Hermosa Inn- Saturday Venue: The Scott Resort - Sunday Venue: Hotel Valley Ho - Monday  

  • Continental Breakfast - Scott Resort Sunday 
  • Morning Session each day with classoom instruction, guest lecturer and demonstration
  • Lunch and Learn each day
  • Afternoon Session each day with hands on photography (3 particiants/instructor)
  • Twilight Session each day weather permitting 
  • Follow up call one week after workshop ends.
  • 30 days telephone/email support
  • Workshop workbook
  • Bonus: Hotel accomodations - Sundial Inn* 
  • Bonus: Ground Transportation **
  • Bonus: First three participants to register receive one monthly coaching call with Brad Feinberg for six months after the workshop ends.
Modern Resort Room

Weekend Sessions November 4th-5th

Venue: Hermosa Inn - Saturday Venue: The Scott Resort - Sunday  

  • Continental Breakfast - Scott Resort Sunday 
  • Morning Session each day with classoom instruction, guest lecturer and demonstration
  • Lunch and Learn each day
  • Afternoon Session each day with hands on photography (3 students/instructor)
  • Twilight Session each day weather permitting
  • Follow up call one week later 
  • Thirty days email support
  • The full workshop workbook
  • Bonus: Hotel accomodations - Sundial Inn***
  • Bonus: First three participants to register, one monthly coaching call with Brad Feinberg for three months after the workshop ends.  

  

 

Resort Breakfast Restaurant

Monday Session November 6th

Venue: Hotel Valley Ho

  • Morning Session with classoom instruction, guest lecturer and demonstration  


  • Lunch and Learn  


  • Afternoon Session with hands on photography (3 students/instructor)  

 

  • Twilight Session weather permitting  

 

  • Follow up call one week after workshop ends.  

 

  • The full workshop workbook  


  • Bonus: First three participants to register, 30 days free email support.  


 

* Bonus: Hotel accommodations for Full workshop. Up to 4 nights if required (Arive Friday - Leave Tuesday) at the Sundial Inn - Old Town Scottsdale. ** Bonus: Ground Transportation - we pick you up at the airport and drop you off when you leave. We provide transportation to and from all venues and events scheduled in the workshop. *** Bonus: Hotel Accommodations for Weekend Sessions. Up to 3 nights if required (Arrive Friday- Leave Monday) at the Sundial Inn - Old Town Scottdale. Note: Hotel accomodations include basic room rate, sales taxes, bed taxes and continental breakfast. Does not include incidentals or parking charges.

How Can You Benefit From This Workshop?  

  • If you are already selling to this market, attending the Luxury Resort Photography Workshop will pump up your technical and business skills so that that you can increase your pricing, add new types of photography services to sell and help you fine tune your sales pitch and proposals. 
  • If you are just entering the luxury resort market, the workshop will give your business a jumpstart to breaking into this lucrative market.  

What Are the Workshop Goals?  

  • By the end of the each day, you will have created images for your portfolio that you can immediately use to start selling your photography services to the resort industry and quickly begin to realize a return on your workshop investment.  
  • By the end of this workshop, you will be able to successfully navigate the resort industry's requirements for photography services so that you can increase your business opportunities through smart marketing and targeting to the correct contacts and secure more business.  
  • By the end of this workshop you will be able to create three business models your photography business can provide to the resort industry - directly to the marketing department or to the advertising agency that services the resort. 

Three Luxury Resort Venues

CLASSROOM LECTURES AND DEMONSTRATIONS INTERIORS - EXTERIORS PHOTO SESSIONS TWILIGHT PHOTO SESSIONS...AND MORE!  

Hermosa Inn Dining

Located in Paradise Valley & nestled in the foothills of Camelback Mountain, The Hermosa Inn is an iconic & historic luxury venue in the territorial, western style. Secluded and intimate, the Inn is also known for its world famous executive chef Jeremy Pacheco.

THEME: Lifestyle/Guest Experience

Hermosa Inn Logo
Valley Ho

Located right in the heart of downtown Scottsdale, Hotel Valley Ho opened its doors in 1956. The hotel is one of the best preserved mid-century modern hotels in the country and is a retro inspired Hollywood style getaway. Hotel Valley Ho is the place where your cool comes out to play.

THEME: Marketing/Branding


Hotel Valley Ho Logo
Scott Pool

Renovated this year, The Scott Resort & Spa artfully blends the upscale appeal of a downtown Scottsdale location with casual elegance of a lush desert retreat. elements (rooms, pool, spa, lobby, resturants) come together to create a warm, inviting luxury experience in vibrant Sonoran style.  

THEME: Food/Restaurant/Bar

The Scott Resort and Spa Logo

THE FULL WORKSHOP COMPREHENSIVE - FAST PACED - INDIVIDUALIZED  

In an environment designed to individualize the experience, you will meet and learn from top architectural photographers, lifestyle photographers, photography educators and resort industry marketing experts.  

By choosing this workshop option you will have the opportunity to learn what the Luxury Resort and Hospitality Industry is looking to accomplish with photography, and how to become the photographer luxury resorts will choose. You will have the opportunity to create portfolio quality interior, exterior and twilight images at three of Scottsdale's most luxurious and exclusive resort properties. In an environment designed to individualize the experience, you will meet and learn from top architectural photographers, lifestyle photographers, photography educators and resort industry marketing experts.  

We have 3-1/2 power packed days featuring 20 hours of hands-on photography and 20 hours of classroom instruction, guest speakers and technical demonstrations and more!  

No standing around at this workshop! We keep you busy with learning and photography. Saturday at The Hermosa Inn -- Sunday at The Scott Resort and Spa -- Monday at The Hotel Valley Ho .  

BONUS: Hotel Accommodations: Friday, Saturday, Sunday (and Monday night if required) at the Sundial Inn located in Old Town Scottsdale. Local Ground Transportation: Personal airport pickup and drop off. All transportation to and from venues and events.  

20 hours of hands-on photography:

  • Morning hands-on themed photography with daily demonstrations and shooting with instructor.  
  • Afternoon hands-on venue photography (Rotating through all four instructors at each venue in small groups of up to 3 participants).
  • Daily hands-on twilight/evening photography weather permitting.

20 hours of classroom instruction:  

  • Meet Resort industry marketing and advertising experts.
  • Branding for a unified social media and web presence when you add resort photography to your business.
  • Discover the tools you need to sell your photography to the resort industry.  

No going hungry at this workshop!  

  • Friday: Welome Dinner
  • Saturday: Gourmet lunch and all day snacks/beverages at the Hermosa Inn. 
  • Sunday: Breakfast, lunch and all day snacks and beverages at the Scott Resort and Spa.
  • Monday: Gourmet lunch and all day snacks/beverages at the Hotel Valley Ho.  

Your workshop experience doesn't end when you go home!  

You will have a personal follow-up call from Brad Feinberg about one week after the workshop ends to check up on your progress. And as an added value, you will also receive telephone and email support from PowerVision360 for 30 days after your check up to answer questions that may come up while you are developing your business plan or photographing for a new resort client. 


THE WEEKEND ONLY SESSIONS COMPREHENSIVE MARKETING AND PHOTOGRAPHY WEEKEND  

As with our full program, if you choose the Weekend Sessions you will have the opportunity to learn what the Luxury Resort and Hospitality Industry is looking to accomplish with photography, and how to make sure that the photographer chosen is you. You will have the opportunity to create portfolio quality interior, exterior and twilight images at two of Scottsdale's most luxurious and exclusive resort properties. In an environment designed to individualize the workshop experience, you will meet and learn from top architectural photographers, lifestyle photographers, photography educators and resort industry marketing experts.  

BONUS: Hotel Accommodations: Sundial Inn - Old Town Scottsdale - Friday, Saturday and Sunday (if required)  

No time for golf at these sessions! We keep you busy with learning and photography. Saturday at the Hermosa Inn -- Sunday a the Scott Resort and Spa 

8 hours of hands-on photography:

  • Morning hands-on themed photography with daily demonstrations and shooting.
  • Afternoon hands-on venue photography (Rotating through all four instructors at each venue in small groups of 3 participants).
  • Daily hands-on twilight/evening photography weather permitting.

8 hours of classroom instruction:  

  • Guest Lecturer - Resort images/videos.
  • Discover the tools you need to sell your photography to the resort industry.
  • Incorporate the resort market into your current business planning. 

No starving at these sessions!  

Friday: Welcome Dinner Saturday: Gourmet lunch and all day snacks/beverages at the Hermosa Inn. Sunday: Continental breakfast, lunch and all day snacks and beverages at the Scott Resort and Spa.  

Your workshop experience doesn't end when you go home!  

You will have a personal followup call from Brad Feinberg about one week after the workshop ends to check up on your progress. And as an added value, you will also receive telephone and email support from PowerVision360 for 30 days after your check up to answer questions that may come up while you are developing your business plan or photographing for a new resort client. 


MONDAY ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MARKETING AND PHOTOGRAPHY DAY  

Choose the Monday Only session if you want the opportunity to learn about how you can approach the luxury resort market with your photography. If you are local to Arizona, then you know today’s venue - The Hotel Valley Ho - is one of Scottsdale’s iconic resorts dating back to the 1950’s and makes an excellent vene to get portolio images and learn about the luxury resort industry.  

You will have the opportunity to create portfolio quality interior, exterior and twilight images at two of Scottsdale's most luxurious and exclusive resort properties. In an environment designed to individualize the workshop experience, you will meet and learn from top architectural photographers, lifestyle photographers, photography educators and resort industry marketing experts. Monday is the day that we have a morning session dedicated to marketing your business to the resort industry.  

No, this is not a day off from your business! We keep you busy with learning and photography. Workshop Venue - Hotel Valley Ho, Scottsdale, AZ  

4 hours of hands-on photography (depending on venue conditions and weather):  

  • Morning hands-on themed photography with a demonstration and shooting with instructor.  
  • Afternoon hands-on venue photography (Rotating through all four instructors, you will photograph the venue in small groups of 3 participants.)
  • Daily hands-on twilight/evening photography weather permitting. 

4 hours of classroom instruction:  

  • Resort industry marketing and advertising experts.  
  • Incorporate the resort market into your current business planning.
  • Branding for a unified social media and web presence when you add resort photography to your business.  

No starving at this session! Gourmet lunch and all day snacks/beverages at the Hotel Valley Ho.  

Your workshop experience doesn't end when you go home! You will have a follow-up telephone call from Brad Feinberg about one week after the workshop ends to check up on your progress or to answer questions that may have developed after the workshop ended.


Meet the Team!

Bruce Dorn

Bruce Dorn: Lead Educator  

As a Canon Explorer of Light, Bruce Dorn is currently one of Canon's "go-to" photographers for new product technology feedback and photography education. He is recognized for his state of the art visual effects, beautiful image making and technological innovation. Bruce is a Western Digital Creative Master, an award winning Corel Painter Master, a Wescott University Top Pro Elite Instructor and a member of the Directors Guild of America. Bruce lectures, leads workshops and conducts photo tours world wide. Bruce has a Bachelor's Degree from the Herron School of Art and Design at Indiana University. 

Brad Feinberg

Brad Feinberg: Workshop Leader  

Brad Feinberg is an architectural photographer and videographer. Working with leading architectural and interior design firms as well as the hospitality industry, Brad's work can be found in national publications, on websites and in many television productions. Brad is often asked to be a guest speaker at ASMP and PPA local chapters. Professional Photographers come to Brad for coaching in marketing skills and special photography techniques. Brad is an adjunct faculty member of the Art Institute (Phoenix Campus) in the Media Arts Department. Brad has a Masters Degree from the School of Architecture of the University of Michigan as well as an MBA from the Thunderbird School. 

Frank Salle Headshot

Frank Salle: Workshop Instructor  

Over the past 25 years, Frank Salle has been creating powerful visual storytelling for his clients with photography, video and audio production. He specializes in collaborating with other professionals on projects that challenge technology and tries to bring new perspectives to all of his work. His photographic and video assignments for magazines and advertising agencies include corporate, architecture, 360 panoramic, lifestyle, product, time lapse and video production. Frank works with professional photographers, teaching them how to do specialty photography as well as create signature finishing techniques.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS  

  • Which airport should I fly into? You should fly into Sky Harbor Airport - Phoenix.
  • What time should I arrive? Workshop starts each day at 7:30am and ends after twilight session.
  • What time should I leave? All days end after the twilight shoot. So if you are traveling from out of town, plan on leaving to go home the next morning unless you are taking a red-eye. We will provide full workshop and weekend session participants with the extra night if necessary.
  • How can I get from the airport to my hotel? You can get to your hotel in Scottsdale via SuperShuttle, Taxi or Rental Car. Depending on traffic it is less than 1/2 hour to Old Town Scottdale.
  • What meals are included with the workshop? The workshop includes breakfast on Sunday. Lunch is included on Saturday, Sunday and Monday sessions. Tea, Coffee, Water and Softdrinks will be available all day in the classroom and snacks will be delivered one or two times a day depending on the venue.The accomodations package includes a continental breakfast at the Sundial on Saturday, Monday and Tuesday. 
  • What about dinner on Saturday and Sunday night? You are on your own, but the instructors invite you to join them for some good local food.
  • What other costs might I encounter over and above the accomodations package? You can either make arrangements for a shuttle, take a taxi or rent a car. We will transport you from the Sundial to the various venus. If you are driving your own rental car you may have parking charges.
  • What is the weather forecast? November is magnificent. The Accuweather forecast is for sun daily with some clouds. The average tempertures range from 51- 7 degrees.
  • What clothing should I bring? You should be aware that we will be in very high end resorts during the busy season. Therefore, you should bring business casual but comfortable clothing, since you will be moving your equipment around the hotels. Bring a sweater or jacket for twilight shooting and at night. Locals dress in layers.
  • What if I have special food needs? If you have specific dietary requirements, we can make special arrangements for you, but we need this information as soon after you enroll as you can get it to us. 
  • What equipment should I bring? We have certain photographic restrictions at the venues, so we are asking that you limit your equipment to a camera, any lenses you might want to use, a speedlite type flash (no stands), batteries, storage cards, your camera manual, and a cleaning kit. Although we won't be doing any individual post processing, you may want to have a laptop or tablet with you for taking notes. We will provide internet service for you at every venue. 
  • What happens during the morning sessions? Each morning session will have a speaker, a daily theme demonstration to be led by one of our instructors. After the instructional lecture, the skill will be demonstrated on a "set". You will have the opportunity to photograph the "set". This will be a group session and the instructors will be available to help you through the session. Morning sessions are 3-4 hours.
  • What happens during the afternoon sessions? Each afternoon, we break out into groups of 2 or 3 with an instructor and photograph the venue. Every hour you will switch instructors so that everyone has a chance to work with each instructor each day. Afternoon sessions are 3-5 hours.
  • What happens during the twilight session? Weather permitting we will have 3 group twilight photography sessions. Twilight sessions include a briefing in the classroom followed by 1 hour photography of Twilight.
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