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Calgary Photographers – The Open Trunk Workshop series

July 17, 2017

If you’re a creative entrepreneur who loves styling, baking, photographing and even eating all things pretty – this workshop is for you! The Open Trunk Workshop series was created by my friend Heather over at Orange Trunk, as a day to bask in this amazing industry and all it has to offer. There are guest speakers, great food, and one incredible styled shoot so you can have the opportunity to go hands on into details, planning and of course shooting! This workshop covers all aspects of what it takes to put on a styled shoot, no matter what your forte is! And to top it off they even get the Wedding industry pros to talk to you about how you can better your business… say what?

This experience comes highly recommended and it’s your chance to get an inside look at what this industry is all about. You’ll leave with your questions answered, great relationships with your fellow creatives and wedding vendors… and you’ll leave feeling totally inspired.

This was the second workshop held by Heather and it was a picnic boho dream come true. We setup a family styled picnic under the trees with twinkling lights and really enjoyed each others company talking about all things we love! I had the absolute honour of speaking at this event, talking all about how to prepare for an outdoor shoot.. because we all know I’ve had my fair share of crappy weather during my styled sessions! It was fun to share my tips and have an intimate discussion with each attendee!


As someone in the event industry, you can sometimes feel very alone… this workshop encourages you to step out of that comfort zone and push your creative buttons to take your businesses to the next level.. and meet all the amazing people the city of Calgary has to offer!



Host, Planning and Styling: Orange Trunk
Planning and Styling: Shannon Valente Weddings
Venue: Westerly Edge
Photographer: Chloe Buie Photography
Event Photographer: Roz Edge Photography
Caterer: Farm Girls Food Truck and Catering
Florist: Fall for Florals
Cake and Treats: Sugar by Tracy
Bridal Gown: Novia Mia Bridal Boutique
Grooms Attire: ESPY
Jewelry: Joanna Bisley Designs
Stationary: Pink Umbrella Designs
HMUA: Jaimie Rankin Beauty
Lighting: Everlasting Impressions Wedding and Event Planning
Tablewares: Gathered Table Supply Co.
Farm tables: Rūs Vintage
Macrame: The Knot Garden
Models: Ashia Sanders​ and JP
Ice Cream and Bar: Frozen Assets Ice Cream Co.
Washroom facilities: Rangeland Event Restrooms

Keynote Speakers:
Jackie with Lace Brick Design
Lynn with Calgary Bride
Chantal with No Shit Biz Tips
Nicole with YYC Girl Gang 
To be in the know of when the next Open Trunk Workshop will be taking place,
follow Heather on Facebook and Instagram

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