Thrive : A workshop for photographers

May 1-2, 2019


Thrive Workshop is a 2 day hands-on workshop for digital and film photographers; a true hybrid experience. At Thrive we foster the idea of collaboration over competition to bring creatives together in community by building relationships that encourage growth. Thrive will include an amazing lineup of industry speakers, small group learning sessions with Shauna, one romantic engagement shoot, one lifestyle maternity shoot, one high fashion bridal editorial, one luxury full wedding shoot, three beautiful unique tablescapes, three coordinating vignettes and flatlays, styling tips and opportunities to create and photograph stunning detail images and a dinner party you won’t want to miss. Speakers will be covering a variety of topics that will inspire attendees and encourage them to chase their dreams while building a smart business with direction and purpose. Attendees can expect to learn about creative branding and consistency, marketing strategies, social media, how to booking your ideal client, networking approaches, telling a story with your work, how to shoot film, pricing your work, staying inspired and so much more! Whether you are just beginning your creative journey as a photographer or have been in business for years, this opportunity will equip you with the tools you need to THRIVE! We can’t wait to meet you!

Together we will THRIVE! #thrivecreativeworkshop 


Both Days : $1499

$100 Discount

Receives Thrive Gift

One-on-One Coaching Session with Shauna

Includes All Learning Sessions & Meals

Day 1

Full Day : $699 - Includes Learning Sessions, Meals, Headshots

Bridal Shoot : $299

Engagement Shoot + Rehearsal Dinner : $299

Day 2

Full Day : $899 - Includes Learning Sessions, Meals, Headshots

Maternity Shoot + Morning Tea : $299

Wedding Shoot : $499

*To fully serve our attendees, Thrive is limited to 15 seats.

Meet the Team!


Shauna Veasey

Photographer and Founder of Thrive Workshop

Shauna is a fine art photographer based in Atlanta who specializes in wedding and lifestyle photography. She is known for her ability to authentically tell love stories by creating romantic, playful and elegant photographs using digital and film mediums.

Shauna is passionate about combining beautiful, natural light with a soft seasonal color palette. With a simplistic and editorial approach, she finds beauty in even the smallest of details.

After leaving her teaching career almost 7 years ago to pursue photography full time, Shauna has found new purpose in teaching photographers and small business owners. Through Thrive Workshop and mentorships she has been able to combine her love of photography with teaching for the last three years.

While Shauna lives in Atlanta, she photographs couples throughout the southeast and worldwide. Shauna's work has been published in The Knot, The Celebration Society, Weddings Unveiled, Modern Luxury, Jezebel, BRIDES and Mingled magazines and she has had her work featured by international wedding blogs such as Style Me Pretty, Magnolia Rouge, Cottage Hill, The Fount Collection, Ruffled, 100 Layer Cake, and more.



Emily Browne

Designer + Planner

Emily is a wedding designer and stylist based in Atlanta and working worldwide. She is inspired by fashion, art, and her travels around the globe. Her goal is to design weddings and editorials that are more than just pretty. She builds relationships with her clients and explores their history to conceptualize unique designs that illuminate their love story.

She strives to create atmospheres that evoke emotion and bring people closer together. Emily's work has been featured on Style Me Pretty, Once Wed, Martha Stewart Weddings, Wedding Sparrow, Magnolia Rouge, Carats and Cake, and many more. Every wedding that she's designed has been published and she will share how that's possible through exceptional styling and visual storytelling.


Shean Strong

Shean Strong

Floral Designer

Shean is floral designer who grew up all over the world. Shean feels that he has been shaped by those experiences and cultural influences; his upbringing helped him create a brand that is truly unique to him. 

As a true romantic, Shean understands the importance of understated elegance that creates a feeling in lieu of a theme. At the end of the day, Shean feels that it is his job is to make sure that his clients have the most beautiful wedding while also celebrating their spouse. Shean has curated relationships with many vendors, and you can see his work featured in publications; such as Martha Stewart, Cottage Hill Magazine, Once Wed, Style Me Pretty, Magnolia Rouge, Adorn Magazine, The White Wren, and several other publications. 

Because of Shean’s unique approach to flowers, color, and design- his coveted style has given him the opportunity to partner with a prominent floral wholesaler in 2019- Thus allowing him to teach multiple design workshops- nationally and internationally- but still gives him the availability for his first love... weddings.



Ashley Rae


Ashely Rae is a fine art portrait and wedding photographer based in Phoenix, Arizona.

She loves to photograph in medium format film and digital that transpires into romantic, timeless style. Ashley’s work has been viral via Buzzfeed and shared on top wedding publications.

Ashley also mentors and educates small business owners to flourish and target their brand into wedding photography. Her background includes small business marketing, website development and SEO.


Tentative Itinerary

Day 1 - Daisy Hill - Learning in Color

9:00am-10:00am Mini-Breakfast Bar & Welcome/Introductions

10:00am-2:00pm Rotating Learning Groups

2:00pm-3:30pm Lunch Break / Q&A with Guest Speaker / Headshots with Shauna

3:30pm-7:30pm Bridal Editorial + Engagement Shoot

7:30pm-9:00pm Group Dinner at Daisy Hill

Day 2 - Meadowlark 1939 - English Inspired

7:30am-8:30am Sunrise Maternity Session by the Greenhouse

8:30am-10:00am Organic Morning Tea in the Garden

10:00am-11:30am Class Session

11:30am-2:30pm Luxe Wedding Editorial

2:30pm-3:30pm Lunch Break / Q&A with Shauna

3:30pm-7:30pm Luxe Wedding Editorial

7:30pm-8:30pm Reflection & Farewell

Your Investment Includes:

Welcome Breakfast

Small Group Learning Sessions with Shauna

Presentation by Guest Speaker: Ashely Rae

3 Beautiful Unique Tablescapes

3 Coordinating Vignettes & Flatlays

1 High Fashion Bridal Editorial with Two Models

1 Lifestyle Maternity Shoot

1 Lifestyle Engagement Shoot

1 Luxury Full Wedding Shoot

Dinner Party at Daisy Hill

Headshots by Shauna Veasey

Access to a private Facebook Group

(breakfast and lunch will be provided both days)

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