For those who need a break from it all and want to cross one off the bucket list-Lavender in Provence- come and get your sparkle back at La Belugue with professional photographer Christpher Melton – Photographers at all levels welcome

This coming July when the bees are buzzing and smell of this beautiful flower is infusing the air, capture the picturesque beauty of Provence painted with endless rows of Lavender through your lens with local photographers Emilie Joly and Kelly Goehler and our guest professional Christopher Melton .   With a sunrise hike each morning  followed by nourishing breakfast this retreat is designed to allow you to take time for yourself, away from your hectic life and nurture your creative side while exploring Provence during this glorious blooming season.

You will spend your days nurturing your soul, learning the art of photography, sharing long meals with others from around the globe, visits to the local lavendar farms and fields of Provence, and of course plenty of down time to relax by the pool or take a hike on the beautiful trails of Le Luberon.

The purpose of this retreat is to take time for yourself, rest, rejuvenate, experience the south of France like a local and most importantly create. Creativity is at the core of genius and we cannot live our lives fully, love fully, or be present in our careers fully with out nuturing this important aspect of being.

Emilie and our Christopher will be your photography guides for those who are just learning how to use their cameras or those who want to improve thier skills. We will cover the technical aspects of photography as well as lighting and compostion. For those experienced photogs, we will be sure and bring you to amazing locations that will enhance your portfolio.

When: July 5-9, 2017

Where: Beaumont de Pertuis, France- in the heart of Provence

Host: Kelly Goehler

For Who: Open to novice and expereinced photographers, couples and singles, and those who just want to have a unique experience and get their sparkle back. All types of cameras welcome even iphones!

Accomodations & Rates: 

1600€ per person for shared accomodation-double occupancy-Meals Included 

2100€ per person for single accomodation-Meals Included

500€ per person for daily rate with shared accomodations-Meals Included

300€ per person for day rate without accomodations-Lunch Included

*Airfare not included, transport to & from Marseille airport or Aix en Provence TGV station provided 

What you should expect:  

Workshop on technical aspects of photography led by our guest professional Christopher Melton

Photography workshop on composition and lighting

Sunrise Hikes

Great meals and long discussions with others from around the globe

And most importanly, we will take you to some of the best locations in Provence to capture the lavender

What is included…

4 nights accommodation in a 19th century village farmhouse with the best of both worlds, village access from the front and large private garden overlooking the vine draped hills of Provence in the back.

Two photography workshops to ensure you capture the perfect shot everytime.

2 1/2 days of location shooting

All transport

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with wine every day.

*Private meals/snacks/extra libations not included.

Feel free to explore the culinary delights of Provence outside of our set schedule. We can provide a driver to take you there at your own expense. (please give us a heads up at least 2 weeks prior to your arrival)

Extra Libations= We have a great Cave full of delicious wines you can help yourself to while on the property and you can pay as you drink!

Transportation to and from Marseille Airport or Aix en Provence TGV station

Not Included: Airfare and any private meals/snacks/extra libations

Cancellation Policy : Due to the involved logistics, we offer no cancellations or refunds unless a replacement is found. We strongly encourage you to have travel insurance to cover the retreat in the event of strikes, natural disasters, health problems, and other unforeseen events

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