13th October 2020
Dexamenes Seaside Hotel, Kourouta Beach Amaliada 272 00, Greece
3 Days
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ALCHIMEIA is the first curated Destination Portfolio Building retreat with Kiss from Fleur and Ellwed Magazine. For photographers and videographers who love the world of weddings, romance, high-end fashion and bespoke Greece. Let’s connect on this ultimate Portfolio Building Retreat. Meanwhile discover the secret luxuries of Peloponnese together. As a result you will be able to revive and enhance your brand with your new conceptualised editorials.

This exclusive luxury bridal styled shoot is designed to stimulate your senses. Greece is becoming one of the top wedding destinations in the world for couples to elope. Therefore, we believe that having beautiful high-end wedding material in your portfolio can truly attract that perfect destination jet-setting couple you always wanted!

With ALCHIMEIA you will find your own way and style. With new visual stimulation designed to change your mind and open your heart. Consequently, with new ideas you will get inspired and develop the new you as an artist. Come with us to this journey of changing your mind, heart, self or way of life. As with alchemy, turn your base into gold, find your own universal elixir to elevate your brand!

We have extended this all-inclusive experience to three days. You will be able to draw inspiration from the resort, rejuvenate, relax, enjoy and connect with like-minded creatives while shooting bridal editorials.

This Curated Destination Portfolio Building Retreat is designed for you to revive and enhance your brand as well as inspire your artistic approach. Above all, refresh your mindset and get a different perception of wedding events and creative projects you will undertake in the future. The shoot will happen in Dexamenes Seaside Hotel, in the old wine tanks with rich history and a story behind it. Join us at this post-war winery, transformed into a barefoot luxury resort on one of the most unspoiled stretches of coastline in the western Peloponnese.

Completely immerse yourself in the 3 days luxury magical experience and transform your brand. This May 12-14th in Dexamenes, Greece!

What’s Included

ALCHIMEIA includes:

  • Shared Accommodation for 2 nights with breakfast in a Luxury beachfront resort. (Possibility to upgrade for privacy or extend your vacations on top of the original price)
  • Welcome drink, lunches, snacks, refreshments and dinners.
  • In addition to all the speeches and the ultimate fashion-led styled editorials, you can be the chosen professional for our special awards – Ellwed Magazine Cover feature and Private Mentoring with Anna.
  • How to style flatlays in an interesting and modern way.
  • Romantically Ethereal Wedding ceremony and reception setups. With high-end luxury components and arrangements from some of the top professionals in the wedding industry from Greece and around the world.
  • Effortless Glamour Fashion editorials with a Model Couple. Different setups of the modern bridal love story around the resort to build your magazine worthy portfolio.
  • Surprise finale “Pièce de résistance”. Uniquely designed final set or the piece, which will get you all the attention. Premiere only at this Portfolio Building retreat in Dexamenes! – the HIGHLIGHT
  • The opportunity to shoot in exclusive re-purposed historic wine tanks and the beautiful seaside property with the surprise finale “Pièce de résistance” at Dexamenes seaside hotel. This brand new hotel was designed by K-Studio, certainly one of the best architects in Greece and you will be the first to have the chance to shoot a wedding there.
  • Honest conversations on the set with the team about your creative business, branding, social media and creating a cohesive style and story-line to achieve the ultimate feature you have always dreamed of.
  • Photos and or Video from our team if you will need for your marketing.
  • And of course the opportunities to upgrade. Consequently prolong your stay and enjoy the incredible mystical landscape of secret Peloponnese in Greece.
  • Beautifully curated gift bags with high end products.

Equipment Needed

  • All your cameras, lenses and necessary gear like cards, batteries, hard disc, etc.
  •  All your equipment you usually bring to a wedding or a styled shoot. In addition, a reflector is maybe a good idea.
  •  If you shoot on film, bring enough spare film with you.
  • Comfortable clothing and footwear for working/shooting.
  • Nice resort/beach wear.
  •  Cosy dinner wear and some long sleeves for the night.
  •  Swimsuit and sunscreen.

Additional Info

The Schedule for ALCHIMEIA & FAQs can be found here: 

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