study abroad 2024

Greece

August 14-20, 2025

We’ve all hit that spot in our businesses where we get stuck. Where photography started losing some of its magic. Your work all started looking the same. Editing became a chore. Inspiration became harder and harder to find. It started feeling like everyone else’s business had some kind of secret sauce, but where is your secret sauce? You started getting stuck in patterns of the same poses and same locations and same presets. You know there’s so much more you are capable of, but you don’t know how to find that magic. You’re scared to take the risks to make life and work extraordinary. 

This is not a normal workshop. We will be drilling deep into the core of who you are as an artist, a business owner, a pilgrim, a world citizen, a poet, an observer, a romantic, and a leader. We’ll be traveling, taking risks, asking hard questions, finding inspiration in nature, in history, and in each other, and we’ll be exploring what it looks like to really live extravagantly. We’ll explore hidden places, taste local food, chase golden light, cultivate compassion and connection with our subjects, and draw energy from our surroundings. We’ll have gorgeous shoots, we’ll discuss business and marketing, we'll hone our craft, we’ll embrace change and growth, we’ll have class in epic locations, and we’ll have time to learn from each other. We’ll travel as a family. We’ll trade secrets. We’ll set goals. We’ll dream. 

Will you leave with beautiful images? Yes. Will you leave with new strategies? Yes. But our main goal is to leave you challenged and excited and inspired to make the next 5 years of your business and life the very best they can be! Come study abroad with us!!


Come to Greece with us!

August 14-20, 2025

$7500

* airfare is not included, payment plans are available.

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By submitting payment you agree you are responsible for the full cost of the trip, and that all payments are non-refundable. If participant is unable/chooses not to attend they can sell their spot or use all payment received towards a future trip or future coaching services with Kristin Sweeting Photography. Any credit due to cancellation must be used within 1 calendar year, or is forfeited.

On the Greece Study Abroad, we’ll be working with a small group of wedding photographers to create images, branding, and an experience that surprises and delights their clients, their creative partners, and themselves.

We’ll be thinking differently about life, business, pricing, and portfolios, spending time in round table discussions about business strategy, conversations about pursuing goals, everyone will leave with an updated pricing and marketing strategy, clarify on their next few years of life and business vision, and a renewed sense of purpose and motivation.





 What's included:

Lodging

This trip is for advanced wedding photographers. There will be at least 1 styled shoot and lots of opportunities to get gorgeous images, be in front of the camera, experience Athens & Santorini, and connect with other photographers from around the world.

Most meals (except evening free time meals)

Workshops, shoots, experiences

Surprise activities

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By submitting payment you agree you are responsible for the full cost of the trip, and that all payments are non-refundable. If participant is unable/chooses not to attend they can sell their spot or use all payment received towards a future trip or future coaching services with Kristin Sweeting Photography. Any credit due to cancellation must be used within 1 calendar year, or is forfeited.

Greece full payment

Greece
payment plan

* airfare is not included, payment plans are available.

faq:

Is this for you?

This trip is for Wedding Photographers!

We are a couple and work together. YES! Women, men, and couples are ALL welcome on this trip!

I just started my photography don’t know where to go from here - This trip will be helpful for all skill levels and you’ll pick up not only technical skills, but also inspiration that will help grow and carry your business for years! You’ll be gleaning from our years in the industry along with the experiences of your fellow travelers.

I’ve been in the business for 10 years and feel stuck and would love to redirect my business - yes! This is not a beginners workshop, although all skill levels are welcome. We’ll be tackling deep issues, learning how we need to push ourselves in our businesses and work, how to figure out what our purpose is with our businesses and art, and how to live an extraordinary life as an artist.


What does tuition cover? 

The fee covers your lodging, your breakfasts and lunches (dinners are on your own), in-country travel, our business/mentoring handbook, admission into any tourist destinations/museums we go to as a group, and expenses for the shoots/learning experiences we do together.

Airfare is NOT included


How do I sign up?

Fill out an application here! Reserve your spot with at least a $1500 deposit, choose your payment plan, and pay up until we go!


past or sold out trips

paris

iceland

amalfi coast

san miguel de allende

portugal

greece

turkey

norway

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MEanwhile:

“After (study abroad/coaching) there were immediate positive results and getting our bookings back in I have always felt comfortable with photography and the work involved in shooting weddings and sessions, but I have known for a long time that if I want to call myself a professional photographer I needed to get comfortable with the business side of things. Kristin helped me clear my head and prioritize the finer points of business as a photographer, and I instantly saw the improvement. My online presence is more cohesive, I am booking dream weddings and getting paid what I think I’m worth. A real bonus is the network of other photographers that Kristin coached that I have been able to connect with. I can float difficult questions to the group and everyone has their own experiences to offer, which helps me make my own informed decisions. Kristin’s coaching made this job feel a little less lonely and has certainly empowered me as a small business owner and I would highly recommend investing in yourself”

- jen creed

“After updating my portfolio and implementing some of the changes Kristin suggested, I really began to attract many more of my “ideal clients.” This year was my most fully booked to date, and I believe Kristin’s help has played a huge part in that. "

- alyssa joy photo

“I get SO stuck in my own head when I don’t have a community to bounce ideas off of, and this workshop was exactly what I needed to get out of my rut. Kristin has thought of everything - I was so impressed with how they handled even the little things. It was such an empowering and vulnerable week and I feel like I learned something totally eye-opening during every workshop we did!”

- rachel fugate

“Going on a Study Abroad trip was one of the best decisions I made last summer!”

- elli jane photography

"Kristin is the most warm and gracious host. When I travel with my family, I am always the planner - finding where we will stay and planning/booking all of the activities. On this trip, I just showed up and each day was filled with incredible adventures and down time too when we needed it. The balance between business focused workshops and activities was really nice too. I was feeling kind of sad when I got on the plane to leave because I had such a magical experience. I also felt really inspired, happy, and at ease. I wish I had found these trips sooner! I've already booked another and I am sure it will not be my last." 

- jen joseph photography

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