Table of Contents:
- How to Choose the Right Venue for Your Styled Shoot
- West Coast Wedding Venues
- View More Styled Shoots That We’ve Styled
Here at Type A Society, my biggest goal is to help wedding professionals achieve their desired portfolio. When planning a styled shoot, the most important thing is choosing a wedding venue that represents the vibe of what type of weddings you want to take on. I am always working at and finding the best luxury wedding venues worldwide, so let’s dive into how you can choose the right wedding venue for your editorial!
Before we start, if you’re new here, let me introduce myself quickly! I’m Carrie, the owner and wedding stylist, and it’s so much fun working with wedding professionals looking to up-level their business. You can learn more about me and my business by clicking here.
How to Choose the Right Venue for Your Styled Shoot:
It is quite different if you have never been in the luxury wedding market. But if you desire your wedding business to get to that level, here’s a little secret of how we can get you there! If you’re not currently working with your ideal client or at wedding venues that are your style, then you probably don’t have a portfolio to show your work in the luxury market. Attending a styled shoot is the key to getting new, luxurious work in your portfolio. Nevertheless, you shouldn’t just attend a wedding photography event that’s oversaturated with other photographers. I love planning and creating styled shoots devoted to you and your business.
First, you’ll need to decide who your new ideal client is. Once you understand what type of weddings you want to work on, we can decide on a wedding venue for your editorial. If your style is more clean and modern, choosing a dark and bohemian venue doesn’t make sense. I’ve compiled a great list of wedding venues worldwide that I have gathered over the years, and I always help my clients choose the right one.
West Coast Wedding Venues:
While there are so many fantastic wedding venues on the West Coast, I have three that are my absolute favorites. From the desert in Utah to the mountains of California, they all have different looks, but they each bring a level of luxury.
Philip Dixon House:
A quiet oasis in Venice Beach is all the rave for photography shoots. Philip Dixon, a photographer, designed this home that has incredible decor and will have you feeling inspired. Every inch of this property is photo-worthy, with an open floor plan, zen water features, and cactus gardens. If you love working with couples who will have a bohemian-inspired wedding, then this might be the perfect spot for you to have a styled shoot.
My excitement over the publication of this editorial in Green Wedding Shoes came from my role as the wedding stylist. Be sure to check it out here!
Venue: Philip Dixon House | Photographer: This Modern Romance | Stylist: Type A Society | Florals: Siren Floral Co | Wedding dress: Claire Pettibone | Hairpiece: Erica Elizabeth Designs | Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes | Jewelry: Sofia Kaman | Hair stylist: Hair by Missy | Makeup artist: Halcyon Agency | Videography: Anna Lord | Paper goods: The Idea Emporium | Creative direction: Catalyst Creative Society
The serene beauty of Amangiri in Canyon Point, Utah, is the ideal location to host a luxurious wedding. Incredible landscapes from canyons and plains will be the background that only enhances this place. If you are inspired by nature, and modern structures, I’ve got a feeling you’ll fall in love with this location. This Utah wedding venue doesn’t hold many wedding guests, so couples wanting a smaller and more intimate wedding are instantly attracted here. Elopements are all the new trend, and if you specialize in them, let’s get your own styled shoot scheduled here at Amangiri!
Korakia Pensione Wedding:
A Moroccan-inspired wedding venue in Palm Springs, California, is a truly hidden oasis. You’ll find new, unique architecture around every corner at Korakia Pensione. This Palm Springs wedding venue is an incredible location for destination weddings. If you love fashion and art, check out Korakia Pensione to host an editorial here. Destination wedding vendors will love this venue as it offers on-site accommodations and in-house catering. Wedding weekends are in your future, from welcome parties to farewell brunches. Learn more about Korakia Pensione weddings by clicking here.
The Moroccan-inspired editorial we produced was featured on 100 Layer Cake, and it’s a great feature. If you click here, you can read all about it!
Venue: Korakia Pensione | Photographer: Ellie Koleen Photography | Producer and stylist: Carrie Moe of Type A Society | Florist: Of The Flowers | HMUA: Amy Clarke | Wedding gowns: Loho and Eisen Stein – Bridal | Invitation: Carta Plena | Earrings: Stil and Lili Claspe | Shoes: Madewell | Tabletop: Greystone Table | Ring boxes: JamoisShop | Styling mat: JRD Art Shop | Model: Wilhelmina and NTA Model Management | Floral pedestals: Lavenders Flowers
If you’re ready to start booking more luxurious weddings that match your portfolio, fill out my contact form here! I will contact you to begin planning how to reach your ideal client. I will do all the hard work on my end to plan the perfect wedding-styled shoot for you, so all you have to do is show up to do what you do best. It will be such a fun experience for you, and I can’t wait to see all the opportunities it will bring to your business! Including photographing at gorgeous luxury wedding venues!