Behind The Scenes Of Planted With Light 2014

I hosted my wedding photography workshop, Planted with Light in NZ at my parents yesterday! This is the third year I’ve done the workshop, we had such an amazing day. Before my workshops, I always get so nervous…mainly about the speaking, as it doesn’t come completely naturally for me. But, like every other year, when I’m talking about a topic I am so passionate about, I really enjoy myself, and my nerves fade away.

I was so blessed to have the help of so many amazing people yesterday, without their help I doubt the workshop would happen! I need to firstly thank my parents, who so generously opened their home. Mum and my sister Lydia made all of the food, and every year they get asked for recipes! Needless to say, it was delicious. Lydia also took all of these behind the scenes photos, and did many other things to help me make the workshop a success.

Casey from The Heirloom generously gave up her day to style a gorgeous table and other bits and pieces of beauty for us to photograph. The talented Jess from Honeysuckle Rose created the incredible florals. These girls were amazing! If you want a chilled out stylist and florist for your wedding, who are also ridiculously talented…look no further! Carl and Fiona generously also gave up their time to model for us, they were such naturals, and SO cute together.

Last, but certainly not least, I have to thank each of the 15 workshop attendees who came to Planted with Light, believed in me and ultimately made the day what it was. I can’t thank you all enough, love you all!! xxx

Planted with Light, Kate Robinson Photography, Wedding Photography Workshop NZ

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I loved seeing people make friendships during the day!
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Not sure what I was saying here…!
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These cakes?..seriously amazing. One was Dark Chocolate, Pear and Pistachio and the other, Caramel Cake with Sea Salt and Fennel Seeds.
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We were blessed with a beautiful day, but the wind was fierce!
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Getting in amongst, these guys were SO cute together.
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See what I mean?! I can’t wait to share more. Fi, you are beautiful.
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I can’t wait to watch the progress of all 15 of your businesses, I have no doubt you guys will do incredible things.
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  1. Teneya Te Whata

    October 21st, 2014 at 10:10 am

    What an amazing day that was! Loved everything about it. So happy I was able to attend your workshop Kate. Learnt so much from you yesterday. OMG yes and the food was delicious! I really feel like some cake today haha! :) Thank you so much Kate

  2. Jodie Cox

    October 21st, 2014 at 10:16 am

    thanks so much for having us Kate (and family!) I had an amazing time, and have learnt so much that I’m dying to put into place right now! x

  3. Nita

    October 21st, 2014 at 10:56 am

    INCREDIBLE Day! Thank you so much x

  4. Jenna Hitchcock

    October 21st, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    Hello Kate,
    Thank you for the most inspiring, informative and nurturing workshop!
    You are so talented and sharing that with all of us yesterday is invaluable and such a beautiful way to bring us photographers together as a “tribe” ;)
    Hope you have safe travels back to Melbourne.
    Jenna x

  5. Bianca

    November 29th, 2014 at 8:35 pm

    It seems like a lifetime ago but the whole day is still fresh in my mind! Thanks for being so authentic about who you are and what you do.
    Bless x

  6. Ivy Vena

    March 23rd, 2015 at 12:55 pm

    Thank you so much for sharing your experiences with us all. I left the workshop feeling confident that I was on the right track and that our approach to business and our practices were similar. I appreciate your time and your expertise and heart to share with others.

    Blessings x

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