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PARIS
'HEALTHY COOKING, FOOD STYLING & PHOTOGRAPHY'

SOLD OUT

3-DAY WORKSHOP
JUNE 3RD-5TH 2018

 

Join me (Sif Orellana) and my dear friend and über-talented Paris-based colleague, Sandra Mahut, for three days of healthy cooking, styling, creativity and photography, great plant-based food and exploring of the French capital.

'Healthy Cooking, Food Styling & Photography in Paris' will be both a gluten free cooking class, market and cobbled street strolling, shooting, styling and editing sessions in a professional Parisian photography studio, table setting tips, prop hunting, lunches and dinners in our favorite healthy eateries in Paris, as well as afternoon tea and talks about work-life balance, social media and how to turn your hobby into a heart-driven successful business. 

This inspiration-packed intimate and intense full three-day workshop in the heart of Paris is personally led by yours truly, accompagnied by my amazing Paris-based friend, photographer, recipe-developer, stylist, and award-winning cookbook writer Sandra Mahut. I, myself, have brought 12 cookbooks to the world, six of which have earned International awards. For the last 15 years, I've worked as a photographer, recipe-developer, television hostess, and fod and travel writer. I founded my own publishing house, Tinkerbell Books, in 2009, and launched my first healthy boutique-café in Denmark, 'Greenilicious', in 2017. You can read more about me and my work here.

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DETAILS

  • All classes, workshop material, meals, tours and transportation during the active teaching time of the workshop is included.
  • The nearest major airport is Orly, about 30 minutes to the center of Paris by car.
  • Prices listed are per person.
  • Space is limited to 10 attendees.
  • The workshop begins on the 3rd at 10 AM and ends on the 5th at 5 PM in the heart of Paris.
  • Please bring your laptop, your mirrorless, DSLR and/or your iphone.
  • A few weeks prior to the retreat you will receive a detailed itinerary and you wil be invited to become a member of our private 'Healthy Cooking, Food styling & Photography' Facebook group. Here you can communicate e.g. about sharing taxis from airport and other practicalities, post questions, ask for advice, share insights and personal goals, and I can upload the links, recommendations, tips and tricks, I share with you during the classes. In this group we'll also share insider's tips and tricks with you in terms of where to stay, eat and shop if you plan to stay longer in Paris.
  • Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
 

 
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CLASSES & FOCUS

 
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PARISIAN STUDIO

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We can't wait to teach you fundamentals about food styling and photography with scrumptious hands-on food assignments in Sandra's wonderfully catered Parisian studio packed with the most wonderful props, foodstyling backgrounds and accessories.

 
 
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PROP TOUR, VISIT TO LOCAL MARKET AND HEALTHY EATERIES

During the workshop, we will take you to some of our most cherished nooks, healthy eateries and prop stores of this captivating city. We will also visit a traditional Parisian marché (market).

 
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We can’t wait to welcome you in the Sisterhood and fill you up with new essential learning and useful tools, that can help you grow and bring your ideas into existence. From the day you arrive, we will do our utmost to take well care of you and fuel you with delicious food, inspiring classes, wonderful excursions, and exchange of ideas, dreams and thoughts around the dining table between creatives like-minded souls from all over the world.
— sif orellana
 
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EQUIPMENT

You will need to bring your camera - whatever you normally shoot food with is best. Some guests come with nothing but iPhones, others come with film cameras, yet others with point & shoots, and the majority with DSLRs. Bring also your laptop and tripod. It's important that you have a beginning knowledge of how to use your camera.

 

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WHO CAN JOIN

We welcome all levels and breeds of creatives. It is our belief, that there's almost no field that can't benefit from a working knowledge of creativity, storytelling, and photography. Participants from all walks of life levels are welcome - and even though the title of my workshop and retreat enterprise is 'Sisterhood Retreats, it doesn't mean that the workshops are not open to men. Men are absolutely welcome!

 
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INCLUDED

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INCLUDED

* 1 day spent in a professional food stylist and photography studio
* Classes and hands-on guided styling & photography sessions
* 1 post production session in Lightroom & Vsco/snapseed
* 1 gluten free cooking class
* All teaching material
* Special tailored prophuntning tour of Paris
* Visit to a traditional Parisian marché (market)
* All meals during the active teaching time of our workshop (2 x breakfast, 3 x lunch, 1 x dinner)
* Snacks & refreshments
* Transportation between our various activities during the day
* Goodiebag

 

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NOT INCLUDED

*Your airline tickets, taxes & baggage fee
* Travel insurance
*Meals/items/activities bought when you're not with the group

 


TESTIMONIALS

 
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“I have been full of peace and happiness ever since." 

Thank you for an amazing retreat and learning experience.

LOUISE GRANHOF JUHL, DENMARK

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“These days have been just magical! Thank you so much."

 

MARIA HÄRDNER, SWEDEN

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"I

 SIGNED UP FOR SIF'S WORKSHOP HOPING TO HONE MY VISUAL STORYTELLING TECHNIQUES...BUT I LEFT WITH SO MUCH MORE." 

 

For me, the main benefits came when Sif shared the inside secrets of her incredible personal success story and from receiving invaluable individual feedback which she happily provided beyond workshop hours and even upon my return home! Importantly, she makes you feel comfortable instantly, no matter your photographic experience. Her down-to-earth approach helped participants to immediately gel well together which made the workshop fun.

Sif's style of communicating her visual storytelling knowledge is unique and made me feel truly connected and inspired. I returned home equipped with more tools and fully motivated to take action on my dreams.

 I can’t speak highly enough of Sif's workshops.

IVAN EBEJER, MALTA

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"AFTER SPENDING JUST A FEW DAYS TOGETHER AT A SCANDINAVIAN CHRISTMAS TALE RETREAT, A VERY SPECIAL BOND WAS CREATED BETWEEN EVERYONE IN OUR LOVELY GROUP." 

It was such an honor to be a part of this creative bunch, made extra special by our lovely leader and teacher Sif. Her passion and ability to inspire, her big heart and kind words, her empathy and unlimited generosity are so precious and inspiring that we were all in awe. I came back home with a full heart and lots of new friends. It was unforgettable! Thank you Sif for bringing us all together and sharing your hearts and wisdom!”

KARMEN KODA, PARIS

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“I strongly recommend joining Sif Orellana in any upcoming retreat. She shares her talent, but, more importantly, her wisdom! " 

You might not know but you cannot really live happily without it!

KAJSA JEPPSON, SWEDEN

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“I AM STILL IN SOME KIND OF EUPHORIA AFTER MY RETREAT WITH SIF ORELLANA." 

Thank you so much for being the most inspiring, caring and warm person I have met in a long time, Sif. I will always be grateful for this retreat. 

NETTAN DAHLQUIST. NORWAY

 

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TERMS & CONDITIONS

Due to logistics, the people involved, this is a non-refundable retreat, so please register only if you know you can attend. However, we´d happily transfer your spot to someone else should you be unable to make it and know someone who will take your spot. In the unlikely case that we have to cancel the workshop, you would receive a complete refund of the retreat fee. We encourage you to have a valid travel insurance before embarking on the trip. More info about our terms and conditions can be found here.


 
In ‘Healthy cooking, Food Styling & Photography in Paris’ workshop you will find a creative breathing space in one of the most beautiful cities in the world and be filled to the brim with in depth instructions as well as hands-on styling and cooking classes, prophunting, lightroom and post-production, IG editing, lots of delicious meals and exploration of healthy eats and sights of Paris. 
— The Sisterhood Team

 
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BUY 2 WORKSHOPS -

ACHIEVE A DISCOUNT

If you dream about learning how to cook the most delicious, nutrient-dense food, being introduced to the coolest healthy eateries of Paris, and enhancing your food styling and photography skills PLUS achieving all the insider's knowledge, tools and tricks you can dream of in terms of writing an award-worthy cookbook, then we will recommend you to  sign up for both of our inspiration-packed June workshops in Paris and achieve a special discount of €200 in total. 

Workshop 1:
June 3rd-5th: 'Healthy Cooking, Food-styling & Photography'. 

Workshop 2:
June 6th-8th: 'How to Create an Award-winning Cookbook" (read more here)

Price for 1 workshop: €1.395,00. Total price for both workshops: €2.790. Your price €2.590
 

 
 
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We can’t wait to welcome you...

... on this inspiration-packed journey, where you will meet with like-minded people with the same passion for healthy cooking, delicious culinary experiences, creative processes, visual storytelling, and food photography as you.