I'm Kyla Jeanette.
Fashion Wedding Photographer & your host
I'm so glad you're here! I can't wait to host you. A little about me: I'm a wedding and portrait photographer based in the Washington DC area. I've been hosting wedding styled shoots for over 2 years now. I ended up loving it so much that I wanted to start a business dedicated to growing photographers portfolios and range of knowledge! I'm incredibly excited to share such artistic and editorial styled shoot set ups with you, as well as introduce you to some of the BEST special guests and mentors.
I KNOW WHY YOU'RE HERE
You want some luxury and timeless portraits for your portfolio but aren't getting that from your clients?
With our carefully curated styled shoots with talented vendors, gorgeous sets of models, opportunity of friendship and community, and wise, special guest, mentors... You'll take away more than just pretty pictures, you'll take away an experience.
"Kyla & Co. Styled Retreats LLC" are formerly known as "Evolve Workshops". The video below is from our Utah Retreat in August 2020
We are a styled shoot workshop, growing portfolios, and educating creative entrepreneurs around the globe how to upscale their businesses.
We, as creatives, are ever-changing as we advance in our business and expand our knowledge! Our workshop's key intention is to inspire and motivate. To create community and friendships that can support you along the way once the workshop is over. That's why we host these styled shoots and motivate you to thrive in the industry! We all want the same result. We want to attract our ideal clients and have amazing images.
The main concept when starting "Kyla & Co. Styled Retreats" was for photographers and videographers who crave travel and love taking portraits, have unforgettable experiences in places around the world they may have never been before. We find the most epic locations + venues and create an unforgettable experience. Once the trip is over, you'll have made tons of new friends to be able to look back on those shoots with down the road!
We work with some of the most amazing vendors that are local to the area + traveling with us from across the country to bring our creative ideas to life. From the models, venue, to the gown, models, glam team, florals, coordinators, calligrapher, *deep breath* ... Must I go on?
We only bring the best. The mentors who join us cover topics including branding, social media, websites, albums, pricing, ads and marketing, and so much more. They are the experts in their field and bring so much valuable information. Be prepared to bring your laptop or a notepad because you'll want to take endless notes!
SOME LOVE FROM PAST ATTENDEES
View More Testimonials HERE
Evolve was exactly what I needed to elevate my photography business.
Kyla gathered the most incredible vendors, models and photographers in the industry for a weekend filled with elegant content and valuable education. This was one of the best investments I have made in my business.
Everything was perfectly organized and every photographer had plenty of time to shoot the content desired without feeling rushed. Her vision is so unique that I can finally see my photos being different from every other photographer's work on social media. Kyla & Co. has won my heart and you will most likely see me at every workshop Kyla creates. Thank you for such an incredible and valuable experience.
The BEST experience I’ve ever had to pursue my photography goals and get to that NEXT LEVEL business I have always dreamed of reaching. My confidence as a photographer is far greater than ever before. Thank you for the amazing, life changing experience!!!
Kyla & Co. Styled Retreats was awesome!! You will have plenty of time to capture some beautiful moments at each of the setups. I so appreciate Kyla for providing us with a diverse group of models/couples to work with. It was also great meeting new creatives!! Can't wait for the next one!!
Q: Who are these retreats meant for?
A: Portrait, wedding and elopement photographers/videographers