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May 7, 2014

The Workshop experience on the Maisenburg.

 Last week it was that time again: we hosted another Workshop. And let me tell you, it really is a work-shop where you  have to do some work. Ever since we’ve started this new concept last year, I’ve been so much happier and at peace with myself. If you’d like to know more about this new kind of workshop, read all about it here. And please read carefully, be warned – this workshop is not for everyone. ;)

It has been another incredible and very intense time for all of us and I am thankful for this year’s attendees! For their strength and their vulnerability. For their will to open up and dig deep into who they are and who they want to be. Without their courage, this would not work.

Special thanks to Mario, who attended the workshop last year and asked us if he could help out this time. We were more than happy to have him! He also took a lot of the behind-the-scenes shots in this post!

A big big big Thank you to the amazing supporters of this Workshop who helped make it what it is:  The perfect location Maisenburg, the gorgeous dress designer Elfenkleid, my talented Jessy and Gisela, who provided the stunning bouquet (that’s still grazing my home).

I am very happy to have had you on board,  knowing that you believe and value the same things as me. No words are enough to say Thank you!

Enjoy this insight into 2 beautiful and amazing days….

 

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Pizza-making at our first dinner : )

 

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A big and vital part of the workshop consists in taking time to analyze yourself, answer questions and write down a whole lot of stuff about your life – I love that quite time of reflection.

 

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Mario telling the girls about his experience at the first workshop and how things have changed for him since then.

 

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At my workshop everybody gets complete alone time when it comes to the photoshoot. It is very important to me to help every single attendee to fin their own voice and give them space to be alone with their camera and the people in front of it.

 

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After everybody’s shooting time, I showed them how and why I create the photos that I love.

 

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And these are the brave and strong women who joined me in the adventure of finding their own creative path. Check out their work and what they have to say about their experience:

 

Thank you Aline, for being your wonderful unique self and making everybody laugh! Thank you Anja for being strong and beautiful and show us who you are. Thank you Dani, for showing us how great life is barefoot and for being everybody’s mum :) Nina, you are astonishing, strong and beautiful and I love your thirst for life! Milena, thank you for your sweet spirit, your kindness and your lovely gift!

 

Hope you enjoyed this post and maybe I’ll see you at the next workshop! If you’d like to be informed about new workshop dates, email me at MAIL@NADIAMELI.COM

Much love! Nadia

 

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Comments:

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  1. Bertina Bartlett

    May 8th, 2014 at 10:49 AM

    Beautiful. I just read the workshop page too. I didn’t know you where doing these kind of workshops! Absolutely love it. It actually made me cry… is that weird? It is so inspiring to see you follow your heart in life. I love to learn from you!

  2. Lena

    May 9th, 2014 at 3:37 PM

    I truly love your approach to workshops, Nadia (though I am not a photographer myself)! Seems like you had a really good time. : )
    Would you mind telling where you got these lovely notebooks (or whatever they are) from? The items saying “Simple the best” and “Just a beautiful day”. Trying to find them on Etsy for hours now…

  3. Katerina Bondar

    May 22nd, 2014 at 12:42 AM

    I have seen them in German bookshops , Hugendubel for example

  4. Anne Demmig

    May 10th, 2014 at 9:06 PM

    These photos are amazing- like a fairytale in spring. I love them.
    Anne

  5. Tetyana Lux

    July 8th, 2014 at 12:06 PM

    Wunderbar! Ich wünschte ich konnte dabei sein!

  6. Maryke

    December 8th, 2014 at 10:06 AM

    Beautiful photos!

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