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DEXAMENES X ALCHIMEIA

PELOPONNESE 2021

 

THE RETREAT.

revisited

The ultimate night-time shoot

For visionary minds and creative souls.

The retreat that isn’t cliche!

Are you’re ready to push creative boundaries and revamp the mundane wedding industry?

This night-time artistic bridal shoot is for wild dreamers who believe that no idea is too grand, for magic seekers who refuse to settle for ordinary, for the optimists who are not afraid to discover new opportunities.

 

THE REsorT.

Become an Alchemist and transform your base into gold at Dexamenes. A conscious-luxury resort, by the Ionian coast. Member of Design Hotels.

Completely immerse yourself in the 3 days luxury experience and transform your brand.

Few minutes from the famous archeological Ancient Olympia, this post-war disused wine factory, was transformed into a barefoot luxury resort on the coastline of western Peloponnese. Designed by K-Studio, this resort was chosen because of their contextual approach to a unique and immersive experiences through architecture.

You will have everything you need for the ultimate creative retreat and peaceful rejuvenating experience. Extend your stay for a mini holiday.

DATE: 19-20-21 OCT 2021

ADDRESS: Kourouta Beach | Beach Front
Amaliada 272 00, Greece

 

DEXAMENES 2021.

GET THE FEELING

SPONSORED BY

INVESTMENT.

Luxury Portfolio Building Retreat hosted in the Five Star Resort, limited to maximum 16 spots.

Included: accommodation (shared bedrooms), breakfast, lunch, dinner and the wedding editorial shoot with different setups with surprise finale.

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For one 1600€

 

or travel with company

for only 1500€ each.

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Possibility to upgrade for privacy or extend your vacations
Prices are without tax
Limited space available

SELECTED VENDORS.

BECAUSE OUR EVENT CAN ONLY BE AS AMAZING AS OUR TEAM

THE CURATORS.

Reach your goals with amazing imagery you will capture at THIS RETREAT.
GET GUIDANCE FROM THE CURATORS OF ALCHIMEIA

Danilo & Sharon Photograpgers portraits

Aesthetically
conscious
artists

DANILO & SHARON
THE ALCHIMISTS
OF modern
luxury

With fashion-forward and unconventional imagery, Danilo and Sharon became a recognized brand, known for a defined aesthetic approach and bespoke photographic style. Working internationally, they photographed weddings and portraits around the world, from the busy streets of Hong Kong to historic Paris.

Danilo & Sharon are looking for clean & modern frames with a hint of nostalgia. Their image look is natural, with the imperceptible posing and directing of their couples.

Influenced by heritage, fashion and media world from previous work, Danilo and Sharon nourished a photographic style that seduces modern brides worldwide. The majority of the wedding and portrait work is inspired by the location and subjects themselves while keeping signature author aesthetics.

Ever curious about the unknown and always in seek of better. With multiple features ranging from Vogue, British Vogue, Elle, Elle Décor, The Lane, Brides, Cosmopolitan, Rangefinder Magazine, Flothemes to Daily Mail, Huffington Post, and many more Danilo & Sharon are global seekers of real love stories with style and glam!

They have been recognized by multiple publications globally, among the few are “Top 30 Wedding Photographers in Europe” by The Lane, “30 Rising Stars of Wedding Photography” by Rangefinder Magazine, New York, and “Europe’s Best Young Wedding Photographers” by Way Up North Awards, Stockholm

“We love to create images in darker scenes, during blue hour or even when the night comes down.” – Danilo & Sharon

Anthony Venetis wedding filmographer profile

THE
STORYTELLER

ANTHONY
VENITIS

THE ALCHIMIST
OF WEDDING
ROMANCE

High-end video creator for destination weddings and elopements, judge at WEVA International Awards. Anthony received multiple awards by Inspiration Photographers and was nominated by Way Up North as Europe’s Best Wedding Videographer in 2019. As the winner at film festivals for best cinematography and editing, his wedding film was honoured with a full week screening at the Laemmle Theatre in Hollywood, LA in summer 2019.

Besides wedding cinematography, Anthony has captured events and created content for famous CEOs, athletes and other high-profile celebrities. Over the last years, his award-winning work has been featured in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Junebug weddings, Wedding Chicks, 100 Layer Cake and more. Anthony is a passionate international videographer who will talk to you about creating and capturing emotions and the proper mood. Focused on storytelling, you will talk about the ways to transfer the vision of any project into video.

George Stratigis Fashion Photographer profile

THE
ARTIST

GEORGE
STRATIGIS
THE ALCHIMIST
OF BRIDAL
AESTHETICS

 

Emerging artist, fashion photographer and cinematographer with signature vision. George utilizes a contemporary blend of creative documentary and fine art portraiture. From an editorial perspective he is hunting for timeless beauty and human expressions. Featured in multiple fashion magazines and blogs as C-Heads, S Magazine, French Fries, Kodd Magazine, Paramano and more. Through the years, George shot campaigns for many fashion and bridal designers, like Irene Angelopoulos, Sotiris Georgiou, Teti Charitou and many more.

Rather than weddings, George comes from the world of fashion industry, advertising films and experimental visual language. With him, you can discuss the matter of inspiration, the keys of developing your own values, enhance your personal approach and push the intellectual boundaries above expectations. George will focus on expression, aesthetic, contemporary cinematic photography and how to build your fashion-editorial portfolio.

You will have the chance to get inspired, explore and captivate the vital energy of human nature, while creating meaningful content that has an impact beyond time.

The EXPERIENCE.

Strategy Portfolio building retreat

is The ultimate night-time shoot

We play with light – a modern night shoot from exclusive repurposed historic wine tanks of Dexamens, an award winning Eco-conscious seaside resort.

We will have different artsy setups and concepts to shoot around the venue for the modern couple. With sunset & night, dark, black & white mood for the fashionable magazine worthy portfolio.

With high-end luxe components from some of the top professionals in the wedding industry from Greece and worldwide.

On top, we included:

Accommodation for 2 nights with breakfast at a Luxury beachfront resort.

Welcome drink and swag bag

lunches, snacks, refreshments and dinners.

Speeches and mentoring

Honest conversations on the set about your creative business, branding and creating a cohesive style and storyline

awards

Flatlay styling with Anna Jill in an interesting and modern way.

Surprise finale – uniquely designed final set, which will get you all the media attention. Premiere only at this Portfolio Building retreat in Dexamenes!

Photos and or Video with Backstage from our team if you will need for your marketing

Save your seat here

Max 16 Attendees

THE SCHEDULE.

ALL FINAL DETAILS WILL BE SENT BEFORE YOUR ARRIVAL 

DAY 1 – TUE

Morning arrivals and check-ins

Welcome drink by the beach while you get to know each other

Talks with the team and the introduction to the mood of the shoot

Stationery Shoot

Lunch at the resort

Venue Shoot

Speech by George Stratigis

Night Shoot of the famous Wine Tanks with Fairy Lights Table setup

late dinner, prepared by the exclusive chef of Dexamenes

DAY 2 – WED

Breakfast 

Morning talks and mentoring

Speech by Anthony Venitis

Lunch at the resort

Models Shoot at the Venue

Sunset Shoot – Surprise finale, Specifically designed for this occasion

Night Shoot with models at the Wine Tanks Setup with Lights & Barrels

Late dinner prepared by the exclusive chef of Dexamenes

DAY 3 – THUR

Breakfast

Chill out by the beach – networking with the group

Checkout 

“One step closer to your ultimate portfolio goals”

“Alchimeia in one of the most significant investments that you can offer into your business and your personal brand to come one step closer to your ultimate portfolio goals!”

– GEORGE PANAGIOTAKIS

PHOTO: GEORGE STRATIGIS

PHOTO: GEORGE STRATIGIS

THE AWARD.

 

Capture our heart with your emotional storytelling, while you implement all you have learned on the set. We will award 3 creatives attending Alchimeia DEXAMENES 2021

1st prize

The chance to be chosen for the next Ellwed Magazine Cover and featured on the blog.

2nd prize 

Private Mentoring “Date with Anna”. Where you will discuss all about your brand styling.

3re prize

FilmConvert Nitrate Bundle license from FilmConvert for one Cinematographer.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.

ANSWERED

  • This retreat is designed for photographers and videographers who love the world of weddings, romance, high-end fashion and bespoke Greece.
    It is for you, if you want to elevate your portfolio and are ready to follow Anna’s heart and catch her vision to create magazine worthy Instagramable moments. You should join if you want to be surrounded by like-minded creatives who are eager to produce outstanding work and get inspired while relaxing in the serene nature by the beach!