The greenhouse is a private sanctuary designed and hand built by Mitch & Megan Vaughan. It's made from rough cut cedar beams and old, refurbished windows. Born from loss and regrowth, born from the heart. Open for photographer/artist rentals, product shoots, small ceremonies and elopements.

shootout for photographers | july 17-19, 2020 | click here to sign up!

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greenhouse shootout

This shootout is designed to give photographers a boost in their portfolio. There are no formal classes but of course, please bring all your questions! All sessions are in different light scenarios. 1 shoot on location and 3 shoots at the greenhouse. Non-refundable (but transferrable) deposit of $500 due to reserve your spot. Seats to individual days will not be available. This is all or nothing!  

July 17-19, 2020
10 seats available

- 4 styled shoots
- Accommodations (at our home)
- All meals

Tentative Schedule:
July 17th
2:00 - Arrive & settle in (Don't be late!)
5:00 - Wedding shoot at Sierra Vista
8:00 - Silhouettes 
Drinks, dinner & movies

July 18th
9:00am - Breakfast
11:30 - Lunch
12:00 - 2:00 - Engagement at the Greenhouse
4:30 - 7:30 - Wedding at the Greenhouse
8:00 - Pizza & pool party

July 19th
8:00am - Breakfast
9:00 - 11:00am - Session at the Greenhouse (TBD)
11:30am - Depart

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"I highly recommend this shootout to anyone who is looking to get some amazing photos for their portfolio. I encourage everyone to at least do the greenhouse shootout at least once. I know I will try to do this every year. This was the best investment I've ever made for my business and Megan and Mitch did not disappoint with this amazing shootout. I've been to other shootouts and the Greenhouse Shootout is by far the best one yet. It was a total game changer for me. I was struggling in the beginning in getting warmer images and Megan came right over to me like it was no problem and helped me with it. I learned so much from her and now I'm more familiar with my settings. I left happy, encouraged, and motivated to improve my portfolio and photography business. Thank you Megan and Mitch for all you did this weekend in making us feel right at home, and inspired." 

"This shootout was incredible! Megan and Mitch were truly legendary hosts and created such a warm and welcoming atmosphere for the other photographers and I to learn and grow our portfolios. The shoots themselves were to die for (I'm going to build myself a greenhouse one of these days for sure now), the models and the vendors were all super nice and outgoing, and it was just a fantastic weekend overall. If you're looking to get some super unique images for your photography portfolio, you really can't go wrong with this shootout."

"This was one of the most amazing photography opportunities that I’ve ever participated in! The relaxed nature of the retreat and the beautiful details are just exactly what my creative soul needed. The venues were amazing, as were the models and outfits. It all came together so well! Megan and Mitch’s encouragement and direction throughout the 3 days were so sincere and helpful! I gained so much confidence during the retreat and have greatly expanded my portfolio! I can’t wait to do this again!"

"Megan & Mitch, you guys were beyond awesome and welcoming. Thank you soooo much for this experience and for everything you did to make this happen. All your hard work certainly showed through the make-up, clothing, food choice, and hospitality you provided. Thank you for providing a great environment in which one can feel welcomed and comfortable, regardless of how new you may be!"

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Located in Lynchburg, VA
EST. 2018

upcoming events:

mid-april 2020 - plants come back outside
may 24, 2020 - ceremony day
july 17-19, 2020 - shootout for photographers
september 20, 2020 - ceremony day