Visionary Workshops


SAN DIEGO | March 27+28, 2020


Join us in this hands-on and interactive experience where we will we guide and inspire you to bring your creative visions to life! Here are some images from our last workshop in Colorado Springs, Colorado!

About The Workshop:

Oh My Goddard Photography and Jessica Vallia Photography present the Family + Maternity VISIONARY Workshop- a jam packed 2-day workshop for Fine Art Family and Maternity Photographers! All attendees will walk away with awesome goody bags, and be entered to win fun prizes and sponsor giveaways! Attendance will be limited to 8 people to allow for an intimate hands on experience. A Facebook group will be established to allow us all the chance to get to know each other before the workshop, as well as receive editing videos, ongoing support and feedback for the 6 months following the workshop.

Attendee Requirements:

  • You must have a DSLR & basic knowledge of working your camera in manual mode

  • Bring your favorite variety of focal length lenses. Our favorites are 50MM, 85mm and 135mm.

What to Expect:


Fully Styled, On-Location Experience

Styled shoots to be held both days at various breathtaking and picturesque locations near Oceanside, California. Learn the skills of photographing families and moms-to-be with a gine art portrait in mind. We will help you learn how to achieve those same type of sessions for your clients back at home, including:

  • Client interaction

  • Session Workflow

  • Location selection

  • Transitional Posing (single subject, couples families)

  • Shooting in natural light for a dramatic portrait

  • Settings & Gear


Small Group Experience

We will start off the workshop in a classroom setting, where we will go over our WHY, and help you find yours! We will cover business stopics such as

  • IPS & Digital Sales

  • Finding your ideal client

  • Creative Marketing Strategies

  • Business Workflow

  • Syling

  • Fine Art Editing (retouching, sky overlays, composites)

  • Post Session Workflow


Online Support Pre & Post Workshop

You will be invited into a private facebook group where the learning starts right away! Make new friends, and network withing an amazing community of professionals! We will post editing videos, as well as tips and tricks leading up to the workshop and after!


March 27 + 28, 2020


Our classroom setting and outdoor shoot locations will be within 20 miles of Oceanside (92056) Transportation is not provided, but we will try to carpool whenever possible.


  • Early Bird (Must register by 11/8): $850

  • After 11/8: $950

  • Past Visionary Workshop Students: $800


BALANCE: Due 30 days prior to workshop

The Fine Print:

By purchasing this workshop you, the attendee; and Jessica Vallia & Olguta Goddard, the instructors; agree to the following terms.

The workshop fees are non-refundable. You are committing to attend the workshop dates March 27 + 28, 2020 at full cost even if you cannot attend. In the event you can no longer attend your full cost ticket can be sold to another attendee at your convenience. Instructors will not arrange the sale of a seat. There will be no refunds for not being able to attend.
The workshop will be limited to 8 participants, firm. A wait list will start in the event there are more than 8 sign ups. There will be a minimum of 6 attendees required in order to secure the date of the event. If for any reason there are not 6 confirmed attendees the instructors reserve the right to cancel the workshop and refund monies collected by attendees.

All details with the exception of the listed instructors are subject to change.

Instructors take great care in styling each session. Images are not unique and therefore cannot be used in any competition, contest, or any publications by the attendees. The images MAY be used for portfolio on website & social media. Instructors should be credited for workshop attendance as “Jessica Vallia Photography & Oh My Goddard Photography” and “Visionary Workshop” within the credit of any social media post.

Attendees are required to provide 2 images for each model we will be photographing, within 4 weeks of the workshop. Modeling for a group is nerve racking and hard work, so we want to make everyone feel appreciated.

All information received, discussed, and set forth in the matter of learning purposes are to stay within the confines of the workshop group. All materials & in person learning are protected under copyright laws and distribution is prohibited.

Equipment is the sole responsibility of the attendee. We will be teaching with Nikon & Canon DSLR style cameras and a variety of focal length lenses. In the event an attendee does not have such equipment during the session, the instructors may not be able to answer questions or adequately teach methods of shooting.

Jessica Vallia Photography & Oh My Goddard Photography and/or their owners are not responsible for injury of attendees. They are further not responsible for the loss or damage of equipment or personal property before, during or after the workshop.

Attendees hereby give permission to Jessica Vallia Photography & Oh My Goddard Photography to use behind the scenes images of their likeness on social media and websites.

SNAG YOUR SPOT & join us!