Empowering and Equipping Photographers to THRIVE in Business and Life.
COME JOIN US
We are James and Jess, Luxury Destination Wedding Photographers who shoot weddings across the globe and educate photographers just like you how to thrive in business and in life!
We're thrilled to be hosting Thrive Photo Conference in our hometown of Santa Barbara so we can GATHER with an amazing community, GROW together, and have FUN.
Come for amazing speakers, a wealth of education, and our favorite part...a PARTY EVERY NIGHT (because we all know that the best connections at any conference happen at the bar...)
A conference planned by a luxury wedding planner...
And Styled Parties EVERY NIGHT.
My name is Tyler Speier, and I am excited to be hosting THRIVE Photo Conference alongside James and Jess! As a luxury event planner, designer, and florist, me and my team travel the globe creating bespoke events for couples. celebrity clientele, and multi-national corporations. We are planning an EPIC Santa Barbara experience for you...
WE'RE DOING THINGS DIFFERENTLY.
No. Boring. BS.
Come for Educational sessions from fired-up professionals who are excited, engaged, and enthusiastic about their work. From the top photographer educators to 7-figure entrepreneurs, value is packed in every single day.
Keynote speakers, niched breakouts, and small group discussions included.
Boost your destination photography portfolio in sunny Santa Barbara, which happens to have one of the most luxurious wedding markets in the US!
Optional Add-on: Styled shoots at luxury venues across Santa Barbara with incredible shoot leaders & designers.
IT'S GOING TO BE A PARTY
The best connections at any conference happen at the bar: laughing over drinks, the late night heart-to-hearts, and letting loose on the dance floor.
That's why we're hosting a party. Every. Single. Night.