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You have been personally chosen and invited to an exclusive opportunity to shoot the Southern Bride Magazine Styled Challenge in New Orleans, including:

  • 4 Stunning New Orleans Venues
  • 16 Luxury Inspired Designs
  • 2 Days of Shooting and Networking in New Orleans
  • Photography Workshops
  • French Quarter Photo Walk
  • Publication Opportunity through the Best Photography Competition
  • Southern Bride Social Media Collaboration Posts


  • Monday, July 15 – Tuesday, July 16


  • The Windsor Court
  • The Four Seasons – New Orleans
  • Degas House
  • Brennan’s Restaurant

View More: http://michaelallenphotography pass us/sbneworleans

The Styled Challenge is a competition between design teams for the BEST overall design,
meaning you get elevated design spaces to shoot.

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Styled SHOOTS Two-Days




Styled SHOOTS One-Day   $500 SHOOTNOLA1

 ** Please note and use the special discount code at checkout!

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  • Four luxurious and unique New Orleans, LA venues including The Windsor Court, The Four Seasons – New Orleans, Degas House, and Brennan’s Restaurant
  • Each venue will include (3) stylized theme-designed areas and a flat lay, designed by some of the area’s most sought-after wedding designers and their teams – they will be competing for the BEST design in The Styled Challenge – you will see these talented teams get uber-creative with elevated designs – Design boards coming soon!
  • You will have 90 minutes of shooting at each venue
  • Models will be provided at each venue
  • Courtesy transportation will be provided between venues
  • Guaranteed small groups of no more than 12 at each venue, which will be divided into smaller groups of 4 for each design area
  • (2) Complimentary Educational Workshops to learn from industry professionals – Details coming soon
  • After the shoot, join us for “The Wrap Party” Networking and Design Awards Ceremony to meet the designers and network with fellow wedding industry professionals – specific time TBD
  • Collaborations with the StyledShootsbySouthernBride Social Media pages for content from the Styled SHOOTS – New Orleans Event
  • Times:  8:00 am – 5:00 pm each day – Itinerary will follow after sign-up


**Subject to minor changes**

Day 1 – Monday, July 15, 2024

8:00 am – Check-in at The Four Seasons Hotel – New Orleans
8:30 am – Workshops
11:00 am – Lunch on own
12:00 pm – Style Shoots at Degas House and Brennan’s Restaurant 
5:00 pm – Free Time – Dinner on own


Day 2 – Tuesday, July 16, 2024

6:45 am – Check-in at The Four Seasons Hotel – New Orleans
7:00 am – French Quarter Photo Walk
9:30 am – Free Time – Lunch on own
12:00 pm – Style Shoots at The Four Seasons Hotel – New Orleans and The Windsor Court
5:00 pm – Free Time
5:30 pm – The Wrap Party Networking and Awards Ceremony
7:00 pm – Event Concludes

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Complimentary Educational Workshops



Styled SHOOTS Charleston SC Workshop Lighting Techniques Michael Allen Photography


45 to 60 minutes

Michael will present his photography lighting techniques in our upcoming workshops in partnership with BUFF Lighting. Even though today’s photographers love shooting in natural light, having the ability to use flash is vital for wedding photography.  Link Flash Unit For this workshop, Michael will demonstrate off-camera flash techniques and ambient flash techniques to help photographers. Simple one-light setups for detail shots, ambient light art portraits, and mastering food photography will be the focus of this workshop.  He will demonstrate how BUFF Lighting gear works, and then photographers will have the opportunity to test out the gear during the shoot at one location – details coming soon!

Michael has an amazing career as a commercial photographer spanning the last 20 years. Michael is the staff editorial photographer for Southern Bride Magazine, where he has traveled with their fashion team to locations from Jamaica, Puerta Vallarta, Mexico, Key West, New Orleans, and more. He’s celebrating his 15th year with the magazine as the bridal fashion photographer. Today Michael photographs high-end wedding portraits, couples portraits, bridal sessions, and commercial photography, working on dozens of high-end projects. He’s photographed such names as Lauren Alaina, Dierks Bentley, and The Blind Sides, Leigh Anne Touhy. From national branding projects with Fortune 500 companies to movie still photography, architectural photography, and magazine editorial features.



Details Coming Soon

Exciting Add-Ons For This Event

Best Photography Competition


ADD-ON: $95

Compete to win a feature in Southern Bride Magazine, and on, and our Southern Bride social media properties including Instagram.  A Value of $1,200.00

There will be (3) winners, one from each design space. As an accolade, each will be awarded an official Styled SHOOTS by Southern Bride BEST Photography Badge.

The winning photographers will be announced 4-6 weeks after the event via social media.

Photo Walk 

NOLA photo walk

ADD-ON: $95

Join us as we take models through the French Quarter on a 2-hour photo walk.    



Maria The Windsor Court
Maria Maginnis is the owner and creative director of InNOLA Events & Design based in New Orleans.  They specialize in the production, planning, and design of luxury weddings and events, serving clients in New Orleans and on the road.  They pride themselves on their personalized approach, attention to detail, and commitment to excellence!  Their goal is to work with clients to create events exactly as they envision them.  They wish it, dream about it, and together InNOLA Events creates lasting memories and extraordinary experiences!!
Napa desiger Gianna Jackson

Susan, a visionary in special events and design, has over 30 years of experience and manages multiple successful businesses, including Z Event Company and The Event Glossary. She is highly involved in community support, producing numerous charitable events and receiving accolades such as the best-designed event of 2019 by the National Association of Catered Events.

Met the designers NOLA

A 4th generation New Orleanian, Michelle began her career in the hotel, restaurant, and event planning industry in 1989, eventually leaving her Director of Catering and Marketing role to develop Unique Weddings in New Orleans. Her daughter, a 5th generation New Orleanian, joined her in the wedding planning industry in 2001, eventually becoming an event producer and partner after earning her business degree, bringing her extensive experience in hospitality and event planning.

Napa Designers Brittany Anderson

Amanda, founder of Amanda Price Events, brings passion, confidence, and meticulous attention to detail to ensure every event is unforgettable, whether it’s a wedding, corporate event, or baby shower. With a background in planning corporate events nationwide and six years of wedding coordination experience, Amanda leverages her organizational talent and local vendor knowledge to create flawless, one-of-a-kind events.

Below are the FOUR locations you will be shooting:

The Four Seasons Hotel – New Orleans

The Four Seasons Hotel – New Orleans provides the perfect backdrop of luxury and elegance against the vibrant backdrop of New Orleans.  With its stunning views of the Mississippi River and impeccable service, the Four Seasons offers an unforgettable setting for capturing timeless and romantic moments.

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The Windsor Court

The Windsor Court – New Orleans, renowned for its luxurious accommodations and impeccable service, has been offering guests a sophisticated retreat in the heart of the city for four decades. With its elegant decor, award-winning dining options, and world-class amenities, the Windsor Court Hotel provides an unforgettable experience for travelers seeking refined luxury in the Big Easy.  The perfect backdrop for a memorable styled shoot!



Degas House 

The Degas House in New Orleans offers a unique blend of history, charm, and romance. With its historic French Quarter setting and lush courtyard, the Degas House provides an enchanting backdrop for capturing timeless and elegant wedding moments.




Brennan’s Restaurant 

Brennan’s Restaurant, with its stunning backdrop of historic charm and elegant Southern decor, has been a French Quarter staple since 1946.  Its luxurious dining rooms and picturesque courtyard create a perfect setting to capture the essence of romantic and sophisticated New Orleans weddings.

brennan website

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