La Rêverie Workshop is an intimate workshop for wedding and portrait photographers aspiring to grow their business, while booking and attracting their ideal client. Designed to cultivate inspiration, knowledge, and passion so you can live out your photography daydreams.

Gather together for two days of business education, personal growth and encouragement, genuine community and support, and hands-on creative learning. Walk away with new friends, beautiful images for your portfolio, and a full heart.

 the state of being pleasantly lost in one's thoughts, vision, or daydream




Join us for two days of community, learning, and encouragement. We'll be covering a wide variety of topics including all of the tools, decisions, and experiences that shaped how we built successful, high-end photography businesses. Branding, attracting and booking your ideal client, client communication and experience, social media marketing, posing your clients, styling detail shots, leveraging natural light, getting published - just to name a few!




Tuesday, September 19 & Wednesday, September 20th

The White Sparrow Barn
7950 CR 2412
Quinlan, TX 75474

$1250 which includes all course materials, the styled shoots, fresh headshots, and breakfast and lunch on both days.

How many photographers can attend?

What should I bring with me?

How much experience is recommended for attendees?

What if I'm traveling?

Are payment plans available?

When is the next workshop?

To ensure one-on-one instruction and a personalized experience, this workshop is limited to 18 attendees.

We suggest bringing your fully-charged camera. You'll be shooting right alongside Laylee, Steph, and the other attendees during the styled shoots. We will provide the opportunity to have your headshot taken during the first day of the workshop, so be sure to wear whatever you'd like to be photographed in! You are also welcome to bring your laptop and other note-taking tools.

This workshop is designed with the aspiring professional photographer in mind. Intermediate experience of 1-3 years is recommended. If you’re new to photography or just starting your photography business, this will be a great opportunity to learn about the back-end of your business. However, if you're looking for an introductory course to learn more about the technical use of your camera, Laylee offers personal mentoring and courses for the budding photographer.

Yes! To reserve your seat at La Reverie Workshop, a retainer payment of $500 is required. The remainder of your payment is due two weeks prior to the workshop. Payment plans will be displayed as part of the registration process.

To be notified about upcoming workshops, join our email waitlist.

Lodging, travel, and dinners are not included in the price of this workshop. However, if you'll be coming from out of town, both DFW and Love Field airports are within about one hour of The White Sparrow. There are several options for accommodation within a short drive of the Barn. After you've registered for the workshop you'll be added to a Facebook group with the other attendees where you can discuss the possibility of sharing hotel rooms and rides. You will also receive a list of our personal recommendations.


frequently asked questions






laylee and steph

meet laylee




Laylee is a published, award-winning photographer in Dallas, TX specializing in seniors, dancers, and weddings. Her passion for education stems from her previous career as a high school teacher, and as a full-time photographer and entrepreneur she quickly began mentoring aspiring photographers and teaching an introduction to photography workshop series.

Laylee has a heart for cultivating community and loves to truly connect with people. One of her favorite way to give back to her community is to lead the North Dallas Tuesdays Together educational group for creative entrepreneurs. Her greatest joys are preserving genuine once in a lifetime moments and helping others reach their goals. 

On any day she has off, you’ll likely find Laylee curled up with a book and cup of coffee at home with her husband Tim and two furbabies Ron and Luna (yes, named after Harry Potter characters!)

meet steph




Steph ​is an artist, educator, and wedding photographer for the wholeheartedly in love. When she's not behind the camera, you can find her baking something sweet in the kitchen, spending time with her handsome hubby and sweet goldendoodle pup, or grabbing a cup or milky coffee or tea at a local shop. ​Her business, Gray Door Photography, is based in Dallas, Texas but, as a girl who loves to travel, ​Steph ​always has her bags packed (some of her favorite​ travel destinations​ - England and Greece!)

Steph has a huge heart for helping fellow dream-chasers and grow their businesses - whether it be collaborating with other artists for styled shoots or projects, mentoring local photographers, or educating creative entrepreneurs as a leader of the North Dallas Tuesdays Together chapter. Her ​work​​ has been published in Brides of North Texas, Cake and Lake, Ruffled, and 100 Layer Cake as wedding photography inspiration. Most importantly, Steph is a firm believer in putting others before yourself and leaving self-doubt at the door.

join us!

Early bird registration begins on Monday, June 5th and attendance is limited!  

Join us, won't you? Register for La Reverie Workshop below!

yes, please!

thank you!