Wednesday, July 11, 2018


It is time to REGISTER!

Early Bird pricing is available until August 31, 2018
Single (willing to share room)    $2500
Couple                                       $5000
Retainer of $500 per person
2nd payment due 12/31/18
Final payment due 4/30/19

Payment Options

***Once you have gone through the PayPal system be sure to click RETURN TO MERCHANT PAGE so we can get all of your information to keep in contact with you***

The Optional Excursion (June 18-20) is still under construction. If you are wanting to add that on, please add that comment in the notes section of your form. We will only be able to take a maximum of 8 people, so first come, first served.

View the Tentative Itinerary HERE 

Wednesday, July 4, 2018


June 20-27, 2019 in Tuscany

The closest airport is Florence (60 minutes), Rome is about 2.5 hours away. The villa is close to a rail station but requires change of trains. 

Here is the tentative itinerary:

Thursday, June 20  
Arrive at the villa by 3pm to get settled in. We will be there to
welcome you and show you to your room. At 6:30pm we will meet for a wine reception
followed by dinner at the villa, which is included. (Entire Group)

Friday, June 21       
We will have transportation depart at 9:00am to take you to a the
San Galgano Monastery where you can wander, take pictures or pretend it is 1432AD, it is about an hour away. At noon, we will move on to Montalcino and Montepulciano where you can wander the streets, do some shopping and have lunch on your own. At 4pm we will depart for Siena, where we will meet for a cooking class for all that is your dinner and included. (Portrait Sessions at Abbey for photogs, others could be subjects)

Saturday, June 22  
We will depart the villa at about 11am and take the train. This is a
day on your own in Florence to enjoy shopping, the Uffizzi or Michaelangelo Museums, the Duomo and other sites. It is only 60 minutes away and worth spending the whole day, including your meals there. (Sunrise Session demo at villa for photogs)       
We will arrange an amazing restaurant in. You can return after dinner via the train and we will arrange transportation back to the villa.

Sunday, June 23     
There will be an all-day trip via bus to Buonreggio and Orvieto
leaving at 8am for the two hour ride.  We will first take the bus to the magical Buonreggio only about 2 hours away. Hike the half mile bridge to this island in the middle of something that looks like the grand canyon. Check out the restaurants there for snacks or an early lunch on your own. Then on to Orvieto, one of our favorite towns in Italy, in Umbria near the Tuscan border. Great shopping, an underground tour not to be missed and lots of great places to sip wine, enjoy lunch or whatever your heart leads you to. You are on your own for dinner at around 7pm with tons of places to pick from. After which you can stroll this vibrant town until 10:00pm, then the bus will get us back around midnight. But it's a full day well worth the time.

Monday, June 24    
A leisure day at the villa all day. Hit the pool, play games or take a
trip into town on your own to explore. We'll have some fun events planned at the villa, with an included cookout featuring Chef Frank of Enrico's Italian Dining at 7pm to end the R&R day. Or take off and explore the countryside on your own.    
(Evening portrait Sessions) *There will be an optional photograph excursion available into the Tuscan countryside for those wanting it.

Tuesday, June 25   
This day will feature a 9:00am trip to nearby San Gimignano,
known by most as their favorite day trip destination. Check out the sights, the people and the food and wine. You will have until 1pm to visit at which time we will head out for an incredible visit to a wine school. There you will sample a number of incredible wines from Vernaccias to Chiantis to Brunellos and enjoy a spectacular lunch included while learning about wine. We will then head back to the villa around 4pm to relax and have a cookout there that you prepare yourselves or head out to a local eatery.

Wednesday, June 25         
On our last full day, we will be touring Pisa and Lucca. We will go
to Pisa in the morning, tickets to climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa will be provided. Have lunch in Pisa on your own then we will head to the old center of Lucca to wander and shop before our return to the villa. Our final included dinner will be at the villa at 8pm where we can share our stories, drink wine and chill out.

Thursday, June 27  
Get packed up to depart by no later 10am to travel home or move
on to your next destination. Relive your memories over breakfast which is included each day.

On Thursday, June 27 the Behnkes will be renting a car and driving up to Cannes for our niece's wedding.

OPTIONAL EXCURSION with the Homan’s: Additional Fee...Limited Space Available.
(Price to be determined)

Arrive Tuesday, June 18, Take the train or rental van to La Spezia, then connect to train to Vernazza. Explore the quaint seaside town. Dinner together at a local restaurant.

Wednesday June 19: explore the Cinque Terre by hiking the trails and/or taking the train that connects the 5 seaside towns. Spend Sunset having wine and tapas overlooking the amazing town of Manarola and creating some award winning scenic images.

Thursday June 20: Make our way back to the train to head to the town of Portovenere on our way to the villa for the beginning of Inspired Adventures 2019!

Early Bird pricing is available until August 31, 2018
Single (willing to share room)    $2500
Couple                                       $5000
Retainer of $500 per person
2nd payment due 12/31/18
Final payment due 4/30/18

Here is the LINK to REGISTER!

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Recap of Inspired Workshops Tuscany!

We had a blast at our first ever INSPIRED WORKSHOPS-TUSCANY!
In fact, we had so much fun, we decided to do it again, but this time in IRELAND!

Want to see what this is all about? Take a look at some photos from our Tuscany Workshop.
Radda in Chianti

The group at our Villa in Chianti

Our Villa's owner was the most amazing Chef! Thank you Chef Verity for some beautiful meals!

Sunset view from the Villa

Impromptu Sunset Portrait Session

Engagement Portraits by Bert and Cindy Behnke at San Galgano Monestary

The group in our tshirts at San Galgano

A little rain in Siena

Cooking Class in Siena! So Fun!

A little wedding on the hillside of our Villa

More images from the amazing San Galgano
Trey and I serving the meals we cooked at our cooking class in Siena.

Wine Tasting at Tenuta Torciana in San Gimignano

San Gimignano in the distance and our dinner in Chianti after the wedding of Christie and Rich

A long day starting in Pisa and making our way to the Cinque Terre

A few views of our Villa

Portrait class at the Villa by Bert and Cindy Behnke

An amazing day in Florence

Florence is a wonderful city

Cocktails and Beer Oceanside in Vernazza, Cinque Terre

Our little row boat to Manarola

Our Sunset View of Manarola

Leslie Hoyt photographing the amazing Cinque Terre

Ending our week in Montepulciano.
If you want to have this much fun with us, we are heading to Ireland June 16-24, 2018.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Inspired Workshops Ireland Itinerary is HERE!

We are so excited to announce the itinerary for our 2018 Inspired Workshops in Ireland!

We have put together an amazing mixture of sightseeing, photography and fellowship that everyone will enjoy. Whether you photograph for a living, as a hobby, or you just love sightseeing and capturing images on your iphone, this Inspirational Workshop is sure to rejuvenate your spirit, mind and body.

There will be Walking. There will be Castles. There will be Beer. There will be Pubs. There will be Irish Music. And there will be some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world to photograph. It is our hope to be able to provide a gorgeous image of each attendee or couple as we tour this beautiful land...more information about that coming.

We do not want our tour group to be TOO BIG, so we are limiting the size to 20 attendees.

Here is our tentative itinerary.
This hits the highlights, but there will be much, much more as we finalize all the little details.

$3000 per person
$5700 per couple
Rooms are Double Occupancy
If you are attending alone, we will provide you with a suitable roommate or
you may pay the Single Room Workshop Fee of $4500

As of October 1, 2017 prices will increase to 
$3300 per person
$6000 per couple

Cancellation Policy:
Full Refund less a $50 processing fee if cancelled by September 30, 2017. 
No cancellations after that date, but you may transfer your registration to another person.

To REGISTER for this 

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Inspired Workshops is in IRELAND 2018!

We are excited to announce our newest Inspired Workshop:
Ireland 2018

As of right now we don't have many details, but 
for June 17-23, 2018.

Bert and Cindy Behnke will be joining us again for another
inspirational adventure.

We will be ready for DETAILS and BOOKING SOON, so keep an eye out!
If you want to be sure to be on the email list, send me an email at and let me know you are interested in receiving all the details once we release them.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

In Studio Workshop after Imaging USA

Trey and I are excited to announce our brand new
In-Studio One Day Workshop
Immediately following Imaging USA in
San Antonio, Texas

Join us for a day JAM-PACKED FULL of information that will help you create and sell Family Portraiture.

Reservations are now open by calling 210-497-3809 or email

The full $129 fee is due at the time of booking.
Price goes up to $159 on November 1, 2016
Full refund if class is sold out with a wait list by November 1, 2016
Half is refunded if cancelled by December 1, 2016

Hotel details to be announced should you wish to switch hotels from the IUSA host hotels.
The Homan's studio is about 20 minutes from downtown San Antonio on the Northside of SA.

Included in the price of the workshop is transportation to and from your hotel on January 11th.
Lunch is also included.

Come and see why The Homan's studio is one of the TOP studios in Texas!

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Imaging USA Mini Session Madness PDF now available!

Hey there!
I had a ton of people ask if I could send the PDF of my program, Mini Session Madness, 
to them and I would LOVE to do that! So HERE it is!!!

Here is what I ask of you:
Please be so kind as to donate as little as $10 to the Phelan-McDermid Syndrome ( when you download the file. This organization is for the families of all children affected by Phelan-McDermid Syndrome (the rare genetic disorder our son, Jacob, has) and especially goes towards research of this very rare syndrome. We appreciate your will never know how much it means to these families.

Donation Amount

If you purchased a ,mini session bundle from me, please email me to schedule your ONE HOUR CONSULTATION!

Missed purchasing any of our products? You can do that here on the blogsite! Check it out....