Events – Bridal Styling Workshop in NYC

On November 3rd in NYC, we are proud to be sponsoring an exclusive bridal styling workshop hosted by Petronella Photography, and featuring some of the best talent in the area.

Join Petronella Lugemwa of Petronella Photography, Segun Olotto of Sottu Photography, and Syed Yaqueen of SY Photography for a full day workshop & bridal shoot on Sunday, Nov 3 discussing the business of branding, reception lighting and destination weddings + a glamorous styled bridal shoot with a bride, groom & wedding tablescape.


You'll have the opportunity to have your work published  with us on at least one of our platforms - online,digital, and/or print.

This workshop is perfect for photographers who:

  • Are excited to learn and celebrate others as we make awesome happen
  • Want to get published
  • Struggle with branding, reception lighting or want to set yourself up for success when booking and shooting a destination wedding
  • Would like to build their wedding portfolio and try new techniques in a comfortable space
  • Want to build their network of photographer friends who understand what you’re going through
  • Looking to take their business and brand to the next level

What to expect:  An awesome experience with presenters and other photographers excited to help and celebrate YOU!

How to Prepare:  Bring YOUR enthusiasm, DSLR, lenses and a notebook.  Register to receive full details including the final location.

What Your Investment Gets You:

  • The opportunity to get published online in Munaluchi Bridal Magazine!
  • Access to award winning, knowledgeable wedding photographers and savvy business owners
  • The opportunity to photograph a glamorous styled bride & groom and gorgeous tablescape from a top wedding planner
  • New photographer friends

Read the { behind the scenes story

Who's Involved & How:


Destination Weddings Expert

Booked solid U.K. based international wedding photographer Segun Olotu of Sottu Photography will discuss destination weddings: what it takes to book, communicate with global clients, travel and shoot destination weddings.

Known as ‘Sottu,’ (a combination of his first and last names), Segun Olotu specializes in a documentary style that captures life’s important moments in the USA, Europe and Africa.

His photographs (like the Paris engagement photo below) have been featured in The Voice, Black Hair & Beauty, Fab Magazine online and Front covers of the ‘Family Matters’ supplement.

Reception Lighting Expert

Syed Yaqeen of SYPhotography is an award winning lifestyle wedding and portrait photographer based in New York who has been featured in Grace Ormonde luxury Wedding Style magazine among many other wedding magazine and blogs.

He is regularly commissed to photograph extravagant, colorful multi-day weddings like the one below and brings to life his client's visions using his signature lighting techniques, which he'll share during the workshop.



Branding Expert

Petronella Lugemwa of Petronella Photography, and a member of our wedding collective, The Coterie, is the owner of a boutique New Jersey - New York based wedding & portrait photography studio that specializes in photographing stylish cultural love and life stories globally.

After graduating with an MBA from the top marketing business school Kellogg School of Management, Petronella worked in corporate America as a brand marketer managing household brands campaigns for Pepsi, Advil, Avon and Splenda etc.

During the workshop, she'll discuss the business of building a photography brand that attracts your ideal client including what defines a brand, how a distinct brand allows you to be priceless and how to differentiate yourself from other photographers.



Shoot Styling  Expert

Respectfully known by her clients as a Master Space Transformationist, Tiffany Chalk of Tiffany Chalk Events is a sought after event planner and event design specialist. Dedicated to her craft, Tiffany stays abreast of what she calls “T3” (the latest techniques, technology and talent boosters), by learning from the best in the industry. Breaking budgetary boundaries, especially during space transformations is Tiffany’s expertise.

After over 15 years of leadership in the spa industry, Tiffany made the decision to follow her passion of event planning in 2007. She introduced her innovative event planning skills and her new business to the community by hosting the first annual ‘Girls’ Night Out…Shop to Stop’ fundraiser to benefit the March of Dimes. Since then, Tiffany has become one of Delaware’s most sought-after event planners earning the DE Black Award for Best Event Planner 3 years in a row and 2012 Wedding Industry Experts Best Event Planner-Delaware. Tiffany sets herself apart from her contemporaries with her distinctive ability to go beyond her clients’ expectations without compromising style and sophistication, even with the most modest of budgets.

Be forewarned.  This shoot will be luxe, glamorous and features Nikki of Mae B Films and speaker, actor, model Johan Luis as the "GROOM."

Investment Details:  

Workshop reservation & fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.  After completing payment, you will receive an email confirming your reservation and workshop details.

Please note any and all travel and accommodations to and from the venue are the responsibility of each registrant.

There are ONLY 15 seats for 15 awesome photographers.

Click here to register.


  • Eeeek! This is so exciting on so many levels. Thank you for your support!

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