Our PORTFOLI{a} Photography Intensive is closed.

If you would like to know when we will be doing the next one contact Nicole Elliott –



Photographers Nicole Elliott and Rachael Neva are teaming up to bring you PORTFOLI{a} – A creative photography intensive to grow your portfolio & business.

After 25+ years in the Photography Industry we are so excited to bring you a Photography Workshop that has it all! All the years of teaching and education slimmed down to a day and a half. We have packed this FULL of great content and exciting opportunities to photograph new subjects in-studio and outdoors to grow and add to your portfolio. We want you to leave encouraged, refreshed and inspired to move forward in your photography journey with intention and purpose!


What you can expect at this Intensive:

When: Friday evening Aug. 12 &  All day Saturday Aug. 13

Where: Rachael Neva Photo Studio – 541 Airport Rd. Bismarck, North Dakota

Who: This Intensive is for anyone wanting to grow their Portfolio & Business. A basic knowledge of shooting and editing is required as this will not be taught in class.

In order to maximize learning time, we will close PORTFOLI{a} after the first 20 photographers register. If you would like to be added to our wait list email Nicole –

What: You can expect to learn:

  • Studio Lighting & Posing
  • Shooting with Intention like the OG film photographers. 
  • Portrait Editing in Photoshop
  • How to design a Creative Shoot
  • Pricing for Profit – Setting your prices with intention and create a business you love. 
  • Headshot Shoot Out – where attendees will photograph each other.
  • 3 Unique Creative Shoot Outs to build your Portfolio. In Studio with several different unique shooting bays & Outdoor in magic light hour and blue light hour. 

What you will need:

  • Camera and gear
  • Laptop with Photoshop installed or your editing platform of choice. (We will not spend a lot of time in PS. So if you do not have it, that is ok)
  • Nice outfit for Headshot


  • Also included with the purchase of this Intensive is Nicole Elliott’s Essentials Editing Bundle – Actions for Photoshop that will revolutionize the way you edit your images. We will use these in class if you have PS on your lap top.  ($60 Value)
  • Nicole Elliott’s “Camera Diaper” & Essentials Pouch Set to add to your camera gear. ($50 Value)
  • Join us for a PORTFOLI{a} Connect zoom call,  2 weeks after the class.


This will be a time of beautiful connection with other women in our industry to lift each other up and create a professional sisterhood.


See you in August!!

-Nicole & Rachael


If you would like to discuss breaking the payment up into 2 payments or if you have any questions please contact us at –


THE PAYMENT IS A NON-REFUNDABLE BOOKING FEE. At a minimum, Client agrees that the booking fee fairly compensates Vendor for committing to provide the Services and turning down other potential clients/attendees.  
You can sell your workshop ticket if you cannot attend, but there will be no refunds for individuals unable to attend the workshop. 

A minimum of 10 attendees is required to launch this Intensive. If the minimum is not met, a full refund will be issued to those registered.

Indemnification. Client agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Vendor and its affiliates, employees, agents and independent contractors for any injury, property damage, liability, claim or other 
cause of action arising out of or related to Services and/or product(s) Vendor provides to Client.  In purchasing this Workshop Ticket you agree to these terms as set forth.