The New Light of Simple Things
Vancouver, British Columbia

September 22 - 27, 2011

This workshop has been postponed.

Flying in from Sydney, Australia for an Ace Camp is Pia Jane Bijkerk.

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Pia will be leading a 3 day workshop in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and you will be taugh about styling & photography in the genres of still life, interiors, food & travel. The core of the workshop will be about enhancing your everyday; finding beauty in the ordinary; learning to see your surroundings in a new light and being inspiried by the simple things in life.

This is a workshop for stylists or photography enthusiasts; for decorators and creatives; for bloggers; for homemakers and for anyone interested in being inspired and in turn, inspiring others. It would also benefit artisans who want to learn how to photograph and style their products or showcase their work - or people who like to create self-published books as gifts or memories. If you love the idea of styling and photography this Ace Camp is for you.

You will learn how to see and document ordinary moments in a captivating and enticing way. Apart from learning a little about styling & photography in the genres of still life, interiors, food and travel, finding the beauty in the ordinary, learning to see your surroundings in a new light, and being inspired by the simple things in life.

This Ace Camp is a 5 day vacation in Vancouver, British Columbia and includes a "free" day to explore on your own - either seeing the sights of the city or taking the day and heading to the popular resort town of Whistler.

Pia Jane Bijkerk is an internationally acclaimed stylist, photographer and author specializing in interiors, still life & food. She continues to use her home as her workshop and her travels as inspiration and delights in stepping off the beaten path to discover the unexpected for her clients and readers. As a stylist she has worked around the world for the likes of Vogue Entertaining + Travel, Gourmet Traveller, Real Simple, Saatchi and Saatchi, Tommy Hilfiger and Philips. Today she is the author and photographer of Paris: Made by Hand, Amsterdam: Made by Hand (June 2010), as well as the much-anticipated My Heart Wanders (2011).

This ACE CAMP includes:

  • 3 day workshop with Pia Jane Bijkerk
  • 5 nights at Moda Hotel located in downtown Vancouver
  • Picnic lunch on Granville Island
  • Hand drawn map created by Pia to use while wandering
  • Final day appetizers and beverages in a popular restaurant near the Pacific Ocean

  • Hotel rooms are based on double occupancy.

You will be sent a list of supplies to bring.

Workshop is limited to 10 participants at the Moda Hotel and 4 workshop only.

Fee: $1349.00 - airfare is not included. Deposit: $549.00 - due when place in workshop is confirmed.
Final Payment of $800.00 due July 15, 2011

Workshop Only: $575.00 - includes final day wind-up celebration.
Payment for Workshop Only is payable upon confirmation into Ace Camp.
**WORKSHOP ONLY IS SOLD OUT.(please sign up if interested in waitlist)