Dear Friends!

I invite you to my fifth masterclass,

which will take place in Italy on 1-2th of May, 2024!
We will meet again and spend two wonderful days full of inspiration together!


Информацию о мастер-классе на РУССКОМ ЯЗЫКЕ Вы найдете здесь:


 Vicenza, Italy
Villa Valmarana ai Nani

We will devote the main part of the day to the workshop.

We will have a full photoshoot day with the professional couple models.

Also I will show you the way I work, the way I shoot and share all the tricks I know with you.

Later we will have theoretical part and I will give an evening lecture.


Masterclass program:*


May 1

17-18.00 - gathering of participants at the villa, check-in.

18.30-20.00-dinner, informal networking over a glass of wine.


May 2


9.00-10.00 - breakfast.
10.30 - departure to the location.
11.30-14.00 - boudoir shooting of the bride, groom, morning shooting of the couple in the villa, details&flat lay.
14.00-15.00 - outfit change, free time, aperitif. 
15.00-18.30 - wedding shooting of the couple at the villa and in the garden:evening part, table setting. 
19.30 - candlelit dinner.

20.30-22.00 - lecture by Irena Balashko:


My way in photography.
Photographic equipment I use: film and digital.
Photo processing&retouch.
Tricks I use during shooting.
Unique style or How to make a shoot memorable.


Every participant will get free LIGHTROOM PRESET from Irena.


May 3


07.00-10.00 - breakfast and check-out.


* timetable can be slightly changed

Each of the participants will be given a separate time for shooting at several locations, and there will also be time to discuss the questions that have arisen during the masterclass. 

Professional models take part in the photoshoot.


Below you can see the photos and video taken at





Villa Valmarana ai Nani

How to Get to Vicenza by public transport?


-by train from Milano Centrale (1.4h)

-by train from Verona (25 min)

*let us know if we can help you with travel advice



*moadboard can differ from real photoshoot

*these pictures are not my intellectual property and they are used for demonstrational purposes only.




1600 EUR (net price) 



WE ALSO HAVE A SPECIAL OFFER for couples photographers & videographers, as well as just friends, who are going to participate and live together

FOR COUPLES & FRIENDS 1400 EURO (net price) per person

Invite a friend, live together, and save 200 EUR.


*Please let us know in advance if you need an invoice.

A deposit of 500 EURO is needed to reserve a place.

The remainder will be paid on the day of the check-in (May 1).


Breakfasts, dinners & accommodation (2 nights) are included in the price.

To participate and receive additional information, fill out the form and we will contact you!


See you at #irenabalashkomasterclass2024!