Weddings and Wanderlust Facebook Group - Adventure Instead Academy

Like no other photography group on Facebook

Our community exists to help YOU feel empowered, connected, and confident AF.

By joining us you gain
instant access to…

  • 17+ hours of free educational workshop videos, recorded live by Maddie Mae on all things business, marketing, and elopement photography (these aren’t just fluff—they’re value-packed & dripping with tips, tricks, and action steps that have helped hundreds of photographers book more dream clients & make more money & impact).
  • The 7-day free elopement photographer challenge—designed to help you learn how to grab hold of the rising number of eloping couples and position your business to book more high-value elopements within 7 days (no seriously…7 days is ALL IT TAKES).
  • A massive community (more than 10,000 photographers!), ready to answer your toughest questions, point you in the right direction, bounce ideas off of, celebrate your wins, and become your safe space for all things elopement photography (because not everyone understands this industry—but we’re here to help you feel seen, heard, and understood).

This is a no-bullshit, LGBTQ+ & BIPOC inclusive,  drama-free zone created to
amplify your experience as a photographer and business owner.

Because your opportunities are boundless—and we want to help you reach them.


Weddings and Wanderlust Facebook Group

Who Is This Group For?

  • Photographers ready to learn everything there is to know about building a scalable, sustainable elopement or wedding photography business (marketing, branding, blogging, SEO, pricing, upselling, and so much more)
  • Photographers who want to be part of a global, like-minded community (to grow with, learn from, and receive support from)
  • Photographers who are worn out and frustrated with other Facebook groups that lack true direction, value, and inclusivity (YOU belong here, but the trolls don’t…so we get rid of them ASAP)

What other

Awesomeness Awaits?

The Weddings and Wanderlust Facebook group is packed full of valuable trainings & inspiring experts, but we also have a ton of…

  • Cover contests! Each month, the winner gets to have their photo be the group cover photo (because you deserve to show off)
  • Semi-annual giveaways (with prizes you ACTUALLY want to win)
  • Weekly posts that facilitate real, genuine comments on your blog posts (true exposure & an SEO boost? It doesn’t get better than that)
  • Genuine friendships with other outdoor-inspired, nature-loving photographers who are fueled by adventure & wanderlust and are building wedding & elopement businesses around their passions too (your people, all in one place)
  • A total safe space centered around inclusivity & doing good for our planet (we abide by the principles of Leave No Trace & being a safe space for the LGBTQ+ and BIPOC communities)

You belong here & we’re stoked to have you join our rad community!

Let’s Do
This