An Immersive, Hands-On American Western Heritage Photography Workshop.

In a welcoming and encouraging environment, inspiration abounds in the exceptional settings, authentic styling, and stunning professional models provided to you.   This distinctive experience is full of personal touches and attention to detail; all intended to encourage your creative eye and allow for your artistic spirit to step forward with confidence and joy.

Bring your photography to a new level as JodieB shares with you the elements that motivate and inspire her.  Learn from all the artistic and detailed approaches she takes through planning, setup, styling, posing, lighting, camera/lens combinations, settings, action, and post processing.  You will be guided through this teaching event aimed at honing and strengthening your individual photography skills.

All workshop photography opportunities are presented and perfected to offer a wide variety of original American Western Heritage sets; guaranteed that all photographer levels will capture exciting and emotional images to be proud of.  This investment into yourself assures that your confidence and skills, as well as your portfolio, will grow.

WHEN: September 21-24, 2023
WHERE: The historic RANCH A
Beulah, Wyoming
COST: $2750 per person
The JodeB Experience - Premier American Western Heritage Photography Workshop

Meet your Instructor:  Jodie Baxendale

Professional Photographer & Premier Portraitist

Jodie Baxendale, JodieB Photography
Jodie Baxendale, is a widely published professional photographer based in the Black Hills of western South Dakota. Vintage and romantic concepts are revealed throughout her unique style. Inspired by the love & grace of Jesus Christ, along with an upbringing and deep roots in Wyoming. Her natural eye and talented artistic approach grabbed the attention of many fans from all around the world. As a trailblazer in western lifestyle & fashion portraiture, she is an expert in posing, studio lighting and commercial photography.

Jodie was named “Modern Day Shadow Catcher” by Tex G. Hall “Ihbudah Hishi” “Red Tipped Arrow” (Tribal Chairman 1998-2006, 2010) of the Three Affiliated Tribes (Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation) and President of the National Congress of American Indians in 2001/2003. Jodie is well known for her Premier Portraiture, Western Fine Art, Rodeo Action, Rustic Fine Art, and the ability to express emotion in each of her images. With a fervent love of art, history, ranch life, rodeo, and western style, Jodie creatively captures traditional and timeless images to be treasured for the generations to come.

JodieB Photography by Jodie Baxendale™ was established in 2010 in western South Dakota; primarily serving the five-state areas of South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, and beyond with artistic captures of the American West and Fine Portraiture.

Her client listing hails from 36 states, with commercial work featured for:
American Dakota Textiles, Crown Royal, Red Horse Design Company, K Bar J Leather, Century 21 Realty, Hooey, Busted K Beadwork, De-Tye Vet Supply, PRS World Finals, Food Network Chef Grady Spears, Landstrom’s Black Hills Gold, Colorado Championship Ranch Rodeo, Women’s Ranch Rodeo World Finals, Ameriprise Financial, Mayberry Rugs, Nebraska State Fair, State of Wyoming, Jesse Kaufman Engraving, Rojo Leather, The Sparkling Spur, Financial Benefits, Inc., Pendleton, Tapadero Annie’s, etc.

Designed for All Photographers from Novice to Advanced.

Workshop includes 4 days/3 nights lodging, meals, snacks, drinks, professional model fees, personal instruction by premier portraitist Jodie Baxendale, classroom presentations, guest speaker, 6-10 various guided concept shoot sets, studio lighting instruction, general post production, take home information and PDFs, constructive photo critiques and feedback, model releases, and a ridiculous amount of timeless, epic photos added to your personal portfolio!  I am sharing everything I love with you!

Historic Ranch A Lodge in Beulah, WY

This all-inclusive photography event to be held at the historic Ranch A lodge south of Beulah, Wyoming.  This workshop is based out of a professionally staged, 1932 Wyoming hand-hewn log lodge by architect Ray Ewing. Our base of operations for class gatherings, meals, and lodging. You can expect to share a spacious, comfortable room and bathroom.  You’ll be fully immersed in the experience with rustic and western designed furnishings and décor by legendary Thomas Molesworth. The surrounding picturesque locations along the winding stream and rock rimmed Sand Creek Canyon property offer a variety of magnificent sets. (Wi-Fi available)

Interior of the Historic Ranch A Lodge in Beulah, Wyoming.

Hover over image to see a vintage interior view of Ranch A Lodge.

Capturing the Heritage of the American West…

The main theme of this memorable creative weekend is the Heritage of the American West. I have curated my favorite models to share with you! Professional and authentic Cowboy/Cowgirl, Native American, and Fashion models will be featured throughout various equine action and portrait scenes, within rustic and modern styled sets.  All the intricate details in place utilizing professional styling, wardrobe, hair and make-up, and props. Together with my multitalented and trusted team, we plan nothing short of giving you the most extraordinary, treasured, and amazing experience.

Cowboy & Cowgirl

Native American


Equine Action

The goal for everyone, from each attendee to everyone behind the scenes, is that we all walk away enriched, improved, and blessed; enthusiastically regaling joyful tales of this JodieB Experience!