August 18, 2023
With the most wonderful time of the year just around the corner, I couldn’t be more thrilled to dive into the holiday spirit with you all. That’s right – Christmas Mini Sessions are in the spotlight, and I’m here to share some tips and insights on how to make the most of these magical moments.
Step 1: Mark Your Calendar Early
First things first, let’s talk about timing. Christmas Minis are a highly sought-after photography experience, and they tend to fill up faster than Santa’s sleigh on Christmas Eve. To ensure you snag a spot that suits your schedule and preferences, I recommend marking your calendar well in advance. For those of you eager to dive into the holiday magic, our sessions are scheduled for October 1st, 8th, and November 4th, 11th. Trust me, booking ahead will help alleviate any last-minute holiday stress.
Step 2: Embrace the Festive Vibe
The beauty of Christmas Mini Sessions lies in the festive atmosphere that surrounds them. It’s the perfect opportunity to let your creativity shine! Cozy sweaters, matching pajamas, or even elegant holiday outfits – the choice is yours. Consider coordinating your outfits with your family for a harmonious and heartwarming look in your photographs. Don’t be afraid to sprinkle in some holiday spirit with props like Santa hats, jingle bells, or even a tiny reindeer plushie. The more festive, the merrier!
Step 3: Location, Location, Location
One of the standout features of our Christmas Minis is the location – a place that encapsulates the joy and wonder of the season. This year, we’re bringing the magic to the beach, complete with a custom driftwood Christmas tree that’ll add a touch of coastal charm to your photos. The beach offers a unique backdrop that combines the beauty of nature with the enchantment of the holidays, so be sure to pack accordingly for those sandy shores.
Step 4: Capturing the Moments
On the day of your session, arrive with an open heart and a willingness to embrace the festivities. The goal is to capture candid moments, genuine smiles, and heartfelt connections. Let loose, enjoy the time with your loved ones, and trust in the expertise of your photographer (that’s me!). Whether it’s a playful snowball fight or a quiet moment by the waves, these photographs will reflect the true essence of your family.
Step 5: Cherish the Memories
After the session, all that’s left to do is eagerly anticipate the magic that’s about to unfold. Your beautiful images will soon be ready for you to enjoy, share, and even create personalized holiday cards to spread the joy. These photographs are not just pictures – they’re tokens of love, cherished memories, and a way to hold onto the warmth and happiness of the holiday season for years to come.