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Mini & Midi Family
Photography Sessions

QUICK, STUNNING MINI SESSIONS FOR BUSY FAMILIES

Seasonal Snapshots for Stress-Free Family Fun

With my seasonal mini sessions, you can finally enjoy the process of creating cherished family memories without the usual complaints from restless kids or the stress of keeping everyone happy for hours on end. My efficient approach ensures that even the busiest of families can fit in a session without disrupting their schedules.

Perfect for Christmas cards, family heirlooms, or simply commemorating another year together, my seasonal snapshots offer a convenient and enjoyable way to capture the essence of your family bond. Let us help you freeze those precious moments in time, effortlessly and beautifully.

LET’S KEEP IT SHORT & SWEET

Sarah’s mini sessions are incredible! My kids never last longer than 20 minutes for pictures, and she comes ready to run through every sequence of pictures I’m hoping for. She has a way of capturing such beautiful, natural, and unposed pictures in a short amount of time that we cherish each year.

Joanna K.

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Mini & Midi Photography Packages

Alongside our full photography experience, I provide families with the flexibility of choosing from two shorter package options, tailored to suit your preferences and schedule.

MINI SESSION

  • 10 minutes

  • 15 images returned

01

$585

MIDI SESSION

  • 25-30 minutes

  • 40 images returned

02

$745

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6% VA Tax is already included in pricing

“This year she got my kids to warm up quickly and we were blown away at what she captured in such a short time!”

“Sarah’s midi & mini sessions are my favorite way to document my family each year! She makes sure we are ready before the session so we can dive in and capture as many pictures as possible in the timeframe. She is efficient and also so good at what she does! Definitely recommend these seasonal offerings! Sarah’s the best!”

Hannah B.

The Mini & Midi Session Process

HOW THIS WORKS

01.

SELECT YOUR DAY & TIME

I periodically send out sign-up invitations via email to email subscribers, allowing you to reserve spots for mini/midi sessions. Alternatively, you can directly inquire about availability. Once signed up, you can choose your preferred day, location, and time based on the options provided.

02.

PREPARE

Before the photo session, I will send you a contract, questionnaire, and invoice. The questionnaire assists in streamlining the session by gathering necessary information beforehand. Additionally, I will provide a Style Guide & Tips for Success to help you prepare for the shoot.

03.

PHOTO DAY

On the day of the photo session, it’s recommended to arrive 10-15 minutes early to ensure readiness. This ensures a prompt start and allows you to feel relaxed and prepared. Before beginning, conduct a final check to ensure everyone's attire is neat and tidy, and remove any unnecessary accessories such as watches, cell phones, or hair ties.

04.

GALLERY REVEAL

Following the session, you will receive your final gallery of high-resolution edited images within 2-3 weeks. These images will be accessible through an online gallery for your viewing pleasure.

“We had the best experience working with Sarah! Not only did she have a unique ability to make us feel at ease during the shoot, but her talent for capturing the most beautiful and authentic moments was truly impressive.”

leah c

“I’m so grateful and highly recommend her mini & midi sessions for anyone looking for professional, efficient and a more affordable option for your family!”

“I’m so thrilled with my midi photography experience with Sarah! From start to finish, everything was easy. She made us feel relaxed and confident quickly, and captured such precious moments - both posed and candid.”

Anna D.

Ask Me Anything

A Mini/Midi session is shorter than a Full photography session and takes place on specific dates & locations. They are a seasonal offering, whereas you can book a Full photography session any time of the year!

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What is the difference between a Mini/Midi Session & a Full Session?

Mini & Midi sessions are both offered at select times of the year, for specific dates & locations. Mini sessions are 10 minutes with the return of 15+ images. Midi sessions are 25 minutes with the return of 40+ images. Both Mini & Midi sessions are returned in a gallery of downloadable edited full-resolution images.

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What is the difference between a Mini & Midi Photography Session?

Mini & Midi sessions are offered a few times a year to capture seasonal events like spring blossoms or fall foliage.

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When do you offer Mini & Midi Photography Sessions?

Most of the time, the Mini & Midi sessions have predetermined locations and dates/times already selected. Sarah offers a full range of locations throughout the Northern Virginia area. You are always welcome to contact Sarah directly with any personal requests!

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Can I choose the location for my Mini & Midi session?

Generally speaking, wear clothes that are comfortable and reflects your personal style first and foremost! I recommend avoiding busy patterns or logos that can distract from the main focus of the photos. Coordinating colors among family members can create a cohesive look. Aim for a good range of neutral tones to soften your final imagery. Look out for my style guide once you book your session!

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What should I wear for a Mini or Midi session?

Up to 6 people included! I recommend a larger session for a bigger group so we have ample time to photograph.

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How many people are included in a Mini or Midi Session?

Double check in advance the location allows animals, but if they do, of course! Bring your dog or pet along to be a part of our session.

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CAN I BRING MY PETS?

Sarah releases Mini & Midi session signups a few times a year! Be sure you’re on the email subscriber list to be the first to know. In most cases, you will be booking your session 1-3 months in advance!

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HOW FAR IN ADVANCE SHOULD I BOOK A SESSION?

A rain date is typically agreed upon booking in the case of inclement weather!

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WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS ON THE DAY OF MY MINI SESSION?

Let's discuss any ideas before your session to ensure it works with the mini or mini session timeframe. 

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Can I bring props to my session?

Turnaround time for edited photos is between 2-3 weeks.

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How long will it take to receive my edited photos?

Embrace the chaos,
the laughter, and the love

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