Is Mini Session or a Full Session Right for You?


Mini sessions are very common right before the holidays. Many families want an updated photo for their holiday card and the idea of a mini session sounds alluring.  However, I have found that clients who call for the mini sessions usually end up upgrading to a full session because this way they know they will get exactly the images they want with more flexibility in timing. See the family session below which included the grandparents to see what I mean.

Each session has its own advantages. Mini session are about half an hour long. They are offered under a smaller price point and are limited to one location. It includes beautiful images but a much smaller variety due to the time allotted. Full sessions on the other hand offer a Design and Styling consultation to plan your session, a  full custom portrait session to accommodate any necessary breaks, and a larger variety of photos.

While the mini session offer a smaller price point, parents may be concerned with the limitation on time. Many feel they will not have enough time to be relaxed in front of the camera and to capture their little ones in an authentic way. With a full session, you would have more flexibility and satisfaction that you got exactly the type of images you are looking for. However, the choice is yours and I offer options for both, the full session and a shorter mini session depending on circumstances.

The family session below included the one months old baby and grandparents. The family chose a longer session because it offered them more flexibility with all the necessary breaks little kids require and the the peace of mind that comes with it knowing they will have enough time to get all the images they love. Please don’t hesitate to reach out and discuss which session may work better for  you.

mom and kids by the big window at home
little sister kissing her baby brother
mom and dad on the deck of the penthouse overlooking NYC
mom playing and giggling with her little daughter and baby boycouple posing for a family photo
dad kissing mom and baby boy by the window of NYCmom and dad holding hands against the NYC view

parents, grandparents and children sit for a natural light family photomom laughing with her daughter in family mini sessionfather kissing his baby son lovingly by the big windowgrandparents and granddaughter from India at homelittle girl with long hair laying in bed and relaxing
mom and baby boy laying in bed for a mini sessionlittle girl in white dress laying on a couch and falling asleep

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Miriam Dubinsky Photography services NYC,  NJ and travel destinations. Book your session to take place at the comfort of your home in the surrounding areas of NYC and Northern  New Jersey.



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