Is Mini Session or a Full Session Right for You?


NYC Family Photography

Do you want to book a mini session? Mini sessions are very common right before the holidays or during the spring/fall season. Many families want an updated photo for their holiday card. 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. This way they have the flexibility in timing so that they can get exactly the images they want. Below is a NYC family session, which includes the grandparents who were in town visiting.

What are the Advantages of a Mini Session?

Each session has its own advantages. Mini session is 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. It could be a great option for something quick or for a family with older kids and adults.

What are the Advantages of a Full Session?

Full sessions on the other hand offer a Design and Styling Consultation to plan your session, a full custom portrait session 1-2+ hours to accommodate any necessary breaks, and a larger variety of photos. A clothing guide and individual feedback is also included with your full session as well as the option for professional hair and makeup artistry.

Limitations of a Mini Session

While the mini session offers a smaller price point, parents may be concerned with the time limitation. Many feel they will not have enough time to be relaxed in front of the camera to capture their little ones in an authentic way. On the other hand, 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. As a NYC Family Photographer, I offer options for both the full session and a shorter mini session depending on the circumstances.

Choose the Best Session for You

The NYC family portrait session below included the parents, one month old newborn, an older sister and grandparents. The family chose a longer session because it offered them more flexibility with all the necessary breaks little kids require and the peace of mind that comes with 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. Let’s be In Touch.

NYC Family Photographer Miriam Dubinsky shares tips on which portrait session is right for you and shows smiling mom and adorable kids by the big window at their NYC home
NYC family photography includes little sister kissing her happy baby brother on a big white bed
mom and dad sharing a moment on the deck of the penthouse overlooking NYC Skyline during a family photo session
mom playing and giggling with her little daughter and baby boy on a big white bed during the NYC family Photography sessiongorgeous couple posing for a family photo by Miriam Dubinsky NYC Family Photographer
handsome dad kissing gorgeous mom and baby boy by the window in NYC during family photosmom and dad holding hands and sharing an intimate happy moment against the NYC Skyline and the blue sky

parents, grandparents and children sit for a natural light family photo but NYC best Family Photographer Miriam Dubinskymom laughing with her daughter in family mini session in New York during the portraits by the best Family Photographer Miriam DubinskyBest Newborn Photographer captures intimate moment of a father kissing his baby son lovingly by the big window overlooking NYC Family portrait of grandparents and granddaughter from India at home in NYC little girl in white dress with long hair laying in bed and relaxing during lifestyle family photography in NYC
gorgeous mom in blue dress and one month baby boy laying in bed for a mini photo sessionlittle girl in white dress laying on a couch and falling asleep during a family photo session in NYC

Are you interested in planning your family portrait session? Do you prefer a full session or a mini session and how would you love to be photographed?

Schedule  a fun and relaxing photo session  that is custom to YOU and your family. Lets capture YOUR family’s story and preserve this special time in your lives. Photo sessions take place at the comfort of your home, chosen location or at our natural light studio. Lets chat today! Please contact HERE

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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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