October 18, 2020

Kent Christmas Mini Photo Shoots


Here’s the long-awaited info on my Kent Christmas Mini Photo Shoots for 2020!

So, so many of you are keen to get some gorgeous pics of the family ready to print and give as Christmas presents, and I love that! Also for that all important Christmas card of course ;)

With half the year already spent in lockdown, I’m so grateful to be able to currently shoot photo sessions outdoors. There will however be a limit of 5 people per family for photo session bookings, to keep us within the ‘rule of 6’. This means we’re good to go in both Tier 1 and Tier 2 areas.

Current available dates and locations for Christmas Mini Family Photo Shoots in Kent are as follows. Scroll further down for all the essential pricing info!

Kent Mini Photo Session Locations

Mersham Deer Park, Ashford

Saturday 7th November

Sunday 8th November

Saturday 28th November

Coastal Park, Folkestone

Saturday 14th November

Tankerton Slopes, Whitstable

1st November

Sunday 15th November

Reserve dates in case of bad weather/illness

Saturday 21st November and Sunday 29th November

Contact me to book your preferred date and location now!

Contact Helen

Kent Christmas Mini Shoots – Pricing Info

My Christmas Mini Shoots are priced at £30 and include:

  • 20 minute photo session at home or in an outdoor location of your choice
  • Viewing gallery of 20 beautifully edited images
  • One high res digital file (to print and share as you wish!) of your favourite image
  • 25% discount on orders of 30+ Christmas cards
  • Additional digital files and prints can be purchased

Prices for additional digital files, Christmas cards and prints are as follows!

  • One digital file £25
  • Five digital files £80
  • Full set of 20+ digital files £150
  • 20 luxe Christmas cards with envelopes £50
  • 30 – £70
  • 40 – £85
  • 50 – £90
  • 75 – £110
  • 6×4″ or 7×5″ print £17
  • 9×6″ or 12×8″ print £30

What to wear for Kent Christmas Mini Shoots

Anything goes! Read my article here for my thoughts on matching outfits (to sum up – totally unnecessary, but if you dig that kind of thing then please go ahead, and if you can’t at Christmas then when can you eh?!). Layers work well with our crazy British weather (18c degrees in December for one of my Christmas minis in 2017..), especially for kids (and me!) who can actually get quite hot once we’ve been running around for a while. Chunky knits, woolly hats and scarves do look cute for pics though!

What can we expect from our Kent Christmas Mini Shoot?

The beautiful family photos below were taken at Mersham Deer Park a few weeks ago. Shoots are really relaxed and fun with minimal posing required and no saying ‘Cheese!’ for the camera. I work in a candid, documentary style meaning natural expressions all round as opposed to forced smiles.

Fun outdoors!

I love doing Kent Christmas Mini photo shoots with little ones in their home environment, but this year we’re sticking to outside only. At this time of year, the light is usually just perfect all day long (until it gets dark – ridiculously early – of course..). This is the perfect time of year to capture some lovely autumnal colour, and that gorgeous golden light!

What happens after the shoot?

You’ll want to get your mitts on your finished photos as soon as possible, so I apply an extra quick turnaround time for editing my Christmas Mini Shoots. I’ll pick the best photos from the day, edit them in colour and black and white (usually a 60/40% mix of each) and upload them to a lovely photo viewing gallery within just 3 days of your photo shoot. Prints and cards arrive with you within 5 working days of ordering them and digital files are delivered to you immediately, leaving you plenty of time to get those cards and pressies ready!

Here are a few of my favourite photos taken at Mersham Deer Park, plus a few from a Mini Session at Tankerton Slopes, Whitstable last year. Get in touch here, call me on 07841 457799 or send an email to helen@schryverphoto.com for further info or to book your shoot.

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