A few months ago I decided I wanted to run a fun little special for the holidays. I had heard of other photographers offering mini sessions for half the time of a normal session at half the cost! Josh and I were delighted to organize this event, and I spent weeks on Pinterest to do some research on some fun ideas for holiday cards.
Now don't get me wrong, I have a very creative mind, and tons of ideas I had come up with on my own, but I LOVE Pinterest. That site is full of great ideas for just about anything you could imagine. It's a wonderful site to inspire any artist!
It wasn't long before I told Josh it was time to go shop for props. Okay, so here's the thing…I could buy thousands of dollars worth of props. LITERALLY! Who doesn't want a beautiful white couch to take out on location? Or perhaps a huge christmas tree with all of the trimmings. Sometimes I have to rein it in a little bit so as not to go overboard. Some simple plastic ornaments and a nice fluffy piece of white fabric did the trick for us. Thank you JoAnn's (o: A few santa hats, reindeer headbands, a box, and wrapping paper added the perfect touch! There's a lot you can do for set up on a fairly reasonable budget.
With the exception of a not-so-great day weather wise, we had a ton of fun at Frank State Wildlife Area with all of the families who came out to have their photos taken. Go ahead, take a look for yourself! There are some pretty cute faces in there!!