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Which Holiday Session is the Best, for My Family? | Central Florida Holiday Portrait Photographer

UPDATE: It's hard to believe the holiday season is in full swing, but it is! Due to the rain this past weekend our first round of beach sessions were rescheduled for this Sunday, October 16, 2011. One of our appointments rescheduled to a future date and the good news is, we NOW HAVE A BEACH OPENING FOR THIS WEEKEND!! Get in contact with us ASAP to secure this session, hurry hurry it won't last long! Remember, we only go to the beach during the Christmas season so make sure to take advantage of this great opportunity!


"Which holiday session is the best, for my family?"

Many of our clients have asked this question so we thought it was time to write a blog post about it! We offer two types of Holiday Sessions: Holiday Mini and 2 Hour Concierge style Sessions. Take a few minutes to read through the details to pick the right session for your family.

2 Types of Holiday Sessions

Holiday Mini Sessions
We are pleased to announce this year's Holiday Mini Sessions! Take advantage of this opportunity, to purchase your holiday cards for 2011 and/or Wall Portraits before the Christmas rush. Don't wait until December 23rd to figure out what to get your in-laws or your spouse or even yourself, for that matter! Make it easy and memorable with beautiful holiday portraits!

There is one MAJOR change to the mini portrait sessions; you now have THREE locations to choose from! We decided to offer 3 locations this year, because we wanted to ensure you holiday portraits matched your family's decor style all 12 months of the year, not just for your holiday cards.

Rustic Farm Location:
Super whimsical with unbelievable live oak trees, grapefruit groves and many more hidden surprises.
Times: Early Morning or Late Afternoon
Sunday October 23, 2011
Saturday November 12, 2011

East Coast Beach Location: A gorgeous untouched beach with high sand dunes and secret little tree covered walkways.
(This is an extremely limited opportunity: we only offer sessions at the beach once per year!)
Times: Sunset and afternoon sessions
Sunday October 9, 2011
Sunday November 20, 2011

Modern Downtown Location: Brilliant splashes of color with sweet hints of vintage architecture.
Times: Early Morning
Sunday October 16, 2011
Saturday November 19, 2011

2-Hour Boutique Concierge Style Portrait Session
Very limited 2 hour fall/holiday sessions are also available, should you and your darling family want to have fun for more than 30 minutes with unlimited location choices (in the CFL area)! If you decide to book our full service concierge style 2 hour portrait session you will receive 24 Press Printed Holidays Cards with all portrait orders of $650.00 or more!

Please visit boutique style portrait sessions for the amazing details of our concierge style sessions.

Modern Holiday Cards

We are super excited to present our extended collection of holiday cards.
Check out our Modern spin on the traditional card!
Hint: Click your favorite card for a full screen preview.

Remember color combinations are limitless. You will have creative control to change the overall color combination of your selected card.

Why are Mini Sessions such a unique opportunity?

Is the 30 Minute Mini Session right for our family?
If you are a new client of Erika Hopkins Photography, mini sessions are a great way to get to know us and the style of photography we have to offer, plus capture those fabulous holiday card portraits. As a current client of EHP, mini sessions are the perfect opportunity to capture the ever-changing milestones of your kiddos plus capture your updated holiday portrait! We are a strong believer in having your big family portrait session at least once a year, but your kiddos are ever changing and mini sessions are the perfect way to capture the in-between moments.

What does the 30 Minute Session include?
We believe in giving you the best overall experience possible whether we spend 30 minutes or 2 hours together. We will photograph your family for 30 minutes with the primary focus on the family while snapping several photographs of the kiddos, as well. This limited opportunity also includes 2 digital portraits OR 24 Press Printed Holiday Cards for the fabulous investment of $225.00

Does this mean you won't help us with clothing ideas and portrait selections?
Absolutely, not! You will receive a detailed e-mail with clothing suggestions based on the mini session location you select. Your photographs will be placed online to view and make final selections at your leisure. We will set a phone ordering appointment where we can make artistic suggestions.

Since it is a mini session, will we have an opportunity to order additional boutique portrait products?
Yes of course! Please inquire for our boutique product guide with our full selection of portrait products and unique framing options.

So enough with the details! How do we schedule our Holiday Session?

To schedule your 2011 Holiday Portraits, please click the "Contact Us" tab at the top of the page.

*make sure to include your preferred location, in the "remarks" section.*

Limited Availibility

The cameras and our legs get the most exercise during the fall months and we want to make sure you are a part of our holiday season! If you are looking to schedule a family portrait/holiday event photography or holiday mini session please do ASAP. Our holiday cut off date is November 27, 2011 at 11:57pm, this ensures guarenteed Christmas delivery. We offer RUSH sessions after this date, but who wants to wait till the last minute? Looking forward to seeing so many new faces and many of our wonderful clients!

About Erika

Erika is a published photographer who focuses primarily on newborn and family photography. She shoots natural light portraits across America while maintaining two central locations in Orlando, FL and Charleston, SC. Erika's work has been featured on television (ABC and NBC), charity billboards, national print magazines, and editorial family and wedding blogs.

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