2023 Holiday and Christmas Mini Sessions

Resources for Families

Elevate your holiday season by exploring a variety of options from talented photographers offering Holiday and Christmas Mini Sessions!

The festive season is around the corner, and what better way to capture its spirit than through these mini sessions offered by local photographers? We’ve collaborated with a range of creative minds, each bringing their unique style and perspective to the table. From cozy indoor setups adorned with twinkling lights to outdoor wonderlands, these photographers offer an assortment of choices to suit your holiday vision.

Preserve the magic of this special time with loved ones by choosing a Mini Session that aligns with your preferences. These limited-time offerings not only guarantee captivating photographs but also an experience that encapsulates the joy, togetherness, and excitement that define the holiday season.

Holiday and Christmas Mini Sessions for 2023

Check out these options from our featured family photographers

EsteeG Photography

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This year EsteeG Photography is offering two dates for Christmas Mini Sessions with a new location! Christmas will arrive on September 9th at a new location showcasing a wood log wall with a Christmas theme setup. EsteeG Photography will also be bring back by popular demand Christmas Garden Mini’s located in Naperville on November 18. Click here for more info on times and locations and to book your session.

Summer Brader Photography

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2023 Holiday Minis are LIVE!

It’s time to book your family holiday mini! We filled up pretty early last year, so if you know you want to get in this year, now is the time to snag a spot for my indoor holiday mini sessions on November 11 and 12 in Winfield.

  • Up to 20 minute session
  • 10 digital full res downloads
  • Immediate family only, up to 5 people
  • $495
  • Beautiful natural light, clean, bright, boho space that will be decorated for the holidays with real furniture and decor. You will have the option for a green couch set up or holiday jammies set up
  • Must choose one set up

Click here to book your holiday mini.

Michele K Photography

photographs in studio or on location
18a N Catherine Avenue, La Grange
(773) 245-6735
Website | Facebook | Instagram

This year, MKP will be offering holiday-themed minis and Limited Edition Santa Sessions. Both will take place in MKP’s La Grange studio. Click the links below for details and booking information about each.

Michele’s goal is simple: capture beautiful, authentic imagery. It’s her passion. During an MKP session, expect guidance on natural posing and a fun, engaging experience – her magic recipe for capturing amazing images. 

Michele offers family photography sessions including outdoor family sessions, newborn lifestyle, maternity, baby milestones and senior portraits at select locations throughout the western suburbs of Chicago. She also specializes in headshot photography at her studio located in La Grange, IL. 

Abigail Joyce Photography

Abigail Joyce Studio
647 Madison Street
Oak Park, IL 60532
Website | Facebook | Instagram

Sessions run November through mid December, Friday through Sunday. 

This holiday season, let’s capture the warmth and joy of your family’s love in a way that extends far beyond our own celebrations. For $475, we’ll share a special 20-minute photography session that not only creates your family’s cherished memories but also embraces the spirit of giving.

To embrace the spirit of giving, each session booked with a $50 deposit contributes directly to Carry Them Ministries, an organization that pours every ounce of your generosity into nurturing and uplifting mothers in Nigeria. This remarkable cause ensures your family’s festive moments are part of a greater gift, fostering hope and care where it’s needed most.

Discover the incredible impact of your gift and the stories you’ll be part of at Carry Them Ministries and join the journey on Instagram @carrythemministries.

For more details and to secure your slot, send a simple message to Hello@Abigailjoycephotography.com. This season, let’s celebrate together — cherishing our bonds and fostering hope where it’s needed most.

More options from local photographers…

  • Photography By Kimberli is offering holiday sessions on November 5 and November 20 through December 3 at her Downers Grove studio.
  • Julianne Green has a holiday set up available November 11 and 12 at her studio in Downers Grove.
  • Charity White is having winter minis with an evergreen background at Waubonsie Lake Park in Aurora on November 11 and 25.
  • Kristen Lisa Photography is having holiday minis at Weigand Riverfront Park in Naperville on November 4.
  • Roxy Heart Photography is offering holiday minis with a Christmas backdrop on November 18, 19, and December 3 in her Wheaton studio.
  • I Love U More Photography will have Christmas sessions with Santa and a green truck on November 12 as well as a Grinch set on November 18.
  • Photography by Angel offers several holiday mini session options in Palos Hills with dates from October 1 through December 3.
  • KAS Photography is offering in-home holiday minis on November 4, 5, 18, and 19.
  • Rachel Andrade Photography is having PJ Studio Minis on November 18 in Frankfort.
  • Sunny May Photography Farmhouse Christmas Minis in October 14 at Gabriel’s Closet in Park Ridge.
  • Chicago Andrea Creative is offering indoor studio minis and outdoor Christmas tree minis in November and early December.
  • Caitlin Anne Photography will be shooting holiday mini sessions at her studio in La Grange on November 19.
  • Jenny Grimm is offering Santa sessions and holiday portraits at Studio Sunset in Chicago.

Are you offering holiday mini sessions or know of a photographer that is? Email me at annie@mykidlist.com and we will add it.

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