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2020 Fall Mini Sessions

Our most POPULAR sessions of all year are back!!!

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Fall mini sessions this year will be on Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18th during optimal light times, either in the morning or afternoon (rain dates October 2 4th and 26th at the same booked time). Since fields turn so quickly it is not decided which location we’ll be shooting at. It will, however, be within a 15-mile radius of area code 02053.

In addition, all digital files are more than 1/2 off  AND you can receive discounts on your prints or canvases!

***Immediate family members only.  Add $25 per person for families of more than 5***

The link to select your time slot can be found here:



Mini sessions are geared towards families who want to be able to capture a family portrait, as well as get some individual shots of their children without having to pay the session fee (AND receive some great discounts on digital files as well!).  Minis are limited to 20 minutes only and are only scheduled at a specific date, time and location.  Session fees are collected at booking and are non-refundable, but transferable. All digital files are downloadable through Dropbox and are edited to photographers discretion.


“How much are sessions?”

There is no session fee associated with a mini session. Digital files are 5 / $275.00, 10 / $375.00 or all for $650.00. Galleries contain a set of 25-30 images from your mini session. You will be invoiced via PayPal for the minimum session and you may add after viewing your online gallery.

What are your Covid Guidelines?

Covid protocols are being followed by CDC guidelines. All subjects will be at a minimum of 6 feet from the photographer who will be wearing a mask at all times. All fall mini sessions take place outdoors. Subjects can be within 6 feet of one another and do not need to be wearing a mask while being photographed. A Covid release and liability form must be signed before all sessions.

“I would like to be able to print these to be used as our family portrait for our holiday cards this year.  Is that possible?”

Absolutely!  You receive print release on your digital files so you can print as liberally as you choose!  There is a shopping cart in the online gallery that you can order from. If you choose to order from a 3rd party vendor, I only recommend Mpix.com, Tiny Prints or Minted.com for print purposes.  All full-sized files purchased are transferred to you via Dropbox.

“Would it be possible to bring our pet as a part of our family photo?”

Of course!  However, photographing pets is like working with toddlers… you are never certain how they will do during the session.  I would definitely recommend bringing your pet along and seeing how he or she cooperates!  If it’s working great.  After a few shots with your four-legged friend I recommend putting him or her in your car and doing the remainder of the session with just your family.

“I have 3 small children and I would like to get individual portraits of all 3 of them, sibling shots, and a family shot.  Is this possible during a mini session?”

While some families can be photographed quickly and get this amount of images, I can not guarantee that you will get all these different types of images during a mini session.  If you have concerns about this and know that this is what you are looking for, then I suggest booking a full session, where you are guaranteed to get those types of shots.

“Our family just welcomed a baby this summer and we would like portraits of the baby and a family photo.  Is this possible during a mini session?”

Absolutely!  However, due to time constraints if you have an unhappy baby then I can not extend the time session by any amount.  You will be restricted to 20 minutes, outdoor shots only (we will reschedule in the event of rainy weather).

“It’s raining!  What do we do?”

I will reschedule for the exact same time slots for the following weekend.  I will notify you at least 2 hours prior to your shoot if we need to reschedule.  We do not reschedule due to cold weather, so bundle up if necessary!

“We will be away during the scheduled mini session dates.  Can we book a mini session the following weekend or another time during the week?”

Unfortunately, I’m able to waive the session fee and provide great quality images at a discount because I’m able to do sessions back to back on this date only.  If you need another date then I recommend trying to book a full session.

“Our family has always wanted a session at the Cape.  Can you do a 30 minute mini session at a location our of choice?”

Again, I’m only able to waive the session fee because I’m able to do sessions back to back on this date only.  If you would like a different location then I recommend trying to book a full session.

“What do we wear?”

Coordinating your family outfits can be overwhelming!  Once you book with me I’ll provide plenty of tips that will help you style your family in clothing and colors that will make a huge impact in your photos. I HIGHLY suggest choosing warm tones that work best in the fall foliage we will be shooting in.

“Can we bring more than one outfit?”

You can bring along as many outfits as you would like, however, we only have 20 minutes.  Due to the time constraint of a mini I suggest one layered outfit per person where people can take off the top layers and get different looks.

“We love our images and would like professional prints as well!  Can we print these through your professional lab?”

Absolutely!  In fact, anything larger than an 8x 10 I recommend printing through my pro lab which is collaborated to my monitor for optimum color and exposure.  In addition, mini session clients receive 20% off all prints, canvases and holiday cards in our online shopping cart.  Want to order more after your session?  No problem!

Questions? Contact Jill at Jill@JillyBean-Photography.com