Holiday & Santa Mini Sessions 2023

Booking for 2023 Holiday and Santa minis are now open!


Short and sweet, these holiday minis are just right for busy families to get some beautiful pictures for their holiday cards and gifts.  Two options are available:  Santa minis, or Holiday minis without Santa.

Santa photo mini sessions studio Pittsburgh


holiday photo mini sessions studio pittsburgh


The Details:


Includes a 20 minute session and
10 retouched digital files with print release

November 18 & 19
December 2, 2023

Red Lotus Photography Studio | 342 Station St., Bridgeville, PA 15017

Sign up for your chosen time slot below and make your payment to reserve your spot

“Stress Less” Holiday Minis – Weekday sessions get extra session time at no charge!
This option is perfect for families with new babies or reluctant toddlers who might need just a little more time to warm up for those genuine smiles.



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The backdrop changes every year; this is the 2023 backdrop:

Christmas Holiday Photo backdrop with fireplace mantel, Christmas trees, garland, wreath, neutral colors




Q: What kind of Covid precautions will the studio be taking?
A: To help keep everyone safe, we will be implementing the following:

  1. All clients are asked to sign a portrait agreement, which includes an agreement to reschedule their photo session if they have been exposed to or have symptoms of covid or flu.
  2. Families will wait in their cars until it’s time for their session
  3. Everyone will be asked to sanitize their hands upon entering the studio.  Anyone with symptoms of illness are asked to reschedule.
  4. Santa and I have been vaccinated. Santa will not wear a mask, but is happy to wear one for your session if you request it.  I will also do the same.
  5. I will have a medical grade air purifier running in the studio during all sessions

Q: Are dogs allowed?
A: For Santa minis, unfortunately no; Santa’s suit must be kept allergen free.  For Holiday minis, yes; dogs must be thoroughly groomed beforehand to reduce shedding, and paws must be wiped upon entering the studio.

Q: Can we take a couple of family photos during our Santa session?
A: Yes!  As long as we stay within the allotted time, Santa is happy to step aside so that you can get a nice family photo.



Time slots are for one family at a time and may not be shared with friends.  Extended family photos are fine, but the time slot will not be extended; I will do my absolute best to capture genuine smiles, however if the children are uncooperative, you may have to book an additional session, or be ok with imperfect expressions/poses/moments as they are.  You may book back-to-back sessions if you have multiple families that want photos together and separately.  Please contact me if you have special needs, and I will do my best to accommodate you.

Copyright: Red Lotus Photography retains all copyright and provides a personal print release with all downloads. Red Lotus Photography may use images from the sessions for promotional use, both online or in print.

The images included in your gallery are selected at the sole discretion of the photographer. Sandy selects the best images for a minimum gallery of 10 and edits all keepers, discarding blinks, duplicates, etc. A digital download will be provided within approximately 1-2 weeks of your session.

Cancellations: Absolutely no refunds will be given, but you may use your credit on file for a future session.

By finalizing your session you agree to the above terms & conditions.


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