Finally, we can leave the house again!  It’s the perfect time to take some pretty pictures of the family.  Now booking Spring Mini Sessions!

~Scroll down to book your session online~

WHEN:  Now through June 28th

WHERE:  Mellon Park, Shadyside

TO BOOK: Sign up for your chosen time slot and make your payment to reserve your spot

~Receive your download of digital files within one week of your session~


Q: Can anyone be in the photos, or is this only for children and small families?
A: You can have anyone you want in the photos, as long as we can work within the allotted time.

Q: Can I bring my pet to be in the photos with us?
A: Yes you can!  You’ll want to bring a leash and possibly a few treats to enhance your pet’s cooperation.

Q: I’m pregnant and just want a few quick maternity photos.  Can I do that with a Spring mini?
A: Yes you can!  Sometimes all you want is to document this special time with a few sweet images, and I am happy to do that with a Spring mini.

Q: What happens if it rains?
A: Pittsburgh weather can change on a dime, so we’ll play it by ear and make the call no later than two hours before the session.  If the weather is inclement, we will reschedule to another date as soon as possible.



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.  If you prefer not to allow this, please contact me and I will do my best to accommodate you.

The images included in your package are selected at the sole discretion of the photographer. Sandy selects the best images for a minimum gallery of 5 and edits all keepers, discarding blinks, duplicates, etc. A digital download will be provided within one week of your session.

Cancellations: Absolutely no refunds will be given, but at the studio’s discretion, you may be able to keep your credit on file for a future session.

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




Related FAQs

What should I wear for school pictures in spring?
Red Lotus Spring Pictures For School Photography suggests you wear long or short sleeved tops, avoid sleeveless if possible. The best choice of clothes is the simplest…dress them in collared shirts that fit, and complement their eyes and hair. A sweater, a dress, a neat t-shirt, or a clean soft polar fleece also works.

What company takes school pictures?
Red Lotus School Spring Pictures Photography provides more than school pictures. See why we’re one of the most trusted school photography companies.

How do you match clothes for family pictures?
Red Lotus Matching Family Outfits For Spring Pictures Photography recommends the following family photo outfit ideas:
1. Plan your outfits in advance.
2. Choose coordinating colors, not matching.
3. Consider your home decor.
4. Keep location in mind.
5. Use the season to help select color schemes for your outfits.
6. Choose practical clothing items.
7. Pick out accessories to add texture to your photos.

What should I wear for spring engagement photos?
Red Lotus Spring Engagement Photos Photography shares the following four outfit ideas for spring engagement photos:
1. Pastels scream spring and look great paired with neutral colors like white, tan, and navy.
2. Select a color palette by pulling hues out of a patterned item.
3. Mix patterns with a printed shirt for one of you and patterned bottoms for the other.
4. Choose a jumpsuit instead of a dress to feel more comfy moving around.

Can you order school pictures after picture day?
Red Lotus Spring Pictures Day Photography makes it easy for ordering or paying before or after your mini session picture day. Locate your access code, which is unique to each client, on your notification email. For up to 1 month after your mini-session picture day you can use your access code for a first-time order or to reorder additional pictures and photo gifts.

What should a family wear for spring pictures?
Red Lotus Spring Family Photos Ideas Photography offers the following three options on what to wear for spring family pictures:
1. Texture. Be sure to have some layers, texture, dimension in your pictures!
2. Choose 2-3 complimentary colors that YOU like. It could be yellow, blue, and cream or red, brown, and white or…
3. Choose varying shades of the same colors for family pictures.

What day is picture day?
When is the Red Lotus School Spring Picture Day for Photography? School picture mini-session day usually occurs either once in the Fall, or twice a year during both the start of the Fall and Spring terms. Sports, clubs, or other school organizations may also schedule additional picture days.

What week should I do maternity photos?
Red Lotus Spring Maternity Photos Photography believes if you’re counting by weeks, schedule your session when you’re around 30 weeks pregnant. If you take maternity photos after your eighth month of pregnancy, your maternity might be uncomfortable. You want to avoid taking photos when your belly feels too heavy, usually after 35 weeks.

Spring portraits?
Red Lotus Spring Portraits Photography offers spring portraits which are a timely keepsakes for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Easter and other spring gift-giving occasions. Our spring program allows students to be photographed in a more casual, studio-like setting.

What backdrop is best for photography?
Red Lotus Spring Backdrops For Photography includes:
Muslin Backdrops. The Muslin Backdrops are versatile, durable and highly recommended by studio photographers. The design of a muslin backdrop is made of non-reflective cotton that gives an overall professional look. You can choose a muslin backdrop that is a solid color, airbrushed, hand-painted or with special effects.

When should senior pictures be taken?
Red Lotus Spring Senior Pictures Photography feels, ideally, the best time to schedule a senior portrait session is anytime beginning Spring of your Junior year to early Spring of Senior year. Of course, you can always schedule your session another time, but to ensure your choice of dates and venues, it is best to begin early!