How to Prepare for Your Seattle Family Mini Photo Session

Seattle Family Photographer Becky Langseth, Family in Edmonds, WA

Do you have an upcoming mini photo shoot with me? Here are a few tips to make the most of your Seattle family mini session:

1. Arrive Early to Your Seattle Mini Photo Session

Be sure to arrive 5-10 minutes early. This helps with time in getting in and out of the car, last minute face checks/wipes for littles, and just less stress all around with not being hurried! Being early will also ensure you can find the location, parking lot and photographer (that’s me!) in time. With mini sessions, you want to begin right at your start time, since time is limited.

Seattle Family Photographer Becky Langseth, Seattle mom kissing toddler

2. Feed Littles Before the Mini Session

If you have littles (small kiddos and babies), make sure they are fed. You can even bring some non-messy snacks, if that helps. This keeps kids happy and in good moods! We all know that a hangry baby or toddler is not so excited to get photos taken.

3. Pick Out Your Outfits Before the Day of the Shoot

Again, less stress. Now you know if you need to do laundry, iron a shirt, or purchase an additional clothing item that you thought you already had. Bonus tip: lay out all the outfits together to see if they coordinate well. (Not too matchy-matchy, but coordinating.)

Seattle Family Photographer Becky Langseth, Family at Brackett's Landing, Edmonds, WA

4. Finally, Relax!

Breath deep. Inhale, exhale. Don’t worry, I’ve got you! I’ll do my best to get your kiddos (or big kidddos) to give me some genuine and authentic smiles. And if not, that’s okay too! I can get some great shots of family connection. I promise!

Seattle Family Photographer Becky Langseth, Mom behind son

As always, please reach out with any questions/concerns. If you want help with outfits, I’m happy to give suggestions. I’m looking forward to capturing your amazing family!

Have any additional tips? Share them in the comments!

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