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Hey Friend......

I am Janel a Virginia based travel adventure couple and elopement photographer. 

I am so glad that you have landed on my mini session guide page. I want to try and answer all your questions about what qualifies as a mini session, what the experience looks like, the booking process and just make it as streamlined as possible!

Meet Janel
Adventure Elopement and Small Intimate Wedding Photograher
Christmas Tree Ornament

date: saturday, december 2, 2023

rain date: sunday, december 3, 2023

time slots: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

location: heritage park blacksburg, va


all about mini sessions

Mini's are perfect for:

Families with young children who may not be able to last a whole session. This includes husbands who refuse to sit for a whole hour. Includes immediate family only, you can book two mini's together and get a couple combined shots though. 


Couples dating, engaged, married, or in between), wanting photos for holiday cards, save the dates, and so on!


Pet sessions can be good for updating just a few shots of your pets. Not for on location or cherished companion sessions.

Business owners looking for a few fresh headshot updates to keep things recent for their biz.

Maternity mama's can be a good fit for mini sessions, especially if they are just looking for pregnancy announcements, gender reveal, or just a few shots of their growing belly. Not available for newborn sessions as it's just not enough time to get the shots you are looking wanting.

People who just don't have a lot of time to spare for a full photo session but really want to get their pictures updated.

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Gimme all the deets

Christmas Family Session at Heritage Park in Blacksburg, VA

The Mini Session Experience Includes:

20 minute session

15 high-res digital images

1 outfit

print release

1 pre-selected location


Date: December 2, 2023

Time: 2-5 pm

Location: Heritage Park

Blacksburg, VA

Christmas Family Session at Heritage Park in Blacksburg, VA