Can you believe that it’s almost been 12 months since preparing for my last Christmas mini sessions? Santa has confirmed that he will be coming to The Copper Lens studio in Swansea for Christmas 2021 to meet all the little boys and girls that have made it onto his nice list.

The bookings will go live on Saturday 14th August at 6 pm for everyone on my VIP list, and 7 pm for general sales. These sessions often sell out very fast, and last year my Christmas mini sessions completely sold out in less than 20 minutes.

This year – Father Christmas is going to be busier than usual and he can only stay with us for 4 days, so when the sessions are gone no more will be added.

Please check the FAQ’s below for everything you need to know before they go on sale.

When will they take place?

Santa will be joining us during October half term on Thursday 28th, Friday 29th, Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st.

Why October?

I know it may seem early – but trust me this is perfect. After your session, I need time to beautifully edit all of your images to make sure they are full of Christmas magic, upload them to your private password protected gallery and allow you time to make your order.

Digital images are available for instant download. Giving you plenty of time to order any gifts you’d like to purchase featuring your stunning Christmas photos (these make the perfect gifts for families).

How long is the session?

Your magical Christmas session will give you 15 minutes with Father Christmas. Your little one will have the opportunity to help Santa in his workshop, read a Christmas story and tell him what they’d like for Christmas. This is much more time than you’d have in any grotto – and will be a truly magical experience with stunning portraits as your keepsake.

How much does it cost?

The magical Christmas sessions are only £99 however, a deposit of only £29 is required to book and the remaining balance is due on the day of your session. Each session will include:

  • – a private meet and greet with Father Christmas
  • – a little gift from the North Pole
  • – 2 of your favourite images as a high resolution digital download, that you can print, share online or even make beautful gifts for loved ones.
  • – After your session you’ll get your very own password protected gallery where you can view all of the images from your session. You will be able to choose your complimentary images or purchase all the images in your gallery.

Who can come?

The sessions are for immediate families only – one household/siblings. If extended families or cousins wish to be photographed together you will need to purchase a session per household in consecutive timeslots.

Can I change my appointment?

All bookings are final and are unable to be changed. Father Christmas is only able to visit on the days and times above and these sessions sell out fast, so it is not possible to reschedule.

I’m ready – how do I book?

If you are on Santas nice list and have already joined my mailing list, then you will get an email at 6 pm on Saturday the 14th of August with the booking link. If you are not on my mailing list then bookings will open to the general public at 7 pm via my Facebook and Instagram page.

What if we dont want to meet Father Christmas?

Not a problem at all. We can ask Santa to leave the studio for your timeslot and you can still have photos in the toy workshop.

What happens next?

If you are not already on my mailing list, please sign up below for priority booking. Set your alarms for Saturday 14th of August at 6 pm for VIP or 7 pm for general sales.

Good luck and I hope you manage to get a session when they are released.


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