We’re experts at making you and your family look great. But sometimes children are scared of Santa and the session doesn’t go as planned. But never fear. We’ve got a few tricks up our sleeve to help you get the best photo. A little preparation goes a long way.
Book in advance using our online booking system. Santa is very popular and sometimes it takes a while to get to say hello. When your little one is tired, they might not be in the best mood to see Santa. Try to avoid visiting at their usual nap time.
Help your children prepare for their trip to Santa. Perhaps your child could write a letter to Santa? This will add to their excitement and help them understand the visit.
As soon as Santa arrives at your local center, consider popping past just to say hello. This doesn’t need to be the photo visit, but will help prepare your child for a smooth photo session later.
Peek-a-boo! Have Santa hide behind the throne and seat your children on his chair. Snap!
Consider making it a family photo. Kids love to have Mum and Dad with them for their Santa visit and after all, how many opportunities do you have to take a photo with everyone in it?
The most important of all tips is to manage your expectations. The annual Santa photo tradition is all about capturing your children as they are at that moment. Embrace imperfection. When you eventually line your photos up in years to come, the imperfect ones are those that will make you laugh the most. For more helpful tips, read our article “How to Prepare Your Children for their Photos with Santa”.
We’d love to enchant your visitors with a magical Christmas solution or Christmas photo booth. We think about Christmas all year round! So if it’s maximum Christmas magic and minimal stress that you desire, book a consultation with our team.