San Luis Obispo Spring Mini Sessions

Spring is a beautiful time of year in San Luis Obispo, with colorful blooms, warm sunshine, and lush greenery (especially after all this rain). It’s the perfect time to capture some memorable photos of you and your loved ones. Spring mini-sessions are a great way to do just that. Every year I offer mini-sessions in the spring, so I wanted to help you prepare and answer some of the most common questions.

What are spring mini sessions?

Spring mini-sessions are shorter, themed photography sessions that are designed to capture the beauty of the season. These sessions typically last between 15 and 20 minutes and are focused on family portraits. They are a great way to get some beautiful photos without committing to a longer session.

What should I expect during a spring mini-session?

During a spring mini-session, I will work with you to create a set of images that capture the beauty of the season. We may choose a specific location, such as a local park or garden. The session will be shorter than a regular photography session, but I will still work to capture a variety of poses and expressions to give you a range of images to choose from.

Who should book a spring mini-session?

Spring mini-sessions are perfect for anyone who wants to capture some beautiful photos of themselves or their loved ones during the spring season. They’re a great option for families who want to update their family photos or individuals who want to celebrate the arrival of spring with some festive photos.

What should I wear to a Spring Mini Session in San Luis Obispo?

Spring is all about bright, light, and cheerful colors. It’s the perfect time to wear pastels, whites, and light-colored clothing. Soft, flowy fabrics like chiffon, linen, and cotton are perfect for creating a light and airy look. Choose clothes that are comfortable and easy to move in as you’ll be moving around a lot during the shoot. One of my favorite stores is Baltic Born. They have some of the most beautiful dresses.

What to wear in the spring for a photo session in San Luis Obispo
Photo Courtesy of The Motherhood Anthology

San Luis Obispo weather can be unpredictable, so it’s always a good idea to wear layers. A lightweight jacket or cardigan can be a great addition to your outfit. You can also layer a scarf or a hat to add a touch of personality to your look.

What to wear in the spring for a photo session in San Luis Obispo
Photo Courtesy of The Motherhood Anthology

Floral prints are perfect for springtime photo sessions in San Luis Obispo. Whether it’s a dress, a skirt, or a blouse, floral prints can add a pop of color to your look. Choose smaller prints for a subtle look or bolder prints to make a statement.

What to wear in the spring for a photo session in San Luis Obispo
Photo Courtesy of The Motherhood Anthology

Overall, spring mini-sessions in San Luis Obispo are a fun and affordable way to capture beautiful images and celebrate the arrival of spring. Book your session today and create some lasting memories! Contact me for more information.

Before you go, I want to introduce you to fellow photographer Ali. Ali is a Lake Norman Lifestyle Photographer. In her blog post she shares a lifestyle family session.

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March 23, 2023



  1. Jillian says:

    Great post with so much good information when planning for a mini-session!

  2. Love the style boards. Love spring sessions, they are the best!

  3. Ruth Young says:

    These outfits are so beautiful!! I’m so inspired!!

  4. I love all of your spring mini session tips! Those outfits are so pretty!!!

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