5 Reasons to book a Mother’s Day Mini session

February 26, 2020

Mini sessions are a fun way to capture memories without the commitment of paying for a full photo session. Mini sessions are becoming the go-to for families who are looking for a quick and stress-free option for capturing milestone images their kids.

Mother’s Day Minis at Mint Room Studios

We’ve answered the frequently asked questions about minis to give you a better idea of what to expect.

the benefits of a mini session

  1. Minis are a more affordable way to try out a photographer and still capture beautiful images. A good photographer will ensure you’ve been prepped in advanced so you know what to expect and plan ahead.
  2. Most minis are between 15-30 mins which is ideal for family with small children that won’t stay still for too long.
  3. If you are feeling a bit nervous about being in front of a camera then you’ll be glad to know that a mini session are quick and you will be having too much fun to be nervous.
  4. A mini session is a parent’s dream due to it being quick, fun and light-hearted. Great for capturing photos with younger children because they lose interest fast.
  5. If you aren’t looking for tons of photos but instead want one or two amazing shots then this is definitely the ideal option for you.
These are the perfect opportunity to exist in photos with your children

What is included in the price of my mini session?

The mini photo session includes a 20 minute session in a private studio in Toronto, a proofing gallery and your favourite 10 edited images selected by you.

When will I receive my photos?

Your photos will be posted in an online gallery within 1-2 days after the session for you to select your faves. Once we edit them, we send you a wetransfer link to download and save your images.

What is required to book my slot at your mini session event?

These sessions are limited and available on a first come first serve basis.  Due to high demand, we require the full amount to be paid in order to reserve your space at our mini session event. Most details with regards to open dates and times can be found here https://anchorstudio.ca/book-online/

Where will the mini session take place?

Your mini session will take place in a stunning studio space located in The Junction called Mint Room Studios. If you’re booking outdoors, they will be held in Toronto at a beautiful outdoor location that we select.  

Is there anything else that I should know?

Once you book a session with us, we send you a confirmation email along with tips, a preparation guide, parking and clothing tips so that you know exactly what to expect the day of your mini session.

What type of minis do you offer?

We usually offer 5 minis throughout the year starting with Valentine’s Day, Spring Minis, Mother’s Day, Fall Outdoor Mini and various dates for the Holiday Minis to capture photos for your Christmas cards. Sign up for our monthly newsletter if you want to get first pick for dates and times.

Here are more blog posts in different locations in Toronto both outdoors and in-studio showing why you should hire a photographer to capture your beautiful family.

Family photo shoot at Scarborough Bluffs

Family and maternity photos at Scottsdale Farm

Family and cake smash photo shoot at Mint Room Studios

Family and cake smash photo shoot in The Solarium Studio

Family photos at The Evergreen Brickworks


There are a few ways you can book. You can book right online using this tab which leads you to my online booking calendar. However, not all available dates are on that calendar so if you need a different date, send me an email! You can reach me at hello@anchorstudio.ca

Anchor Studio Photography specializes providing a full service experience that starts with booking your session and ends with getting beautiful tangible heirloom products being displayed in your home. My style of soft, candid and timeless photos can be seen in all my maternitynewbornchild and family portraits in Greater Toronto Area, including Oakville, Mississauga, North York and Richmond Hill. If you are interested in booking a portrait session for your family, you can click here to book your session. I am now booking sessions for summer 2020, so don’t hesitate to get in touch soon!

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