It is the most magical time of the year and the time to capture beautiful and long lasting memories for your family.

Don’t miss the opportunity to capture this moment. Session slots are limited. Hurry to secure your spot!

SHARE: Get one additional image in your package for each booked referral!



  • New this year is the option of getting the entire proof gallery for a flat fee — this is a HUGE discount, so don’t forget to add in the option at the time of booking. Offer valid -only- at the time of booking – no exceptions. “Get ALL” add-on option will be shown once you select your desired session.
  • If you are booking a Child Only Studio Session for more than one child, do not forget to select the “Add a Sibling” option when booking. Kids MUST be siblings to share a slot – absolutely no exceptions! Studio is located in San Jose by 280 and Saratoga Ave. Exit.
  • Book Both: Family Outdoors + Studio Child Only and get $40 Credit towards additional digitals.
  • Final images for December sessions will be delivered very close to Christmas, so if you plan on printing and mailing cards, you -must- apply the Rush Add-On to your session at the time of booking in order to get your images earlier. No exceptions at all.
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Past Christmas Mini Session Memories... This year will be even better!!! Book your spot today.


  • Full payment is required to secure your slot. Due to high demand, contract must be signed within 5 hrs of session payment or session is canceled and payment forfeited. Absolutely No exceptions!
  • Get All Add-on Option is valid only at the time of booking and cannot be added at a later time.
  • All payments are final and non-refundable.
  • If you are a new client and are not familiar with Aline Designs Terms and Conditions, please read the FAQs page before booking your session.
  • Deliverables: Digital images are delivered in two formats: Web Version for social media posts & 8×10 Max Size Print (1280 pixels longest edge).
  • Absolutely NO cell phone photos or videos allowed during your session.
  • Photographer is not responsible if your child does not cooperate.
  • Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to your session time to park. Arrive ready to be photographed. If you are late, it will cut into your shooting time – no exceptions!
  • Bring any treats (non-messy foods) that will make your child happy.
  • Outdoor sessions may be converted into a studio session due to weather conditions and rain.
  • IMPORTANT: Mini sessions are not meant to be used as a milestone (birthday celebration, etc). Therefore, do not bring props intended to mark your child’s birthday. Mini sessions are themed and the child should be dressed appropriately to match the theme of the session. Absolutely no customization of the sets are allowed.
  • Terms & Conditions and other additional details are located under the FAQs page


Holiday Mini Sessions / Christmas Mini Sessions will be photographed outdoors in the Bay Area around San Jose, Cupertino, Campbell, Mountain View, Los Gatos, etc. Location will be announced close to session day.

Studio is located in San Jose by 280 and Saratoga Ave Exit.


Mini Sessions book really fast. If you cannot book a slot because all the available slots are gone, please email me to add your name to the waiting list by clicking on the link below.