Beautiful Christmas Sessions To Inspire Every Photographer!

December 19, 2012

in Photography Inspiration, Photography Posing Ideas

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We’ve searched the web and are sharing some of our favorite Christmas-themed photography sessions here on I Heart Faces today!  We hope that these photos will inspire you to try something new as you plan for holiday sessions for clients or for your own family.

Many of the links we’re sharing have entire sessions posted on their blogs.  Be sure to pop over to their sites to be inspired even more!

Above Photo Credit: Rosina shared this cute photo with our I Heart Faces Community members.  What child doesn’t love to have their very own miniature Christmas tree?

Vintage Stylized Sessions

Shannon Clyne of Cakewalk Photography created this cute session with some winter greenery and some vintage props.

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We love this vintage styled engagement session from Arrow & Apple.  To view more of this session, check out their feature on Rock ‘n Roll Bride. Christmas Photo Ideas via

Christmas Tree Farm

Erin Samuell | We first saw this beautiful session at Grey Likes Weddings.  You can view more images from this Christmas Tree Farm session on Erin’s blog A Simple Photograph.

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This creative engagement session captured the couple cutting the tree and decorating it together as well. Photography by Sassyfrass Studios.

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More Engagement or Newlywed Ideas

A Bryan Photo created this fantastic urban Christmas image.

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Haley Sheffield captured the sweetness of these newlyweds’ first Christmas. Photo tip:  “The snow at the end [of the session] was actually instant potatoes… cheaper than artificial snow and biodegradable! ;)”

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Christmas Lights

Babies and children are fascinated with the sparkle of Christmas lights.  Safety Tip:  Please always be careful to make sure that little ones never put Christmas lights in their mouth!

Amy Tripple Photography

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Decorating the Tree

We love these outdoor tree-decorating sessions!

Drew B

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Mollie Wetta

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Hana Lynch (Check out her blog for some great tips for Christmas card photos.)

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Stylized Nativity Session

Butterfly Photography

What a sweet nativity session!  This would be such a fun way to share the story of Christmas with your children.

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Holiday Bokeh

Take advantage of the beautiful Christmas lights bokeh for an instant holiday backdrop.

Sara Kiesling Photography

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Irina Barcari

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Or get a little creative with your focal length and capture something more abstract.

Ciel Photography

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Have you taken some beautiful Christmas photos?  Share your holiday posing ideas with us on our Facebook wall or on Instagram (@iheartfaces) using our hashtag #iHeartFaces!


{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

KRisten November 26, 2013

What great ideas!! Can’t wait to try some of these out


Every Detail Photography May 8, 2013

Oh my gosh. The lights! I can’t believe I’ve never thought of that. So beautiful.


Rikki Hatfield December 23, 2012

Great ideas for inspiring photographers.


Christy Harper December 22, 2012

Thanks for the article, lots of great info :)


Declan Mc Glone December 20, 2012

Beautiful Christmas Sessions To Inspire Every Photographer! #photography


BlissDom December 19, 2012

So many inspiring ideas for holiday photo shoots! via @iheartfaces


Angie Arthur December 19, 2012

Great inspiration for photographers right before the holidays! —>RT @iheartfaces: Beautiful Christmas Sessions


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