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Christmas Photography Tips

Posted by on Oct 29, 2018 in blog | 0 comments

Christmas Photography Tips

Christmastime (and winter) is the most energetic and exciting time to take photographs for a variety of reasons – the natural elements, the captivating and imaginative decorations (including Christmas lights) and the festive mood that overcomes whole communities. You can photograph during the day, but some of the most evocative images can be found at night. The brilliance provided by the pure white snow adds some challenges, but there are some benefits too. Photographs Outdoors The cold chill of winter brings a certain purity to the air. Even the light usually has a different quality to it....

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Learn to be a Great Santa

Posted by on May 4, 2018 in blog | 0 comments

Learn to be a Great Santa

Thinking of being Santa this holiday season? It’s a great way to get into the holiday spirit and enjoy the Christmas season. Embrace the positive energy of the Christmas season, as well as the excited kids. Remember, it’s your job to always, always, always stay in character. Below are 5 more great tips that will make your, and the children’s, experience magical and memorable.   Bone up on Santa lore Begin by reading through the 19th-century poem, “The Night before Christmas,” by Clement Clarke Moore, which is where many of Santa’s traits originated. Also important to know is the meaning...

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Tips for Dealing with Pets on your Visit with Santa

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in blog | 0 comments

Tips for Dealing with Pets on your Visit with Santa

As part of being Santa Claus around the holiday season, many people are excited to bring not only their children to get photos with you, but also their other best friend, their pets! Pet pictures with Santa can be a fun and magical way to kick-start your holidays—not to mention that Santa pet photos make the best holiday cards! Below are other great tips for Santa’s to deal with pets in respectful, yet firm way:   Be Kind… to Santa and your Pet The holiday craze can be overwhelming, especially for your pet. With crowds flocking to shopping malls and people dressing up in various costumes,...

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Mall Santa’s Going the Extra Mile

Posted by on May 21, 2018 in blog | 0 comments

Mall Santa’s Going the Extra Mile

  The role of mall Santa isn’t an easy job. The suit is hot, the long line ups and Santa must stay in character for hours at a time. A great mall Santa can do that with ease, but what does it take to be an excellent mall Santa? Smile with your Eyes A good Santa has to be able to look like they’re smiling without showing their mouth because so much of the face is covered up between Santa’s beard.  Your eyes really give off a sense of happiness, enthusiasm, and interest. Remember, they can’t see your face! Artificial Padding Make sure around Christmas you either pack on...

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Top tips for Enjoying Christmas

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018 in blog | 0 comments

Top tips for Enjoying Christmas

Here are my top tips not just for surviving Christmas this year, but actually enjoying it! Don’t Stress. A way of closing it off in celebratory fashion. Reflecting on the year that has been, consigning it to the history books and then, bam, starting afresh on 1st January. Jump into the Spirit It’s the one time you can throw caution to the wind in the fashion stakes. Literally, anything goes. Just pass off your questionable taste with the words ‘I’m being festive’. Hah! Enjoy with the Children And by that, I mean literally get down to the intellectual level of your children (or those of your...

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Top tips for Enjoying Christmas

Posted by on Jul 2, 2018 in blog | 0 comments

Top tips for Enjoying Christmas

Here are my top tips not just for surviving Christmas this year, but actually enjoying it! Don’t Stress. A way of closing it off in celebratory fashion. Reflecting on the year that has been, consigning it to the history books and then, bam, starting afresh on 1st January. Jump into the Spirit It’s the one time you can throw caution to the wind in the fashion stakes. Literally, anything goes. Just pass off your questionable taste with the words ‘I’m being festive’. Hah! Enjoy with the Children And by that, I mean literally get down to the intellectual level of your children (or those of your...

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