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A wonderful photographer created the Hot Cocoa Sessions, and it broke the internet! With so much demand for it, I decided to try them myself! I am excited to announce that Bokeh Love Photography will be offering Hot Cocoa Mini Sessions in Galloway, NJ. Rain or shine, the weather will not matter! You will be safe in my studio and you will get to have your child photographed in a big cup of cocoa!

These mini sessions are $180 which includes 5 digital images of your choice from an online proofing gallery. You will be able to purchase the entire gallery for $99 as well. Click here to book your session!


What will be in the cup?

The hot cocoa is a mixture of warm water and hot cocoa mix. I have two different sized cups so I can accommodate sitters (babies who can sit on their own) up to 3 or 4 years of age.


What should my child wear?

Your child should wear a diaper cover and bathing suit. The reason for this is because we want them to look adorable in a super cute outfit (I recommend a red/white bathing suit!) but also for their safety. You don’t want them to actually bathe in the Cocoa, so covering them up will prevent any infections. Your child’s safety is our number one priority! Here is an adorable outfit from Amazon!


Will the cup be cleaned between sessions?

Yes! Between sessions the cup will be dumped & sanitized. A new batch of warm cocoa will be made for the next client.  Keeping things clean and sanitized is very important to us to protect you, especially during COVID! We will also be wearing masks during your session and there will be a buffer between your session and the next, to allow for you to clean up and leave before the next client arrives.

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I am very excited to be able to offer these Hot Cocoa Mini Sessions in Galloway, NJ and I am so excited to show you the set up! The setting will be a country kitchen with gingerbread men/women, and some other fun things for your little to look at. And of course we will have GIANT marshmallows!

Take a look at the setup below:

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Planning on having family sessions done instead? To see what to wear for family Christmas sessions, click here! This will give you some ideas for how you should dress your family for the absolute best family portraits!

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December 1, 2020

Hot Cocoa Mini Sessions in Galloway

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Not sure what to wear for Christmas Portraits? Let me help you with some visual guides! Selecting your outfits can make or break your family portraits! You really want to select outfits that flatter everyone, and can showcase who you really are. Is your family causal and comfortable or is your family upscale and glamorous? You can go in so many different directions. The possibilities are virtually endless and you have the internet to shop at your disposal!

Here is a list of my favorite places to shop:

H&M : Really great selection of clothing for kids and adults. A great way to stay trendy and relevant, and not submit to the “cuteness” of boy clothes you will find in other chain stores. Also, convenient, and you can find GREAT deals here!
Janie & Jack : On the more expensive side, but the quality alone is worth it! They have a very distinct style that will not disappoint!
Zara : High fashion kids clothes (and adults too!) If you want to stand out, this is it!
Boden : Really beautiful clothing options for the whole family! High quality pieces, velvet, tulle, sequins, blazers, shoes, etc.
ModCloth: An amazing resource for women both regular and plus sized, with an amazing assortment of different and unique styles!
Shein : Stay in style with the amazing options at Shein, for men, women and children!
Neiman Marcus : Always a solid choice for a classic look for every member of your family.
Ted Baker : High end designs, beautifully crafted, and gorgeous additions to your closet that will last the test of time!
ASOS : For men and women, the clothing you will find here are highly stylish and perfect for that wow factor!

Although these are just my suggestions for what to wear for Christmas Portraits…

You should take some time to really think about colors, patterns, styles and textures to create your own look for your family. You will really have a good time searching the internet for just the right pieces, and then it’s time to shop! Or, you can look in your closet and try to find different things you have purchased throughout the years, to make something work! It’s a really fun challenge and you will feel so much more proud that you’ve styled your family on your own! I’d say that will earn some serious bragging rights!

Take a look at the board below and see how I styled them. You will have a much better idea on what to wear for Christmas Portraits!

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Disclosure:

The images you see above were not photographed by me. These images were complied via the internet of outfits found at the stores above. I am not associated with the stores, nor am I an affiliate. Bokeh Love Photography has not received compensation by telling you to visit these stores. I am simply sharing with you my honest opinions on outfits and accessories that would look stunning for your family portraits. To purchase any of these images, please visit the links to the stores above, during the 2020 November-December season.  If visiting at another date, these outfits may not be available, so in the future, please use them for color and pattern reference only.

November 7, 2020

What to Wear for Christmas Portraits?

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Fall family sessions are my favorite.

The weather starts to change, somehow we get all of this energy to rake the lawn, pops of color and comfy flannels call our names and FORCE us to put them on! SOCKS! Who doesn’t love socks, and hoodies, and those super comfy, fuzzy boots… yes you know the ones, the ones that you can stick your toes inside and wear as slippers. Watching movies with ALL of the blankets, and waking up in the morning and making a big cup of hot coffee!

Yes, autumn is here, and it’s time for Fall family sessions. Because, why not? Your children are older, they’re so cute and of course you want to dress them up in the most adorable fall attire you can find. These images make beautiful wall pieces, but most importantly… this is a tradition!

These special sessions are something to look forward to! You’ve made it through the summer, your kids are in a new grade at school! They’re entering a new chapter of their lives and you want to document this. It’s special, and you’re creating and documenting these memories that they will love looking back on as adults. Then they can carry on the same tradition with their own children. Be proud of that, you did that!

Bokeh Love has been photographing Fall family sessions for over 10 years. Whether it’s a mini session or a full session dedicated to capturing those natural smiles and giggles, you’ll be happy you made this investment!

 

Take a look at some past Fall Family Sessions we’ve had:
Fall Mini Sessions at Estell Manor
Fall Studio Portraits
Harvest Mini Sessions

 

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October 6, 2020

Fall Family Sessions

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South Jersey Christmas Mini Sessions are here and I could not be more excited to share them with you! Even though it is still November, everyone is thinking about Christmas! (And other holidays of course). I celebrate Christmas, so that is why I offer Christmas Mini Sessions, and since I am located in Galloway, they are named, South Jersey Christmas Mini Sessions! haha. In addition to Christmas sessions, I also offer a substitute background that features blue snowflakes! This is perfect if you don’t celebrate Christmas, or if red just isn’t your color.

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I love props! Your littles will have tons to play with to be happy during their session. The set is interactive, which means they will be able to touch the fake snow, ride on the sleds, sit in the sleigh. If you are opting to have the snow flake them, there will be a menorah, dreidel, snow balls, etc to play with, or just keep on display. As always, feel free to bring props of your own!

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Details:
South Jersey Christmas Mini Sessions are 15 minute sessions that include 3 digital images of your choice through an online proofing gallery. You will of course be able to purchase more with a special gallery upgrade price! That price is an additional purchase from the session price. This would also allow you to have printing rights to your digitals, which means you can print your images where ever you would like. I can however only guarantee the print quality if you purchase directly through my lab, and it is calibrated with my computer and the way I edit. The pricing that you find in my online proofing gallery is slightly higher, the reason for that is because you are getting a professional finished heirloom product.

Products:
This year I am offering the pre-purchase of Christmas/Holiday cards and ceramic ornaments! Get your cards sent out easily this year, by having custom cards done early with beautiful styles to choose from. The ornaments are perfect for your own tree or as a gift for your loved ones!

 

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Who are studio sessions for?
Studio session are ideal for children ages 10 and under. The set is rather small and will not fit a family very easily. It is also very limited in what we can do pose wise. They work amazingly well for the littles and they are in a controlled environment away from harsh weather conditions like rain, sleet and real snow!

Who are on location sessions for?
On location sessions are perfect for small and large families alike! They are held at locations that are easily accessible, and families can move around without feeling like they will “step out of frame”. They are both lifestyle and poses, so feel free to laugh, hug, smile, hold hands, and even pose for the camera!

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I love everything! How do I book?
I love that you are excited, and so am I! Booking your session is simple for these South Jersey Christmas Mini Sessions! I have set up an easy booking page where you can easily click the link, select your session type (studio or on location) and follow the prompts to fill out your information, contract and make your payment. If you have any questions along the way, please just reach out to me via my email: lauren@bokehlovephotography.net

Booking link: Click here to book your Christmas Mini Session!

November 6, 2019

South Jersey Christmas Mini Sessions

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If you read my blog, you know I was SO excited to photograph my cousin’s maternity session. Well, her sweet baby girl made her appearance shortly after and is absolutely stunning! She looks just like a baby doll! I was so happy she chose me to photograph her little one when there are so many other amazing photographers in NJ. Being a Newborn Photographer near Atlantic County NJ had made my life so much more amazing, because I get to meet happy little babies and take beautiful images of them. Of course I love when they are awake and bright eye’d, it’s so much easier when they are fast asleep in dreamland. Miss Emma was awake for most of the session, but she fell fast asleep toward the end, and I was able to capture beautiful images of her while she was sound asleep. The beautiful headbands you see I made myself, which I am so proud of, except for the jeweled on at the end, that was mine and I thought she needed some princess bling. Emma’s nursery is purples, so I thought this beautiful mauve would be a great addition to her walls. Not too bright, but perfectly neutral to showcase all of her gorgeous features.

Check out my cousin’s beautiful maternity session from a park near her house, in Riverton: Danielle Maternity Session

If you are awaiting the arrival of your new addition are looking for a Newborn Photographer near Atlantic County NJ, I would be honored to photograph your beautiful new bundle of joy! Reach out to me today at lauren@bokehlovephotography.net

Studio sessions offer use of all props, headbands, rugs, etc. I make new headbands all the time, and welcome any theme you have in mind, to make something custom for your session!

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August 22, 2017

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