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Christmas Photography Session | Northern Virginia | Washington DC Photographer

Christmas Mini Session, Family Photography, with the W Family


As some of you may know, this was my very first holiday season in the Washington DC and Northern Virginia area. I decided that it would be the perfect time to offer Limited Edition Holiday Portrait Sessions. I have learned that the weather in Prince William County can be extremely unpredictable and cold in November and December so I decided to utilize my studio location in Woodbridge Virginia and create a Winter Wonderland of my own. I rushed down to Hobby Lobby near the Potomac Mills Mall and caught their amazing 50% off holiday decor sale. After giving them all my coins, I left with 2 carts full of beautiful decorations. All that was left was to wait for Amazon to deliver my new Christmas Trees and the materials to Flock them. For whatever reason, I decided to DIY my trees this year and I opted for two beautifully flocked Christmas Trees. I'll post a DIY and video of how I flocked the trees.


With a little creativity, I created the perfect holiday photography setup and wanted to share a few of my favorite photos from my session with the W Family.


Mayor W reached out to me and we immediately got on the phone for a consultation to make sure I would be a good fit for him and his family. Once he was on the books we did our consultation and planned out his family session. Since he has a large family we decided on adding in two pops of color instead of just red. I love how the older guys opted for a plum color, while the little guy wore red.



I just love how these siblings coordinated their colors. Plum, black and gray can create a festive look and work perfectly for Christmas mini session photos.



The Mr. opted for plum and gray and the Mrs. opted for red and black.

Thanks for reading and if you are in the Washington DC Metro or Northern Virginia area and in need of a portrait photographer feel free to contact me.

Alicia Potter is a published photographer specializing in family photos, headshots, maternity portraits and military retirement ceremony photography based in Woodbridge Virginia (DMV).

Serving Washington D.C., Northern Virginia (DMV), Fairfax, Arlington, Alexandria, Manassas and surrounding areas.

Available for Worldwide Travel photography commissions.

Due to the custom nature of photography, All Sales Are Final.

All sales are subject to tax and are required by state and federal law. Prices subject to change without notice.



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