Thank you for booking your Santa mini session with Eden Bao Photography! Below are information to help ensure you have the best experience at your photoshoot.


Eden Bao Home Studio
2398 Hettervig Pl
Ferndale, WA

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The home studio is located in a residential neighborhood. Please park at one of the two spaces at Eden Bao’s Studio, in front of the driveway or along Hettervig Pl. DO NOT BLOCK any neighbors’ driveways.



Please arrive and check in no earlier than 15 minutes prior to your session time. You will wait in the Client Lounge until Santa is ready for you.

DO NOT ARRIVE LATE or you will forfeit your session and non-refundable session fee. This is to ensure every family has the best experience in the allotted time with Santa.

If you arrive early, due to space limitations in the waiting area, please remain in your car until you are ready to check in.

Please arrive in your outfit ready to be photographed. There is no time for last minute primping, makeup, face washing or outfit change or else you cut into your allotted session time and lose out on photo opportunities with Santa.



Outfit is totally up to you! It could be formal, casual, themed, Christmas pajamas… whatever you would like to do! The easiest way to is to pick a color palette and coordinate your outfits using those colors. Christmas colors work well! There is no time for outfit changes or you will cut into your session time and lose out on photo opportunities with Santa.



After check-in, you will be called in to your shoot.

During your session, Santa leads the experience. While your children are being photographed, please stand behind me to watch the session. When we need your children to look into the camera, position yourself behind me and just right above my camera. We want your children to look towards the camera and not off to the side or above.

Parents are welcome to jump in for a family shot at the end!

If there are any special concerns or considerations for your family, please let us know in advance and we will do what we can to make it special for your little ones.



While smiles are preferred, sometimes your baby may not cooperate. Secretly, we LOVE crying Santa pictures! Santa is a seasoned pro and will cry along with your babe. We will do our best to get happy photos with Santa… but crying photos aren’t bad either!

Due to Santa’s busy schedule, there will be no reshoots or reschedules.

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After your shoot, we will be mad-editing for the next four weeks to get your digital images out to you before Christmas!

Most print labs’ Christmas deadline is BEFORE December 10. If you need your images immediately, we will expedite your digital images for a $150 fee.



* Due to the custom nature of this session and service, there are no refunds, reshoots, reschedules for ANY reason.

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