How many Mickey ears and Disney t-shirts do you own? If you are anything like us, probably too many. Disney souvenirs remind us of magical moments and dole whips! And let’s be honest, you can never really have “too many” of anything that reminds you of Disney. Am I right? One thing you may not have too many of, though, is photographs. And no, I don’t mean selfies on Main Street! (Although you can never really have too many of those either) I am talking about the importance of Vacation Portraits at Disney World.
Imagine walking in your door after a long day and seeing a gallery wrapped canvas of your family from your Disney World vacation? Vacation portraits are the best souvenir, ever. Because they are souvenirs that you won’t forget about.
What are “Vacation Portraits”?
Vacation Portraits are a way to bring a little Florida sunshine home with you when you leave. We capture those fleeting moments of quality time that families experience during a vacation together!
Florida is a magical place for a LOT of people. My husband and I were lucky enough to grow up here, just an hour or so away from the happiest place on earth.
And it inspired us to specialize in portraits that invoke fond memories of beach days and magical moments. We want families to relive their happiest days when they look at their portraits.
After all, what are vacations made of? Happiness.
Why Every Family Should Make Time for a Portrait Session
Whether your family has traveled to Florida for 30 years or this is your first time – it is the BEST time for a portrait session! Here’s why:
- Breathtaking & distinctive locations
- Vacation mode has a way of making smiles shine a little brighter
- Remember your vacation with some of the most stunning portraits you have ever seen
- Everyone is together (and in a great mood!)
- It will be a warm reminder of Florida Sunshine and Disney magic
If you are staying on Disney property then we can photograph you at your resort. If you would like a dreamy sunset session on the beach then we can recommend the best locations!
Having your family portraits created for you during your vacation is a fun way to commemorate your Florida fairytale. Let me tell you a little more about what it’s like to be photographed by Hinson Photography!
About Hinson Photography
We photograph family portraits from Orlando to the coasts of Florida. We are based in New Smyrna Beach, FL and we are a husband and wife team. Our focus is on providing timeless and museum quality wall art that will last for generations (or to infinity and beyond!)
What to expect
Your experience with us will begin with a phone call to say hello and get to know each other. We aren’t really that into emails!
At Hinson Photography we only reserve a limited number of portrait sessions each year so that we can dedicate ourselves to providing the highest level of customer service. We make time to talk with you, answer your questions and tailor our services to meet your needs.
Once your custom portrait session has been reserved, we will schedule your design consultation.
During your design consultation, we will video chat about styling your outfits, selecting the perfect location, where you will want to display these portraits in your home and I will learn more about your family.
The Portrait Session
This is where the magic happens!
Our portrait sessions typically last for about 1-2 hours depending on the location and your needs.
Our team will make sure you are comfortable, confident, properly posed and that the scene is beautifully lit. We bring light refreshments because everyone is happier when there is food involved!
If you have little ones that need some extra encouragement then we will do everything we can to make them happy. Including singing “let it go” and making silly faces.
We do not rush portrait sessions. We accommodate outfit changes, snack breaks and time for kiddos to enjoy being kiddos.
The Gallery Premiere
This is by far the most exciting part of the experience! Your in-person gallery premiere will be scheduled within your vacation stay. We will come visit you at your vacation rental or home and showcase your finished gallery for the first time. Again, we bring more refreshments! Together we will view your personalized slideshow and then you can select which portraits you would like to purchase. We will even show you custom wall arrangements based on what you are interested in and help you customize a collection.
Enjoy Your Portraits
Now you can glance at your walls every day and see an incredible portrait of your family. You can sit around the kitchen table with friends and family marveling at physical prints from your custom portrait session.
I think we can all agree that time passes quickly! Let this tangible, custom and museum quality artwork serve as an everyday reminder to cherish every single moment of your fairytale.
If you want to find out more about this fantastic service be sure to contact Hinson Photography. They are fantastic and will help you answer questions about their services, pricing and anything else you may be wondering about!
If you are looking to make some of your own photography magic read our iPhone Photography Tips for Disney Parks!
Heather and her husband Jon are family portrait photographers based in New Smyrna Beach. They specialize in vacation portraits all along the coast and in Orlando. They are parents to a train-loving 4 year old and a cuddly chihuahua. When they aren’t at Disney, they enjoy beach days, coffee breaks and kayaking.