Welcome to Santa's village! Your family and kids will get to experience all of the Christmas magic! Santa will tell stories from his living room and  explore the magical fairy dust he uses  every Christmas! Come and see if your name is on the Nice List, and see what magical surprise Santa has for you in his bag. For the bigger kiddos, you will then make your way over to Santa's workshop to paint some toys, write letters, and tell Santa exactly what you want for Christmas.

Christmas is such a magical time for so many families that brings unforgettable smiles to all ages. I want your family to be smiling, laughing, feeling at ease with Santa throughout the entire experience. We are here to make unforgettable memories with the magical spirit of Christmas. 

Providing a truly one of a kind experience for your FAmily!

THE SANTA Experience

Your session will have full access to all of my vintage Christmas props with every Santa Experience!

Thank you for your interest in our magical FULL  Santa Experience! 

These sessions run by appointment only.  You will be able to select your preferred appointment time at the link below. Once you have selected your appointment, you will fill out the contact form and pay your session fee. The non-refundable session fee of 350 (plus tax) must be paid in order to reserve your time slot. If you choose to cancel your session, you will forfeit your session fee.

 Your Santa Experience includes snacks,  drinks, and a gift from Santa before you leave. All images and products are sold separately via an in person ordering appointment with collections starting at $500.

All purchases come with a corresponding social media sized digital file.

View our pricing guide below:

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**These sessions are for children and individual families only (this means only siblings are allowed in your session). Parents are welcome to participate in portraits as well.   

**Each session is scheduled for 40 min. If you are concerned that your child may not cooperate, I do not recommend you book this year and wait until your child is older.

Available dates:
November 4, 2023

*Please select your preferred date and time when booking with the link below

** Spots are limited. Time or date changes are not permitted. Please arrive 10 minutes early to your session. If you miss your appointment time or show up late, your time cannot be rescheduled or extended under any circumstances. 

**Please note a second in-studio one on one ordering appointment is necessary to purchase your images and products after the Santa Experience. Online galleries of your final images will only be available once your purchase is paid in full. With your product purchase, you will receive a complementary photo ornament from your session.

**Payment Plans are NOT applicable due to the time sensitive nature of the session and Holidays.


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"We had a wonderful experience with Amanda for our newborn session! From the start of the process; she was quick to respond, friendly and professional. During the session, she made us feel very comfortable in her in-home studio and explained her process along the way. Amanda was very gentle with our little one and she captured some amazing pictures. We would definitely recommend Amanda and would use her again in the future!"

"For the Love of Photography is is exceptional! Amanda takes her time with your child/family, she works hard to deliver quality photos. She is incredibly kind and patient. She also takes all proper COVID precautions and keeps your baby very comfortable during the entire process. I highly recommend using her as a way to create keepsake memories for you and your family."

"Amanda was wonderful to work with. Amanda was super helpful and responsive. I am clueless when it comes to coordinating outfits for pictures. Amanda helped me coordinate outfits for my three girls and husband. Everyone looked fabulous. She was great working with children. She captured some beautiful pictures of our entire family and me for my maternity session."

"Our family was so impressed with our For the Love of Photography newborn session. We felt comfortable that all precautions were in place to keep all of us safe and healthy during COVID. Amanda was extremely professional and so patient with our newborn daughter. And when our toddler son was a bit difficult for photos she welcomed us back to her studio on a different day and worked with us to get the best photos of our little family.  We are so impressed with what we have seen of the session so far and can’t wait for the final photos! Highly recommend working with FtLoP!"

"We had such a great time with Amanda! She was very professional and captured AMAZING pictures of our newborn. We felt more than comfortable and safe in her in-home studio especially during this crazy time. Thank you Amanda!"

"Amanda was so kind and easy to work with! We absolutely fell in love with the vision she had in mind for our maternity session. My husband and I both felt comfortable and directed for the entire shoot. For the Love of Photography made booking very easy. Amanda promptly answered any questions that came to mind and had great suggestions. Thank you, For the Love of Photography for making me feel so beautiful and capturing a moment in time that my husband and I will cherish forever!"







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For the Love of Photography is an East Lansing, Michigan based family photographer. Amanda specializes in newborn, baby milestone, maternity, family, and motherhood fine art photography. Serving the greater Lansing area: Dewitt, Grand Ledge, Okemos, Lansing, Williamston, Haslett, Howell,  Brighton, Novi, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids and surrounding areas

15947 Park Lake Road East Lansing, MI 48824