These short-and-sweet sessions are perfect for the summertime! The breeze off the water keeps everyone comfortable with the warm temperatures, and the golden skies at sunset make for the most stunning backdrop.

Your 15 minute session is enough time to get the 'essential' photos, have some laughs along the way, and wrap things up with ease!

You'll also receive a gallery afterwards where you can choose 10 digital photos included with your package, order additional photos if you'd like, and even order prints and more to display your memories on your wall.


JULY 9TH, 2023





Summer Mini Sessions are my favourite - I look forward to them all year long!

After capturing these memories for dozens of families every summer over the last ten years, the beaches of Port Stanley have become my home-away-from-home. 

I can't wait to meet you on the beach this year!

I'm sandra! (she/her)
owner of life is beautiful photography

xo Sandra

"I highly recommend Life is Beautiful Photography! We had fun during our family mini session, and I can’t stop looking at our photos!"

Kerri M.

"Sandra is amazing to work with! She always captures beautiful photographs that we treasure from our engagement shoot to our very first family photo session. We adore her work and are returning clients! 1000% Recommended."

Taylor S.

"Sandra has done a few family sessions for us. She is extremely friendly and accommodating!! I am very happy with all my photos she has done for us!! Sandra you rock girl!!!"

melisa m.

I know - the idea of family photos can be exciting, but also a little stressful. I've been there, friend! Let's be real - no one has fun trying to get all the kids to smile in front of the Christmas tree, and photos from your cell phone rarely look good printed on your wall.

Would you believe me if I told you it doesn't have to be that way?!

You deserve quality photos (with you in them!), cherished memories, and a relaxing, fun experience with your family. Summer Minis in Port Stanley will be just that, and so much more!

Join hundreds of others in the LIBP family, book your mini session and don't miss another moment as your family grows together!

Will I see you on the beach?!

Yes! I'm in!


includes a 15 minute session and 10 digital photos of your choice

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2023 mini session package

Unfortunately, summer mini sessions are the ONLY sessions offered at Life is Beautiful Photography that aren't ideal for a dog. The beaches of Port Stanley have a no-pets policy, and there are many distractions around that are exciting to pets!

That being said, I do offer anytime mini sessions and can recommend similar locations that are pet-friendly!

01. Can we bring our dog?

Absolutely! However, please note that due to time constraints, groups larger than 6 people will be required to book two sessions, back-to-back, in order to ensure enough time to capture photos of everyone!

02. Can we include Grandparents?

This is the most commonly asked question of them all! And one I am more than happy to help answer :)

Take a look at this PINTEREST BOARD I've put together to help with outfit inspiration for any season! Feel free to send me your outfit ideas or post them to your exclusive LIBP Family Facebook Group for input!

03. What should we wear?

Your gallery will be delivered to your inbox, ready for you to select your photos, within 4-6 weeks of your session!

Expect a little sneak peek within 2 weeks to help ease some of your excitement!

04. When will my photos be ready?


Once you've made your selections, you'll receive a link to download digital copies of your photos with personal usage and printing rights.

Inside your gallery, you'll also find a storefront to purchase prints, wall art, and more, to display your memories proudly!

05. Can I download/print my photos?

frequently asked questions

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