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Beach Mini Sessions - Saturday 21st October

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Let's capture this magical season of life

When and where?
Taylors Mistake, Christchurch
Saturday 21st October, 2pm - 6.30pm, sessions are 20 minutes.

The exact location will be provided prior in my mini guide along with inspiration about what to wear.

TIP: If you love glowy light I recommend booking as late in the day as you can.Additional times will be added if all the spots are snapped up!Postponement dates: Due to poor weather postponement date is Saturday 28th October.  Your time will remain the same, just on the alternative date.

Be you! Do you!

Let's see what we can create together!

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On the day


Review your fully edited images in a private online gallery 14 days after your session. Make your selections & download them straight away. All in the comfort of your lounge room! You will be ready to start updating and sharing with confidence.

I will thoroughly guide you throughout your session so you and your family shine brighter than ever before with some simple direction. Have fun; it's all about making memories. If the weather is poorly, the shoot will be postponed to the following day.

Choose a time that best suits you. You will be sent info on how to prepare, and what to wear.

I will guide you on how to prepare best and let you know all you need to get the most out of your experience.


Beach Mini Session – 5 images $250

Beach Mini Deluxe – Full digital gallery, 30/40 images $440

You can upgrade in your gallery; however, please let me know if you’re thinking of doing this before your session starts so I can make sure I capture different varieties and combinations.

Karen Mcrae | ashburton

If you’re looking for a photographer whose fun and easy to be around you need to contact Joanne McCloy Photography. Such a clever and talented lady with amazing ideas. I look forward to seeing the rest of them and using them for work.

Fun & Easy to be around

Michaela Fleming | CHRISTCHURCH

You make being in front of the camera such an empowering experience, and it's so inspiring to see you putting yourself on the other side of the lens! Keep smashing it!

Empowering experience

Shayna Cairns | Ashburton

"Amazing! I really enjoyed working with Joanne; she's fun to get along with and makes the photoshoot comfortable and easy to relax and just be yourself. Highly recommend."

I could be myself


What is a

mini Session?

Unlike full sessions that can take an hour or more, mini sessions are short 15-20 minute photo shoots. They are a great way for you and your family to have professional images taken at a discounted rate. While full sessions offer outfit changes, various locations and more time to shoot, mini-sessions are more simplified.

I like to capture the magic of your special bond, which typically includes a formal portrait where everyone is looking and smiling at the camera, portraits of couples/single parents and individual children, fun combinations and of course all injected with my genuine, joyful and timeless approach.

These mini sessions are also perfect for celebrating you, you and your friend, you and your partner, LGBTIQA+ are all welcome, and maternity.

What to expect

My mini-sessions are designed to be fun and highly enjoyable. When you book your mini-session with me, you will need to pay the full fee to reserve your spot for that day. Your full gallery will be available within 2 weeks of your mini-session and will be emailed to you directly, which you can share with family and friends. 

If you'd like to upgrade your gallery to Deluxe, I will send you an invoice and on payment, all the images will be released.

You will want to arrive 10/15 minutes early to your session time. If you have your own props, ensure they are ready to go when your time is about to begin.

I take as many images as possible in the given time, and the number of poses can be as many or as few as you would like.

Book your session today

Joyful, Genuine and timeless photographs of you!

Elevate your personal brand with stunning photos - book your beach mini-session online now and showcase your unique style and personality. Or if it's time to capture special memories in this season of life, it would be my honour.

Let's do this

Hi! I'm Joanne

I'm an expert at making you look good in front of the lens. I can do this by making you feel super comfortable and at ease from the get-go. People say I'm easy to be around, and our time together is a lot of fun. Because I've been running a marketing company for 15-plus years working with small business owners, I've seen first-hand what they need to promote themselves and how high-impact photographs enhance the value of your brand in your customer's minds. I bring these marketing and creative skills to every client I work with, creating genuine, joyful and timeless photographs.