Holiday photos at our award winning historic property have grown to become a tradition for friends, pets, couples, children, families and yes, Santa’s of all shapes and sizes. Please join us this year for a memorable holiday photography experience no matter which side of the lenses you are on. Due to logistics, this year’s holiday looks won’t be photo ready to share until October but do trust that they will all be authentic, creative and fun. We plan to be very busy again this coming season so be sure to get your slots booked as soon as possible.

PRE-BOOKING (starts now)

4 hour slots on weekends
8:30am - 12:30pm
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Any amount of hours MONDAY - FRIDAY


Whether you’ve shared our holiday experience with your clients each of the last 5 years or its the 1st time, the options will be sure to put a smile on their faces! Mini-sessions are the perfect opportunity to show off just a small part of what you can do in a big way. Book a mini slot and start filling your sessions. All holiday sets will be available to start shooting October 24th-December 24th.


  • Winter white Lounge (Natural Light)
  • Rustic Carriage House and Antique Sled (Natural Light)
  • Ballroom Surprise (TBD) (Natural Light)
  • Infinity Wall  (Creative, Modern mood) (Controlled Light)
  • Santa’s Antique Workshop at North Pole / walk through tunnel Controlled Light) – Includes full Santa suit

friends & family

Studio821 welcomes our first holiday guests for shoots October 24th and 25th. This is our favorite time of year when we witness grown men showing up in matching PJs, dogs with bells and coordinating plaid shirts for the family. The neighbors must think we are all crazy. Please contact your favorite photographer to schedule a holiday photo session as only photographers are able to book a time slot with us. We look forward to your arrival.
These images were taken from previous years at studio821 and shot by various local photographers. They are for demonstration purposes only.
We reserve the right to present new fun sets before the 2020 season. Final determinations will be made and updated on this page.
821 York St., Newport, KY 41071
By Appointment Only

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