The Santa Experience Maryland

Santa season is around the corner – but the best experience isn’t at the mall. You’ve never seen Santa like this before! While others wait in long lines to see a shopping center Santa, your family will truly experience the magic of the holidays.

Booking 2021 sessions with Santa now!

My kids loved having a one-on-one with Santa! It's so worth it! Love the pictures! Thanks, Santa! - Marilyn

What is the Santa Experience?

Schedule a private session with Santa for your kids. Each session is 15 minutes of candid interactions captured by professional photographers—an experience your little loved ones will remember for years to come.

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About the Santa Experience

On this page, you'll find information about the Santa Experience, including images from previous sessions. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me!

The Santa Experience

Schedule a Session


Book your private, 15-minute session with Santa to give your little ones an experience to remember!

The Experience


Our trained photographers will capture the real moments—emotions, actions and reactions—as they happen. There’s no posing, no forced smiles and no rushing you through.



Before you leave, you’ll choose the photos that will become cherished heirlooms. In addition to finished photographs, you’ll have the chance to order cards, keepsake books, ornaments and more.

Don't miss it! My great granddaughter and I just returned.  This is the 2nd year in a row and it is the best! Thank you for the wonderful experience.

Ready to capture some Christmas magic?

Frequently Asked Questions


The Santa Experience is available in Bel Air, Maryland. 

We have a variety of products available for purchase, including books, Christmas cards, blankets, ornaments, prints and canvas wall art. You will have the opportunity to purchase products of your images after your Santa Experience.

All sessions are photographed but there is no obligation to purchase anything other than the actual session with Santa

Don't delay, sessions are going fast!

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Why You Should Take Yearly Family Portraits

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About JAJ Photo

JAJ Photo is a full service photography studio located in Harford County, Maryland with over 25 years of experience. Our goal is to capture your memories, from engagements and weddings to sports and school portraits and even digital archiving and restoration.

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