Santa in the Studio 2018

Santa in the Studio is back for it's 4th year in a row!  For all our customers, we are so excited to see you Sunday November 11 at the J. Ellis Photography Studio from 10am-1pm.  Please use the address and instructions below to prepare for Sunday.  

It will be a jam packed day so we ask that you take note of these friendly reminders:

  • While we ask that you are prompt, you may come anytime within the hour that you signed up. You may wait a little, but nothing in comparison to the mall. AND we have some activities and treats you can take advantage of!

  • Holiday Cookies sponsored, designed, and created by Jessica Trimble with the Cookie Palette.

  • Furniture and decor provided by: TBD

  • We plan to have the studio decorated and styled for our theme this year, Frosted Wonderland. Designed and Styled as always by Jessica (It’s Your Day) and John (J. Ellis Photography).

  • Upon arrival please check in with Jessica so that you may find your position for your turn. While we don't have a line we will do first come first serve during your time slot. We have roughly 10 families per hour.

  • Please call or email Jessica (540-325-1571 OR in advance if there are any concerns or special needs that need to be met for your photo session.

  • Address:: 22 E Market St #2nd floor, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 (PLEASE READ THE NEXT PARAGRAPH FOR MORE SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS)

When you arrive downtown, park near the Suntrust bank parking lot (across from Wells Fargo Bank) or anywhere downtown near court square.  Walk down the street towards the Courthouse and Court Square.  To your right you will see a glass door with the J. Ellis Logo and there will also be a chalkboard sign to help point you in the right direction.  Go up the stairs and make a left at the top of the second floor, go straight back the hallway and you’ll find the door to the J. Ellis Studio.  This space is within a historic building and does not have an elevator, we do apologize for this inconvenience.  

If for any reason you are lost or need help finding us, please call me (Jessica) at 540-325-1571.  




The fine print:

The session fee covers the time and talent of photographer, basic retouching and creative editing of images, as determined by the photographer, and the images to be downloaded by client from the link sent to your email to your gallery.   Additional editing is available at additional expense to be determined by photographer.  Additional prints or digital images may be available for purchase. 

I hereby give J. Ellis Photography and It’s Your Day Wedding Coordinator the absolute and irrevocable right and permission with respect to the photographs that he/she has taken of myself and/or my minor child and family.  In which he/she may use, re-use, publish and re-publish the same in whole or in part, separately or in conjunction with other photographs, in any medium now or hereafter known, and for any purpose whatsoever, including (but not by way of limitation) illustration, promotion, advertising and trade, and;

I hereby release and discharge photographer from all and any claims and demands ensuing from or in connection with the use of the photographs, including any and all claims for libel and invasion of privacy.

Photographer is not responsible for any injuries inflicted upon any participating parties. Client(s) will be responsible for their children and for themselves and release photographer from any claims against their person or their business. Any damage or breakage to equipment, backdrops, or studio contents by client is the sole financial responsibility of client.

Check out photos from other events at the J. Ellis Studio, you can host your private event here too!

Contact Information 

Jessica Lail * * (540)325-1571