Mini Session Sizes

Mini session posts, flyers, and social media posts differ in size and dimension based on the purpose, needs, and preferences of the photographers or photography firms. Whether you are preparing a flyer or poster for your fall mini session, prom mini session, school mini session, or any other type of mini session, creating a visually aesthetic mini session post with the right size and resolution is an effective way to highlight your photography services to your target customers.

Mini Session Sizes Standard 

Letter (8.5” x 11”) 

US letter paper size is widely used paper size for mini session brochures, photo session flyers, and photography posters. Most photographers and businesses use this size for their office records, work reports, and other documents. It has a measurement of 8.5 x 11 inches (215.9 x 279.4 mm), with a standard image resolution of 300 DPI (2550 pixels x 3300 pixels).

A4 (8.3” x 11.7”)  

This type of paper size has a measurement of 8.5 x 14 inches, and 210 x 297 mm. The recommended resolution for A4 mini session flyers and posters is 2480 pixels x 3508 pixels. A4 paper size is used in portrait photo session promotional documents as well.

Mini Session Sizes for Digital – Social Media


If you want to promote your mini sessions through Facebook, the ideal mini session social media post size is 1200 x 628 pixels. For the cover photo of your photo session Facebook page, the recommended size setting is 820 pixels wide x 312 pixels tall.


Mini session Instagram posts have the standard size of 1080 x 1080 pixels. Make sure that your aspect ratio is 1:1 for square posts while using an aspect ratio of 1.91:1 for landscape posts.


The standard Pinterest posts for your mini sessions are 735 x 1102 pixels. The portrait or vertical pins have an aspect ratio of 2:3. Pinterest lets you upload longer images of your mini session posts.


The recommended post size for Twitter is 1600 x 900 pixels. While the maximum file size is up to 5 MB on mobile and 15 MB on the web.


Similar to Instagram Stories, the ideal size for Snapchat-shared images is 1080 x 1920 pixels. The image dimensions for your mini session posts will be saved as 9:16. 


Whatsapp requires a standard size of 800 x 800 for your Whatsapp square post for your mini session. For the Whatsapp Story to Share image size, it should be around 750 x 1334 pixels.

Mini Session Sizes for Print

Mini session flyers, brochures, pamphlets, and other printed marketing and promotional materials are used for mini photography session advertisements, campaigns, events, etc. The standard mini session flyer, and poster sizes are A4 (8.3 x 11.7 inches, 21.08 x 29.71 cm, or 210.82 x 297.18 mm), and letter size (8.5 x 11 inches, 21.59 x 27.94 cm, or 215.9 x 279.4 mm). These are the common sizes for printed marketing materials.

Mini Session Sizes for Business

Various photography firms and other businesses use digital and printed flyers, and posters for marketing mini sessions and other photo shoots. The ideal sizes for mini session business flyers and posts are A4 size, letter size, and 600 x 1800 pixels for image dimensions. They used these sizes for other business documents and mini session design templates.

Mini Session Sizes for Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop offers wide-ranging mini session sizes for digital and printed flyers and posters. It has US Letter, A4, A5, and many other paper sizes. Choose the highest image resolution so that your mini session photos look clear and well-defined.

Mini Session Sizes for Adobe Illustrator

Like Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator provides different kinds of mini session template sizes that you can utilize for digital or printed mini session flyers and posters. It offers US Letter, Legal, A4, A5, and many other paper sizes. Use high image resolution like 300 DPI for your mini session designs.

Mini Session Sizes FAQs

What is the treatment in a photography mini session?

In a photo mini session, photographers are the ones who lead their customers to the theme and location of their mini sessions and they treat photography mini sessions as smaller versions of full session photo shoots. 

How many poses are in a mini session?

The clients should prepare with 5-7 poses in a mini session.

Do mini sessions come with digital downloads?

Yes, photographers include well-edited digital downloads of the best images for clients.

What to expect from a mini session?

Customers expect that a mini session will last only for 20-30 minutes and it includes a few edited images.

How many photos are included in mini sessions?

Mini sessions usually include 5-10 best-selected images for the clients.

What is the length of a mini session?

The length of a mini session is typically around 15-20 minutes.

Who is a mini session for?

A mini session photo shoot is great for budget-conscious individuals, couples, and families who want to try quick and short photo sessions for their special moments and events.

How do you make a mini session successful?

Make a mini session for your clients successful by setting a personalized theme and design, selecting the appropriate promotional partners, following a cohesive promotional plan, booking mini sessions in advance, performing a needs assessment, creating an enticing offer, and scheduling an in-person ordering appointment. 

Why are props used in a mini session?

Props are used in a mini session to convey a meaningful story and message. 

How do you print the mini session in perfect sizes?

Print the mini session based on the paper size you need, search for the Page Setup option when you print your mini session flyer or poster and make sure that the paper size fits your mini session design.

What is the cancellation policy of mini sessions?

The canceled mini sessions are non-refundable.

How do I sell my mini-sessions?

Sell your mini sessions through social media pages, email marketing, blog posts, paid to advertise, and word of mouth.