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Make Precious Memories with the Fairytale Experience at J. Oates Portraits

Last updated September 01, 2022 by Totally Boise

Maybe you like to get a portrait every year to document your children getting older; maybe you’ve never had a portrait but are looking for the right experience and the right studio. Look no further because J. Oates Portrait Design is an experienced, all-inclusive portrait studio delivering great experiences to families in the Treasure Valley since 2002. They have created the perfect fairytale portrait setting to make all kids feel welcomed to dream and play.

Unforgettable Fairytale Experience Portraits For Children

Capturing your children in a beautiful portrait should be fun! Oftentimes, the pressure to look presentable, smile, and sit still for a camera can bring on some earth shattering tantrums. J Oates Portraits have created an experience that makes these situations a thing of the past.

The Fairytale Portrait Experience exclusively with J. Oates allows children to explore a large mystical forest set, dress up like the characters of their dreams, and get lost in their imagination. They’ll quickly forget their in a photo-session and the result will be happy, authentic, and expressive portraits.

Two children dressed up in fairy costumes
A child aiming a prop bow and arrow

Photos from J. Oates

At just 90-minutes long, the dreamy setting will have your little fairies and sprites wishing to come back again and again. Upon entering the studio, your child is greeted by the J Oates team and a sign with their name(s). Once settled, the team will go consult them on what they want from the experience.

Welcome to a Mystical Forest

Due to the popularity of the Fairytale Experience by J. Oates, they’ve expanded the size of their mystical forest studio. This allows the children more space to ignite little stories in their own imaginations. There are a variety of trees, rocks, bushes, flowers, and other props that truly look like they are from another, more magical world.

The portraits are finished by a team of artists exclusive to their studio and have a painterly effect with delightful touches–lights in the lanterns, fireflies, ripples in the water and plenty of shimmering fairy dust!

Costumes for the Imagination

Each child wants something different from their fairytale experience, and the J Oates team makes sure they feel heard every step of the way. This includes allowing your child or children to pick out their fairytale look.

Girls will be presented with dresses of different colors and styles so they can wear what makes them feel their best. They are also treated to light makeup and styling with a floral crown. For the boys, casual to debonair renaissance-era outfits are available and will have them feeling like the hero in their own fantasy.

Makeup being applied to a child in a dress
Someone preparing makeup

A Magical World All Their Own

Each kid deserves to feel pampered, and all the children adore the chance to play and experience a magical world! The portrait artist works to capture your child’s authentic personality through the lens of the camera.

Afterward, you’ll get a same-day presentation of images where you can choose your complimentary 10” fine art piece, included with any regular fairytale booking. Use the button below to visit the J. Oates website and schedule your fairytale experience!

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You won’t regret investing an experience of a lifetime for both you and your kiddo! Book your experience now!

Enter the Fairytale Experience $3,000 Giveaway

To celebrate the amazing experience of the fairytale portraits, J Oates is giving away a Fairytale or Fisherman Storybook Experience, valued at $3,000. Winners are being drawn weekly, so you have plenty of opportunities to win. Don’t miss out on your chance to win photographers of your children that you can treasure for a lifetime.

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J. Oates; A Premier Boise Portrait Studio

J. Oates Portrait Design was founded by husband and wife Jennifer and Jerry Oates in 2002. As the experts in creating portrait sessions children thoroughly enjoy participating in, J. Oates delivers so much more than just a photograph–these creative fairytale images will be both a family heirloom and a piece of beautiful art for your home.

Their simple process has earned rave reviews from busy parents and children looking for a unique and fun portrait experience.

Book Your Portrait Session with J. Oates Now

These unique fairytale experiences are extremely popular–J. Oates has already received hundreds of requests for these stunning portraits–so be sure to book now!

The one-of-a-kind sessions are an experience in itself, with your child receiving fairy styling with light makeup and a fairy crown, use of magical props, a fairy dust gift, a fairy certificate (your child has earned fairy wings!), a VIP same-day viewing of your images, and a fully artworked 10” portrait or $500 in portrait credit to use toward any Storybook packages. You can also add siblings for just $40 each.

Use TOTALLYBOISE to receive a complimentary 10” fine art portrait with your booking!

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