December is a time for giving, celebrating with family, and of course, pictures with Santa. One photographer is combining the three in her home studio. Using her photography skills for good, Jessica Tardiff of Lyman is offering pictures with Santa in her studio to benefit the Animal Welfare Society in West Kennebunk this December.

For $10 per child or $40 for family, you get 2 photos taken and digital files with rights to your own use. You can even upgrade to 6 photos if your child or family aren't particularly photogenic and you need a few options. If you bring along a bag of dog food get free 4 x6 print of choice

Tardiff collects the proceeds from her Santa sessions and shops for her local shelter, Animal Welfare Society of West Kennebunk where she adopted her dogs. Her goal is to donate 500 pounds of dog food to the shelter. She's already given 100, and is broadening her benefactors to local families as well. On her photography facebook page, Tardiff asked for families needing assistance to send her their information and picked 2 families to benefit with the money from Santa sessions.

If you're interested in visiting Jessica's studio in Lyman and taking photos with Santa to benefit the community, sign up here. The times available are listed below, and Jessica says they'll be adding more dates and times soon.
12/6/ 4:30pm-7pm
12/7 3:30 pm-6pm
12/11 4:30pm-8pm
12/17 4:30p-7pm
12/20 last call 4:30pm-7 pm