Without portraits, mantelpieces would be exclusively ornamented with gaudy family crests and brass candlesticks used to trigger secret passageways. Capture photographic decorations with today's Groupon: for $89, you get a one-hour portrait session, plus 10 digital images, from Erin Scott Photography (a $350 total value).
Erin Scott draws on her background in photojournalism to tell her subjects' stories with images showcasing their individual personalities. Sessions can take place in-studio or on-site at one of seven Washington, DC, locations, such as Chinatown, the Tidal Basin, the Capitol Grounds, and the Smithsonian Gardens. After a successful shoot capturing subjects reenacting their favorite scenes from All the President's Men, Erin will give models 10 retouched, high-resolution digital images from the session to share with friends and family.