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About Focused Photography

Hi all...my name is Misty! I am a mother, wife and major multi-tasker. I enjoy baking, making and building. I am always busy with some project...just ask my husband! I have enjoyed photography for as long as I can remember but only recently has it become a passion.

I am an on-location photographer serving the greater Mankato area striving to capture the true essence of a personality when I take pictures. I am not all about the perfect pose or the perfect smile...that is not what makes a photo perfect. I look forward to capturing memories that will stay with you forever!

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Mini Sessions – April 21st

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

I thought I would share some more details of my mini sessions coming up in a couple weeks.  I have also included some shots so you have an idea what the set up will be.  Will include some boy setups as well but this gives you an idea of the simple set up.

Location: My Home – will provide address when I confirm your appointment

Time: 10:00-3:00 pm – each session will be 15 minutes

Cost: $25 for session…includes 8×10

Please email me at misty@focused-photo.com or call me at 507-317-4280 to schedule your appointment.  These sessions will be perfect for a Mother’s Day gift or just because!

 

My First Cake Smash – Mankato Child Photographer

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

I got to do my very first cake smash a few weeks ago and I think it went really well!  Little Bubba (that is my nickname for him) LOVED the cake and just went to town.  I made up this storyboard for his family and it is so cute seeing all this cake smashing and frosting mustaches!  I can’t wait to do another cake smash session!

Mini-Sessions April 21st

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

I have scheduled my first mini-session for April 21st!  Sessions will be $25 and include a free 8×10 picture.  You will be able to order more prints than that if you like.  Each session will be 20 minutes in length and will be done in my home.  It will be a great time to get those Mother’s Day gifts for all those grandmas and mommies you need to treat special!!

Call me at 507-317-4280 or email me at misty@focused-photo.com to reserve your spot!

1 year old session – Mankato Child Photographer

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

I was lucky enough to get to photograph one of the sweetest little boys this morning.  He happens to be one of my daycare boys and I’ve been photographing him since he was a newborn.  Wanted to give his family a sneak peek of a couple shots tonight.  I will have more to share in the near future…

This was my first session that we did a cake smash with…it was such a blast!  Steven had LOTS of fun!

Sweet Baby Autumn – Mankato, MN Newborn Photographer

Friday, January 20th, 2012

This is my first post on my new blogsite and I am so excited that it is for this amazing family!  I met Autumn’s mom, Angie, through facebook because she is the Executive Director of an organization called Lasting Imprint.  Lasting Imprint is a “non-profit corporation established by individuals committed to fighting congenital heart defects by funding research, helping families and educating communities” and since I have a son with a heart defect it is great to connect with others who do as well.  At the time we set up the session I did not realize it but her daddy, Ryan, is also in the Army.  He was lucky enough to be home for the birth of his baby girl but had to leave not long after.  We got some great shots with daddy’s gear!  Also, turns out Ryan is a hunter and wants to meet my hubby and do some hunting with him so maybe my hubby will have a new hunting buddy when he gets home.

Autumn’s parents are some of the nicest people I’ve ever met.  Grateful and kind.  It was so great getting to know them over the few hours we spent together.  I am so happy to have met them and their beautiful little girl!  Congratulations and thank you Angie & Ryan!

I am absolutely thrilled with the results of this shoot.  I am still learning SO much each time I do a shoot and look forward to MANY more!

 

 

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