Fall Mini-Session Sneak Peek {Day One} | Saint Paul, MN Family Photographer

A few weeks ago I was talking to a photography friend of mine about how to grow my business. One of the things she suggested was posting in a local mom group on Facebook about free mini-sessions, just to see what the interest would be. And you know what? I got an overwhelming response...to the point where I couldn't offer a spot to everyone.You may be thinking, "Why would she do FREE mini-sessions?" And I have a few answers for you... TO GET MY NAME OUT THERE. I just started my business earlier this year and if you've ever started a business, you will know that it's s-l-o-w when you first start out. Especially in photography. And when you have a very limited budget, there's only so much you can do in the marketing category. What better way to meet people and get your name out there than offering a free photo session?

I LOVE WHAT I DO. I know I am in this business to make money, but I love taking photographs. Especially of children. I geared these free mini-sessions towards that love and only photographed children. And that sure was tough leaving mom and dad out!

TO SEE WHAT MINI-SESSIONS ARE ALL ABOUT. I've never done mini-sessions before and I don't like dealing with pressure {I'm a perfectionist}. I didn't want to take people's money on something I've never done before. But you know what? I LOVED DOING THEM. I'm totally going to have spring mini-sessions! So excited.

TO GIVE BACK. The most important reason of all. {Save the best for last, right?} Parenting is hard work. This was a small way of giving something back to these parents...a nice memory to hang on their walls.

Ok! I'm done rambling. Here are the sneak peeks of Day One of my free fall mini-sessions. Enjoy!

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 If you are interested in booking a family session with me, click on the Contact link above and let's chat! I still have a few openings left in October.  :)