Mini Sessions 2023


  • Minis are quick sessions and are non-refundable.
  • Mini Sessions are lifestyle/candid sessions captured of real fun family moments. Traditional photos looking at the camera can't be guaranteed with these shorter sessions. If interested in a traditional session please contact us for a standard full family session.
  • It’s important to us that our clients understand and embrace our candid style of the photography prior to booking so goals and expectations align.
  • All Session locations will be emailed the week of your session.
  • Rain dates will be at the same time and place exactly one week later. Please plan accordingly when selecting your date and time.
  • You must pay for the session in order to reserve the slot, if you do not then the booking system will not reserve your choice of time and date. Limited space is available.


I like to photograph you and/or your family in a genuine and playful manner. Lifestyle Mini Sessions are all about connections and those candid moments.

During sessions I use prompts to create real reactions. From whispers to tickles, I capture memories, not just the posed images.

I want to bring out the real emotions so I can create a frozen moment to cherish in the future.

** Traditional images with everyone looking at the camera can be obtained through one of our standard full family sessions.

These full sessions can be a mixture of lifestyle and traditional with their longer portrait time being a benefit and outfit changes.

NOTE: Themed Sessions do not include the 2022 new year sale. New Year Sale Minis: These are to be booked anytime in 2022 based on availability, within 20 miles of Shakopee, and are not included in themed sessions.


June 3, 2023 Minis

Early Booking Open (click photo above)

Oct 15th, 2023 Fall Minis

Early Booking Open (click photo above)

Oct 22, 2023 Fall Minis

Early Booking Open (click photo above)

Oct 28th, 2023 Fall Minis

Early Booking Open (click photo above)

2023 Holiday Minis

Coming Soon

2023 Holiday Minis

Coming Soon


  • NON-REFUNDABLE RETAINER FEE is due at time of booking online.
  • After booking a session info sheet will be emailed with details on the address, a questionnaire, and necessary info for your session.
  • Fully Edited Color Images (Digital Prints Only - No Physical Prints).
  • Please arrive at least 10-15 minutes early before the session. Plan for parking time, wrangling kiddos, and traffic, please.
  • The deposit is non-refundable so please come at your scheduled time slot.
  • If you arrive more than 10 minutes late - you will have forfeited your session, the deposit will remain non-refundable. Please be respectful of my time and the other client's appointments before and after yours <3.


  • You may bring props but not too many, please.
  • We are pet-friendly for most outdoors and select studios. Please ask ahead of time.
  • Limited to 6 people and pets combined. Please inquire if more. Depending on the mini session timeframe you may need to book 2 slots or a regular session. But please inquire with the number of people and ages of kiddos before to discuss.
  • Limited to 1 outfit, there is not enough time to fully change outfits for mini sessions.
  • Minis are not available for milestones photo sessions such as newborn, one-year cake smash, etc. Milestone sessions need longer for setup. Please contact for regular session pricing.


  • Edited images delivered via email.
  • You will receive a private password-protected online download gallery and a print release to download your choice of edited images.
  • Choice of Fully Edited Color Images. You may purchase additional digital images above the image limit for $20 per image.


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Minneapolis-St. Paul Photographer. Portrait studio located in Northeast Minneapolis, Minnesota & Shakopee, Minnesota.  Swift Fox Photography provides family photography, maternity photography, branding photography, engagement photography, child photography,  baby photography, high school senior photography, themed mini session photography, headshot photography, both at the studio and on-location in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota and throughout the Twin Cities metro.  Offering services in the photography industry for family, maternity, branding, child, newborn, branding, elopement, engagement, headshot, and senior photographer in the  Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN, and serves many clients in the southern and western suburbs including Minnetonka, Hopkins, Eden Prairie, Savage, Jordan, Prior Lake, West Bloomington, Shakopee, Lakeville, St. Louis Park, Deephaven, Chaska, Plymouth, Orono, Wayzata, and Chanhassen. Twin Cities, Minnesota, family, maternity, child, branding, senior, newborn, and creative mini session photographer. Located in Shakopee, Minnesota. 2022 Mini Session Photographer Minnesota.