Monday, July 11, 2011


I am so grateful to all my clients, friends, and family who continue to love and support me and all I do. So to celebrate we are having a super awesome giveaway! I have some amazing vendors who generously donated an item so that you lucky people have a chance to win some fabulous goodies!!

I will choose one winner for each prize offered.

First up Prize # 1

Harts and Roses

this gorgeous headband! I seriously want one of each of the headbands in her shop.

Prize #2

Baby Elf Pixie Hat in HIGH SIERRA - Perfect for newborn shoots!!

Prize #3

winner may choose any one of their printable photo invitations or announcements from their etsy shop.

Prize #4

newborn flapper beanie. The winner will receive the cream colored beanie with raspberry flower.

Prize #5

this adorable child's apron and purse!

Prize #6 & 7

I will pick one winner for each headband! {white}

and {pink}

and prize #8

For the local people:

A free mini session with MISTY BALLARD PHOTOGRAPHY!!!

{includes a 30 minute session and 10 digital images on CD}

facebook links: to make it nice and easy for you to go like everyone!!

A HUGE THANK YOU to all the vendors participating in the giveaway!!

Rules to Enter the giveaway – Winners will be selected via
1. Please read the fine print below

2. For your First entry: Go to my facebook page {click here} and like it if you haven't already, then share this giveaway as your facebook status and or on your blog and link back here. Then come back and leave a comment here telling me what you’d LOVE to win.

For an extra entry:

3. very important step: USE facebook as yourself NOT your business to complete this step:
Be sure to go ‘like’ each vendors page – be sure to let them know Misty Ballard Photography sent you. YOU MUST be signed in as yourself and NOT your business before you ‘like’ pages or your ‘likes’ will NOT count & your entry to the contest will NOT count.

4. Come back and tell me that you liked all the vendors for an extra entry!! :)

the fine print:

LEGAL STUFF: This promotion is in NO WAY sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. You will NOT be notified publicly via Facebook if you are a winner. You MUST be 18 to participate. By entering this contest, you are providing information to Misty Ballard Photography and NOT to Facebook. Prizes do not have cash value. There will be no returns/exchanges on any of the items. contest void where prohibited by law. Winner will be chosen via Once a winner is announced it is up to each vendor & the winner to complete the transactions, Misty Ballard Photography assumes no monetary responsibility for merchandise being offered in this giveaway.

The giveaway will end Monday July 18th at 9pm Pacific Time. GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!


  1. I had already liked you as a business... now I've liked you as an individual. AND I liked all the other vendors!
    I would LOVE, LOVE, LOVE to win a chance to have some photos done by you capturing everything it is that I love about my family. :)

  2. Hi Misty! I 'like' (love) your FB page! I would love the mini session if I could wait to get it during the holidays!! If not, I would love the mini elf hat! Thanks Misty!

  3. I just had a baby boy one month ago today, and of course have a million pictures of him but very few of our family- I would love to have pictures taken by you of the three of us to document this wonderful time in our life :) PS I liked all the vendors!

  4. Shared your give sways on my status and "liked" all the vendors :)
    Your give away would be my first choice, I get soooo many compliments on the family photos you did for us last summer! It'd be awesome to update them! I love the baby headbands (they're cute on preschoolers too!) and the mommy apron! All the stuff is darling!

  5. ok so I want all those head bands and beanies but I don't have a baby!!! LOL! I love your work Misty! And I am happy to support you in it! Since I will be moving and I don't have a baby yet I don't need to win anything, but I did like your page and repost the give away. Good luck with everything!

  6. I liked your FB page ages ago!! =) and all your new friends too. Put me down for a mini session with you or those cute invitations/announcements.

  7. I've liked your page & ALSO ALL THE VENDORS PAGES, I've shared your giveaway, and now it would just be so much fun to win a mini session with you or one of the gorgeous headbands!!! PS- Your work is amazing, maybe if I won a headband, I could schedule a session with you anyways and my daughter could wear her super awesome headband!!! =)

  8. I liked all the vendors and told them you sent me

  9. I have posted on my blog:

    Thanks for an awesome opportunity! I heard about your work from Crave Photography and thought it was cool that you were from Modesto!

  10. Oh and because I forgot to say it, I'd love to win the baby elf pixie hat ;)

  11. I've liked your page & all your vendors pages as well as posting it on my fb page & on my blog. Misty i'm so excited for you! you're doing an amazing job!! ;)

  12. I shared about your awesome giveaway on my fb page:) Hope all my friends see it! And I also went to your vendors' pages and "Liked" them all! I think I'd like to win the invitation/announcement or your mini session! Even if I don't win anything, I want all my friends to know of your talents:)

  13. I liked your page. Of course my favorite would be to won the mini session, but I also think that child apron is adorable!

  14. And now I've liked all the cute vendors. I am not sure my pocketbook (or husband) will be thanking you. :0

  15. Vanessa AlvarellosJuly 14, 2011 at 2:25 PM

    Hi Misty! This is cool that you're doing this give away! I'd love to win a mini-session!!

  16. I would love to win the apron and cute!

  17. Christine BringaziJuly 15, 2011 at 2:23 PM

    Misty, you are an awesome person and photographer. I would love to win the invitations/announcments.

  18. Hi Misty!!! Im so excited for your accomplishments and the photographer you have become. I remember when you took your first photography class and it is just amazing to see how you have followed your passion for photography!! Your work is amazing!!! I would LOVE TO WIN your mini session!! After looking at your many photo shoots I would love to have you capture the treasures in my life. :)
    Erin Knief

  19. Well, I hope I'm not too late! I've "liked" you for a while now, and promoted your giveaway on my facebook page a few days ago! What an awesome thing you're doing! Thank you! I could definitely use some headbands for my newborn shoots! Especially love Harts and Roses selection! Good stuff, friend!

  20. Oh, and I "liked" all the vendors. :)

  21. Well Misty... I've been a fan of yours for quite awhile. ( you know that :) ) I think it's pretty awesome that you've put all of this together! Way to go girl! As far as what I'd "love to win" well, it's all pretty fabulous, but any family session with you would be awesome, mini or otherwise... and I'm really digging the apron set. Soooo cute!

  22. (this is going to post as Thompson Clan, but it's me, Amber Thompson) I had to sign in through my google account which is what I use for our family blog. Anyway... I went to all of the vendor pages and liked them. This was a great idea. I'm glad to know about all of them now. Awesome stuff!

  23. Misty, we had a lot of fun playing in the pool today! I would love to win a mini-photo session with you.

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  25. Fun having you over today. I would love to win a mini-photo session and do some family pics!

  26. I would love to win your free session!! I enjoy your work and would love to show off my family in a beatiful artistic way. the session you did with all the kids a few years back was my fav!! thanks!
    Kim smith