By Shannon Kathleen Photography

Lensbaby Portfolio


A Lensbaby isn't just a lens; it's a gateway to unleashing unparalleled creativity in photography. Designed for photographers who wish to break free from the confines of conventional lenses, a Lensbaby lens transforms your vision into a vivid play of focus and blur, giving each image a dreamlike quality that's as unique as your creative vision.

Whether you're battling a creative rut or looking to elevate your photography, Lensbaby lenses are the perfect tools to add a touch of magic to your work. These lenses allow you to control the plane of focus in an unconventional manner, creating a sweet spot surrounded by gradually increasing blur, which directs the viewer’s attention in a powerful, emotional way. The result? Captivating images that stand out in a sea of standard shots.

Lensbaby lenses are renowned for their ability to add new dimensions to portrait, landscape, street, and even macro photography. With a variety of options like the Velvet, Edge, and Twist, each Lensbaby lens invites you to experiment and view the world through a new lens—literally. Perfect for photographers looking to experiment with depth, texture, and movement, Lensbaby will transform the mundane into the extraordinary.

Explore our portfolio to see how a Lensbaby can enhance your photographic creativity and give your work that unmistakable edge!

Discover the Art of Lensbaby Photography

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Expand Your Creative Horizons

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I'm here to help you not only enhance your photographic skills but also make it more accessible financially. Dive into the world of Lensbaby with me and explore how their innovative lenses can transform your photography and bring your creative visions to life.

Video in Background taken using the Macro feature on the Lensbaby Velvet 56

Discover the Lensbaby Difference

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Hello! I’m Shannon, a dedicated photographer and educator based in the Twin Cities, MN. I specialize in transforming everyday moments into profound expressions of art through self-portraits. As a proud Lensbaby ambassador, I integrate these innovative lenses into my work, teaching others how to unlock their creative potential and see the world through a uniquely artistic lens.

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Empowering Creativity with Lensbaby in the Twin Cities

Creative Empowerment with Lensbaby: Learn how to use Lensbaby lenses to break free from conventional photography rules. These lenses encourage you to explore and experiment with focus, blurring the lines between reality and artistic expression.

Tailored Photography Education: Whether you’re a budding photographer or looking to refine your skills, I offer customized mentorship and workshops that focus on creative techniques and practical skills to enhance your artistic voice.

Transformative Self-Portrait Artistry: Dive deep into the art of self-portraiture. I’ll guide you through the nuances of capturing your essence and portraying your inner world through the lens, using innovative tools like those from Lensbaby to add a unique flair to your work.

With my expertise in self-portraiture and as a creative artist, I harness the power of Lensbaby lenses to craft images that not only capture moments but also evoke emotions and tell compelling stories. Here’s how I can help you elevate your photography:

Why I'm the Ideal Guide for Your Photographic Journey

sharp sweet spot of focus framed by beautiful blur

slice of focus effect in any direction, enveloped in smooth blur & bokeh

Lensbaby Sweet 35

Lensbaby Edge 35

Buttery Soft Focus

Lensbaby Velvet 56

stunning depth and selective Slice of focus

Lensbaby Edge 80

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