2017 #CuteCalfContest

Entries are now open for our 2017 #CuteCalfContest — Do you prefer to be behind the camera instead of in front of it? Try out your skills and enter our #CuteCalfContest, open to all ages! This contest is great practice for 4-H photography projects, as well as the photo contests at several junior nationals. Basic rules: Scale/crop photos to 8″ …

Charisma

When you book a picture day with an FMG crew member, it is our promise that you will have a photographer who is not only talented and knowledgeable about livestock photography, but personable as well. You could say, we’ve got CHARISMA. As it says on our website, “People say that a picture is worth a thousand words, but we know …

How to Book a Project with Focus Marketing Group

Many of you are making plans to sell your fall calves. Some of you are probably sitting in front of your computer right now wondering how to best market your show cattle this year. You’ve got the next big winners in the barn and they look good. What’s the next step? Good news — we can help! Just follow these …

Summer Board Meetings in KC

Last weekend, our crew met up in Kansas City for our annual summer board meetings. We went over the schedule for the busy fall season, talked about equipment specs and uploading information, as well as took some photos and videos at Chisum Livestock in Bucyrus, KS. We even posed for a photo – remember humans aren’t our usual subject… However, …

Where’s Our FOCUS This Week? Vol. 16

We are blogging live from Grand Island! The showmanship contest is currently underway at the 2013 Chianina & Maine-Anjou Jr. Nationals and we’ve been snapping photos in the ring and at the backdrop. Make sure you visit www.gotfocus.co to purchase your images!Our crew arrived on Friday and worked diligently to get our booth and backdrop and set up, as well …

#FallSaleChat FAQ

If you follow FMG on any social media site, you probably saw us promoting our #FallSaleChat on Monday. The event went off very well, and we wanted to share the questions and answers from the event on the blog too. Thanks for our industry professionals for providing great information – Dan and Carol Willoughby of Willoughby Sales & CW Cattle …

Babies Everywhere!

We’ve all seen the cell phone pictures flooding the internet – “The best calf this side of the Mississippi!” “Here’s our next high dollar steer!” “This one will make your mouth water!” Etc. Etc. But, we’ve been out picturing baby calves already, and they really are a sight to see! Here are a few from Altena Show Cattle in George, …

New Team Member: Shawna Chabot

Let’s all take a moment and rejoice that it is almost the weekend! We’ve got another reason to celebrate today – we’re introducing Shawna Chabot, the last of our new employee introductions. Welcome Shawna and learn a little bit more about this Wyoming resident – Hi! I’m Shawna Chabot, originally from Buckley, WA, a small logging community in the shadow …

New Team Member: Shannon Cook

Today on the blog, we’re continuing our introduction of our newest Focus Marketing team members. Meet Shannon – Hello there! I’m Shannon Cook… along with the theme of nicknames, “Gigs or Giggles” will also do for many of you! I am originally from Fort Collins, Colorado, however I have resided in the great state of Oklahoma for a little over …