Peabody Photographer :: First Birthday Photos

Baby J’s First Birthday Photos by a Peabody area Photographer

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Mr J came to my studio from nearby Peabody MA with his family so I could help them celebrate his first birthday with cake smash portraits. Celebrations like this one are one of the most rewarding aspects of my job as a Peabody area photographer. I love getting to meet sweet families like this one.

To begin, I made sure to get some family portraits of the whole family. This is usually my starting point with any session. One of the main reasons I do this is to make sure that everyone is comfortable with me, my assistant, and my studio. Not only is it important for mom and dad to be relaxed, but it’s super important for baby to be relaxed. A good way to make sure this happens is to have them stay in mom’s or dad’s arms in the beginning. But then, it was all about Mr. J!

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That first portrait above of Mr. J staring into the camera is one of my absolute favorites. Those big eyes, that perfect little curl in his hair. Stunning!

First Birthday Cake Smash Photo Inspiration

The first birthday is the last major milestone from the first year of your baby’s life. And it is DEFINITELY one to celebrate! And what better way to celebrate it than with cake?! Cake smash sessions are some of the most fun sessions we have in the studio. For this session, mama wanted to keep it classic. In this case that meant shades of blue, balloons, a bunting, and of course: a bow tie! For a bow tie of your very own, shop here: Janie and Jack.

MA cake smash photo ideas

For 2019 we even made ourselves a Cake Smash Bucket List! There are so many fun ideas and themes that we would love to try out. Check out the list on this blog post: 2019 Cake Smash Bucket List. Have any ideas not on this list? We would love to hear them! Whether you’re planning your little one’s cake smash, or just have an idea you’d like to see. Leave us a comment on the bucket list post, shoot us an email, or message us on social media.

And don’t forget to check out our Cake Smash Ideas Pinterest board, too!

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Are you looking for a Peabody Photographer specializing in baby photos? Crabapple Photography is an Andover Photography Studio who serves clients from around the area including Lynn, Danvers, Salem, Newburyport and more. Kate McKenna has over 11 years experience specializing in baby and child portrait photography of all ages. Contact Kate today.

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    Welcome to Crabapple Photography! I'm Kate and I've been a family portrait photographer since 2009. My specialty is newborns, babies and children. We have fun! My style is clean and whimsical and I am a detail person.

    My studio is located in Andover, MA and I proudly photograph families in the North Shore of MA, Greater Boston and Southern NH areas. I also offer on location outdoor sessions as well.

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