Boston Cake Smash Portraits :: Mr. J

Mr. J’s Cake Smash Portraits near Boston MA

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Here at Crabapple Photography, we love to celebrate. And what better occasion to celebrate than Mr. J’s first birthday?! He and his family came to my studio from nearby Boston MA for his one year and cake smash portraits. I had previously photographed Mr. J for his newborn photos and again for some fun Christmas photos. Getting a chance to see him, his big sis, and his parents again was so much fun. Almost as much fun as Mr. J had. This little man is one smiley baby! When it comes to cake smash sessions, sometimes baby just isn’t a fan of the cake. And that’s okay, we can always make it work. But look at Mr. J go! Obsessed with the cake-in-the-mouth shot.

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There are so many reasons we love one year photos. But hands down one of the best parts is how much fun we have. Whether it’s a simple cake smash, or a wild theme. We love getting to create a set design that baby, and parents, will love. To read more about cake smash sessions, check out our Cake Smash Bucket List. And don’t forget to click here for our Cake Smash Pinterest board. We have had so many great one year and cake smash portrait sessions near Boston over the years.

Styling For One Year and Cake Smash Photos

 When it comes to styling one year photos, I truly believe you can’t go wrong with classic and timeless. I love that this family went with a blue and white color scheme. Not only did the family and sibling portraits match the cake smash flawlessly. But blue and white is so classy. If you’re planning to use your portraits as wall art, it’s always a good idea to keep that in mind when it comes to styling your session. When you use classic color combinations like this one, you never have to worry about your photos clashing with your home decor. Mom also had another reason behind choosing this color combination for Mr. J’s Boston cake smash portraits. In the styling questionnaire that I send to all clients prior to their session, mom mentioned that Mr. J “has blue eyes so sticking to colors that complement him would be great”. And mom is right, Mr. J has such gorgeous baby blues!

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When it came to the actual cake smash portion of the session, we stuck with the same color scheme. Some blue and white balloons, a matching bunting, and a light backdrop were the perfect set up. And how adorable does Mr. J look in his bowtie and suspenders? I will never get tired of seeing a baby in a bowtie! 

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It might be Mr. J’s day, but I made sure to grab some portraits of his big sis
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Are you looking for first birthday cake smash portraits near Boston MA? Crabapple Photography is conveniently located north of Boston in Andover MA. We serve clients from around the greater Boston area including Cambridge, Chelsea, Medford, Stoneham and more. Kate McKenna has been photographing babies of all ages since 2009. We specialize in custom, creative cake smash set designs and photo sessions. Contact Kate today to book your session.

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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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