Birthday Photos for Girls

1st and 3rd Birthday Photos for Girls :: Quincy MA Photographer

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This birthday session was super fun. Because technically it was a first birthday and cake smash portrait session for Miss A. But her big sister was also celebrating her third birthday at the time. So I had a separate little 3rd birthday set up and took some solo portraits of big sis. It went from just cake smash photos, to a 1st and 3rd birthday photos for these two girls. If you’re looking for sister photo inspiration, this blog post is definitely for you!

I usually start off any cake smash portrait session with family photos, including sibling photos if there are siblings involved. Then it transitions into solo photos of the baby before the cake comes out. This can help the baby get comfortable in the studio, and with myself and my assistant. Plus that way the cake portion is at the very end–and any messiness that happens.

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Styling Birthday and Cake Smash Photos

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For Miss A’s portrait session there were a few different outfit changes. Miss A and big sis had matching super adorable pink dresses for the family and sibling portion of the session. And then when it came to the birthday photos for each girl, they changed into fancy dresses–white for big sis and a deep magenta for Miss A. For the 3 year set, it included a giant wooden three with some faux flowers. This set was super adorable while also being relatively simple. For the solo (and non cake) portraits of Miss A, her deep magenta dress went perfectly with some more autumnal, jewel toned flowers.

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And then, it was cake time! For Miss A’s cake smash she wore a very adorable pink one piece with gold “one” on the front. The pink and gold color scheme was continued in the set with pink and purple balloons and beautiful golden butterflies. I adore how simple this cake smash set design is while still being elegant and beautiful. If you’re looking for inspiration for birthday photos for girls, simple and beautiful cake smash photos, or sister portraits–look no further!

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For more birthday photos check out my recent Cake Smash Photography Round Up. And for even more fun cake smash photos, check out my Cake Smash Photo Ideas Pinterest board.

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Looking for birthday photos for your little girls? We love celebrating birthdays in our photography studio. Whether you’re celebrating a first birthday with a cake smash, or celebrating your older child’s special day. Consider capturing keepsake memories in the form of portraits. Crabapple Photography is located in Andover MA and serve clients from around the area including Quincy, ChelseaRevereCharlestown and beyond. Kate McKenna has been photographing babies and children of all ages since 2009. At Crabapple Photography we love helping clients plan fun and unique cake smash sessions. Contact Kate today to learn more!

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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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