Sep 12, 2013

Session Share: A Very Sunny First Birthday!

Inspiration
The inspiration for this session was the baby boy’s first birthday. I love the large colorful balloons and wanted a timeless look in an overgrown field with tall flowers. Finding a field with backlighting was a must for this session!

Favorite Element
The field with beautiful lighting! I love the sun setting behind the baby.

Biggest Challenge
Keeping the baby happy and engaged so late in the evening. The sun sets a bit late in the summer and this one year old (like most) is usually fast asleep by 8:30.

Final Thoughts
I think a cupcake was the perfect size in this session and kept the focus on the baby, not the cake. The cake smash was a small portion of the gallery in a combined one year birthday/family session. We played music, sang “Happy Birthday” and played which made the session fly by! It was a fun celebration for a lovely family, and I felt very honored to be a part of it!

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About the Contributor: Aubrea Schupp is an on-location, natural light photographer specializing in Maternity, Newborn, Baby, & Family custom portraits.

 

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