Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Happy birthday, boys!

Can I tell you how much I love first birthday sittings?  It's so much fun to watch the babies explore their cakes.  And wear their cakes.  And smash their cakes...  The only drawback is that I always leave with a craving for cake.  So check out two of the cutest brothers around:

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I have to thank the little guy on the right for the inspiration to throw all of those little plastic balls in there -- it wasn't part of the original plan.  We did this shoot in their family room and he was playing in a porta-crib filled with the things as I set up the balloons.  He got a kick out of throwing balls onto my backdrop while I worked.  I thought it was brilliant!  It added a whole new layer of interest to the setup.  Way to go baby!

And now, just to give you a taste of what it's like to do a photo shoot with two busy one year-olds:





11 comments:

Cath said...

Oh my goodness - that is pure entertainment!! Darling photos - love all the color. And the video takes me back to those days my boys were first walking. I love the man to man defense, corralling them back into place, the tears, the crumbs. What a delight! (Guessing those were your sweet nephews, yes?)

Christina said...

So sweet! What a wonderful way to remember a 1st birthday.

Wild Ginger Photography said...

Love these, what cuties!

Gina @ Gigi Marie Photography said...

I'm totally giggling at the one that fell in the cake. He's a "do-er" for sure

Melinda said...

Thanks Cath, I'm glad you enjoyed this post :) Yes, those are my cute nephews. It's hard to believe it's been a year already. They seem to get cuter every time I see them.

Ladies, thanks so much for stopping by and leaving your kind remarks. It put a smile on my face.

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

They are so sweet!
Wonderful photographs.

Regards and best wishes

Carrie said...

I love, love, love the balloons! Those pictures are so cute!

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Love these,so sweet:)

JinXiu said...

stunning photos happt birthday

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They are so cute!

Mock-Turtle said...

These are fantastic photos. I'm definitely going to give this a go!