Oh my goodness, I cannot believe that Beau has already turned one! We celebrated with a first birthday session in Muncie last week, and it was an absolute blast.
I first met Allison and Dylan last July for their maternity session, which you may remember how gorgeous this mama looked in her gown. Shortly after that, Beau was welcomed earthside, and I got to visit their beautiful home for his Fresh 48 and newborn sessions.
A few months ago, Allison reached out about coming back out to photograph a session to celebrate Beau’s first birthday. I hadn’t seen Beau since he was a couple of weeks old, so I was so excited to see him, Allison, and Dylan again.
To say he had the biggest smile I’ve seen on a baby for a session is an understatement. I’m not sure I could catch Beau without a smile on his face. He has the walking thing figured out, so he was constantly getting up from a crawl to run toward the camera, which was so cute.
We wrapped up their session with an epic cake smash session for Beau, where no only did he enjoy lots of frosting, but he smashed the cake with his foot and slid his leg into it. Mom had to show him how to really dig in and get to the good part – the actual cake – and after that, he was on his way!
I was cracking up at the end because Allison threw away the cake on the plate, but the piece he had pushed off with his foot was still in the grass. Beau had no reservations about reaching over and continuing to eat off that piece until Dylan took it away. This kid was in cake heaven!
Happy birthday, Beau! Thank you, Allison and Dylan, for having me out to your home and allowing me to capture these precious memories. Enjoy your sneak peeks!