There’s really no year quite like the first year of life. With how fleeting those first year moments are a baby’s first year photography session is the perfect way to capture such important milestones and details. We are sure you’ve heard it a million times, but babies really do grow SO fast!

The amount of change that takes place during a little one’s first year is unbelievable. From sitting up, to crawling, to standing on their own, and eventually walking; there are so many moments to document. Let’s also not forget those adorable baby smiles.

Arabella’s photography journey began before she was even born. We were fortunate to document mom’s maternity session at our old studio location and is still one of our favorites. Just a few weeks later, we moved our location and began a new journey in our now Midland Park studio. And as luck would have it, Arabella was one of the first newborns to be photographed at the new studio.

From the beginning, Arabella has always been the most perfect model. Always content and always so happy, this beautiful girl is just so easy to photograph. Her big blue eyes and soft smiles make her our favorite, real-life baby doll.

In addition to her maternity session, Alexis chose our Baby’s First Year session and baby plan to ensure the opportunity to keepsake all the important details of her baby’s girls first year. Baby’s First Year session consists of three separate sessions beginning with the newborn session. It is then followed by a milestone/sitter session, usually done around the seven month mark, when baby is sitting up on their own. The year ends with the final session – first birthday and cake smash!

Throughout the year and for every session, Alexis chose to keep the style and design of each session along the same lines. Crisp, clean and classic, Arabella’s sessions were all neutral tones of white, the palest pinks. and small touches of greenery. Our loft space created the perfect backdrop for their classic and simple family photographs.

For every session, mom handpicked and provided many of the outfits for Arabella. Each outfit was sweet and accented with dainty details. She did however, for some of the different setups choose little rompers from our baby closet.

Arabella’s cake smash was a vintage tea theme which suited her to a T (no pun intended). We used our whimsical and pastel backdrop, along with our real china, miniature tea set, birdcages, crates and florals to complete the most perfect set up. The cake was was a classic, naked cake which we adorned with a few added floral for that extra girl touch.

Definitely a girl after our own hearts, Arabella dove right into her cake and had no problem getting messy! I mean this is how everyone should enjoy their cake.

Following your little one throughout the year is one of the most rewarding aspects of our job.At the end of the year it is always bittersweet for us , as we have come to know and love your sweet baby and their unique personality. We would love to celebrate and share in your baby’s first year. You can find more information about our Baby’s First Year Plan as well as the Bump to Baby Plans we offer by following this link.

Here’s a glimpse into this beautiful family’s Baby’s First Year Photography journey!

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Welcome to the world, beautiful Arabella! We were so excited to meet you!

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Eight months old and such a doll. Like for real, Arabella is a real-life baby doll!  Baby's First Year Photography


And now she is ONE.

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