March 6, 2022

Should I do family photos during a first birthday session?

Every time I get an inquiry for a first birthday session I get asked if they [the parents] can be in a few photos too.


I HIGHLY suggest that the parents and other siblings jump in a few pictures at the beginning of the session. This is a big milestone and what better way to celebrate than some family photos. It is pretty rare that both mom and dad are in pictures with their kid/s at the same time.


I just had my baby boy just over 5 months ago and I wish I was in the frame more. You can not get that time back and unfortunately we can’t remember every little moment. Not only do I suggest jumping in photos for this session, I also recommend at least one photo with each parent during other milestones such as 3 months, 6 months, and 9 months.


For more session tips, make sure to follow along on my blog and on Instagram! Visit my contact page to book your babe their own first birthday session!


If you book your any milestone session (monthly session or 1 yr, 2yr, etc) with me in the year of 2022, mention this post and you will receive 20% off of the collection of your choice!

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