March 27, 2023
When you are in Annapolis, there is nothing better than a smash cake in the sand.
Michelle told me that she had access to this private neighborhood beach and she wanted to use it for Maddox’s first birthday photos! It had the best scenery and multiple spots to use.
I mentioned in a previous post that it is very important to include some family photos in first birthday sessions. You as parents made it through a year of raising your child and these are images that would be perfect to hang around the house that are not birthday specific. (You can order prints through me in your gallery after you receive your images!!)
Pro tip: ALWAYS do some family photos before doing the cake! Usually once you give the child cake, it’s hard to take them away from it calmly. They are also VERY messy from digging into the cake.
To book your Childs first birthday cake smash session in the Annapolis area, visit my Parenthood page on my website!! Also, don’t forget to follow along on Instagram to see the most recent sessions!
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