February 10, 2023
February 10, 2023
I am so excited today to share Lennon’s adorable first birthday portraits! If you are new to my blog, welcome! I’m Christina Runnals, a Massachusetts photographer specializing in light and natural family portraits. My blog is a place where I share my favorite images from all of my sessions. This first birthday session was beyond cute! With Lennon’s birthday smack in the middle of winter in New England, I suggested to her mother that we go the indoor route. Lennon’s mom suggested her own mother’s house because of it’s open airy space and plentiful windows. When I arrived, I immediately knew it was perfect! I loved meeting Lennon, she is seriously such a cutie. We began with simple photos of Lennon playing with toys and pretty paper snowflakes, and about halfway through we threw a cupcake into the mix!
We took Lennon’s pictures at noon because she wakes up from her first nap around 11:30. Noon is totally a doable time to take pictures if you are taking them indoors with plentiful windows. Noon, however, would not be a time I would recommend for outdoor first birthday pictures! In the summer and early fall, I take all of my milestone pictures outdoors in the early morning hours- typically around 7 AM.
Lennon’s cupcake of choice? The lemon drop cupcake with lemon filling from Cupcake Charlie’s in Plymouth. As you can see, she really loved it!
Hope to hear from you soon!
Christina Runnals is a nationally published and award winning Massachusetts family photographer who specializes in taking photographs that are light-filled, glowy, and full of joy! She has photographed milestone and family portraits all over New England and it is one of her absolute favorite parts of her job. If you are ready to book your pictures, she is always so excited to be considered ! Please check out her family & milestone portrait session page here for more information!
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