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First Year of Babies Life

As a Phoenix Arizona portrait photographer one of my favorite things to photograph is the first year of babies life. Some of the best milestones for babies are within the first year. At 6 months they are normally sitting up, giggling, lots of big smiles, and they have so much personality. At a year they are walking or trying to walk, and have found some independence.

I love looking back at photographs of all of my children’s first year of life. So amazing to see the development and the excitement when they discover and do something new. From blowing bubbles with their lips, and making all sorts of noises and baby jibber jabber, to grabbing their toes, and rolling around on the floor it’s all adorable.

I will never forget my kids first smile, first word, first time they sat up, then crawled, and stood up holding onto a chair. I will always when they finally gained the confidence to let go of that chair  or my finger and take their first steps. It was so exciting, but part of me was sad because they grow up way to fast. Thankfully, I have so many photographs of all of these exciting milestones, and my kids and I go through them together and sit and laugh, and I remind them stories about their first year.

I offer either outdoor or studio photography for my first year of life or milestone photography.  I have many adorable outfits and props for sitters (six month old babies) here at my studio for both girls and boys, as well as twins or multiples. If you prefer to have your baby photographed outdoors on location we can do that as well. If you wish to book a year session, and want a cake smash, please make sure to book with me in advance, so that we can plan to coordinate, colors, as well as well as props, and themes. For more information on what types of sessions are available for baby pictures & photography click here.

TO BOOK A SESSION PLESE CALL 480.389.7143 OR EMAIL MELISSA@MELISSADONALDSONPHOTOGRAPHY.COM