Valencia 1 Year Old Baby Photography

I was so excited to return to Alisha and Shawn’s home in Valencia for Braylen’s one year old portraits!  When Alisha contacted me, I couldn’t believe that it’s had already been a year since their maternity and newborn photography sessions.  Braylen had just had his first birthday party the day before I came, so Alisha wanted to commemorate his first birthday with a cake smashing at the end of the session.  Instead of a plain background, I suggested using their beautiful wild hills behind their home.  I’m so glad Alisha took me up on that idea – I think this was one of my most favorite first year sessions and totally represents their family and personality.  First, we started with a few at home on mom and dad’s bed.

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

Braylen and Chancy were so cute together.  Love it!

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

Braylen is a sweet pea – so accurate.  :)

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

We stopped by the park, on our way to the hills behind their home.

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

I wanted to do a variation on one of my favorite maternity photos I took of Chancy in between Shawn and Alisha.  I’m so glad we did!  I think I have a new favorite with Braylen’s adorable reaction to his parents’ kiss.  So cute!

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

A great father, son moment.

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

And one with mama.

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

The light was beautiful!  Definitely one of my favorite locations ever!

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

Shawn and Alisha brought these nice colorful balloons left over from the party, so we decided to use them in their cake shots.

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

Braylen is simply adorable!

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

I think this is my favorite shot form the session.  Great lighting, great location and LOVE Braylen with all the cake on his face.

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

Valencia Wilderness 1 year old birthday family portrait photography

2 Responses to “Valencia 1 Year Old Baby Photography”

  1. Chrisann Cope Says:

    Totally adorable photos. Loved it Amber, it helps you had a good subject and a happy one at that. Well done!

  2. Charlotte Leonard Says:

    Awww, super cute session. I love the one with the bulldog! Great shoot :)