We first met this little guy at our Holiday ExtravagaBalooza or whatever those three days were… three days of non-stop meeting new people, smiling, laughing and capturing special holidays memories. Johnny was amazing, that I ever wrote it in bold letters. His parents decided to give it another go for his first birthday session.

Mommy chose Teddy Bead Picnic theme. Although we have a lot of different themes and backgrounds, we do encourage families for something unique and special… we’ll gladly do it if it is plausible and this Little Bear was one of those plausible. I got to the studio about 2.5 hrs before the actual session. If  Angela and I were there together, getting to the studio an hour before would have been more then sufficient but when I go alone, I like extra extra time. And started setting up, piece by piece, detail by detail. Once the set was ready to go, I got the camera out, got lights on and started playing with lights and settings and see what I can do unique for this session. Finally, I look at the clock and I have over an hour to wait – ok so it’s a new theme and I was nervous that would need extra time; better be over prepared then under.

Finally, our model arrived. Mommy chose the mini session, of just Johnny alone, she also baked her own cake. C’mon, if you’re bringing your own cake, you have to bring tea & coffee. We started with pre-cake, clean images

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After few minutes of getting AWESOME shots, we introduced the cake and this dude RIPPED through it like a hungry bulldozer.

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It’s rare to see little kids going To ToooWN on the cake like this, but he did and I couldn’t be more happier to have our studio participate in this occasion and capture these special moments for the family. Thank You SO MUCH for choosing Picture Perfect NY. We had a B L A S T!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!