one year old on the beach |st. joseph beach photography

Braden’s family are troopers- they live out near the beach in St. Joseph, and they were willing to meet me there at 6:45 a.m. so that we’d have a) pretty light and b)an uncrowded beach. I think we maybe saw one other person, so crowding was not at all an issue. But the light was gorgeous- well worth getting up for! Toddlers are often at their best first thing in the morning, and Braden generally is, so we were hoping to take advantage of that, too. He started out a bit unsure of the whole thing (what, you want me by myself on cold sand?!), but I used a few things that are usually good for warming up toddlers, and he was full of sure-fire happiness maker for one year olds- ‘flying’ courtesy of dad. Worked like a charm! Good thing dads have strong arm muscles : )dad-flying-toddler-sonworks with moms, too-one-year-old-outdoor-pictures-with-parentsIn GQ mode here- he has the most incredible deep blue eyesbeach-pictures-toddlerand doesn’t he have the most incredible eyelashes to go with them?!amazing-toddler-eyelashesThanks for getting up and ready so early, B. family (and for working for those smiles)! I think it was well worth it.

If you have a baby turning one and would like to have an outdoor photo session to celebrate, contact me

with your ideas. I’m available for travel throughout southwest Michigan, and would love to meet you outdoors for great one year old pictures!

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