Family Portraits

Luke | First Birthday

June 28, 2011

Every once in awhile, you meet someone who has the uncanny ability to sucker you in to the most ridiculous situations. Thank you, Kristen Johnson.

This is the day that I, Kristen Weaver, shot a children’s First Birthday Party.

Surrounded by babies, and juice boxes, plus the obligatory dad-on-grill-drinking-beer, I entered the strange world of mashing cake, drool and sippy cups.

But how do you celebrate your first birthday when your mom is part of one of the best Event Coordination practices in Orlando? With a Chicago Cubs themed birthday party, complete with concession stand, treats, a ball-field, and the most amazing cake-treats by Party Flavors!

Happy First Birthday Luke! And thanks for letting me celebrate with you, Kristen :)  But, the next time you want to hang out – I vote Olive Garden!

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  • Reply Rachel June 28, 2011 at 8:09 pm

    Kristen these are wonderful!! You are the best!!!

  • Reply John Flinchbaugh June 28, 2011 at 8:24 pm

    You captured so many wonderful details and expressions — perfect.

  • Reply Brandi Nicole June 28, 2011 at 8:32 pm

    I’ve been to weddings that weren’t planned as well as this kid’s birthday! You did a fantastic job capturing the spirit of a first year party.

  • Reply shaleena June 28, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    Awesome pics! Your work is always amazing..You captured every moment perfectly. Love when he tossed the cake on the ground..

  • Reply Colleen Magrann June 28, 2011 at 10:16 pm

    Kristen, this birthday party is amazing and you captured every moment beautifully! Um, and BTW, your fiance is a total hotty;) Great job as per usual! you are so gifted!

  • Reply Kristen June 28, 2011 at 10:19 pm

    YAY!!! I ADORE THEM! Thank you soooo much! Let’s do Olive Garden this coming week :) Bring CD of pics :)

  • Reply LIsa June 28, 2011 at 10:25 pm

    Kristen, You are AMAZING!!!!

  • Reply Chassidy Garner June 28, 2011 at 11:46 pm

    I can’t tell which is more amazing, the party or the pictures! :) Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous!!!

  • Reply eileen July 1, 2011 at 7:17 pm

    nice job, rookie! especially love the one of the dads….very nice party…did you take any panoramics of the whole field? that’s the only thing that’s missing….

  • Reply Beverlee July 9, 2011 at 10:10 pm

    Kristen, you are a gifted photographer. I’m amazed at how you captured the expressions and memories that will be cherished for a lifetime. Maybe you should consider those drool and juice box parties! P.S. KJ sure knows how to throw a party, doesn’t she?!?

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