1st Birthday Photoshoot

1st Birthday Photoshoot | Studio Milestone Session | Pottstown, PA

1st Birthday Photoshoots have quickly become one of my favorites! As a photographer, there’s something incredibly special about being entrusted to freeze moments in time, especially when it comes to significant milestones like a child’s first birthday. I’ve had the pleasure and privilege of capturing Ollie multiple times throughout his first year. And today I’m excited to share just a few of my favorite moments from Ollie’s 1st birthday photoshoot!

When Ollie arrived, he was a bundle of energy and curiosity, eager to explore his surroundings. As any seasoned photographer knows, working with a baby on the verge of toddlerhood requires patience and flexibility. But it also leads to some of the most authentic and adorable candid moments! I encouraged Ollie to play and interact naturally while I clicked away, capturing his infectious smile and adorable expressions.

a young boy sitting on the floor next to a wall of white curtains and smiling at the camera during a 1st birthday photoshoot
a young boy laying on his belly on a bed and smiling at the camera during a 1st birthday photoshoot
a black and white picture of a young boy crawling toward the camera and sticking out his tongue during a 1st birthday photoshoot

Ollie’s Cake Smash

One of the highlights of the session was Ollie’s cake smash, a timeless tradition for many 1st birthday photoshoots. His eyes lit up with delight as he dug into the cake, creating a mess of frosting and crumbs that made for some incredibly adorable photos. And when the cake was smashed and Ollie was adorably covered in icing, he looked up at me with that sparkle in his eye that made me melt!

a young boy sitting the floor in front of a wall of white curtains and eating a cake covered with colorful sprinkles during a 1st birthday cake smash photoshoot

As the session drew to a close, I couldn’t help but feel a sense of gratitude for being able to witness and document such a beautiful moment in Ollie’s life. I’ve had the pleasure and privilege of seeing Ollie grow throughout his 1st year, from a tiny newborn into a budding toddler. It’s moments like these that remind me why I fell in love with photography in the first place – the ability to freeze time and create memories that will last a lifetime.

In the end, Ollie’s 1st birthday photoshoot was a resounding success, filled with laughter, love, and plenty of adorable moments. I’m incredibly grateful to have been a part of it, and I can’t wait to see what the future holds for this sweet little boy!

Looking for a 1st Birthday Photoshoot?

I’d love to help you celebrate this huge milestone with some sweet memories! Because they’ll never be this little again! Kristin Brockman Photography offers baby & toddler milestone photos in her natural light studio just south of Pottstown, PA.

For more information, you can check out my Milestone Session Details. You can also check out my Featured Photo Sessions to see the full gallery of images from a few of my baby & toddler milestone sessions and reach out if you’re looking for a 1st birthday photoshoot.

If you have any questions or want to inquire about my availability for baby & toddler milestone photos, please email me at kristinbrockmanphotography@gmail.com.

Kristin Brockman Photography is a natural light baby photographer based in Pottstown, Pennsylvania who serves clients in the Greater Philadelphia area. She specializes in natural, family-centered photos focused on capturing genuine and authentic moments.


Kristin Brockman is a Professional Newborn, Maternity, & Family Photographer specializing in natural, family-centered lifestyle photography for newborns, pregnancy, and families serving clients in the Greater Philadelphia area including but not limited to the Main Line, Malvern, Wayne, Media, King of Prussia, Collegeville, Harleysville, Pottstown, Phoenixville, Kennett Square, West Chester, Exton, Downingtown, Reading, Gilbertsville, Boyertown, and Allentown.




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