Fiona’s mom works with some amazing people.
Know how I know?
Because they pooled together and bought her a baby’s first year photography package for her baby shower.
Fiona’s mom and dad came to their newborn session with a full sized surf board, a dog, a whole lotta Michigan sports goodies, and a baby that wasn’t all that interested in sleeping.
Fiona did not want to miss a moment of her shoot. She was a strong baby, full of spunk. However, there were props to photograph her with…really cool ones…so I did my best baby whispering..and I literally begged her to let me take this surfboard photo.
Since Fiona was on our baby plan, we knew she’d be back in a few short months, so we decided that it would be cool to keep the surfboard at my studio and take pictures of her on it as the year went along.
However, Fiona wasn’t feeling it on the day of her 4 month session. Her mom had the cutest outfits and Etsy goodies, but teething is no joke, so we decided to give the day to her and have her come in a few days when she was feeling better.
And Fiona was on. Full of joy and ready to tackle the surfboard.
Though potentially skeptical (this girl has good instincts – I’m fairly certain she was trying to tell us that the board was backwards).
By the time Fiona’s eight month session rolled around, I found myself anticipating the wonderful props and outfits that her mom was sure to bring to the session. Of course, she did not disappoint.
And Fiona was so full of JOY…not to mention loads of Etsy cuteness.
And at eight months, she was now working the surfboard like a pro.
And last week we celebrated her one year! She’s all grown up.
Well..not ALL grown up…
and every graduation requires a cake. Right?
Although, Fiona preferred playing to eating cake.
For those who like to see things side by side, here’s Fiona’s surfboard progression, over the course of one year.
Isn’t she the cutest?
If you are interested in purchasing our baby session for someone you love (or like a lot), you can grab one here.