Aurora is 1!

Aurora came back to see me in my North Saint Paul, MN Studio for her 1 year photography session. Ive been seeing Aurora through out her first year for her milestone portraits. She was a rock star for her newborn and 6 month sessions.. but she wasn't as happy with me when her 1 year session rolled around. Cranky baby sessions can be so stressful for parents! I always feel so bad when parents leave feeling thinking their baby gave me nothing to work with. But I have a secret... I ALWAYS get images that make your baby look like they were having a just fine time while they were getting photographed. Well.. at least 99% of the time ;) I rarely have to ask a baby to come back.. its happened.. but its rare. 

You will see what I mean with her photos. Aurora started her session giving me some great smiles.. and her mood changed from happy to not so happy shortly after. But Ive got the fastest shutter finger in town ;) and I only need a split second to get what a need.. (1/125 of a second to be exact LOL) So you just can't tell that she wasn't the happiest child ever the whole time =) 

I also want to share some images from her "rockstar" session too! Because they are adorable and you all must see how much she's grown this year =) Check them all out below! 

 Aurora at her newborn session <3

Aurora at her newborn session <3

 EEP! This cupcake hat is one of the cutest ever! You can get your very own cupcake hat from   Brother Earth Boutique &nbsp;

EEP! This cupcake hat is one of the cutest ever! You can get your very own cupcake hat from Brother Earth Boutique 

 Aurora couldn't keep her tongue in her mouth at her 6 month photography session!&nbsp;

Aurora couldn't keep her tongue in her mouth at her 6 month photography session! 

 Those eyes though!&nbsp;

Those eyes though! 

 The start of Aurora's 1 year session! All smiles at first!&nbsp;

The start of Aurora's 1 year session! All smiles at first! 

 Seriously though.. this image was taken in-between screams LOL! She was mad that we wanted to sit. She got herself up and that brief instant of success was caught =)&nbsp;

Seriously though.. this image was taken in-between screams LOL! She was mad that we wanted to sit. She got herself up and that brief instant of success was caught =) 

 ..and the cake! Yikes was she mad! She hated the cake. I got this image and two others where she wasn't crying by tossing in come Cheerios ;)&nbsp;

..and the cake! Yikes was she mad! She hated the cake. I got this image and two others where she wasn't crying by tossing in come Cheerios ;) 

 I am glad that she arrived in a good mood because this smile of hers is AMAZING! Happy Birthday Aurora!!&nbsp;

I am glad that she arrived in a good mood because this smile of hers is AMAZING! Happy Birthday Aurora!! 

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