Tag: cake smash

The cake smash that wasn’t.

You may remember Mr. Monte’s behind the scenes newborn session – and in the blink of an eye, just like that, it’s time for a NH Cake Smash! … Or not. His sister didn’t really want anything to do with her cake either – you can see her look at us like …

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This. This is how much I love cake.

Hampton NH First Birthday Cake Smash - Baby loves the cake - bab

From his Massachusetts Newborn Photos newborn to one of the most epic cake Hampton NH First Birthday Cake Smash sessions I’ve been a part of – baby Hugh has been full of love and smiles!  You may remember a little while back I talked abo …

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Let’s talk about the cake smash: 5 tips to maximize your photos! York ME first birthday session

York ME first birthday session

Let’s talk about a cake smash!  Everyone loves cake – or do they?  This York ME first birthday session cutie wasn’t so sure.  A champion smiler, adorable flirter, and most chill kiddo ever, he charmed me over and over again. …

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Connor-Watch Me Grow! Massachusetts Cake Smash

Massachusetts Cake Smash

You might remember this little charmer from his Newborn Session – his sweet snuggliness has only become more snuggly and he’s basically mastered his flirty smile at a very early age.  We got together for his 6-month photos and then an epic Massachusett …

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Emily! Massachusetts Watch Me Grow Photos

Sweet sweet Emily! It’s been so wonderful getting to know this family!  The first time we met was for their newborn session – little miss was just 10 days old!  After copious snuggles, we parted ways, but only until next time! Happily, Em was signed up …

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Robert! Seacoast NH Baby’s First Year Sessions

Guys. No really, Guys.  This Seacoast NH Baby’s First Year album makes me tear up.  I’ve had so many wonderful adventures with this family! Learning that Jack was going to be a big brother was so exciting!  And from the maternity session to the cake sm …

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Jackson turns One! Family Photos & First Birthday Cake Smash Benson’s, Hudson, NH

These brothers and sisters simply adorable!  We met up and walked around Benson’s Animal Park in Hudson.  What a fun place to explore!  I’d been there once before for a wonderful Hudson, NH Wedding, but we only quickly used the top grounds and jumped b …

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Baby’s First Year: The Album!

I love 3 & 4 to a year collections.  It allows me the opportunity to keep in touch with my mkp families on a more regular basis AND see their beautiful babies get bigger and develop personalities!Mr. Jack had a spectacular cake smash to wrap up his …

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Jack’s First Birthday! – Baby’s First Year Cake Smash

Jack has had quite the year and I’ve been honored to capture it!  From maternity photos with mom & dad to some great cake smashing at his 1 year shoot!   This boy is a heartbreaker to be sure! ~xoxo Melissakoren

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June 2013: Lifestyle Recap

It is the month of June, The month of leaves and roses, When pleasant sights salute the eyes, And pleasant scents the noses. ~ Nathaniel Parker Willis Two engagement shoots, two family shoots, one newborn shoot, 3 kiddo shoots & a first birthd …

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