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Outdoor Smash Cake Session

There are few bigger compliments than when a client who has moved away says “if we are going to do outdoor photos for our son’s first birthday, then I want to wait for Karen to do them.” While I am always honored to hear from former brides and grooms about pictures for their growing families, I was so touched that Erica and Tim wanted me to do photos of their son, Stephen’s first birthday.
I photographed Erica and Tim's wedding in 2014 during fleet week. As they said their vows, the Blue Angels flew past. It was a beautiful wedding. Though they have moved out of the area, Tim’s family still lives in the East Bay. When they decided to do a first birthday party for Stephen here, on a Saturday, Erica contacted me to book a first birthday/cake smash session on Sunday.
Not only was I honored, but I was also so excited to see Erica and Tim and meet their son. I love reconnecting with brides and grooms as they’ve settled into married life, and being able to see their families change and gr…

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