Are you ready to have your heart melt??  My heart totally melted when I first met baby Audrey!  Mom & Dad contacted me about shooting her first birthday portraits.  As we brainstormed, one story inspired me.  While mommy was pregnant with Audrey, she had major cravings for watermelons!  She ate so much of it that people actually started nicknaming her watermelon!  A watermelon patch was our original idea, but where do you find a watermelon patch in LA??  So we improvised and I LOVE the results!!!  I love her eyes & expression in that first image!  And that she’s eating the rind!

Having her naked wasn’t the plan, but as mom was changing Audrey, I just loved the contrast!  Plus I just love naked babies.  You can only get away with it up to a certain age, so why not take advantage while you can!

These will be displayed at her first birthday party, but can you imagine these in her wedding slideshow???  I can just hear the guests awing and laughing already!  I LOVE her expression and how she eats with her toes curled and foot in the air:

And how can you have a little girl and not put her in a tutu?!

This cracks me up!!!  “Here I come!”

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  1. These the CUTEST! Definitely priceless. I can really the feel the inspiration. :) And I saw your tweet – is there an announcement pending??

  2. this is priceless. i especially love the study in size: her little hand on top of the bog watermelon and then all of the watermelons together! they are so joyful

  3. Oh my! What a wonderful job! She looks so good in all the shots! And all the accent shots are amazing, cant wait to see all the rest!.

  4. Eeeek! mega cuteness! When I got into photography, my main interest was and still is photographing babies, kids and families. You do such a beautiful job with babies!! When I have mine one day I should call you. :-)

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