Lucy First Birthday Session

I couldn’t have asked for a sweeter First Birthday Session than this little girl! Lucy looks like a Precious Moments figurine, and her session was almost too hard to narrow down! She looked absolutely adorable in every picture! I loved getting to see the feisty side of her too, it’s always the best part of my job when I get to capture kids just being themselves!

It’s clear that Lucy’s family adores her, and she has a very special story that shows just how much they waited just for her! Mom battled infertility for years before Lucy came along. In her own words she shares that they “Prayed and prayed. Wished on stars. Dropped coins in every fountain. What we didn’t know at the time, was there was a reason why we weren’t supposed to get pregnant on our own. “ Around that time during their fertility treatments, Mom and Dad discovered they were both carriers of the gene for Cystic Fibrosis, and their journey got even harder. After a round of IVF with genetic screening, only Lucy’s embryo was healthy enough to implant. After a tough pregnancy and delivery, her mom says it was absolutely worth it to have this little girl in their lives. “For us, Lucy has always been in the works.  We just had to have faith and put the work into making her a reality.  I believe you can speak something good into this world if you work at it and have hope.  Sometimes yours prayers may not be answered right away or in the way you want them to be.  But life can turn out so much sweeter than you ever imagined.  “

Big sister Lizzie posed with her little sister, and looked just beautiful in her blue dress. It’s obvious that Lizzie loves Lucy, and I can only imagine how much fun they’re going to have together. Our session ended with my absolute favorite thing: a smash cake. We chose a bright and colorful color palette for the session, perfect to set off her dark hair and big blue eyes! Beautiful dusty rose flowers and dress for the portraits and pink and orange icing on the cake make it feel bright, and vibrant. Just like Lucy!

  1. Juanita Castillon says:

    Such a beauty !!! She lights up any room !!!

  2. Christina Olson says:

    Such a doll baby! I love these photos

  3. Fiona says:

    Positively the cutest one year old I’ve seen! The mischievous grin says it all! You captured her true essence. Beautiful pics!

  4. Allyson Schewe says:

    My beautiful neices. Love them very much. 😍😍😍😘😘😘

  5. Cheryl Leef says:

    Lucy is absolutely precious! These photos are beautiful and fun. They really capture personalities!

  6. Leslie Leef says:

    Sweet little angel babies!

  7. Kathy Brenner says:

    Absolutely adorable! You have perfectly captured the sweet personalities of my two precious granddaughters, Lucy and Lizzie!❤️❤️

  8. Kristen Friedly says:

    I absolutely adore and love this family! Little Miss Lucy is a miracle and completes the Brenner family ♥️

  9. Addy says:

    These are all so amazing! What a cutie!

  10. Aunt Janet says:

    Such a beautiful baby! And what a fabulous family that loves her dearly!These pictures capture her personality so well. How lucky we are to have her and her sister in our lives!

  11. Jen says:

    You are truly blessed with 2 beautiful girls! What a fun photo shoot. The cake picture is adorable. 🙂

  12. Jane Allman says:

    The sweetest two little girls. Loved so much. Lucy is a little miracle. And my favorite little pixie. Jane Allman

  13. Alison says:

    Love the pictures! The girls are adorable!

  14. Laura Guy says:

    What a gift your girls are…and these photos capture their personalities perfectly!!! I couldn’t love them more!

  15. Elizabeth Weitz says:

    OH my goodness. HAIR goals. She is just so charming and adorable! What a beautiful First Birthday session!

  16. Oh my goodness!!! Cuteness overload!!

  17. Erica Swantek says:

    Oh my goodness, Lucy is such an adorable little girl! What a fun first birthday session!

  18. Heather says:

    Holy buckets, these girls are so cute! What an adorable session =)

  19. Jennie Crate says:

    I love the flowers you worked into this session!!

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