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Treat yo’self with birthday portraits


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Getting engaged and getting married shouldn’t be the only times to get your portrait taken, so why not treat yo’self to a birthday photoshoot?

I believe birthdays are a magical time to celebrate you, and there is no way better way to do that than capturing the age you are at. I didn’t even know birthday portraits were a thing until my client and now very great friend Avis hired me to do her 25th b-day shoot.

I didn’t know what to expect so I did what every great photographer does, and I took a deep dive into Pinterest. The results from this shoot were everything I wanted and more.

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I love it when women embrace their age no matter if it’s 25 or 52!

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A quick confetti pro-tip and etiquette: Get chunky confetti like this. It will be captured on camera a lot better. Also, if you’re going to use confetti in a public place, make sure you sweep it up because photographers and clients will get kicked out of locations for making a mess. Luckily, we shot this at Avis’s home, but I still swept it up before I left.

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So pretty!

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We did a few shots to show her passions for her wonderful blog Little Miss Vision, like photography and of course Starbucks coffee. She tells me that she needs the coffee to juggle her full-time job, home life and her Latina lifestyle blog. Check out the blog she wrote about this photoshoot and the 25 things learned by 25.

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What better way to celebrate your birthday with photos, confetti and a big balloon!

Also, remember you’re beautiful and you deserve to …

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