Nikhil's 1st Birthday Inspired

Nikhil's First Birthday Party | San Francisco, California

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I was so excited to photograph a first birthday party in San Francisco this past weekend. My family and I made the hour trip up there, and decided to make a day trip out of it. Upon arriving, I was greeted by the sweetest family who was finishing the last touches of an adorable train themed birthday party.

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We first started the day by taking some portraits of Nikhil with his parents.

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The cupcakes looked and smelled so good! I loved the little touches of detail on them.

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There were also plenty of toys for the little ones to play with, and you can tell they were all having so much fun!

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Once the birthday cake arrived, I was in awe! I mean look at this! It was so perfectly decorated... not a single line was out of place. 

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Nikhil was having so much fun with all the toys, and getting photos of him was so fun! Look at how cute this little guy is!

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Parents blowing out the candles after singing happy birthday!

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Family photos are SO important. I truly believe every family should have an updated family photo yearly.

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They also has a sweet and savory crepe bar for their guests. They walked up and had made to order crepes! I loved this idea!

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... and of course balloons are always a bit hit with the little ones.

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When I asked who the bakery was, a lady at the party informed me that she made it, and she doesn't have a bakery. She just does it for fun. How crazy right!? She's AMAZING at making cakes!

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Those big brown eyes!

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Nikhil was not happy with all the cheering, and with a mix of being tired, poor guy was not into the cake smashing business.

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He was more excited about his little dump truck than eating the cake. Which I thought was pretty cute.

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It was such an honor to be able to photograph this special day for this family as they celebrated their little guy's first birthday. The weather in San Francisco was beautiful, the details of the party were adorable, and the love for this little one was overflowing!

Happy Birthday Nikhil! I hope this next year is filled with even more fun times for you and your family!