So when Krishni contacted me back in May of this year, she informed me that she would be throwing a birthday bash for little Kaiden at Polliwog Park in Manhattan Beach on September 11th, 2011. Kaiden turned two over the weekend, and Krishni (who lives in Scottsdale, AZ) wanted to make sure that she caught the special candid moments of this special day. Well we love photographing children, and we had our new camera (Canon 5d Mark II) that we had to put to work.
This event I got some much needed help from Jen, who caught some great shots that you will see below. Having a second photographer really makes working events a lot easier, as it effectively doubles our coverage. This is how we work for weddings, parties, etc.
One thing that you will notice in these photos is the abundance of Sesame Street decorations! Kaiden LOVES Sesame Street, and in order to get a smile out of him, all I had to say is “Where’s Elmo?” Kaiden had a lot of friends at his party, who all got to enjoy the face painting and parachute fun put on by the awesome performer (we didn’t catch her name, so if you know her, please let us know who she is!)