Little Chloe was bound to celebrate her first birthday party in style. I knew, because I'd photographed her brother Brodie's birthday a couple of years back, and mum Allison is one clever cookie when it comes to throwing and styling birthday parties! I can't wait to share the photos from the party - they're coming soon! But in the meantime, I want to share these ones.

When I photograph parties, I love to arrive early so I can take a few shots of the family together - before little outfits get sticky and faces get covered in chocolate! And if we're at home, I love to get some photos of the birthday bub in their room - doesn't it seem to change so quickly? One minute it's a nursery and the next you're thinking about a big kids bed for them! So capturing their little space is nice reminder of this time - for you, and for them.

And Little One Magazine seemed to think so too! I was thrilled to see they'd featured Chloe's room in their latest issue.

Stay tuned for photos from her party...