September 30, 2013 9:15 am

Milo’s parents Kate and Louai are good friends and when I received an invite to his 1st birthday party I was thrilled. I made him a card and drew a picture of a dancing birthday cake man, only to realize the person sitting next to me drew almost the exact same picture on his card, too. A month later I was back in the same room, feeling unoriginal again while trying to figure out how to take a memorable portrait of him. That’s when Cheerio butt happened.

I’ve photographed a lot of kids over the last 10 years but I don’t remember ever doing a portrait of someone as young as Milo. I realized the best part about taking pictures of a toddler is that if you take 100 pictures you’ll get 100 completely different expressions. Below are a few of my favorites.

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