Triplets First Birthday | Boston Event Photographer

Saturday I had to opportunity to assist my friend Paula for a triplets first birthday shoot. The party was held at the Four Seasons in Boston, with guests enjoying brunch and traditional Korean celebrations for a Tol. Caden, Caleb, and Cara were adorable dressed up in several outfits, including beautiful Korean dress.

This is my favorite from the day, I love that little face peaking out over mom’s shoulder!
The food looked delectable, even I wanted to try the sushi (and I’m the pickiest eater). I tried the Korean rainbow colored steamed rice cake, mujigae-ddeok.
Their grandfather prayed over each of them.
Following tradition, the children participated in a Toljabee Event. A bowl was filled with items such as rice, money and rope, representing plentiful eating, wealth, and longevity. Then the triplets picked up an item that attracts him or her and the child’s future is predicted according to the what he or she grabs. I thought this was so interesting, so I researched a little online and found out that Korean parents usually place the items that they want the child to choose near to the edge of the bowl – that would explain why Sang (a dentist) put a dentist’s tool in the front of the bowl! All three children picked the dentist’s tool which was funny for everyone.
The table upfront had a gorgeous first birthday cake, and the family cut the cake together.
Happy First Birthday to the triplets!

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June 9, 2008 - 5:17 pm

Michael Blanchard - These photos are precious!! Triplets ehh?? That’s rare! I’ve been to a brunch in this room at the Four Seasons, great light in there…

June 9, 2008 - 5:20 pm

liz fanus - I love the photos, wish there were more!!!

June 9, 2008 - 9:57 pm

Carla - Oh these are gorgeous photos that capture this beautiful family. I too wish there were more!

June 18, 2008 - 2:14 pm

Christy - Wow, looks like an amazing event. The first few in their Korean dress are just too cute!

June 20, 2008 - 5:00 pm

Renee Giugliano - Beautiful! Great portraits!

June 21, 2008 - 9:47 pm

Tracy Besek - How fun! I bet it was certainly a challenge with 3 of them. I love the traditional dress. Beautiful images!

June 21, 2008 - 10:05 pm

Laura Veraska - these are great! I love all of them!

July 7, 2008 - 3:39 pm

Erin Potter - Love the tones of these and the triplets couldn’t be cuter!!!

July 8, 2008 - 9:08 pm

Elizabeth Smith - Taz- These are so beautiful! What a fabulous keepsake for these babies! I just photographed a beautiful one-year-old Korean girl today!

October 23, 2008 - 2:19 pm

Gina - wow… triple the dose of fun… awesome..

Leavin on a jet plane

Hi everyone! Just a quick note to let you know I’ll be out of the office for a much deserved vacation May 11th thru 14th. Wish me some luck, I’m headed to Vegas!All client inquiries will be handled on Thursday.Happy Mother’s Day to all you Moms out there:)

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May 24, 2008 - 11:59 pm

Therese Marie - Taz, I LOOOOOOVE your blog, great job.

David & Patrick | Boston Wedding Photographer

Let’s rewind a bit. At the end of the year, after the crazy rush of holiday portraits, I had the opportunity to shoot a wedding with my friend and fellow Boston photographer, Mike Blanchard. David and Patrick had a beautiful candlelight ceremony in their home with their two sons, N & J, surrounded by friends and family. They had a killer wedding logo created {d+p} and of course, I had to get a ring shot with that. The cool thing about David and Patrick’s rings is that they are identical and they’ve both worn each one.


The details were simple and beautiful.





I love these shots of D + P helping their boys get ready for the ceremony.



Some shots of the ceremony, everyone squeezed into their living room for the intimate exchange.




Even though it was late, the kids participated in the ceremony and J managed to make it through with a little help from Papa.


At the reception, guests dined on a 4 course meal with wine pairings and were entertained by several preformers.




A classy affair all around, glad I could be a part of D+P’s day!

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April 9, 2008 - 5:31 pm

Leah Simmers - Yah, I don’t get to see much of your wedding stuff and now you better keep it coming, you did a great job, love them all. I think this would be a great niche for you

April 9, 2008 - 9:43 pm

Michael Blanchard - Taz these look amazing! I LOVE the sepia ones… Thank you for coming and helping to capture the essence of the day. Your shots were some of d+p’s favorite and they are going to look great in the album :) GREAT new blog btw!! Such a hot color.

May 17, 2008 - 12:02 am

Jess - You did a fabulous job capturing their day! I absolutely love the detail shots – great job!!

May 17, 2008 - 11:40 am

Michele - Taz, I love your wedding shots. The details, and the detail collage, are beautiful. Nice work!

May 17, 2008 - 4:06 pm

Melissa Pfannenstiel - LOVE your style. Real and simple, while completely classy!

May 18, 2008 - 8:19 am

Nelly - Tas, just gorgeous! Can’t pick a fave-they’re all spectacular!

May 24, 2008 - 3:43 pm

Brittany Merrifield Holder - OHH – These are so beautiful If I was getting married again I’d want you to do my wedding. LOVED those detail shots!

May 24, 2008 - 4:35 pm

Jeremi - Wow Tas you totally rocked this! Awesome job!

May 24, 2008 - 11:59 pm

Georgia Cooper - I love these, great job!!

May 25, 2008 - 8:59 pm

Charise - Beautiful work! This is my first visit to your blog and I WILL be back :)

June 6, 2008 - 12:09 am

Jennifer Nace - Simply STUNNING….