I met this family last year when I was practicing for a gymnastics bday party photo shoot. We’ve kept in touch, and I was looking forward to photographing them again when they scheduled their session. It took Nicolas a few moments and the promise of a trip to Toys R Us in exchange for smiles to warm-up, but what parents wouldn’t barter a toy for their bambino’s beautiful eyes and smile in the perfect photo!? Since “cheese” is sometimes too cheesy, it was the word “silly” that had Nico and his family looking their best, and I think they had fun in the process. Enjoy these beautiful photos from our session at Hollywood beach.