Levi turns 2 with a beautiful farmyard party theme at the family home

Levi turns 2 with a beautiful farmyard party theme at the family home

Kids love animals! I remember my first born's first birthday party was an animal barnyard theme. My daughter, at that stage, could name every animal, mimic their sounds and behavior and we could never go past an animal touch farm without turning in. We went all out with DIY crafts and figurines and had a blast preparing for this special day. I never really had the chance to put as much effort into a party again as her little brother was well on his way by the time she turned two. What I admire about this theme is how each parent and child have their own interpretation of a barnyard party and this is another extremely creative home party captured by Devin Lester.

Kids party + Family Photographer- Johannesburg

To our new readers who may have missed his previous publication- Devin's work can also be seen under our posts from January- when he had his first "Kids Parties- a Family Celebration" photography feature - showcasing his work on a Sailor kids' party. He loves newborn shoots, boudoir, maternity and weddings photography too- explore his site for more information by clicking on the web icon under the post. 

Photography Gadgets + Lenses:

Devin makes use of a Fujifilm X-T2 camera and the following lenses to capture the decor, family and party venue:

Fujifilm 50-140mm f/2.8
Fujifilm 56mm f/1.2
Fujifilm 16mm f/1.4
Fujifilm 18-55mm f/2.8-f/4.0

From the pen of Devin Lester Photography, South Africa

"Levi's mom, Shan, put so much effort (once again) into her little boy, Levi's 2nd birthday party celebrations! Many hours went into making decorations, sign boards, photo frames and oh-so-cute egg carton take-home gifts for the kids. An animal touch farm was setup in the family's countryside garden and the kids had so much fun feeding the bunnies, goat and chickens as well as taking pony rides. While the littlies were entertained, moms and dads could relax on the couches and blankets that had been moved out into the garden. It was a fantastic morning and we were spoilt with some beautiful highveld weather!"- Devin Lester

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Kids party Ideas Photographer |Johannesburg| Devin Lester

Beautifully themed snacks and treats!

Kids party Ideas Photographer |Johannesburg| Devin Lester

The colourful and fun farmyard birthday cake.

Kids party Ideas Photographer |Johannesburg| Devin Lester

Creatively served-up drinks for the young and not-so-young.

Kids party Ideas Photographer |Johannesburg| Devin Lester

The Greek Family with their home-made photo frame to celebrate Levi's big day.

Kids party Ideas Photographer |Johannesburg| Devin Lester

The close-knit mommy group who have been friends from ante-natal classes or in some cases, school days :-)

Kids party Ideas Photographer |Johannesburg| Devin Lester

The birthday boy and guests got to ride a pony and feed the goats, bunnies and chickens brought in for the party.

Kids party Ideas +family Photographer |Johannesburg| Devin Lester

Cake, candles and happiness!

Pro Tip

Be prepared for those magic moments just after the candles have been blown out...

My name is Devin and I have a beautiful family…my wife, Megan and I will be celebrating our 10-year anniversary this year and we have two beautiful children, Paige and Matthew. I have a few too many weaknesses including wine, whiskey, coffee and gadgets! Getting to ride my bike every day & skip the crazy Joburg traffic is a definite plus! I run Devin Lester Photography and am driven to create beautiful wedding and family images for my clients!

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