CAKE SMASH Photography
It’s so much fun to watch your little one and their reactions to the cake smash – will they approach it with caution, or dive in face first? Your session will start with their one-year portrait, where you have the choice of whether to put your little one in one of my outfits in the studio or one of your own. When they’re all dressed up, I will start snapping away to get those beautiful images before moving on to the fun main, messy part of their birthday shoot.
Even if they don’t dive in face first, your little ones love exploring in the cake, feeling the texture in their hands, the icing will soon be flying around the studio! Thankfully, after that it’s straight into my tiny tub on set, for some bubbly fun. I’ll capture images of your little one splashing around, and as a bonus, they’ll be handed back to you squeaky clean and (mostly) icing-free!
I have a selection of outfits to match any theme & I provide the cake, (my Mother-in-law happens to have her own cake making business - so thats super handy!) all you have to do is decide on a colour or theme that you'd like & we'll do the rest.
Cake Smash Package - £99
Includes A mini birthday session to start, the cake smash - the messy part & a splash session to get all clean // Choice of colour or theme // A homemade cake - made by a local baker // Full use of props //An online gallery for you to view & download the full gallery of images //
What do I need to bring to a session?Nothing really, except you & your gorgeous little family! I have a variety of handmade props, which will incorporate different themes and colours for me to create a variety of different looks. Most newborn photographs are done using my props or nude but if you want to bring a particular outfit, or comforter you would like me to photograph, thats cool with me!
What if my baby cries or won’t sleep at the session?It is very possible that your baby will cry at some point in the session. This is because they are babies and babies do cry when they are tired or hungry. I will always take my time to settle baby to ensure they are in a deep settled sleep. It is very normal for the first hour of the session to involve settling the baby. Some babies sleep within 2 minutes, others can take a little longer.
How long with the session last?Newborn sessions can be long; I allocate 2-4 hours for each newborn session, this allows time for feeding, changing, settling etc. Family sessions are usually around an hour depending on your little ones. Of course every session is different and some are quicker than others. The little ones normally tell us when they've had enough!!