The Cake Smash
Toddlerhood is an amazing journey all on its own. No longer a baby, on the brink of childhood. Little people with wants and demands - yes, demands! - very distinctly theirs. The first birthday is an amazing age - little children on the brink of walking, talking and becoming the people they will be. It's a messy birthday, but one of celebration.
The cake smash session is designed to honour this transition - to celebrate the child's first birthday with a special session designed perfectly for this age group. My standard cake smash sessions come with four components:
Family portrait session
Child mini portrait session
For these sessions, western with a personal consult to go over the details of your session and themes you'd like; my full cake smash galleries and backdrops gallery may be good references for you in developing your themes. If you'd like, I can put you in touch with one of my gourmet bakers for a cake perfectly tailored for your session - and I'll work with my baker to ensure that our cake matches perfectly with your theme! - and all aspects of the session are tailored to your vision.
With all of my cake smashes, I have a plethora of toddler-friendly props on hand. (Some restrictions apply for props offered at in-home cake smash sessions.). You're welcome to bring any special props / balloons /decorations that you'd like added in, and all cake smash clients also receive a prep guide that goes over details designed to ensure that we maximize the success of our cake-smashing fun. If you prefer to bring your own cake, I am happy to recommend a variety of bakers and cake styles that have worked wonderfully with past clients, to ensure the cake itself is a -pardon the bad joke - smashing success.
If this is a little more than your needs, I'm pleased to offer a basic "just the cake" smash session. These sessions include solely the cake smash, perfect for those wanting just a touch of sugary goodness.
Your cake smash with Kirsten Laufer Photography