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Cake Smash & First Birthday Photography

Cake Smash & First Birthday Photography

Outdoor 1st Birthday Cake Smash Session – Indianapolis Child Photography

Being closed for two months will really throw things off for lots of clients. However, most of my clients have been super understanding and flexible! Since shooting outdoors opened up before my studio could we rescheduled a number of cake smash sessions to be outdoor cake smash sessions. I’m going to have to say, I’m not even a little sad about this! These sessions are stunning. Look at that lovely sunrise right against that cute baby skin. What is not to love about this?!

Don’t get me wrong, I’m excited for the studio is open again. That being said, if clients still wanted to schedule outdoor cake smash sessions I would be game for that too!!

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This outdoor cake smash session was too cute! Happy birthday, little one.

I would love to see your little one for a cake smash session either in the studio or outside! You just let me know what you prefer! Feel free to reach out if you are looking for an Indianapolis photographer.

Andrew’s Outdoor Cake Smash Session – Indianapolis Photography

It’s been a joy photographing little Andrew over the last year! This session was the icing on the cake to conclude his grow-with-me package. He has always been such a happy easygoing little guy and he didn’t disappoint for his 1st birthday cake smash. This session got pushed back a few times due to COVID so Andrew was a touch over 1 when this session happened, but he didn’t seem to mind much!!

We also had to move the session outdoors so we could practice social distancing while shooting. I know that this wasn’t exactly what we had originally planned for Andrew’s 1st birthday cake smash but I’m pretty obsessed with the results! I just love that sunrise light and adorable baby smiles. I’m not sad one bit to be doing outdoor cake smash sessions!

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Thanks for letting me capture your first year of life, little Andrew!

If you are looking for an Indianapolis photographer to capture your family don’t hesitate to reach out. I would love to meet you and your family and capture all your milestones.

You Are My Sunshine Cake Smash and Some Behind the Scenes Images

This handsome birthday boy is the youngest of three siblings. I’ve been photographing this family since the youngest was born and this family has been an absolute joy to work with! I’m a little sad to see this guy turn one because now I won’t get to see this wonderful family as often.

Little Benjamin had a You are My Sunshine themed 1st birthday cake smash session. It was super fitting for her personality because he is just a little ray of happiness. He wasn’t super into the cake (but you wouldn’t know it from the pictures). But he was as happy as could be just exploring the set.

I also used this session for some promo pictures (stay tuned for more on that) so there are a few behind the scenes images in this post as well.

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Thanks for celebrating your first birthday with me Benjamin! You were a little ray of sunshine and I hope that carries though past this first year. Happy first birthday, Benjamin.

If you are interested in 1st birthday photography or any other types of photography that I offer please feel free to reach out! I’m an Indianapolis photographer and I would love to photograph your family’s milestones.

Hadley 1st Birthday Cake Smash – SomeBUNNY is ONE

Little miss Hadley was excited for her birthday cake. So excited she just pushed it over… every single time we put it in front of her. No worries… we just ditched the cake stand and she just dug right in. It was the cutest!

She had a “SomeBUNNY is One” theme that went along with her almost Easter birthday.

This sweet girl happens to be born one day after my daughter. And her mom happens to be one of my good friends. My daughter met little miss Hadley when she was just hours old where we wheeled my 1 day old little girl into her hospital room. It was a moment to remember and I can’t wait for these two girls to grow up together (hopefully as friends too).

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Happy 1st birthday, beautiful little one! Thanks for letting me celebrate with you in the studio!

Let me know if you are looking for an Indianapolis photographer. I would love to capture your family’s milestones either inside or outside the studio!

Stars and Sparkle 1st Birthday Cake Smash – Indianapolis Photographer

This adorable cake smash session might look a little familiar. It’s based off my son’s cake smash session that I did two years ago. I think imitation is the biggest form of flattery so I’m all for it! This handsome little birthday boy was the perfect model for his 1st birthday cake smash session. His blue eyes sparkled and he was generous with his adorable smiles.  He was great for the camera and most definitely had some great facial expressions.  You can really tell that he was enjoying himself and that yummy cake! Could he be any more adorable?!

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Happy 1st birthday, little guy! Thanks for celebrating with me in the studio.

I hope you enjoyed this stars and lights 1st birthday cake smash session! I’m an Indianapolis photographer and I would love to photograph your little one or family soon. Feel free to reach out if you would like to get a photography session on the calendar.

Brynn’s 1st Birthday Cake Smash – Plum, Blue, and Green 1st Birthday Setup

I can’t believe my baby girl is one. I know they say time flies but you don’t really feel it so deeply until it’s your little baby that grows up so quickly before your eyes.

I’ve always dreamed of having a little girl and I can’t believe this precious little one calls me mom (and yes, she has started saying Mom!). It was a longer wait then I had hoped to have her but she was WELL worth the wait and it makes having her in our lives even more precious.

Miss Brynn is a joy. Her laughs are amazing. Her cuddles are sweet. She loves deeply. She is curious about everything and gets into anything. She is opinionated and will  tell you what she thinks about everything. She is strong willed like her Mama and passionate like her Papa. I have a feeling she will give us (and is already giving us) a run for our money but she will be one strong little lady – so watch out world.

Brynn’s cake smash session was done to match her nursery. You can see those pictures here if you are interested. I’ve done this for both my kids so that I can use the images later to decorate their nursery. I also use the images for thank you cards for their birthday party (print those pictures!).

At the end of the post I’ve included a video of all that went into this cake smash session. Be sure to check out the behind the scenes video if you are interested in all the madness. 🙂 I’ve also included a vendor list at the bottom of the post if you are interested in where everything came from.

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I love photographing milestones of any type for families in the Indianapolis area! If you are looking for an Indianapolis photographer don’t hesitate to reach out and let me know.

Vendor List

Plum Romper – https://www.etsy.com/shop/LittleBoatsDesigns

Plum Hair Bow and Bowtie – https://www.etsy.com/shop/CollectiveCreationsC

Wood Swing – https://www.instagram.com/left.grain/

Balloon Arch – Made by me using the following…

Metallic Balloons blown up in various sizes and colors – https://amzn.to/2wK25Ky

Balloon Pump – https://amzn.to/2THkfWd

Low temp glue gun – https://amzn.to/38J2CK1

Seamless Paper – https://amzn.to/3aRLKlX

Flowers Dark Purple – https://amzn.to/2Q88PZD

Flowers Blue – https://amzn.to/39HQxpP

Flowers Soft Purple – https://amzn.to/2Q6R24X

Flowers White – https://amzn.to/2W5uyVY

Farmhouse Cake Smash – Cake Smash and First Birthday Photography

“Old McDonald had a farm, E-I -E-I -O.  And on that farm we had a cake smash, E-I-E-I-O.  With some cake here and a cute little kid there, everything turned out great!  You will surely be able to tell by the pictures that this little man thoroughly enjoyed his cake smash session and that it was a great way to celebrate his first birthday! I  am so glad that he came to visit me in the studio for this session.  There were lots of smiles and giggles and a little bit of sadness when it was all over.  He just really wanted all of the fun and the cake smashing to continue!  His sweet little romper just added to the adoreable-ness of this shoot!

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Happy first birthday Beau!  You were a trooper for your cake smash!

Let’s celebrate your little one’s milestone first birthday with a cake smash.  Let’s plan a date today, be sure to reach out! I’m an Indianapolis photographer and I would love to photograph your one-year-old.

 

Twin Brother & Sister Cake Smash for 1st Birthday

What is cuter than one little munchkin smashing a cake to celebrate a birthday- TWO little munchkins smashing cakes to celebrate their birthday!!  Meet the cutest little blue eyed babies you ever did see! These two celebrated their 1st birthday with smiles and smashing! These two had a rainbow themed cake smash. They each enjoyed their own birthday cakes and trying their sibling’s cake as well. It was the cutest! There are so many priceless images and memories from this session and I  just cannot choose a favorite photo- they are all so adorable!

You also don’t want to miss the video at the end of the post for a little bit of the behind the scenes.

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So much birthday fun!
If you want to have your little one photographed in the studio just let me know. I would love to photograph your little one. I’m an Indianapolis photographer serving Indy and central Indiana.

Pumpkin Cake Smash- First Birthday Cake Smash Photography

This sweet little pumpkin is ONE and she is oh so cute.  This cutie is the daughter of one of my best friends and I  really enjoy spending time with her and her family.  Her cake smash turned out so cute and I  know that she had a good time.  She knocked over the cake and  at the end she seemed to be pretty upset that it was over, I  included one of those photos below.

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Happy 1st birthday little pumpkin.  I  can’t wait to keep watching you grow.

Cake Smash Photography really is one of the best ways to capture your little ones special day.  If you are in the Indianapolis area and are looking for an Indianapolis photographer be sure to send me a message and let’s get a session for you and your little one today!

Jungle Cake Smash – First Birthday Cake Smash Photography in Carmel, Indiana

ROAR! It’s a jungle out there and this adorable little one celebrated his first birthday with a jungle themed cake smash!  He loved playing with the dinosaurs and then smashing into his cake.  I  have been photographing this sweet boy since he was a newborn and I  can’t believe that he has turned one.  He has grown up so much and I  have loved spending time with him and his family.  His smiles are so cute and he just seems to adore being in front of the camera.

If you want to see what all goes into a cake smash session be sure to check out the video at the end of the post. You can see what it takes to make one of these cake smash set-ups.

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Happy First Birthday little man!  Hope it was a roaring good time!

If you are looking for a way to celebrate your little one’s first birthday, cake smash photography is the way to go.  If you live in the Indianapolis area I would love to be your Indianapolis photographer. Be sure to send me a message and we will work together to help your visions become a reality.