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The Charm of Simplicity: A Soft Pink and Gold Cake Smash Session

In the world of cake smash photography, simplicity can steal the show. This session proved just that. The soft hues of pink and gold created an elegant yet playful backdrop, allowing the birthday girl’s joy to shine through without unnecessary distractions.

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Melting Hearts with Sweet Smiles and a Cute Cake – Zionsville Cake Smash Photography

All of my cake smash sessions are fully customizable and you get to pick the theme and I will run with it! I hope you enjoy looking through these photos as much as I enjoyed taking them 🙂

5 Highs & 1 Low from KristeenMarie Photography in 2023 – Indianapolis Photographer

Your business, your friendship, and your unwavering trust made 2023 not just great but downright legendary! Cheers to the clients that made this year a picture-perfect masterpiece!

2023 Indianapolis Photography Highlights
Mermaid 1st birthday cake smash session

Mermaid 1st Birthday Cake Smash Session – Purple, Pink and Teal

I recently had the pleasure of capturing this sweet girl’s 1st birthday smash cake session, and it was a mermaid-themed delight. The color palette for the session revolved around shades of pink, purple, and teal, creating a visually captivating and whimsical setting. The birthday girl stole the show in her sparkly mermaid dress, which added […]

Strawberry Shortcake Session by an Indianapolis Photographer KristeenMarie

I recently had the pleasure of capturing a truly heartwarming 1st birthday cake smash session. The theme was a charming Strawberry Shortcake, and it was evident from the moment the birthday girl arrived that we were in for a sweet treat of a session. The star of the day, the birthday girl, couldn’t have been […]

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Blue and Gold Boho Balloon Arch Cake Smash – Indianapolis Photographers

Get ready to have your heart stolen by the most adorable blue-eyed baby boy, as you enjoy the cake smash photography from his 1st birthday session. This epic cake smash adventure was bursting with laughter and joy! His session was a world of blue and gold balloons dancing with excitement, setting the stage for an […]

Succulents and Gold – Indianapolis 1st Birthday Cake Smash Session

In a recent session, I had the pleasure of capturing a succulent-themed first birthday cake smash. The setup was adorned with a delightful mix of gold and green tones, creating a stunning backdrop. The cake did not disappoint which was also succulent filled (but the editable buttercream type). As always, the cake smash session began […]

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Sitter Session: How to Prepare for Your Milestone Photography Session

Hey there! I’m your friendly neighborhood Indianapolis photographer, and I’ve had the privilege of capturing some truly heartwarming milestone photography sessions recently. There just aren’t enough hours in the day to blog all the milestone sessions that I photograph, but I thought I would combine a few sessions and share some insights to help you […]

Happy Birthday Boy – Blue Ombre Cake Smash Session

Who needs elaborate themes or fancy characters when a single color can bring a burst of wonder? This session proved that simplicity can be downright fabulous! We did a blue ombre cake smash session and it was just perfection. Sessions do not always have to have themes or characters- just a color can be a […]

Happy one year old - Indianapolis cake smash photography
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Newborn Boy All In Blue – Indianapolis Newborn Photography

This was such a sweet loving family. Everyone, especally big brother, was so excited about the new baby boy. Family pictures with a newborn baby are always a joy, but they are extra special when everyone is so excited about the baby. Big brother couldn’t keep his hands off of his baby. He is going […]



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