Kirative Images


Canberra's Most Trusted Newborn Photographer

It’s Time To Celebrate

Capture your child’s first birthday at Kirative Images, with a cake smash experience you will never forget. Perfectly styled to suit your little one.
With many themes to choose from or create your own. Your session includes a simple themed sponge cake and a gallery of 30+ images from your session.

Cake Smash Sessions generally take around 1 hour . For best results I shoot in 15min intervals. Clean images before the cake, are photographed of your child first. The cake is then introduced for a messy food play experience. No need to worry about mess, all sessions finish with a splash and play bubble bath or milk bath.

Family images will not be included in your cake smash session. Guided by past experience, young children do not cope well with the additional time needed for these images. Getting perfect images from your little ones special day is my top priority. Let’s focus on them.

Session Fee ~ $100 – $250 due at time of booking. This covers your photographers time. A lot of work goes into setting up the perfect cake smash session. Kirative Images likes to make sure your theme is perfect for your child’s special day. Custom cake smash themes will result in the $250 session fee.

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When Should I Book My Cake Smash Session?

Cake smash sessions are best done 2-3 weeks before your childs actual birthday. This way you will have those precious images ready to share when the big day arrives. Alternatively let’s book your child in on their actual birthday, for a very special day
Cake smash sessions are usually booked weekdays at 10:00am or Saturday if available. Due to the custom nature of these sessions and editing schedule. I have a limited number of available sessions each month, to guarantee my turnaround on all edited images stays within 2 weeks. It is best to secure your  session 2-3 months in advance to avoid disappointment. A session fee of $100-$250 is due at time of booking.
Knowing your child’s theme early will allow everyone time to plan setups that match the perfect outfit and cake. If you have an idea of the style you would like. This will be discussed in your personal session plan.

Getting The Best Images On The Day?

Cake smash sessions are not the time to introduce new experiences. If you are looking for those frosting covered faces and big smiles. Your child needs time to prepare for the big day.
Let them experience messy food play. Put your child on the floor with a cheap sponge cake and whipped icing and see how they respond. Let them feel the cake and encourage them to hold it and feel it betwen their fingers. If they dont like it the first time, try again in a week.
Let your child splash in a bucket of water. Provide cups and bubbles and place the tub in an arera that is not in the bathroom. This helps them to understand the difference between bath time and waterplay activities.
When you arrive at your session. I will spend a few minutes helping your child to settle in and relax with some toys. 1 year olds are exceptionally clingy in new environments. It will be your responsibility to reasure them and get them sitting by themselves before we can get started with their session.
Please do not expect your child will eat the cake. Most cake smash sessions are based around a messy food play experience. I will capture little feet and hands in the cake. Parents will help with breaking the cake apart during the shoot. Most young children prefer to suck on the wooden spoon, or bang on the cake like a drum. 
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Kirative Images



full digital collection + 10 prints
2 large matted 8 x 10 prints
8 small matted 5 x 7 print
full collection of digital files
full collection of watermarked files
custom USB with box
birthday gift for your child


full digital collection
full collection of digital files
full collection of watermarked files
custom USB with box
birthday gift for your child


20 page album – $220
album comes in your choice of 6 colours and can be personalised with your child’s birthday details.
20 professionally printed images of your choice, will be included in your horizontal matted album.

10 page album – $149
album comes in your choice of 6 colours and can be personalised with your child’s birthday details.
10 professionally printed images, will be included in your horizontal matted album.

PLEASE NOTE – Your $100-$250 session fee is not included in your package price.
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Newborn Sessions

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Recommended booking time 3-4mths before your baby is due.

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Cake Smash Sessions

Celebrate your childs special day with a personalised cake smash session.
Including cake, balloons and decorations. Your child will love experiencing cake in a whole new way.
Worried about the mess? We have you covered. Splash and play is included in your session and is guaranteed to get the best smiles.

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