As a cake smash photographer in the Boise, Idaho area I always encourage parents to take a quick family or mommy and me picture. Baby’s first birthday is a huge milestone not only for your baby, but for you as a parent, a person, a family, and as partners. When on a call with this family to plan out and discuss their session; I suggested a quick family portrait and they were all in. Anytime you can get a picture with your sweet baby you should take the opportunity. Even if you aren’t feeling quite like yourself; you won’t ever regret getting in the picture.

Boise Cake Smash Photography

What does a cake smash photography session look like? Honestly, it depends on the family and what their goals are. Some parents want elaborate sets that I build for them. Other families want very simple set ups. There are moms that like to make their own cakes while others like me to order the cakes for their cake smash photography sessions. Every cake smash is so unique and that is why having a design session is so important.

Having a design appointment before your cake smash photography session allows us to create a session that you will love. It also allows us to go over specific details on how a cake smash photography session goes. Sometimes parents are worried that I haven’t gotten enough pictures that they like. Honestly, most babies smash into their cake for a short amount of time. We don’t sit and watch them smash and eat their cake for an hour. It’s usually is about 10-15 minutes. I actually prefer this so they aren’t eating so much cake that it makes them sick. This is one of the many things we talk about so parents are prepared and can really sit back and enjoy their session.

If you are interested in booking a cake smash session please click here. I can’t wait to talk and plan out a session for you that you will love.

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Morgan Mathews is a Boise newborn photographer also specializing in baby and child photography as well as cake smash sessions. Based in Meridian, Idaho and serving the surrounding area including, Boise, Eagle, Nampa, Kuna, Emmett, Garden City, Star and the Treasure Valley.