When should i book in for a cake smash and splash session?
Please don't leave it to the last minute to book in your session, If you wish for your images to be edited and received before your little ones actual birthday then please book in a date and time for approximately 2-3 weeks before their birthday.
However should you choose, you can book in your session on their actual birthday, providing i have the date available.
What do i need to do to prepare for the session?
All i ask is that you book in your cake smash and splash following your babies usual nap time, once your baby has had a nap and feeling refreshed it will be a much more enjoyable experience for them.
Do i need to bring any additional items with me?
Unless you have a specific outfit or require a custom cake to match your theme or colour scheme then you don't need to bring any additional items with you.
What essentials do i need to bring?
Nappies, wipes, water/juice/milk.
How long will we be at the studio?
Cake smash and splash sessions can last up to 1.5 hours depending on the nature of your little one.
What do i need to do if my child has an allergy?
After you have booked in your cake smash and splash session i will contact you to start planning the colour scheme or theme of your session, during this time it is your responsibility to advise me of any allergies. Should your child have an allergy to food, please feel free to bring along your own cake, should your child have an allergy to bathing solutions or soap powders, please feel free to bring along your own towel and bathing solutions.
What happens if my child wont cooperate?
Don't worry every child is unique and responds differently to people they are not familiar with, I am well experienced in working with babies and children. Should your little one want to move off of the set for reassurance that's absolutely fine, we will simply work from their cues.
Can i bring people along to watch?
I can accommodate up to 3 adults in the studio, however little ones can become very overwhelmed when they are surrounded by people they love in a unfamiliar setting and quite often in all the excitement relatives/friends attending can overwhelm little ones by calling their names out constantly and it takes the enjoyment out of the experience, so if you can limit the number of people attending to mum and dad, the sessions run a lot more smoothly and your little one will be more relaxed an want to engage more with me.
What happens if my baby becomes unwell prior to the session?
If your baby is unwell then please do contact me as soon as possible, your child's comfort and safety is at the forefront of everything i do so should your child become unwell we can reschedule the session so long as sufficient notice has been given.
How much is the session and whats included?
Cake smash and splash sessions are £100 and include your very own password protected online viewing gallery. Prints & digital's are not included in the price of our session but can be purchased through your online gallery. You also have full use of backdrops, props and outfits available in studio as well as a basic cake.
Once your cake smash session has come to an end your little one will take part in a splash session, this allows them to have more fun and also get clean before your journey home.
How do i book?
Simply visit our online booking system to pick a date and time to suit you. Sessions can be booked with a non refundable retainer fee of £50 with the remaining balance being paid at the beginning of your session.
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