Birthday Babies! {Ottawa Cake Smash Photographer}

So many sweet babies celebrated first birthdays within the last couple of months. I love cake smash sessions — they are always so fun (and messy!), and I never quite know how each birthday boy or girl will react to having a great big cake placed in front of them. Here is a little peek at some of my most recent cake smash sessions.

If you have a baby who will be celebrating their first birthday in 2014, get in touch to discuss a cake smash session — colours, themes, and possibilities are endless, and I love working with you to bring your vision to life.
(**All sessions include a custom collage like the ones you see below!)








Sweet Summertime

There are lots of things to love about summertime, including the fact that it’s a perfect time for photo sessions! A lot of my clients obviously feel the same way, because the last few months have been busy, busy, busy. Engagements, maternity, newborns, families, cake smashes — I’ve done it all! So many great shoots that I’d love to share, but here are just a few of my favourite images from the last few months.

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Smash That Cake!

I have been shooting a lot of cake smashes lately and, I have to say, they are SO MUCH FUN! I love seeing the birthday boys and girls all dressed up in their cute party outfits, and then — even better — watching them discover and get messy with their beautiful (and delicious) cakes. Some of them waste no time diving right into the cake, while others are a bit more reserved and polite about the whole thing. It’s really fun (and funny) to watch. Besides, there is something very special and exciting about a first birthday, and I love being there to capture that moment in time. If you are thinking about a cake smash for your little birthday guy or girl, I would love to work with you to bring your vision to life.

Check out a few fun moments from my recent cake smashes below!

Felix wasn’t sure about his cake at first. But we convinced him to take the plunge. 🙂


Sweet Brielle looked so cute in her pink “Birthday Girl” outfit!524104_447616545319029_1171242657_n

Abby had a spring-themed session and LOVED her whipped cream icing!

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Jordyn was the cutest little ladybug you ever did see!Jordyn-is-one-39

I always love taking Miss Emersyn’s photo. I was in love with this soft and beautiful colour scheme.


Janelle had a butterfly-themed session in front of all her friends and family.


Livia turns one.

I’m so lucky to have photographed this little lady at 3 months old and 6 months old, and I was very excited when her mama contacted me about doing a 1st birthday session and cake smash! This session was so much fun: Livia looked adorable in her birthday dress & tutu, and she had a blast digging into the pretty cake her mama made just for her. Check out some shots of the super sweet birthday girl below.

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