cake smash photography in ely


Specialist baby & family photographer

Celebrate your little one's birthday with a cake smash! Brilliant fun and lots of mess - we offer children's cake smash sessions for first & second birthdays and adult smash sessions to celebrate birthdays from 21 upwards!

Group cake smashes and children over 2 can also get in on the fun and enjoy a smash session outdoors!

  Recent themes include; Dinosaurs, Mermaids, Cookie monsters, Teddy Bear's picnic, Fabulous at Forty but most ideas are achievable.

Don't fancy smashing a cake? We also offer a watermelon smash and paint splash sessions as an alternative.

What to expect

when you book a cake smash and splash

How long does it take? What do you wear? What is included?

Cake smash photography, from £45

Cake smash photography, from £45

  • Children's cake smash sessions include a family portrait, the cake smash and photos of in the tin bath with some bubbles to clean up.
  • Lasting about an hour, cake smash photoshoots go at the pace of your child, they may prefer playing with the cake and getting messy or splashing in the bath and popping bubbles.
  • I provide all decorations to go with your chosen theme or colour scheme.  I also have a variety of outfits to choose from or you are more than welcome to bring your own.
  • I use a great local cake maker (details below) and provide a cake to tie in with our theme - dairy and gluten free by request.
  • I suggest you bring a clean change of clothes for baby, a towel for drying off afterwards and some of their favourite snacks.
  • Parents do tend to get a little messy too so wet wipes will be on hand and don't wear anything too precious!
  • Once you've booked your session; you will receive a more detailed guide & we can start creating your chosen theme.

Fancy a paint splash instead - check out a recent session on our blog here - CLICK HERE


Cake Smash Session

  • £45 to include use of an outfit, all decoration and a cake provided by Sugar & Nice ( The session includes a family portrait, cake smash & bath tub photos, full editing service and online gallery to view & order your images.
    • Gluten freedairy free cakes available by request.

Paint Splash Session

  • £25 to include use of an outfit, all decoration, a family portrait, paint splash & bath tub photos, full editing service and online gallery to view & order your images.

A full price guide can be found here