I’ve been a professional photographer for over a decade.  I got my first DSLR about 12 years ago and instantly fell in love with photography.  I took that camera with me everywhere I went and when my own kids got tired of letting me take their pictures, I started taking pictures of my friend’s kids.  […]


February 14, 2024

Five Reasons to Hire a Professional Photographer

Five reasons to hire a professional photographer

I first met this sweet boy when he was only days old. He was so sweet and squishy and adorable. Fast forward 11 months and this cutie is full of toddler boy energy! I was thrilled when his mom contacted me and asked to do a lumberjack cake smash session, and what a fun session […]

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March 21, 2022

Lumberjack Cake Smash

cake smash session lumberjack theme

When this guy’s mom contacted me and asked to do a Winnie the Pooh cake smash, I was so excited. Somehow in all these years of doing cake smashes, I have never had a Winne the Pooh theme! Can you believe it? This sweet guy and I took turns being sick and needing to reschedule […]

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February 15, 2022

Winnie the Pooh Cake Smash

one year old boy winnie the pooh

When a baby finishes their first trip around the sun, there are lots of things to celebrate! First smiles, first laughs, first tooth, maybe even their first steps! So what better theme for a cake smash than a space theme to celebrate completing a whole celestial revolution! I’ve always been a bit of a science […]

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October 6, 2021

Cake Smash, Space Theme

space cake smash session

I’m pretty sure fall is every photographers favorite season. And when I’m not outdoors enjoying the weather and the fall colors, I love being able to bring fall into the studio. So I was super excited to plan a pumpkin themed cake smash for Miss Leslie! We decided on a fun girly twist to her […]

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October 1, 2021

Cake Smash Session, Pink Pumpkins

one year old girl tutu photos

Your baby is almost a year old! It’s time to start planning their cake smash session, but how in the world do you decide on a theme?!? Here are five things to consider when choosing! 1. What does your baby and your family enjoy? Does your family spend a lot of time in nature and […]

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September 27, 2021

How to Pick a Cake Smash Theme

how to pick a cake smash theme

Cake smash sessions are such a fun way to celebrate a baby’s first birthday! And I love designing unique sets for each session. No two cake smashes are exactly the same! For this celebration, mom requested a Boho theme which is super popular right now. I’m a sucker for a good macramé so I was […]

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September 10, 2021

Cake Smash Session, Boho Theme

Boho Cake Smash Baby Girl First Birthday

Cake smash sessions are often heavily themed. Sometimes they are based on a fandom or favorite book. Other times a favorite food or a particular style. But they definitely don’t have to be! Sometimes having just a “simple” color theme is the perfect choice! I first met Miss Oakley as a newborn. Just look at […]

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August 6, 2021

Cake Smash – Peach and Mint Theme

Zeshawn had a fun blue and gold themed cake smash session for his first birthday photo shoot!

Cake Smash

May 27, 2021

Zeshawn, Blue and Gold Cake Smash

blue and gold cake smash session for one year old boy

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