Hi, I'm Heleyna

Wild Hearts Farm co-founder.

Dog Lover & Mama.

I LOVE cake smash photo sessions. As a mother of 3 there is something magical about reaching that one year milestone in one piece. Cake is 100% in order.

How do you prepare yourself and your little one for a cake smash/milestone photo session success?

Guide for cake smash success:

#1 – Try on babies cake smash outfit ahead of time. Try standing and sitting. Make sure baby can move/crawl in her dress or test what happens if you little guy sits down in his suspender.

#2 – Bring an extra outfit for after the mess.

#3 – Leave the cake out of the fridge the night before your cake smash session. The softer the cake and frosting the easier it is for baby to dig in.

#4 – Sometimes little ones are unsure of the cake. Bringing along a familiar food to tuck in the back of the cake to help your little one get started is always a good idea. Cheerios, blueberries & yogurt melt aways all work well.

#5 – Wipes, wipes and more wipes!

Guide for cake smash success cliff notes: Cake smash outfit, after cake smash outfit, room temperature cake, familiar food/snack and wipes galore!

Whats Included:

Heleyna Holmes Photography cake smash photo sessions include 20 minutes of 1st birthday/milestone photography. This 20 minutes can be used for a family portrait update with mom/dad/siblings or focus on the birthday boy/girl.

Capturing genuine connections and interaction with your growing baby is sure to produce beautiful images you will hold tight to for many years to come!

Cake Smash Session Locations:

Magnuson Park Studio – Seattle, Washington

Cake Smash/ Milestone photo sessions can be held in my Magnuson Park studio in NE Seattle. My Magnuson Park studio is a traditntal photo studio with seamless paper and studio lighting. My Magnuson Park studio serves as a blank canvas of sorts. We can work together on art direction to dream up your cake smash session theme/details together. I love that process!

Wild Hearts Farm – Tacoma, Washington

The Farm is a great option for south sound cake smash photos session. WHF has a beautiful and warm white shiplap studio, glass house and beautiful gardens Spring – late Fall which all work well for cake smash/milestone photo sessions.

Your favorite park or your own backyard!

In the warmer Spring/Summer months cake smash sessions can be held outdoors at your favorite park, p-patch or even your own backyard. The cake smash and milestone photo session featured below was shot in the Magnuson Park P-patch. This p-patch is a little hidden treasure in NE Seattle and located across the parking lot from my studio.

You can see all three of these session types in action HERE!

Learn more & Book HERE

You can learn more and book your cake smash/milestone photo session HERE

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