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July 21, 2016

The Cake Smash Gone Wrong

Cake smashes are some of the most fun, adorable, and hilarious sessions that I do! It is not very often that I photograph children, but what is not enjoyable about watching a kid get covered in cake and icing?

Some of you may remember that I photographed Gabriel’s older brother’s cake smash two years ago! Jonas was always such a sweetheart, and never failed to give me his biggest smiles during his sessions! But at his cake smash, he was not having it. And I mean big old tears!

Turns out Gabriel is following in his brother’s footsteps, and reacted the same way towards his Cookie Monster cake! Gabriel loved all of his other setups, but for some reason, the cake and cookies were too much ;) Never had I ever met two children who burst into tears at the sight of cake! Haha!

Despite his hatred of this blue monster, we still got some adorable shots, and finished up just as a storm was rolling in!

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I am so proud of this cake! He is such a cutie. If nothing else, I got to practice my cake decorating skills ;)


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Things started off well…


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They got a tiny bit messy…


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And the waterworks began ;)


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We were thrilled we managed to get a few of him with a pleasant expression on his face!! I joked to his mom that I should photoshop on one of the many smiles I’ve captured of his before, haha!


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Who knew that eating a cookie could be so traumatic??


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Even though the cake smash had a lot less ‘smash’ than we intended, it was still adorable and so fun to celebrate Gabriel turning one!

2 Comments on The Cake Smash Gone Wrong

  1. Davene Grace

    July 27th, 2016 at 12:08 am

    That cake is incredible! I’m not sure how you did it to get that texture, but it looks fantastic!

    I am CRACKING UP at his expressions. Someday he is going to love looking back at this day when he hated cake – haha!

    Also, I am now CRAVING chocolate chip cookies. Thanks a lot. ;-)

  2. emilysacra@gmail.com

    August 3rd, 2016 at 4:25 pm

    Haha, it was hilarious! And thank you so much! I used the grass piping tip, and it was super easy :)

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