Cake smash photography wooden spoon

A humble tiny wooden spoon. But a great ally when it comes to a cake smash photo shoot.

I’ve been doing cake smash photos for more than a decade and I’ve picked up some tips and tricks along the way. Here’s one…

It’s surprising how many babies don’t like the feeling of cake on their hands or just don’t understand what on earth we’re thinking when we put a cake in front of them and tell them ‘go nuts’.

A spoon is a reassuringly familiar item. It’s also a great way to eat cake without having to overload their senses by getting too sticky. It’s the perfect size for their little hands and it looks very cute in the photos.

I’ll have one waiting for you when you arrive for your session. It is yours to take away as well, so you’ll have a built in memento of your session!