Newport Beach, CA & Gilbert, AZ • Sessions by appointment only

Birthday Cake Smash – Ice Cream Shop Theme

Birthday Cake Smash – One Year Old

Well this little one didn’t feel like getting messy but can you blame her? This birthday cake was too adorable to smash! Once again, French’s Cupcake Bakery may have made the cutest cake, EVER! We discovered this awesome 2 piece set at Intuition backgrounds. It even has a little awning at the top! Birthday cake smash sessions are always a blast!

Custom Designed Birthday Cake Smash Sessions

Every Gilmore Studios cake smash set is unique. You tell us your vision and we go to work! For $250, we create a one of a kind set with props, and even a matching cake! You can always check out our birthday cake smash Pinterest board to see some of our latest creations.

How to prepare your child for their first birthday cake smash session

Let them eat cake! Be sure to let your little one eat cake the day before your session. Some kids love to get messy and it doesn’t bother them. Others DO NOT like messy hands! This is why it’s important to do a trial run in your own home. Cake is yummy, they just don’t know it yet!

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Gilmore Studios is a photographer team specializing in maternitynewbornchildren and family photography in Orange County, CA. 

Contact us for more info about booking your studio or on location session in the Southern California area. Brian and Jennifer Gilmore specialize in studio & natural light photography in Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Corona Del Mar, Laguna Beach, Dana Point, Huntington Beach, and surrounding areas in OC and Los Angeles.

Call 949-698-3968 or email us to book your fall and winter 2017 photography sessions. Cake smash sessions are $250 and by reservation only. Puppy themed 1st Birthday cake smash photography session. 

All birthday cake smash sets are custom built to the client’s theme or color scheme and include a yummy cake.

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Meet the Gilmores:

Gilmore Studios is a husband and wife team that serves Orange County, Los Angeles, and San Diego areas. We specialize in fine wedding photography, family portraits, and newborn photography. Our studio has been in business since 2002.

Fun Facts:

PLace we call home:

Newport Beach

Number of kids:

3 boys

Years in business:

Since 2002

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