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

A Dino-themed Cake Smash for Your Little Explorer’s First Birthday

Welcome to Gilmore Studios, where we specialize in creating magical moments that capture the joy of childhood. Recently, we had the pleasure of photographing a special one-year-old birthday boy with our dinosaur-themed cake smash session. From prehistoric backdrops to our signature white cake crafted by a local bakery, this celebration for our little explorer was nothing short of epic.

The Main Event: Smashing Success

With our custom-designed white cake as the centerpiece, it was time for the main event – the cake smash! Crumbs flew, frosting smeared, and dinosaur figurines joined in the fun as he gleefully smashed his cake apart. Each moment captured on camera was a testament to the pure joy of childhood spontaneity. We love our dinosaur-themed cake smash!

Behind the Scenes: Crafting the Perfect Experience

At Gilmore Studios, we understand that every client is unique, which is why we strive to tailor each session to their specific vision. From selecting the perfect theme to coordinating with local vendors for delectable treats, every detail is meticulously planned to ensure a seamless and memorable experience. Our goal is not just to capture stunning photographs but to create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Why Choose a Cake Smash Session for Your Little One’s Birthday?

Cake smash sessions offer a fun way to celebrate your child’s first birthday while capturing priceless candid moments. Not only do they provide a fun and memorable experience for your little one, but they also result in adorable photographs that you’ll treasure for years to come. Plus, with our wide range of available themes, there’s something to suit every child’s unique personality and interests.

Gilmore Studios is here to turn their birthday fantasies into reality. Contact us today to schedule your own themed cake smash session and let the magic begin!



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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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