Cake Smash

Your baby is ONE!  Where did the time go? We see your little ones at 4 to 10 days old...then again at ONE!  These sessions mean so much to us too, and we get kind of emotional about them.

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Your choice of a cake smash
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one year session - $450

Includes:

  • 1 hour session

  • use of our props,

  • Digital Collection of all images available for client to download.  Includes Print release.

  • Because of allergies parents are required to supply their own cakes.

I will work with you to design colors and themes of your One Year or Cake Smash session.  The best results are when we schedule your cake smash when baby is normally  hungry and when we keep visitors to a minimum. This helps us keep baby's  attention on enjoying the cake, free from distraction.

Please feel free to bring a pack of baby wipes as well as a change of clothes for both your child and yourself.  If the session is in our studio you can also use our tub to clean up.  On location Cake Smash sessions have the option to use our metal tub for bubble sessions following the Cake Smash.  (contingent on the time of year and weather conditions)

Parents or guardians will be required to sign a food release waiver to confirm that the child has no food allergies unless previously specified when booking the session.

We are happy to add mom and dad in the session for a couple of poses with baby, but please select the Family Plus One Year session to include parents, baby and additional siblings to allow for additional poses, photography & editing time. 


CAke Smash with One Year
Add The Family to baby's One Year session with Cake Smash $750

Combine your baby's one year session and include a Cake Smash session at the end complete with a bubble bath.  Sessions are scheduled at our studio or on location to match your theme.  Outdoor sessions are weather permitting.  Timing is everything and we usually have great success with our little baby cake smashes simply because we let them explore this super amazing cake on their own.  However, there are times when baby is just not having it and we need to reschedule.

Includes all that is listed above plus

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  • 2 hour session

  • This session includes a photo session with mom and dad and siblings prior to the baby's cake smash.

  • As with the above session, you will receive all images for download with a print release.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  •  We will also design a Cake Smash/I'm ONE Collage for you to make prints from.
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  • Your selected, retouched photos will be uploaded to your gallery.
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  • Downloading rights and a print release is included with each purchased image.

  •  Payment plans are available

  • We will suggest beautiful locations to match the style of your session. Locations over 30 miles from our studio will incur a fee depending on location.


FAQS

How long does it take to view my session images? 

Your gallery will be live within a few days of your session.  We schedule a day of editing along with your photography day to allow for fast, consistent delivery of your images. 

I need my images fast, do you offer RUSH EDITING? 

Yes, we are happy to bump you to the head of the line for an additional $250 RUSH FEE.  Your images will be ready withing 48 hours from your session day.

How long do I have to select and view my images?

Galleries are live for 14 days.  During this time you will be able to view and order any additional prints you wish to purchase.   

Additional images can be purchased for downloading at $25 per image or 5 for $100.    Due to the nature of newborn photography, our Newborn session images do not qualify for the non-retouched option. 

Do I get to see ALL of the photos from my session?

You will see all of the BEST from your session. During any session we shoot multiples of the same pose.  This helps if for example someone blinks, or there is a focus issue etc...  What you will get however, is the very, very best shot of the poses we take.  I  will use my best judgement when selecting the photos for your gallery.  I will select the best from your session that represent the best pose, clarity, and composition and apply a light editing touch to them. 

 Can I download ALL of my photos?  

You will be able to download any image that you have purchased as part of your collection, including additional poses. Lexilu Photography retains the copyright to all images taken, so while we do not provide Copyright releases, we so provide a written PRINT RELEASE.  The print release will allow you to make unlimited prints from your purchased images.  Please remember that your first set of images are simply for giving our clients the option to pick their personal favorites for their package.  They are edited without additional retouching and are ready to print.  We make these large collections available to our clients so that they have a great selection to choose from, and with the trust that our copyright and studio policies will be respected.   These images will clearly  be marked PROOF and available for viewing/selecting only in your online gallery.  These photos are not to be downloaded, screen saved, or copied in any manner.   Once uploaded, the client will  select the final images for their collections, prints and products.  The final selected photos are then professionally retouched and edited in our Studio's custom style.  These images become your final collection. 

Can I have all of the images in my collection? 
Every image included in your online collection is available to select as your final collection or as an additional purchase.    Due to the nature of newborn photography, our Newborn session images do not qualify for the non-retouched option. 

Do you create special photos or composites?
Specialty images and digital composites are available when the baby is able to be posed in a certain way. Some poses are achieved by taking 3 to 4 images and blending or compositing them into one image.  If a certain pose is requested and What are digital composites, and why do they cost extra?baby is able to be safely posed we are happy to do so.  We also offer digital backdrop poses, where baby is shot on a neutral background and then the image is composited into a floral nest or basket.  These specialty images require more time in photographing baby as well as in the editing room.  Because of this they are available for $50 per composite.  We will be uploading a list of our available composites soon.   If you have a special pose that you want please let us know before baby's session. 

What will the announcement look like? 
We design the announcement for you using one to three images from your package selection.  The birth announcement is a bonus file that includes one design.  You are allowed one free edit or revision to the design.  Additional edits to the announcement Do you print birth announcements? is charged at $50 per edit.  (unless we make a type error )

What do I do with the birth announcement design?  Once completed your birth announcement will be uploaded into your online gallery and will be available to download to your computer.  From there you can share it online, or send it off to be printed.  Our clients have had great success using Vista Print.

Is there an additional fee for multiple births?
We LOVE our multiple sessions, although they do require more session and editing time as well as the need for an extra assistant.  For this Is there an additional charge?  We are having more than one baby.reason only, multiple births  are an additional $150. 


Ive paid my deposit/session fee.  When is the balance due? 

The balance of your package is due on or prior to the session day unless otherwise agreed.  Please contact me if you need assistance.


Please contact me for availability and payment details to book your session or book here.