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Cake Smash and Splash Photography

Capturing Sweet Moments

Professional Cake Smash Photography for First Birthdays

Welcome to Ruchika Jain Photography, your premier destination for capturing the joy and excitement of cake smash celebrations in Lower Hutt and Wellington. Our experienced cake smash photographer specializes in creating memorable first birthday photography experiences.

A cake smash session is a fun and whimsical way to celebrate your little one’s milestone. We create a playful environment, where your child can smash cake, capturing those priceless moments of delight and messy fun. With a keen eye for detail and creativity, our cake smash photographer will beautifully document the cake smash photos, ensuring that every giggle, smear, and smile is preserved.

Our cake smash themes are carefully designed to match your preferences and style. From adorable characters to customized setups, we create captivating scenes that enhance the cake smash photography and bring out the unique personality of your little one. Whether you have a specific theme in mind or need help choosing, we’ll work closely with you to make the session truly personalized.

We understand the importance of capturing these precious memories. We use professional equipment and techniques to ensure that your cake smash photos showcase the joy and excitement of this special milestone.

A playful toddler covered in cake during a cake smash photoshoot
Smashing Moments

Unforgettable Cake Smash in Lower Hutt , Wellington

Kind Words

Kind Words

We booked a cake smash photography session with Ruchika Jain Photography and were thoroughly impressed. Communication with Ruchika was swift, and she offered excellent suggestions for the outfit. On the day of the shoot, everything was perfectly arranged. Ruchika was incredibly patient as we changed the backdrop and made us feel very comfortable throughout the session. The quality of the photos exceeded our expectations; they are stunningly beautiful. Ruchika herself exudes warmth, just like her photos. She even brought her daughter along, who was very helpful during the shoot with our one-year-old. We are extremely satisfied with her work and will definitely return for future milestones. Highly recommend!

Shami Agrawal

Great team, very friendly, and reasonably priced. We did our family photos and our son’s first birthday cake smash photoshoot with them. The pictures turned out amazing, especially the canvas and glass prints. Keep up the great work, guys! If you’re looking for a fantastic cake smash photographer, we highly recommend them for their excellent cake smash photography.

Shailesh Gounder

What an awesome experience! Ruchika and DJ did a fabulous job with our princess Tiaraa’s cake smash and family photoshoot. I must say our girl is not easy to handle, but Ruchika and DJ managed her very smoothly along with us and her grandparents.

Ruchika is a pro at what she does, making the entire cake smash photoshoot fun and enjoyable with the help of DJ. They were very accommodating with timings and easily approachable. I highly recommend all new parents to take their little ones to them for any photoshoot needs. They are a one-stop shop for all your photography needs.

Ronali Mody

We did a cake smash session with Ruchika, and I cannot explain in words how wonderful the whole journey was. Right from the beginning, when I got in touch with Ruchika (on the recommendation of a friend), she was so easy to speak to and explained everything in detail.

Today at the studio, it was a relaxed and fun experience. Ruchika’s husband was amazing at making my baby laugh and capturing great candid photos. They both were incredibly positive and supportive, even when it took longer due to my baby being tired. They worked around what suited my baby boy and made him, and us, feel so comfortable.

We also got a sneak peek of our photos, and they looked amazing. We definitely recommend having the experience of a cake smash photoshoot with Ruchika. We loved every bit of our session with this fantastic cake smash photographer!

Keshia Alexander

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When should I book the cake smash session?

The best time is any time after 10th month or around the actual birthday. If you have missed it, that’s also fine, we can still plan how we can get the best out of it, please get in touch to discuss.

I have never had a photoshoot in the past. What happens if my baby starts crying looking at the cake?

All babies are different and they react differently when they come for the session, some are very happy, some get a bit nervous in the beginning, but don’t worry we are experts in our job and we would keep you and your baby happy and look after you well. We have lot of little toys and ways to engage your child to get the best out of your child. If the baby doesn’t want to dig in to the cake at all, we can always have a little play besides the cake and just drop a bit of it on sides.

How long is the Cake Smash session?

Cake smash session usually lasts between 1.5 to 2 hours, with enough time in between for Feeds, changes, settling, clean up etc.

Do you have any Props for the session?

From Headbands to stunning baskets and bowls we have it all. We have fine collection of cute umbrellas, toys, balloons, decorations, tiaras and what not, we can use for cake smash or water splash sessions. If you specifically want to include any prop please get in touch with us and we would be more than happy to get it ready for you shoot if possible or you are welcome to bring your own.

What do I need to bring for the session?

You would need to bring a cake (unless we have organised it on your request) and change of clothes along with the regular baby bag.

Here is a Quick checklist on what to bring to your baby’s cake smash session –

    • Cake

    • Any of his favourite soft toys, walkers etc that your child enjoys playing with riding on or you would just like to add them to the set up.

    • Change of clothes for everyone as you all might get cake on your clothes too.

    • Towels and wipes etc for baby

    • Extra Bags to keep clothes which get cake on them.

    • Snacks and drink for baby and yourself

    • Favourite Light and sound toy

    • Baby wash if u want to use yours, I have Johnsons Baby Bath we could use that if you don’t have any preference.

    • Baby’s favourite bath toys

    • Any of her favourite spoon for eating cake, otherwise we do have spoons

    • Any of cake toppers if you like otherwise I have some options

How soon after the Cake Smash will I receive my photos?

We typically deliver the final edited images within 2-3 weeks after the shoot. We provide a password-protected online gallery where you can view and download your images.