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February 8, 2020 0 Paint splash session

Little Colby came for her cake smash about six months ago. Unfortunately at that stage she had severe separation anxiety and after trying all the tricks in our book, we decided to postpone her session for 6 months and then do a paint splash session. And what a difference that time made! This time around she was a confident little girl with the most adorable facial expressions. 

Mickey Mouse Cake Smash | Cape Town Cake Smash Photographer | Michelle Koekemoer Photography

When it come to themes for cake smash sessions for boys, Mickey Mouse is always a very popular choice. And little Enkosi definitely made for one very cute mouse. The funniest moment during the session was when he had enough of the bowtie around his neck and simply removed before he continued smashing his cake.  

Spiderman Cake Smash | Cape Town Cake Smash Photographer | Michelle Koekemoer Photography

I love photographing toddlers. At this age, you get nothing but honest reactions and their personalities really shine. Little Zion is one very busy boy, we had to work hard at getting him to sit relatively still for the portrait images but once he had a cake in front of him he had something to do – and boy did he do it WELL. All of us left the studio with blue icing after this cake smash. 

Grey and Gold Cake Smash | Cape Town Cake Smash Photographer | Michelle Koekemoer Photography

The one thing I will always remember about little Nthando is how he can go from being very serious to super silly and back to serious in seconds. It’s very cute and certainly kept me on my toes!

Enjoy some of our favourite photos from his recent cake smash. 

Pilot Cake Smash | Cape Town Cake Smash Photographer | Michelle Koekemoer Photography

We’ve been wanting to do a pilot themed cake smash for a while and was very excited when Lucian asked if we can do a pilot theme for little Jediah. And what a handsome little pilot he is! His Daddy could not join in on the fun but both his grandmothers had some photos taken with him – what a beautiful memory for everyone!

Minion Cake Smash | Cape Town Cake Smash Photographer | Michelle Koekemoer Photography

It’s hard to believe that we are almost in the middle of January – most parents are already back at work and this week the schools start. 2020 could not have started in a better way for us – just look at this adorable little Minion that was in the studio for his cake smash over the weekend. He wasn’t impressed with the bubble bath but he did a great job smashing his cake!

Princess Cake Smash | Cape Town Cake Smash Photographer | Michelle Koekemoer Photography

Nailah came to visit us for her cake smash recently – and she looked like a real little African Princess in her beautiful outfit. And let’s not forget Mom and Dad looking equally regall …

Unicorn Cake Smash | Cape Town Cake Smash Photographer | Michelle Koekemoer Photography

Little Jemmah came to visit us for her unicorn-themed cake smash recently. This is a very popular theme for girls and we completely understand why! Jemmah was such a star during her session – a little shy at the beginning, smashed her cake in a very lady-like fashion (leaving plenty of cake for Mommy to take home) and had lots of fun in the bubble bath. 

Rubber Duckie Cake Smash | Cape Town Cake Smash Photographer | Michelle Koekemoer Photography

When I was told that little Kylie loooooves her rubber duckies at bath time, I was doing a happy dance – this theme has been on my wish list for a while. So how did the session go? 

She gave us some very cute smiles during the portraits, was not to keen on smashing the cake (it’s such a gorgeous cake, I can’t really blame her) and then had lots of fun playing with the bubbles in the bath at the end. 

Have a look at our favourites from the session.

Luhle – Paint Splash | Cape Town Paint Splash Photographer | Michelle Koekemoer Photography