It's always a pleasure to have a customer back in my photography studio numerous times, and watching their little bundles of joy grow. Drew's had multi photo shoots with me, with his aunts and nannas, cousins and his mummy! He is such a little cutie and amazing to photograph!
When his Mummy asked for this themed cake smash, I was all over it. I do love a good neutral themed set up and just how gorgeous is this cake smash and splash.
On Friday 16th April little Freddie visited the studio for his 1st birthday cake smash and splash photo-shoot!
Prior to the shoot, Freddie's Mum had mentioned in the pre cake smash questionnaire that Freddie was a little shy... I think you will see from the photographs you are about to see that Freddie... was not shy. Freddie had LOTS OF FUN!
I always start my birthday sessions with a mini portrait shoot, which also include a few props for little one to play about with and on. Usually, for a shy child, the little moon stool works great for the curious mind...
The mini photo-shoot can include siblings and parents at an additional cost, however there is no extra charge with the top birthday package for this.
These mini sessions last about 10-15 minutes, a great way for me to quickly learn how your baby reacts to me, and for me to get to know them quickly!
Freddie didn't eat much of his cake, and that's ok, because this cake is for playing with and that's exactly what Freddie did! It's all about capturing their experience with something that is meant to be their first experience of something sweet and sugary.
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It's that cold time of the year now, and what perfect setting for a birthday cake smash, is a winter themed cake smash and splash. Hull isn't great for weather, and we don't really get much snow, but for one day only, we had some snow (not real of course) for our winter themed cake smash, for two little twins!
How exciting! Twins in the studio! It was definitely a good call asking my assistant Codie to come and lend a helping hand. I haven't really had chance to blog much recently as we are so busy in the studio but currently, my little man Tommy is sleeping so I have a spare half hour to show you our wonderful winter wonderland themed cake smash with two little twins.
This beautiful backdrop is supplied by PropsforTogs and WE LOVE IT!
With all our cake smash and splash photography packages, we always do a mini portrait session before things get messy.
and then we finish off in a lovely white roll top bath, how very posh ;)
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Get in touch - Samanthajadephoto@hotmail.com
We love cake smashes, and we can answer any questions you have.
Cake Smash Photography, Hull - Samantha Jade Photography
September came round pretty quick which meant for me, back to routine. I came into September with lots of editing to do after a pretty awesome month of capturing weddings with my second shooter Codie. Our wedding season this year started in May, but I have still yet to blog about all these fantastic weddings this year, but in all honesty, I just don't have the time to the moment. It's so crazy here at Samantha Jade Photography, and in the studio I have been super busy this month, I just want to say a big thank you to all my lovely clients for booking me to capture your weddings, celebrations and so on.
Every month I always have intentions on blogging a summery of the month just gone but I'm always wanting to make sure my clients images are back well before deadline dates. I have a little check list I run down every week with an order of galleries to complete, things that I need to order like prints or props, and work from that. I should maybe add on ' blog ', or I could possibly ask Codie...
So I just wanted to start by sharing this gorgeous image of Gary and Martin, who married 8th September at Skidby Millhouse. Despite the awful weather and the torrential down pour, it was such a lovely intimate ceremony, and we was also brave enough to go outside and get soaked for some photos, not something we'd normally do but we was all prepared with our umbrellas, needless to say we travelled home with the heating on full and the heated seats!! These two are such lovely gentlemen and we are honoured to be booked to capture their wedding. I am also handing over their images this weekend which will be a nice feeling for us.
The first newborn of the month to enter the studio was this little Mr, at 4 days old he was so dinky and so cute. Just look at that expression on his little face. His Daddy has booked just 2 days before the shoot and I managed to fit him in during the week on an evening. We haven't yet done an evening session in the studio but it was lovely. I know I have previewed the awake shots but we did get him to sleep for the rest of the session in the studio. I just want to thank Dad and Mum for booking with me and hope to see you again for a cake smash.
1st Cake Smash of September and this little guy totally rocked it. He was so good bless him and we got some lovely photographs to celebrate that turning ONE milestone. Our popular backdrop is a big hit at the moment so if you, or your little one loves this little bunny, why not book in for a cake smash with us.
In the same week as all of the above, we also met a gorgeous little girly who was only 2 weeks old, who came for a newborn session, again in the evening. I can't show you any previews but I can tell you that the session went well, and was all very pink and girly. This little girly was visiting family over here in Hull, it's always good to have clients from out of town. Thank you again for booking me.
Also this month, I was the second photographer for a change and popped along to Cave Castle for a wedding with Andrea from Hello Photography and I got to capture the wedding from other angles which I loved. Andrea is lovely and it's always great to work with other local photographers to help one another out.
I love this backdrop, and I just want to thank Kerrie from Props for Togs, on her super quick turn around of this gorgeous drop. I love girly cake smashes and this was all based on a well known character, a bit similar to the boy version above ;) Rabbits and ducks, hehe.. This little cutie was so good during her cakes smash session in the studio with Samantha Jade Photography, we are looking forward to seeing you again at your Christmas mini.
Wheels, wheels and wheels. This little Mr LOVED wheels, so of course the vintage car had to come out on our BOY themed cake smash! Planes and cars. Whats not to love eh? This little Mr was so good in the studio during his cake smash and splash session, and also covered Daddy in cake! Good boy :)
Yummy cake! This is how the cake smash went, he absolutely loved the cake smash, either being in the studio, or just because cake is that good. His mummy had won a half price cake smash session and wanted a boyish, blue theme, so clouds and planes it was for this little man, and the photos are just adorable. Thanks for visiting the studio, we hope to see you again.
and to end my update so far, although we still have this weekend to go, these two also visited the studio this month and I just wanna name these photos ' pretty in pink '. I am really loving the pinks at the moment.
For GDPR reasons, I have to respect clients wishes, therefore I can't add some photographs from some sessions but all the sessions I have had this month have been fab and I hope to see you again.
Sammy Jade x
Please don't hate
We just have to be prepared, HO, HO, HO.
Every single year, here at Samantha Jade Photography, we are so full during the Christmas season, with Christmas minis, cake smashes, sometimes weddings, the list goes on.
This year, we have a busy winter wedding season, which we are so happy about. This does, however mean we have to be organised with the planning of our Christmas Mini Photography Sessions.
Therefore, we have put together 4 dates, across two weekends which will be booked just for Christmas Mini Portrait Photography Sessions.
These photography sessions are approx. 30 minutes long and will include two backdrop set ups. These sessions are mainly aimed at Children, however we don't mind smaller families jumping in on the set. We recommend families up to 5 people during each session.
As you know, we don't do much ' bright ' colours, as it's just not our style. We like to keep our images, clean, warm, and fresh looking. We will be changing and adjusting our Christmas set up this year, as we don't like to do the same each year. We can ensure you, that it will be within our style of photography, but BETTER THIS YEAR as we are now in our very own STUDIO!
Since our new studio opened up this year in June, we will be able to smoothly transition between backdrops during your photography session. We can't wait to show you our ideas for these set ups, and we can't wait to photograph our Christmas Minis in our studio this year for the very first time!
WHATS THE COST?
Our Christmas Mini Photography Portrait Sessions are £50
These mini portrait sessions include 8 digital images with print release, and you can download these from your private online viewing gallery straight away, once your images are ready. It's that simple, and if you require any prints, you can do so buy ordering straight from us, via our website. How easy, and simple is that?!
These sessions are 30 minutes long, include two backdrop set ups, for families up to 5 people.
Christmas Mini Session Dates
Saturday 27th October 2018
Sunday 28th October 2018
Saturday 3rd November 2018
Sunday 4th November 2018
We are only offering 20 of these Christmas Mini Portrait Sessions, it is first come, first served.
We do require a £10 non-refundable booking fee, which secures your date and time with us.
If you'd like to secure your place for one of our portrait sessions, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or find us on Facebook, searching, Samantha Jade Photography.
We look forward to hearing from you
Did I mention the C word a little early? Well, it is coming to that time of year again and the kids are almost back at school... it's September already!? This year has gone super quick! Christmas will be here before we know it and what better way to get sorted is to start the Christmas minis early! I spent an afternoon in IKEA yesterday collecting items ready for these mini sessions (so excited!) and now I am just waiting on a few things to arrive like backdrops and floor drops, and a couple of other props. I can't wait to put it all together to show you.
If your interested in a Christmas mini, please do get in touch.
Previews into sessions and updates.