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Newborn, Cake Smash, Maternity Photography

The atmosphere in the studio is buzzing with excitement as Luka, gears up for his first birthday celebration. But this isn’t your ordinary cake smash. No, this is a mechanic cake smash that perfectly mirrors his family’s love for all things automotive.

As the son of a family that owns a bustling car dealership, it’s only fitting that we embrace the family business’s spirit. I transformed the studio into a mini garage, with this custom backdrop I created just for him. It’s complete with toy cars that his mom brought and a little Subaru sign she made.

We kicked it off with his little Subaru t shirt and jeans. While I hoped for more grins, he dives into the sugary cake, quickly getting his hands covered in frosting

Luka is particularly special to my family, my daughters babysit him regularly. So when I later told them he wasn’t feeling smiley for me, they both said it’s because I didn’t pull them out of school to be there and support him.

Getting to celebrate Luka

This was however a great jumpstart for his cake smashing days. Tomorrow we attend his actual birthday celebration, and he again got more cake, which he loved just as much. For the guests, it’s not just about the delicious cake or the adorable birthday boy. It’s a celebration of family, tradition, and the bonds that unite them. As they watch the little mechanic embrace his first taste of cake, they get to feel a sense of pride knowing that he’s part of something special – a family that works hard, plays hard, and loves even harder.

As the last crumbs of cake are savored, one thing is clear: this mechanic cake smash was more than just a party. For the birthday boy, it was the perfect start to a lifetime of adventures fueled by love and laughter.

Mechanic Cake Smash
Mechanic Cake Smash
Mechanic Cake Smash