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“One of the First and Leading Specialists in Cake Smash Photography in the Northwest “

‘Happimess’ – our 3-in-1 Cake Smash experience that your baby will love.

Letting them loose on their big, bright, personalised cake and capturing their expressions, smiles and giggles as they smash the cake to a gooey mess!

We start these sessions with wooden letters spelling ONE, then the cake smash, followed by the Tub and Bubbles wash off.

We believe the messier the better … and these sessions are seriously great fun for everyone.

We have 3 packages in our current sale shown below.

Our Polka Dot Cake is INCLUDED in ALL packages. These are 2 layered sponge cakes covered in butter icing in a choice of colours with polka dot discs (again in a choice of colours).

We can also provide various fab bespoke cakes for your cake smash at a hugely discounted rate and all are made especially soft and gooey for maximum mess! (see below for details)

All cakes are personalised and you can add any of them to your chosen sale package. Choices and prices shown below, but contact us for any specific requirement.

We also do the ‘Puppy/Doggy Smash’ – Prices shown at the end of the gallery. Unlike our Baby cake smash sessions, the doggy smashes can be done for ANY occasion / reason or birthday. Our cakes are specially made for these sessions by our cake maker, full of doggy treats to encourage their faces into the cake. And we can do the wash off in the tub or pale too to make it even more fun.
We are able to offer allergy free cakes – so please advise on booking if required.

Following your photo session with Shy Violet Photography, a Gallery of images will be online for 3 weeks on our Customer Only GALLERY website where you will be able to view your images in the privacy of your own home, and as many times as you like.

There are no hidden costs, there is nothing more to pay if you book one of our packages. Our packages do not include framing, but framing, canvases and blocks can be supplied if required – prices provided on request.

You can an additional images to your chosen package if you wish once all images are viewed – you can request to see these prices for additional images prior to booking.

We offer a range of package options, allowing you to choose the perfect way to display your photographs.

ALL Packages  INCLUDE the 3-in1 photoshoot and props; bunting, pompoms and balloons.

Choose one of our specially made cake smash cakes for your photoshoot as shown below or you can bring your own cake.  Please note 2 of our packages include our Standard Cake FREE.


4 Image Collage sized 18x12"
AND 'ONE' Letters collage sized 20x8"
Plus 6 fully edited high resolution digital images



6 Image Collage sized 20x20
AND 'ONE' Letters collage sized 20x8"
Plus 10 fully edited high resolution digital images
£299 - Includes a FREE Standard Cake 


PACKAGE C - Digital Options

10  Fully Edited, high resolution digital images:  £179

15 Fully Edited, high resolution digital images:  £229

25 Fully Edited, high resolution digital image:  £299.00 - Includes a FREE Standard Cake 


12 Fully edited high resolutions digital images
and MINI Keepsake Album at 6x4" £269

15 Fully edited high resolutions digital images
and LUXURY Keepsake Album at 8x8" £499

Canvas / Framing / Keepsake Album samples available in the studio.

All packages include props as supplied by the photographer or you are welcome to bring your own too.

Additional prints, digital images and various products can be added to any of the above packages.

A deposit of £49 is payable on booking as your deposit, with the balance of your chosen package payable on the day of your photoshoot.

Personalised Gift Vouchers are available.  Great for birthday, christenings and baby shower gift ideas.

Payment plans are available - please contact us for more information.

ALL can be Personalised with your baby's name


Our DOTTY double layered 8" cake in a choice of colours - pink, blue, yellow, orange or lime green ONLY £25.00 in addition to your package

Naked cake pic

Our 'Naked' 8" cake
In this colour ONLY
£25.00 in addition to package

Cake Smash Woodland Cake

Our ‘Woodland Log' 8" cake
In this colour ONLY
£25.00 in addition to package


Our Ombre Fade cake
You choose colours
£35.00 in addition to package


Our Giant Cupcake
You choose colours
£45.00 in addition to package


Our Themed Giant Cupcake
Starting from £50.00
in addition to package

We have 2 x Package Options for the Doggy Cake Smash

Package A: Doggy Smash Cake Smash Session

Cake Smash Doggy cake full of doggy treats and personalised
Tub & Wash with Bubbles Session dependent on size of your dog
(total of 8 different images)
SALE PRICE: £125.00

Package B: Doggy Smash Cake Smash Session

Cake Smash Doggy cake full of doggy treats and personalised
Tub & Wash with Bubbles Session dependent on size of your dog
6 image multiple at 18×12″
2 x 8×10″ Prints
4 Digital pics – (total of 12 different images)
SALE PRICE: £155.00

All images within each package can be different images


Had an absolute amazing day. I contacted Gaynor with regards to a 1st Birthday Cake Smash photo shoot and luckily there was a slot for me for the following week. A very professional, friendly lady with lots and lots of patience. Even with a 1yr old trying to rob the camera to look at photographs before hand Gaynor remained very professional, even showed her a few. Everything that I had envisioned for my little girl's day Gaynor pulled off with much much more to offer. Highly recommended. Thank you very much for such a memorable day.

Leishia Lily Allen

I booked my son Harvey for a cake smash for his first birthday. He was more interested in eating the cake than the camera but Gaynor managed to capture some beautiful & comical photos of him. He was tired and cranky come bath time but managed to get one smile while in the tub. She is an amazing photographer and also such a lovely lady, she gives off such a warming and caring vibe. I will definitely be booking a family photoshoot soon. Thankyou Gaynor X

Laura Nutter

My daughter had a first birthday cake smash and we enjoyed the session from beginning to end. She was teething and a little grizzly but as soon as the cake came out everything changed. Gaynor was very patient and made the session fun and relaxing and now we have wonderful memories of her first birthday captured in some brilliant photos. Thank you Gaynor.

Kate Clayton

Professional Cake Smash Photography, Covering Oldham & Surrounding Areas


To book your photo package please get in touch using the information below, or complete the enquiry form - we'll need a contact number please just incase our reply by email goes into your junk folder.

Call: 07810 533533