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Should You Do Cake Smash Photos Before or After Birthday?

As your go-to luxury cake smash photographer, I’m here to spill the beans on the age-old dilemma: Should you schedule those adorable cake smash photoshoots before or after your little one’s big day? I get it – you want those perfect shots to cherish forever and perhaps even showcase at the birthday party. Well, I’ve...

Cake Smash Photography Dos and Don’ts in Washington DC

If you’re in the Washington DC area and looking to create unforgettable memories of your little one’s first birthday, you’re in the right place. I’m Nataly Danilova, a professional cake smash photographer specializing in luxury cake smash experiences right here in our nation’s capital. Today I’ll share with you some crucial dos and don’ts that...

Cake Smash Theme Ideas for Your Little One’s Milestone

Hello Washington DC parents! As a family photographer, I’m excited to share a different side of my passion – cake smash sessions! If your little one’s first birthday is around the corner and you want to create magical memories, look no further. Cake smash sessions are the perfect way to celebrate this milestone and capture...

Cake Smash Photoshoot in Washington DC 22101

Cake Smash Photoshoots have become a popular way for parents to celebrate their baby’s first birthday. It’s a fun and memorable experience that allows your little one to explore a sweet treat and capture precious moments on camera. If you’re planning to do a Cake Smash Photoshoot with your baby, here are some tips to...

Wild One Jungle Theme | Cake Smash Photography, Washington D.C.

Welcome to the jungle – of toddlerhood! This little guy is turning one year old, and he came in ready for a photo shoot! Well, really, he probably came in for the cake, but that’s a good reason, too! Are you searching for Maternity Photographer DC? Nataly Danilova Photography is the best option for you....

Maily | Cake Smash Photography, Washington D.C.

This little girl is such a doll, and she grows sweeter with each passing day! I have developed a fun friendship with this family as we started with a maternity photo session for Maily’s mum over a year ago. Then, I was so happy when she returned for newborn session after baby Maily made her...

First Birthday Cake Smash Session

What do you get when you combine Parisian décor, a white swan, a tiara, and LOTS of pink flowers? The perfect backdrop for a beautiful Swan Princess photo shoot. I can’t believe it, but this little beauty is already turning one! Are you searching for Newborn Photographer DC? Nataly Danilova Photography is the best option...

Very Hungry Caterpillar | Alexandra’s 1st Birthday

I always enjoy hearing the ideas parents have for their babies’ first birthdays. I think they get more creative every year, and just when I think I’ve seen them all, another adorable theme pops up. I also love it when parents plan sessions or birthday themes around their kiddos’ personalities. The kids love seeing the...

Virginia Cake Smash Photographer | Elizabeth’s Winter ONEderland Session

I loved this Winter ONEderland theme for baby Elizabeth’s first birthday photo session. It’s so appropriate for the one-year milestone. That first year is filled with wonder both for the parents and for the baby. Parents are amazed at how much their little ones grow from day to day during that first year and watch...

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Nataly Danilova Photography is a multi award winning baby and newborn photographer certified by the National Photographers Association and proud member of Best Newborn Photographer Association as well as Professional Photographers of America.