Birthday Minis

We're excited to announce a new mini session event! A time to celebrate with a gorgeous mini session... Available for children up to 12!

With 3 stunning set-ups to choose from, celebrate your child's birthday with a beautiful mini session. Quick, fun and sure to bring smiles!


Available dates are below.

Form is available at the bottom of the page to book your session!

Please note that some of the images on this page are of normal cake smash set-ups. Please note we are releasing images of our set-ups over the next few weeks.

These packages are designed for 1 x child only (except in the case of twins/triplets). We do have a package to include a few family photos. Please scroll below to see the packages available.

We're excited to be working with our baker to have some gorgeous, simple mini cakes (with pink, blue or white icing) available for these sessions. Please note that not all packages include a cake.



Saturday, July 8th 2023

Saturday, July 22nd 2023


Sunday, August 20th 2023

2023 SET-UPS:


This will be our girly set-up... Pinks, pinks and more pinks.

Whites, Nudes & Greens

Our more 'neutral' set-up, featuring earthy tones of white, nudes and green.


Blues, greys and whites will make up this more boy-ish set-up.

Please note that the actual set-up images for Neutral and Pink set-up as above. The blue color palettes above give an indication of the set-up colors.


Basic Package


Includes the use of ONE beautifully styled set-up
One outfit
Small foil number balloon
Three high resolution digital images (delivered via download link)

Standard Package


Includes the use of ONE beautifully styled set-up
One outfit
Small foil number balloon
Six high resolution digital images (delivered via download link)

Grand Package


Includes the use of ONE beautifully styled set-up
One Outfit
Large foil number balloon
Simple Mini Cake
Nine high resolution digital images (delivered via download link)

Luxe Package


Includes the use of ONE beautifully styled set-up
Two Outfits
Luxe Mini Cake
Large foil number balloon
Immediate Family can be included in a few photos
Fifteen high resolution digital images (delivered via download link)


We are offering reels, as seen on our Instagram page, for Mother's Day.

Approx 20-30 second reels, with video footage and edited photos.

This is an add-on service, for R450.



A few of the packages include a cake, but if your package doesn't include one, you can still order one from our fabulous baker.

A simple mini cake with one icing color is R400 - this must be ordered in advance.

If you select a date that's sold out, you will go on a wait list. This doesn't guarantee a session.

Please insert birthday child's age for number balloon

Please indicate if you'd like a reel. You confirm you've seen the style of reels we shoot on our Instagram.

Please select the above that you understand this session is for 1x child (in the exception of twins/triplets). The only package that allows family is the Luxe package.

You understand that the Mini Sessions are limited. Your preferred date/time is not confirmed until payment is received. 50% non-refundable/non-transferable payment required within 24 hours of booking. You confirm that you will adhere to the timeslot and if you are late, this will effect your session. Your booking may not be able to be changed. If you are 10 minutes late, your session will be cancelled, with no refund. No refund on cancelled sessions. Pressing Submit will act as your electronic signature.

If you have received a discount code, please enter it above to redeem your discount.


Where is your studio located?

Due to security, we only disclose full address to booked clients. We are located in the Weltervreden-Randburg area.

How many images do I receive?

Please check the packages above. Each package stipulates how many images you will receive.
We do not supply raw or unedited images.

I want to bring my family to the shoot.

Please note that these packages are designed for 1 child only (in exception of twins/triplets).
The Luxe package allows for a few photos with the immediate family members (immediate family members are mum and dad of birthday child, and any siblings).

I want to wear 2 outfits on one set-up

Please see the descriptions of the packages: it describes how many looks/outfits are included in each package. Due to the time for each package, we do not allow additional outfits outside of what's stipulated.

How long is a mini session?

Mini sessions run for 15-45 minutes, depending on which package you have purchased.

Can I make changes to the set-ups?

Mini Sessions work so amazingly because the set-ups are created for the event. We do not allow personalisation of the set-ups.
The only changes that will be made to each set-up is the small/large foil number balloon.

How long will I wait to see my images?

We aim to provide a proof gallery within 5 working days of your session. A proof gallery in unedited images that you will select your images to be edited. If you package includes 12 images, you'll select the 12 you would like fully edited.

Does Kist Photography provide outfits?

No, unfortunately we do not provide outfits for these sessions. If you are looking for a particular look, please let us know and we may be able to recommend someone.

Can we take cell phone photos on the set-ups?

No. We do not allow the use of the cell phones on the set-ups. Please also don't try to take cell phone photos on unused sets.

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