Friday, December 18, 2009

Beautiful Cakes, Beautiful Pictures

Last December, Chad and I made a New Year's Resolution to learn more about photography and to take better pictures of our cakes. We bought a better camera (a Nikon D60), watched several Magic Lantern instructional DVDs, and practiced by taking hundreds and hundreds of shots, sometimes of just one cake!

But sometimes things just work out, the planets just line up perfectly... beautiful cake, great location, and ideal camera settings. When we went back to look at these pictures on the camera we were very pleasantly surprised with the results.

This cake was all buttercream, decorated with just the couple's monogram and a fresh flower bouquet. My awesome brother made another of his soon-to-be-famous stands (since I couldn't find any hexagonal stands) and the location, the mother of the bride's house, was very elegant.

Have a wonderful weekend!


  1. A lovely shot, the mirror behind is great & a lovely cake too.

  2. Wow, what a stunning cake! I love the flowers on the top, the colors are so vibrant!

  3. This is a great picture and a beautiful cake. I am in the same boat as you regarding pictures.

  4. Wow! Awesome wedding cake. It's really beautiful. Also, the using the mirror is perfect!


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