Wedding
Your guests are here for the most romantic day of your life, plus a little slice of the dreamy wedding cake. Us? We're here for the cake stand.
Felicity and Krystle
With shimmering white heart sprinkles hidden among the feathers, this cake is the perfect Valentine's Day surprise for your sweetheart. (But we also love it for a baby shower or ballet-themed birthday party.) The magic is all in the candy melt “feathers,” a technique you’re gonna want to use all over the place.
Beginner
If you want to send a cake decorator into panic mode, mention you're planning a beach wedding. In August.
Jessie Oleson Moore
Getting hired to shoot a wedding means your clients are trusting you to capture one of the most important days of their lives (no pressure or anything). When I was starting out as a wedding photographer, I was freaked out about not having everything I needed on hand. What if I had an equipment meltdown? What if the light was horrendous? When it comes to weddings, the what-ifs are endless. Preparation is your best friend.
Nicholas Donner
You've just unboxed your brand-spanking fresh DSLR, and all you want to do is start playing with the new toy. You can't wait to take your shooting skills to the next level.
Dan Moore
Don't reserve lace just for wedding dresses and doilies: The edible kind will make your cakes look classic, elegant and oh so beautiful. There are three simple techniques for decorating your cakes with edible lace; try them all and see which one best suits your baking style.
Kara Andretta
Shooting events can be glamorous work. You're out there, mingling with people who are (hopefully!) having fun, your mission to capture the drama, color and buzz with your camera.
Laurence Norah
Paper flowers bring color and joy to any fete, and you'll learn how to make these oversized eye-catchers. From cutting, folding, and layering, to adding color and embellishments, Kristen has you covered.
It's easy to throw an elegant wedding reception at home if you plan ahead and get creative. Join JJR and Kristen as they talk grazing tables, cocktails, dip-dyed linens, and imaginative decorations. Creating a welcoming environment doesn't have to be stressful or break the bank!
Wedding cakes are typically about more: more tiers, more tradition and definitely more frosting.
Erin Gardner
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