How Do You Take Beautiful Photos Of Cakes?

Decorating By miscue Updated 30 Jan 2009 , 8:56pm by Becscakes

miscue Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 5:20am
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Thats pretty much my question - how do you take a great pic of your cake. Should I use a flash? Should I make my own "studio" with a back drop?

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SpoonfulofSugar Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 5:35am
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so my cake pics used to look horrible, I hate them. My DH built me a light box and a new camera...they look soooo much better now

you can buy a light box but it was easy to make for him...just PVC pipe, a white sheet and some lights, then I add paper from a roll usually white or black as the back drop

__Jamie__ Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 5:47am
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Homemade lightbox...that's my next project!

dragonflydreams Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 6:24am
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JILBRY Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 6:44am
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miscue Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 7:25am
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the other thread is amazing... no guess work now. icon_smile.gif

jammjenks Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 1:49pm
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Here's another thread about it. This is how I do it because I'm too cheap to buy a photo box. icon_wink.gif

TooMuchCake Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 8:40pm
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I've got a cake photography tutorial on my tutorials website here:


Becscakes Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 8:56pm
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Ive just started using a black backdrop, black material over a cardboard box.
I think my photos are better, theres more focus on the cake!

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