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47 Different Types of Wedding Cakes!*

Different Wedding Cake Types – Here’s the thing with wedding cake. Over the past 10 years of photographing weddings – and eating lots of wedding cake – there is A LOT OF AWFUL wedding cake. Seriously. So many wedding cakes that don’t taste good. So much money spent on bad bad bad tasting wedding cakes.

But the bright side of that is – there is also so much money that has been saved by buying… not fancy, not expensive wedding cakes… and people still went home happy. Seriously. Also – having a cake tasting IS important if having good cake is important TO YOU. You can’t just assume that your wedding cake is going to taste good. You can’t just point to the pretty one in the case and say make me one of those, except bigger. What if you don’t like the way it taste but you like the way it looks? Better find that out before your drop that $500 on it right?

I f*cken love wedding cake. I mean sure – I don’t always get to get some because well sometimes there just isn’t enough to go around. I’m supposed to wait for all of the guests to get their piece of cake first, and then I have to offer some to my 2nd/3rd shooter, and then if there’s any left, I can have at it. Oh. And. I. DO. Because come on! It’s wedding cake! IT’S WEDDING CAKE! How many other times do you get to find out what $300, $500, $700 CAKE taste like? ALSO. Different wedding cake types.

$700 CAKE?! Yeah! That sh*t better taste damn good and be pretty for my photos because otherwise you might as well have gone to Publix and just had them wipe off ‘Happy Birthday’ and stick your cake toppers on top. (because Publix cake IS amazing yo!)

Have you ever had $700 cake? I have. LOTS. I’m fancy like that.

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Our creative director told me I shouldn’t just write complete nonsense in this post (like I usually do) and that I should at least try to throw in some useful bit of information. So here. Some useful bit of information. Different wedding cake types.

How do you go about creating, picking, deciding on your wedding cake? I don’t know.

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But hey – don’t stress out about how your cake looks. Stress out about how it tastes. There are many ‘cake designers’ out there and not all of them know how to make good tasting cakes. And dammit – if you’re going to spend $700 on a cake, it better taste good. Right? RIGHT. Suckas. ALSO. What color do you want your cake? White? That’s classic and formal and romantic and modern. WTF?! I KNOW! You’re like “I just want a big good tasting and pretty wedding cake” and your cake designer is like “oh well would you like a romantic cake? what about a formal one? or how about a formally romantic wedding cake?” Yeah… can you throw in a unicorn with laser eyes? I’d pay $700 for a cake like that. Oh and it has to be a purple unicorn.

The best part about making decisions on your wedding cake? THE CAKE TASTINGS. You know – where you try out the different flavor cakes from a specific cake-maker. Basically an excuse to eat lots of cake on a Wednesday afternoon for no other reason THAN TO EAT CAKE. Getting married is worth it just for that part alone.

I guess you could also have pie instead of a cake. or cupcakes. whatever. this post is about CAKE. Shut up about pie and cupcakes.

Also. Sometimes people have the colors on their cake do that matchy-match thing with the rest of their decor from their wedding. You can do that too. You should do that. It makes everything look nice. And people like nice looking things.

As you can see from these photos – our brides don’t always give a f*ck about the Geneva Cake Convention rules and did whatever they wanted – and they rocked the sh*t out of their wedding cakes. I know I was beating back my assistant for a piece.

Finally – buttercream over fondant ANY and EVERY day. Come on – even the word Buttercream PWNS over the word fondant. (does anyone even say pwns anymore?)

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*Actual number of wedding cakes in this gallery is not 47.

 

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These Are Different Types of Suits for Your Wedding

Yesterday I wrote up a post with a plethora of different wedding dresses. Today – it’s suits.

And honestly – these people look GOOD.

Like dang man, great job. But really – it’s their WEDDING DAY so DUH. Of Course.

But again – second verse just like the first – you might be like some, and you might not have any clue on what suit you’ll want to wear to your wedding. Here’s a few good options and ideas and you know – feel free to throw them all out and wear whatever you f*cken want because come on! It’s your wedding! (ha I write knowing that your partner probably has a little bit of a say… ah but maybe not. It’s not like people get much say about the wedding dress…….. and I digress… with this big mess… alright no more rhymes now, I mean it. Anybody want a peanut?)

Look! Suits worn by actual people on their wedding day! (vs you know – mannequins. Or robots. Robot mannequins?)

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These Are Different Types of Wedding Dresses For You

Look. There are a whole lot and mess and boatload of wedding dresses out there. Now – it may come as a surprise to you – but before I became a wedding photographer – I had no clue about wedding dresses.

I still probably don’t.

I’ve photographed literally hundreds of people wearing wedding dresses. Good ones, great ones – (if you ask me for my opinion, my answer by default is that your wedding dress is SO BEAUTIFUL I’M GOING TO VOMIT – because what else am I gonna tell you on your wedding day?! THERE IS NO OTHER ANSWER! – alright maybe I could leave out the part about vomiting.)

Like me – maybe you never spent much time thinking about a wedding dress. Now you could look at photos of empty, lifeless wedding dresses on hangers – but that doesn’t tell you anything. You have to look at wedding dresses ON PEOPLE. So here. Here ya go. Wedding dresses – on people – onactual brides even. A whole gallery full of them – and everyone looking F*cken Amazing.

So yeah. Need ideas for what types of wedding dresses are out there? Here. Just for you. Well – and the 2 other people reading this blog these days.

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