The Good: You hired a fabulous wedding photographer.
The Bad: Not so much with the baker.
This has to be the most beautiful photo of a Wreck I've ever seen. The fact that the photographer submitted it - along with tales of watching the baker catch the toppling cake with her bare, unwashed hands before serving it - only adds to the beauty.
And really, what's a photographer tasked with making a wedding Wreck look good supposed to do? Well, after careful study, I've come up with a few options.
Option 1: Try an action shot in the background.
"Ok, bride, groom? You two stand behind the cake here. Now...reach for that wineglass!"
"Hmm, not quite enough action. Bride's dad? How about a running tackle?"
Option 2: Flowers
"We're gonna need another bunch for the middle tier, stat."
Option 3: Blend it with a busy background.
"Cake? What cake?"
Option 4: More flowers.
No, seriously. MORE FLOWERS.
You: But, Jen, those cakes look great!
Option 5: When all else fails... PhotoShop
Take that Wreck from this...
The irony, of course, is they'll pay more for the retouched photo than they did for the cake.
Oh, and to whoever starts a cake photo retouching service after reading this post: I want my cut.
Thanks to Wreckporters D Tyler Photography., Tiffany A., Jen A., Wendy T., Andrew Jordan Photography, Jennifer J., Jacq, Random, & Rebecca Z.
And from my other blog, Epbot: