A cake smash photographer has become a cake smash blogger after a recent spate of online vandalism in which she posted pictures of her work on social media.
Zoe Hsieh, from Auckland, New Zealand, posted the photos to her Facebook account in the days after Christmas in a bid to promote the holiday with her boyfriend.
“I posted a picture on my Facebook feed with a couple of photos of my cake and cake smash creations,” Ms Hsiek told New Scientist.
“It was a bit surreal to see the response, and it made me realise that I should share some of the images I took along with the people that I work with.”
Ms Hsuke said the response to her images was “overwhelming”.
“People have taken a liking to them,” she said.
“People want to see what I’m up to, and there’s even people who take photos of me in my personal space.”
Ms Poulter, who works for a food service company, also posted the images on her Instagram page, where they have been viewed more than a million times.
Ms Hsiem said she did not think people would take offence to her photos, but she felt she had been treated differently.
“Some people were angry, some people were supportive.
But I don’t think that’s been the case for most of the people,” she told New Zealand’s 7.30 programme.
Ms Pulsipher said she was not the first to take a selfie in her own space.
“For many years I’ve had to put my camera on a tripod, so that it’s always on my phone, so I don