5 Helpful Tips for Flash Photography at a Wedding Reception

Lighting a wedding reception can be a real challenge, as you are often working in less-than-ideal environments and have to keep responding to dynamically evolving conditions, which can make it a bit intimidating for many photographers. If you would like to improve your images, check out this fantastic video tutorial that features an experienced wedding photographer sharing five tips that will help you take better control of your reception lighting. 

Coming to you from John Branch IV Photography, this excellent video tutorial offers five tips for working with flash at a wedding reception. As you will see, you can't just have one manner of working; you need to approach each reception individually, as the physical space they are in will determine a lot about how you have to design and work with the lighting. This is one of the most important reasons why many wedding photographers do venue walkthroughs with their clients before the big day, particularly if it is a place they haven't worked at before. Check out the video above for the full rundown.

If you would like to continue to learn about wedding photography, be sure to check out "How To Become A Professional Commercial Wedding Photographer With Lee Morris and Patrick Hall!"

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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