{Tips for Clients} Wedding Reception Lighting!

To Future Brides & Grooms:
We know you’ve never done this wedding planning thing before. We’ve been to quite a few weddings in the last several years. We’ve seen what works and what doesn’t. What is worth splurging on and what isn’t. So we decided to start blogging more often about how to make your wedding (and wedding photos) the most awesome they possibly can be. So here goes our next {Tips for Clients} post! All about wedding reception lighting. :-)

Photography is capturing light. When deciding where to put a couple for photographs, we will choose good lighting over a pretty background any day. The light is so important. This is why we totally, completely, whole-heartedly, absolutely, unreservedly  (you get the idea!) recommend having your reception lighting done professionally.  Professional lighting transforms your wedding site from ordinary to simply stunning. Lighting creates a mood and makes everything — including your centerpieces, cake, and guests — look better. Professional lighting is not as expensive as you may think and in our humble opinion it is worth every penny (Don’t believe us? Give the Illuminating Celebrations lighting team a call. They will make you a believer!)

We cannot stress enough that lighting MAKES the reception. Here are a few photos from our recent professionally-lit receptions. We think they speak for themselves. :-)

Allison & Mark’s McNay Art Museum Wedding Reception Lighting:

Mellori & Eric’s wedding reception lighting at The St. Anthony Hotel in downtown San Antonio:
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Jessica & Will’s Southwest School of Art and Craft Wedding Reception Lighting:

Sarah & Tom’s McNay Art Museum Wedding Reception Lighting:

Larissa & Nolan’s McNay Art Museum Wedding Reception Lighting:

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Annie and Matt’s Hyatt Hill Country Wedding Reception Lighting: 31-hyatt-regency-hill-country-resort-wedding-reception-photos-san-antonio-pics-pictures 33-hyatt-regency-hill-country-resort-wedding-reception-photos-san-antonio-pics-pictures 39-matt-grevers-annie-chandler-wedding-photos-san-antonio-texas-hyatt-hill-country-resort
Jim and Mariela’s McNay Art Museum Wedding Reception Lighting:

Stephanie and Greg’s Witte Museum Outdoor Wedding Reception:
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Moneeza & Sarfraz’ Wedding Reception:

 Nicole & Adam’s Wedding Reception at the Westin Riverwalk Hotel in the Navarro Ballroom:
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Amber and Joseph’s Sisterdale Dance Hall Wedding Reception Lighting:

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Bend the Light Photography specializes in wedding photography and engagement portrait photography in San Antonio, Texas and surrounding areas. San Antonio Wedding Photographer.