8. Reception and Dancing
Wedding Stage Five
Once the crush of cocktail hour is completed and guests are seated for dinner, you usually have a moment to catch your breath and reorganize for the reception. Next up are scheduled events such as toasts, the first dance, and cake cutting, as well as a whole lot of dancing. There are so many ways to get creative when shooting these moments, and so many opportunities to capture meaningful, memorable images.
Reception coverage is both very fluid (as you rove about looking for those exceptional moments that happen organically) and somewhat orchestrated (as you cover planned events, such as toasts and cake ...