One of the most challenging aspects of being a wedding photographer is that, often times, you have absolutely no control of the situations you encounter to photograph. One specific aspect of that challenge is the lighting conditions you encounter. Knowing how to use off-camera flash can help you overcome these challenging wedding photography lighting scenarios.
As you move through the wedding day, one of the last lighting scenarios you will come across is the reception. Of the scenarios you will face, the reception can often provide multiple challenging lighting situations to overcome. With low lighting, uplighting, and other conflicting light sources, off-camera flash techniques are a great way to capture the necessary moments from this part of the day. Below, we share a technique for photographing table decor, along with 3 quick off-camera techniques you can use during the reception.