Which Lighting Should You Use at Your Wedding?

There are many different style of lighting you can use for your wedding. In fact, where you have your wedding is important because it will likely dictate what sort of lighting you will have. And one thing that you’ll certainly need to consider when looking for lighting and what you can do to make sure that the lighting of your wedding is done right is to know what you should avoid. In this article I’ll look at some of the problems that many people run into when planning their wedding lighting.

Which Lighting Should You Use at Your Wedding?

Some of the best lighting is natural light. Barring that the most common lighting that many people use is incandescent lighting. There’s a big reason why and I’ll explain a bit more below. These lighting tips not only apply to the wedding itself but also to wedding reception lighting as well.

When Natural Light Works Best

If you’re having your wedding during the middle of the day on the outside chances are you won’t need any lighting at all. In fact, even for wedding that are on the exterior in the evening hours lighting may not be needed. Don’t think your wedding will be run on time and if it’s close make sure you have some sort of lighting in place just in case something goes wrong.

Always have some sort of lighting in case things go wrong

Forget About Office Buildings

One of the problems of office buildings is they use fluorescent lighting. This lighting looks blue and not romantic at all. Incandescent lights have a soft amber glow that looks much more romantic and inviting. Here are some comparisons. The amber glow lighting will look better for your wedding.

Scope Out the Wedding Venue

There are some things that you’ll need to do in order to check out the wedding venue you want to use. One of which is to visit the wedding venue at the same time as your wedding. Consider the lighting and such while you’re there. If you go at a different time the lighting could be completely different.


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