Six top wedding photographers offer their best advice for getting great pictures.

Light your dance floor

"There are so many great things that happen during a reception, so you should think about how yours is going to be lit. Ask the DJ or band to light themselves and the dance floor. Or, if it's in your budget, look into a lighting designer, who can add uplighting to the room and give it extra pop. Lighting makes the space look cooler and preserves the ambience." —Anne Ruthman, Anne Ruthman Photography, Boston, Massachusetts

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