Finding ways to create images that mimic the look and feel of natural light photos is no easy task when throwing an indoor wedding. Dark spaces, insufficient sunlight, and unexpected shadows can make for a wedding album that’s less-than-appealing. Not to derail the idea of hosting your big day at a number of stunning indoor wedding locations—there are so many amazing benefits like protection from unexpected weather conditions, optimal shade during warmer months, and exceptional backdrops—we sought advice from some of the industry’s top photographers for the secrets to capturing breathtaking indoor photos.
Keeping the focus equally distributed between you, your spouse, your guests, and your wedding party is a tip we were surprised to learn makes for a collection of noteworthy photos. Finding prime window lighting, and playing with silhouettes, is another way you can better define your wedding album of indoor shots. From highlighting your day-of style to staying emotionally present, these photographers lend their best advice to making your day an experience that’s as great as your photos.
Here are 10 must-have photography tips for any bride or groom having an indoor wedding.