Never thought of lighting before – thoughts?

posted 3 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
Hostess
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

Does the venue provide the uplighting shown in the photos? 

Post # 5
Hostess
7630 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

I totally think that’s sufficient. Those lights will outline the dance floor. I wouldn’t worry about putting to much light on it – it’s a wedding, not a dance club. 

Post # 6
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@laceydoilies:  You don’t need any more lighting. If the overhead lights are on dimmers, you can adjust the lighting in zones for the dance floor, table areas etc.

Post # 7
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249 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@laceydoilies:  honestly, do add more lighting will be a lot of money. the lighting that you have is fine! i too was weary about the lighting at my venue but when i found out how much additional lighting was, it was not an option. the uplights against the walls will create a nice ambiance, and no one will be blinded on the dancefloor by strobe lights flashing in their eyes 🙂

Post # 8
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194 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2018

Ours will be at a park so we have to get some lighting.

Post # 9
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1111 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

We are doing uplighting around the entire venue, so it’ll change everything.  That is one of the details I absolutely love, and our DJ is throwing in uplighting for an incredible price.

However, with your venue, I would just take the uplights that the venue provides, especially with large windows, looks great!

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