Taking Dance Recital Pictures | Baton Rouge, LA Family Photographer

It is that time of year when the sequins and tutus come out and the hair goes up in buns.  That's right.  Recital time!

Why is photographing stage performances so difficult?  It mostly boils down to the lighting.  The darkness of the theater, the bright and harsh stage lights, combined with fast moving objects at a distance just creates a hot mess to try and get some good shots of your little one.

Here are the things I've learned in photographing performances that can be carried over to your dance recitals.

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