Risk Vs. Reward
During fast-moving and sometimes unpredictable moments of the reception, especially those moments that will happen only once, we recommend against trying out new, unpracticed techniques.
To capture the image at the start of this article, rushing to place a pin light on the subjects would have been too risky, so bouncing the light from an on-camera flash onto a white wall proved a more practical solution (see image above). For open dancing or other ongoing activities, go ahead and give your new techniques a try.