While your professional photographer captures images for your formal album, enlist an amateur camera crew of friends and family to document the reception revelry firsthand, then immediately post the results. Set up a table with a few instant cameras and lots of film, as well as a bulletin board and map tacks for displaying the photos. Ask the wedding party to take the lead and get other guests to participate. Afterward, transfer snapshots to a book.
Martha Stewart Weddings, Volume 37 2006