There are many things to think about on your wedding day. Below are my recommendations for planning your wedding day photography and two sample timelines. Below is a traditional wedding timeline, at the end of this blog is a sample timeline with first looks prior to the ceremony.
SAMPLE OF TRADITIONAL WEDDING TIMELINE
Coverage Options and Suggested Length of Times:
~Detail photos of your dress, jewelry, shoes etc~ 15-30 minutes
~Getting Ready of Bride/Bridesmaids~ 30-60 minutes
~Bride-Side Family Formals~ 15-30 minutes
~Getting Ready of Groom/Groomsman~ 15-30 minutes
~Groom-Side Formals~ 15-30 minutes
~First Looks~ 15 minutes
~Ceremony~ 15 minutes to 1 hour
~Family and Bridal Party Formals~30-60 minutes
~Bride and Groom Formals~ 15-30 minutes
~Reception Coverage~ 2-4 Hours
Allow more time than you think you need to get ready! It’s better to be safe than RUSHED! View a sample timeline below!
SAMPLE OF WEDDING TIMELINE WITH FIRST LOOKS
So much goes on in the course of a year that it can be difficult keeping up with all those special occasions. And just as quickly as they came, they’re over. Events like baptisms, birthdays, graduations, or other parties can happen so fast that you might not remember most of the day and all those happy memories just slip away. That’s why hiring a photographer for these specific events can be so beneficial! We capture the memories so you can focus on the fun.
It’s always nice to hire a photographer for special events that only come once a year but what about all those moments in-between? Documenting your family’s growth can also be an important job for a photographer.
Think about scheduling at least one photo session for each of the following age groups:
Not to mention, professional photographs of the family make great gifts for relatives! Holiday themed photographs are always a big hit, whether they’re Christmas, Valentines Day, Halloween or maybe just some fun seasonal photos!