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Wedding Day Timelines

Here is a Sample Wedding Day Timeline ....without first look

12PM - photographer arrives and photographs all details such as dress, rings, invitations, shoes, accessories, flowers, etc. (30 min. )
12PM - photographer arrives at groom prep ( if included )and photographs all details, getting ready, groom portrait ( 1.5.hours )
1230PM - 130PM photographer photographs bride getting dressed( 1 hour ) includes 5min. with bride alone for bridal portrait.
130PM - groomsmen leave for ceremony or photo location
travel time to next location
2PM - 3PM ceremony
3PM - 320PM -family photos after the ceremony ( 20 min. immediate family photos ) 30 min. + for large groupings and extended family photos.
320PM - 345PM - travel time to next location
345PM - 405PM bridal party photos ( 20 min. )
405PM - 5PM bride groom photo ( 1 hr. minimum )
cocktail hour 330PM - 530PM
5PM - 530PM - enjoy tail end of cocktail hour
we easily go with the flow after this point until we are scheduled to leave
530PM grand entrance
535PM first dance
545PM - 715PM dinner/ speeches 1.5 hours
cake cutting
6:29PM -SUNSET or golden hour photos. (if not possible will do a night photo )
7PM - 8PM reception coverage (30 min. - 1 hr. )

Sample 8 hour day


Here is a Sample Wedding Day timeline ...... with a first look

12PM - photographer arrives and photographs all details such as dress, rings, invitations, shoes, accessories, flowers, etc. (30 min. )
12PM - photographer arrives at groom prep ( if included )and photographs all details, getting ready, groom portrait ( 1.5.hours )
1230PM - 130PM photographer photographs bride getting dressed( 1 hour ) includes 5min. with bride alone for bridal portrait.
130PM - groom leaves for first look location
travel time to next location
2PM - 230PM - first look session/mini portrait session
230PM - travel to ceremony
3PM - 330PM - ceremony
330PM - 350PM -family photos after the ceremony ( 20 min. immediate family photos ) 30 min. + for large groupings and extended family photos.
350PM - 410PM - travel time to next location
410PM - 430PM bridal party photos ( 20 min. )
430PM - 5PM bride groom photos
cocktail hour 330PM - 530PM
5PM - 530PM - enjoy tail end of cocktail hour
we easily go with the flow after this point until we are scheduled to leave
530PM grand entrance
535PM first dance
545PM - 715PM dinner/ speeches 1.5 hours
cake cutting
6:29PM -SUNSET or golden hour photos. (if not possible will do a night photo )
7PM - 8PM reception coverage (30 min. - 1 hr. )

Sample 8 hour day


Here is a Sample Wedding Day with pre-wedding photos

12PM - photographer arrives and photographs all details such as dress, rings, invitations, shoes, accessories, flowers, etc. (30 min. )
12PM - photographer arrives at groom prep ( if included )and photographs all details, getting ready, groom portrait ( 1.5.hours )
1230PM - 130PM photographer photographs bride getting dressed( 1 hour ) includes 5min. with bride alone for bridal portrait.
130PM - groomsmen leave for ceremony or photo location
travel time to next location
2PM - 220PM -family photos ( 20 min. immediate family photos ) 30 min. + for large groupings and extended family photos.
220PM - 240PM bridal party photos ( 20 min. )
240PM - 340PM bride groom photos ( 1 hr. minimum )

345PM - head to ceremony
4PM - Ceremony
430PM - cocktail hour
530PM grand entrance
545PM first dance
6PM - 730PM dinner/ speeches 1.5 hours
cake cutting
SUNSET or golden hour photos. (if not possible will do a night photo )
730PM - 8PM reception coverage (30 min. - 1 hr. )

Sample 8 hour day

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