Example Photography Timeline

Photography Timeline

 

Photographer Arrives 30 minute cushion time
Getting Ready Photos 1 hour to 1 ½ hours
  • Dress, Rings, and Adornments
  • Groom & Groomsmen Get Ready Photos
  • Bride & Bridesmaid Get Ready Photos
“First Look” Photos 20 minutes
Travel to Ceremony Site 30 minutes to 1 hour (15 minutes if on site)
Ceremony Photos 1 hour
  • Procession
  • Vows
  • Ring Exchange
  • Other Customary or Cultural Presentations
  • Exit
  • Signing Marriage Certificate
Post Ceremony Couple, Wedding Party, and Family 1 ½ hours
  • Family Photos
  • Wedding Party Photos
  • Just Married Couple Photos
Travel to Reception Site 30 minutes to 1 hour (15 minutes if on site)
Reception Photos 3 to 5 hours
  • Reception Decorations
  • Wedding Cake
  • Wedding Party Presentation
  • Roving Photobooth
  • Toasts
  • First Dance
  • Cake Cutting
  • Bouquet Toss
  • Garter Toss
  • Other Customary or Cultural Presentations
  • Candid Moments

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