Wedding Photography Checklist

Having a wedding photography checklist is very important. Why? Having a checklist will help you capture important details on the wedding day itself. Aside from this, having this checklist will you understand traditional photographic work flow.

Here is a wedding photography checklist for the bride:

  • Dressing for ceremony
  • Wedding dress lying over a chair
  • Zipping up or buttoning the wedding dress
  • Mother of the bride fastening the bride’s necklace
  • Full length photo of the bride by herself
  • Full length photo of the bride with her parents separately and together
  • Photo of bride with her siblings, grandparents and entourage. This should also be done separately

Wedding photography checklist for the groom

  • Garter being put on groom
  • Full length photo of groom
  • Fulll length photo with his parents (separately and together)
  • Photo of groowm with other family members and entourage (separately and together)

Wedding photography checklist for the wedding ceremony

  • Bird’s eye view of ceremony site
  • Guests walking into ceremony site
  • The parents of the groom and bride sitting down for ceremony
  • Bridesmaids walking down the aisle
  • Flower girl, ring bearer walking dow the aisle
  • Bride and her father walking down the aisle
  • Bride’s father offering her hand to groom
  • Bride and groom exhanging vows
  • Ring ceremony in progress

Wedding photography checklist after wedding proper

  • Photo of the bride and groom togther
  • Photo of the newlyweds with their parents
  • Newlyweds with the entire entourage
  • A close up of the the bride’s and groom’s hands clasped together

Wedding photography checklist for the reception

  • Bride and groom arriving at and going into the reception
  • Candid and posed photos of the receiving line
  • Guests and bridal party
  • The cutting of the wedding cake and feeding each other
  • The best bam toasting to newlyweds
  • Newlyweds talking to the guests
  • Musicians
  • Dancing of the newlyweds
  • Guests dancing
  • Newlyweds getting into the car
  • Photo showing the rear of the car speeding away

wedding photography checklist

There is your wedding photography checklist. Make sure to keep this handy all the time even on the wedding day itself. This will help you stay organized ad be at the top of your game. Also, this checklist will ensure you that you will be able to get the best shots and capture the best moments. ┬áMake sure that this is included in your wedding photography contract. Don’t forget to make sure that you are getting the best wedding photography prices!

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