What photos do I need from my big day? 

1) Pre-Ceremony/Getting Ready

  Shot of wedding invitation

·       Bride and Bridesmaids getting their hair and makeup done

·       Dress hanging, jewellery laid out, shoes etc.

·       Bouquets and buttonholes/corsages

·       Bride putting on dress/veil with help from Mother of The Bride or Bridesmaids

·       Bridal party having fun

·       Close up of dress details

·       Putting on jewellery

·       Putting on shoes

·       Close up of bride holding bouquet

·       Mother and bride portrait

·       Father and bride portrait

·       Family shots

·       Bride spending moment alone

·       Bridal party walking down stairs/leaving the house

·       Bride and Father in Wedding Car/ Walking to ceremony

·       Wedding ring shots

3) Couple Shots 

(Allow time to go away with your photographer alone to have some beautiful shots)

·       Portraits of the couple alone

·       Portraits of Bride on her own

·       Portraits of Groom on his own

5) Family


·       Bride and Groom with her parents

·       Bride and Groom with his parents

·       Bride and Groom with both sets of parents

·       Bride and Groom with siblings

·       Bride and Groom with close family members


2) Ceremony


·       Shots of empty venue/church - altar, flowers, interior & exterior details

·       Groom and Groomsmen waiting inside venue/church

·       Guests outside and inside church

·       Ushers handing out program

·       Bride arriving in wedding car

·       Bride stepping out of car

·       Bride and Bridesmaids at back of church

·       Bridal Party entrance

·       Bride walking up the aisle

·       Groom's reaction

·       Father/Mother giving bride away

·       Exchanging of vows

·       Lighting of unity candle

·       Ring bearer

·       Exchanging of the rings

·       Participants such as readers, the officiant, musicians etc.

·       The first kiss as husband and wife, and the moment after

·       Signing register

·       The Recessional/Bride and Groom walking back down the aisle

·       Newlywed shot

·       Confetti throwing

·       Greeting guests outside venue

·       Bride & Groom in back seat of wedding car

4) Bridal Party


·       Bride and Groom with bridesmaids/groomsmen

·       Bride and Groom with bridal party

·       Bride with bridesmaids/maid of honour

·       Groom and groomsmen/bestman

·       Entire wedding party

6) Informal shots


·       Shots with friends

·       Bride showing her new ring to the guests

·       Shots of Guests eating, drinking, and chatting

 7) Reception

·       The reception space set up - before room fills up

·       Details and room decor shots - table settings, place cards, favours, candy buffet, centrepieces etc.

·       Wedding cake detail shots

·       Bride & Groom arriving

·       Toasts and Speeches

·       Cutting the cake

·       The first dance

·       Bride dancing with father/Groom dancing with mother

·       Bride and Groom mingling with guests

·       Guests dancing

·       Musicians, singers, DJ