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Photography Check List

 

Your wedding will be over in a blink of an eye, but the memories recorded by a professional will last a lifetime. Photographs are a great record of your special day, so choose a photographer carefully and early. Below is a list of many typical wedding photos. A photo list cannot be complete or exact because of the variety of pictures that can be taken. Print out this list and use it as a reference when speaking to your photographer.

BRIDE’S HOME

  • Bride in mirror
  • Bride / Maid of Honor in mirror
  • Bride / Mother in mirror

Bride / Mother:

  • Full length
  • Close-up

Bride / Father:

  • Full length
  • Close-up
  • Boutonniere

Bride / Mother & Father:

  • Full length
  • Close-up

Other:

  • Bride / Maid of Honor
  • Bride / Attendants
  • Placing on garter
  • Family portrait
  • Leaving home
  • Entering limo

GROOM’S HOME

  • Groom / Mother & Father
  • Groom / Mother
  • Groom / Father
  • Groom / Best Man
  • Groom / Attendants

CEREMONY

  • Groom alone
  • Groom / Best Man
  • Bride / Father limo

Aisle Shots:

  • Bride’s Mother / Escort
  • Groom’s Mother / Escort
  • Ushers / carpet roll out
  • Bridesmaids
  • Ushers
  • Ring Bearer
  • Flower Girl
  • Maid of Honor
  • Bride / Father
  • Giving away

Altar Shots:

  • Center aisle
  • Lectors
  • Ring Exchange
  • First kiss
  • Presentation of gifts
  • Sign of Peace
  • Balcony
  • Recessional

AFTER CEREMONY

  • Bride / Groom Church steps
  • Bride / Groom greeting guest
  • Receiving line
  • Toast
  • Inside limo

FORMALS

Bride:

  • Full length
  • Close-up
  • Maid of Honor
  • Female attendants
  • Male attendants
  • Bride’s family

Groom:

  • Full length
  • Close-up
  • Best Man
  • Male attendants
  • Female attendants
  • Groom’s family

Bride & Groom:

  • Full length
  • Close-up
  • Bride’s parents
  • Groom’s parents
  • Maid of Honor / Beat Man
  • Flower girl
  • Ring bearer
  • Wedding party
  • Family

RECEPTION

  • Cake
  • Guest candids
  • Receiving line
  • Misc. family
  • Introductions
  • Blessing
  • Toast
  • First dance
  • Wedding Party dance
  • Bride / Father dance
  • Groom / Mother dance
  • Garter ceremony
  • Throwing bouquet
  • Table shots
  • Dance candids
  • Misc. specialty dances
  • Going away dance
  • Circle of Love greeting
  • Leaving reception hall

 

 

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