Wedding Photography

This is a typical wedding photo checklist.  Feel free to use this for your wedding.  Enjoy!

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WEDDING PHOTO CHECKLIST

 

Pre-ceremony

  • Bride's gown before she slips it on

  • Bride having her hair styled and makeup applied

  • Candid shots of the bride and her 'maids getting ready

  • Bridal party reacting to the bride in her gown

  • Bride heading to the ceremony site

  • Bride and her father just before walking down the aisle

  • Groom with his father

  • Candid shots of the groom and groomsmen getting ready

  • Groom heading to the ceremony site

  • Dramatic on-site landscapes (such as stormy skies, lush woods, fields of flowers)​

 

Ceremony site

  • Exterior and interior of the ceremony site before guests arrive

  • Guests arriving

  • Bridal party arriving

  • Musicians performing

  • Family members being seated

  • Processional and recessional

  • Bride and her father (or escort) walking down the aisle

  • Groom reacting to bride walking down the aisle

  • Father giving the bride away

  • Wide shot of the altar

  • Bride and groom reciting their vows

  • Bride and groom exchanging rings

  • The couple's first kiss

  • Bride and groom being introduced to their guests as a married couple

  • Bride and groom exiting their ceremony site

  • Receiving line

  • Bride and groom in their getaway car

 

Reception site

  • Exterior and interior shots of the reception site before guests arrive

  • Table settings

  • Menu, escort, and table cards

  • Guests signing the book

  • Escort-card table

  • Food stations and bar setup during cocktail hour

  • Bridal-party table

  • Bride and groom cutting the cake

  • Wedding-party entrances

  • Guests seated at their tables

  • Bride and groom's first dance

  • Toasts and blessing (if applicable)

  • Father-daughter dance

  • Mother-son dance

  • Band or DJ

  • Guests dancing

  • Bouquet and garter toss, anniversary dance

  • Candid shots throughout the night

  • Bride and groom send-off

Formal portraits

  • Bride and groom, each alone

  • Bride and groom posed together

  • Bride and groom with wedding party

  • Bride with her family

  • Groom with his family

  • Bride and groom with bride's family

  • Bride and groom with groom's family

  • Both families together

  • Bride with her mother

  • Groom with his father

  • Flower girl and ring bearers with bride and groom

Close-ups

  • Bridal bouquet

  • Boutonniere

  • Shoes

  • Details on the bride's gown

  • Details on the groom's attire such as cuff links

  • Jewelry

  • Ceremony programs

  • Centerpieces

  • Hors d'oeuvres

  • Specialty drinks

  • Wedding cake

  • Favors

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