How much time do you need for your wedding photos? ♡
Trying to find out how much time you need to allow for different wedding photos? Well, this schedule is for you!
Allowing the right amount of time for all of your wedding photo opportunities can make all the difference. So, we’ve included approximate time frames to help you when planning for the big day.
We also cover your photo schedule and much more during your 30 minute photo plan session that we have 3 months out from your date.
Pre-Wedding / Engagement Shoot –
Taking some time to grab some photos prior to your big day is something you shouldn’t pass up. After all, it’s a special time in your journey together, and you won’t be able to wind back time.
A quick 1-2 hour photo-shoot is the perfect time for a fun and creative shoot. Plus they are great for your wedding invites, too!
Morning Preparation –
This one is all about relaxing, taking it easy and capturing the process. We move between the bride and groom’s parties – or split up depending on location with one photographer going to each.
Approximate Time: 1-2 Hours depending on the day plan.
Bride and groom leaving to and/or rolling up to the venue. Classic hire car recommended! Approximate Time: 40 Minutes
Arrival / Guest Mingle –
This depends on the wedding schedule and the booking time. We photograph the bride and groom’s arrival. Then we wander around the crowd and capture guests and the beginnings of the event.
Approximate Time: 1 to 2 Hours
Bride/Groom Parties –
Usually just after the arrival/guest mingle in the lead up to the ceremony. We split up and head off to capture the fun and excitement.
Approximate Time: 45 Minutes to 1 Hour
Wedding Ceremony –
Tying the knot! We get multiple angles and capture everything we can. Approximate Time: 30 Minutes to 1 Hour
Bride + Groom Photos / Portraits –
Duck out for a quick shoot after the ceremony. This is the perfect opportunity to get some photos of you as a couple on your wedding day without the crowd and other distractions around. Best if you can go to a cute or beautiful location nearby. Approximate Time: 30 Minutes to 1 Hour (excl. travel)
Reception / Dinner / Dancing –
And now the fun begins! This all depends on your wedding plan and booking time. Some people book for dinner and speeches only, while others book for the whole night.
Approximate Time: 1 to 3 Hours
Newlyweds Departure –
Time for the Bride and Groom to honeymoon! Approximate Time: 15 Minutes
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