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When it comes to weddings, it’s all about the details. Spend time thinking about those must have shots and images that are really important to you and your partner. Communicate this with your wedding photographer before your wedding and not during. Once you get caught up in the whirlwind of the wedding day, you will forget these details. The wedding photography checklist is a perfect way to do this.
Use this wedding photography checklist as a tool to help plan your timeline, and share with your photographer as a guideline. You will need to plan for at least 1 hour for formal wedding portraits before or after the ceremony. If you are going to do your photos before the ceremony be sure to read our First Look Photos – A Popular Trend post.
Most experienced professional photographers prefer not to work from a list as they feel it may impact their creativity but it does give you assurance that you will get the photo’s you really want. Photographers need to know the details of your wedding, but when they thick of checklist, they cringe as they just do not want a list of photos for them to copy from Pinterest or some other wedding blog. They are creative types and like to use their own style and not someone else’s.
The wedding photography checklist is also a who’s who and gives your photographer and idea of how big or small your family and bridal party is. The size can significantly impact the amount of time required for formal portraits which your photographer will need to know ahead of time.
You want to make sure that you assign the job of rounding up family members to one or two members of your bridal party or your wedding planner. You really need to make the most of your time as this hour will go by very quickly.
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