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					                                 WEDDING PHOTO CHECKLIST


Bride & Grooms Name: _________________________________________

Church Location: ______________________________________________

Date & Time of Wedding: ________________________________________

Time of Pre-Ceremony Photographs: ______________________________



Before the Ceremony:

Bride & Attendants Dressing
     Bride arriving at church
     Wedding gown on hanger
     Personal wedding accessories (veil, garter, shoes)
     Hair details
     Wedding party bouquets
     Bride & attendants doing hair & make-up
     Family/friend helping the Bride with her dress
     Bride in gown touching up in mirror
     Bride or maid of honor putting on garter
     Adjusting veil
     Flower girl handing bouquet to bride

Bride with Attendants
     Bride with maid of honor
     Bride with each bridesmaid
     Bride with all attendants
     Bride with flower girl
     Bride with ring bearer
     Bride with both flower girl and ring bearer
     Bride with groomsmen

Bride with Bride's Family
     Bride with both parents
     Bride with both parents and siblings
     Bride with each parent
     Bride with all siblings
     Bride with each sibling
     Bride with maternal grandparents
     Bride with paternal grandparents
     Bride with all grandparents
     Bride with each grandparent

Bride Only
     Bride from the front (waist up)
     Bride looking down at bouquet
     Bride from side
     Bride looking up and away from the camera into light
     Bride sitting with dress spread out
     Bride standing with dress spread out
     Bride’s profile with back to camera (full length)
     On location studio portraits of Bride (if applicable)


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Groom & Attendants Dressing
    Groom adjusting tie
    Groom putting on, buttoning jacket
    Groom and groomsmen putting on boutonnieres
    Groom relaxing with attendants
    Groom leaning down handing ring to ring bearer or to best man

Groom with Attendants
    Groom with all attendants
    Groom with best man
    Groom with each attendant
    Groom with ring bearer
    Groom and Groomsmen on steps of church
    Groom with bridesmaids
    Groom Alone
    On location studio portraits of Groom (if applicable)

Groom with Groom’s Family
    Groom with both parents
    Groom with both parents and siblings
    Groom with each parent
    Groom with all siblings
    Groom with each sibling
    Groom with maternal grandparents
    Groom with paternal grandparents
    Groom with all grandparents
    Groom with each grandparent

Detail Close-ups
    Boutonnieres
    Wedding programs
    Planters
    Flower girls holding hands

Décor Shots of Ceremony Space
    Ceremonial table
    Wedding arch
    Guest book table
    Wedding aisle
    The altar & decoration
    The church outside



Ceremony:
The Processional
    Lineup of the bridal party
    Each person walking down the aisle, several of the bride and groom
    Groom as he sees the bride walking down the aisle

Ceremony Highlights
    Guests arriving
    Guests signing the guest book
    Groom's parents being seated
    Bride's parents being seated
    Bride’s grandparents being seated
    Groom’s grandparents being seated
    Bride and father (and mother) starting down the aisle
    Father lifting the Bride’s veil
    Father (and mother) kissing bride before she stands at the altar

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       Bride and groom saying vows
       Bride and groom holding hands
       Fisheye view or room
       Any singer or special reader
       Ring ceremony
       Key religious or cultural points in the ceremony, such as, lighting candles, receiving holy communion,
        couple with kidduish cup, jumping the broom, or stomping the glass
       Signing of the Ketubah, Nikah, or marriage license
       Parents reactions to key moments
       The kiss
       As couple is introduced or turns to face the guests
       Bride and groom departing place of worship
       The recessional


After Wedding:
Bride & Groom with Parents & Grandparents
     Bride & Groom with all grandparents
     Bride & Groom with her grandparents
     Bride & Groom with her grandparents and parents
     Bride & Groom with his grandparents
     Bride & Groom with his grandparents and parents
     Bride & Groom with her parents
     Bride & Groom with her parents & siblings
     Bride & Groom with his parents
     Bride & Groom with his parents & siblings
     Bride & Groom with all parents
     Bride & Groom with all parents and siblings
     Bride & Groom with all

Bride and Groom with Complete Family
     Bride and groom with her complete extended family
     Bride and groom with his complete extended family
     Bride and groom with both complete extended families

Bride & Groom with Wedding Party

       Bride & Groom with entire wedding party including pastor, singers, etc.
       Bride & Groom with Pastor
       Bride & Groom with bridal party and groomsmen
       Bride & Groom with bridal party
       Bride & Groom with groomsmen
       Bride & Groom with ring bearer and flower girl

Bride & Groom
     Missed shots during the ceremony
     Groom kissing Bride
     Groom Dipping Bride with/without Kiss
     Bride & Groom holding hands
     Bride & Groom together
     Close up - Groom putting ring on bride's finger
     Close up - Bride putting ring on groom's finger
     Bride and groom's hands with rings and flowers
     Bride and groom’s hands with Bible
     On location studio portraits (if applicable)
     Bride and Groom at Church Door or Window
     Bride and groom Outside of Church
     Bride and groom coming out front doors of church with party on steps (if daylight)


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Reception:
Bride & Groom’s Entrance
     Bride and groom making grand entrance
     Couple greeting guests

Cake Cutting
    Cake and cake table
    Bride ad groom cutting cake
    Bride and groom feeding cake to each other
    Bride & Groom drinking first glass together

Toasts
        Parents giving toasts
        Bride and groom reacting
        Bride's toast
        Groom's toast
        Family and guest reacting
        Best man giving toast
        Maid of honor giving toast
        Bride and groom reacting

Bouquet Toss
    Female guests lining up
    Bride tossing bouquet
    Women reaching for bouquet
    Lucky winner
    Bride and bouquet recipient

Garters Toss
     Groom retrieving garter
     Male guests lining up
     Groom tossing garter
     Men reaching for garter
     Lucky winner
     Groom and garter recipient

Bouquet and Garter Catchers
    Two winner together

Bride and Groom Dancing
     Bride and groom's first dance
     Bride and her father dancing
     Groom and his mother dancing
     Bride dancing with father-in-law
     Groom dancing with mother-in-law
     Parents dancing together
     Bridesmaids and groomsmen dancing
     Everyone dancing




Guests
        Bride and groom visiting with various guests
        Individual table
        Wedding party table
        Ring bearer and flower girl
        Candid shots of wedding party
        Head table with attendants and bride and groom
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      Bride with bridesmaids
      Bride with friends
      Groom with groomsmen
      Groom with friends
      Bride and groom with party
      Bride and groom with friends

Décor Photographs of Reception Area
    Overall shot of reception area
    Table centerpieces
    Place settings
    Buffets
    Hors d'oeuvres & cocktail tray
    Menus, seating cards, and table numbers
    Basket of throwing petals, rice, bubbles
    Party flavors
    Presents

Bride and Groom Leaving Reception
     Decorated car or limo
     Guest tossing petals, rice, bubbles
     Bride and groom dodging petals, rice, bubbles
     Bride and groom getting in car or limo
     Shot while seated in car or limo
     Car driving away in the distance




NOTE: The is only a guide for the photographer. It may not be possible to photograph every pose
requested.




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   Names of people to be photographed with bride and groom:
                                 Bride’s Side                 Groom’s Side
   Father
   Mother
   Step mother
   Step father
   Brother(s)


   Sister(s)


   Grandparents
   (fathers side)
   Grandparents
   (mother’s side)
   Great
   grandparents

   Aunts

   Uncles

   Cousins


   Maid of honor
   Best Man
   Maids in waiting

   And

   Groomsmen



   Special Friends
   to be
   photographed
   formally
   Flower Girl &
   Ring bearer
Other:




Return to:
Tracy Robinson
2100 Mt Union Rd
Pliny, WV 25082




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