Wedding Photo Checklist

Wedding Photo Checklist

On your wedding day, you'll want to make sure we capture those essential details you worked so hard on.
To help us, provide a list of "must-take" wedding photography shots.

Remember: Don't check off too many – you want us to have time for our creativity to shine

Print this page and check off your essentials below

Getting Ready Bride

□ Bride’s gown hanging on a padded hanger, spread on the bed, or draped over a chair
□ Bride’s shoes
□ Wedding invitation
□ Engagement ring and wedding bands
□ Bride and bridesmaids' bouquets
□ Bride's jewelry
□ Bride applying makeup
□ Bridesmaids and/or mother of the bride helping the bride into her dress
□ Putting on the veil
□  Leaving for the ceremony

Getting Ready Groom

□ Groom tying his tie
□ Groom pinning boutonniere on his father
□ Father pinning boutonniere on the groom
□ Groom alone
□ Groom with mom and dad
□ Groom with dad
□ Groom with mom
□ Groom with immediate family
□ Groom with siblings
□ Generational shot: Groom, father, brother(s), grandfather
□ Groom with father and father□in□law
□ Groom with father□in□law
□ Groom with groomsmen
□ Groom with best man
□ Groom with ring bearer(s)

Before the Bride and Groom See Each Other

□ Bride alone
□ Bride with mom and dad
□ Bride with dad
□ Bride with mom
□ Bride with immediate family
□ Bride with siblings
□ Generational shot: Bride, mom, sister(s), grandmother
□ Bride with mom and mother□in□law
□ Bride with mother□in□law
□ Bride with bridesmaids
□ Bride with maid of honor
□ Bride with flower girl(s)

Photos Together

□ Bride and groom
□ Bride, groom, bride's immediate family
□ Bride, groom, bride's parents
□ Bride, groom, groom's immediate family
□ Bride, groom, groom's parents
□ Bride, groom, both sets of parents
□ Bride, groom, both immediate families
□ Bride, groom, siblings
□ Bride, groom, all grandparents
□ Bride, groom, each grandparent (or set of grandparents)
□ Bride and groom with extended families
□ Bride, groom, maid of honor, best man
□ Bride, groom, flower girl, ring bearer
□ Bride with groomsmen
□ Groom with bridesmaids
□ Bride, groom, full wedding party

Important Moments

□ The first look
□ Room shots at ceremony
□ Wedding party and parents walking down the aisle
□ Bride walking down the aisle
□ Groom’s face as he waits/sees her
□ The vows
□ Close□up of the exchange of rings
□ The first kiss as husband and wife
□ The recessional
□ Ketubah signing and/or signing of marriage certificate
□ Room shots at reception
□ Close□up of seating□card display
□ Close□up of centerpieces
□ Reception entrance
□ The first dance
□ Father/daughter dance
□ Mother/son dance
□ The toasts
□ The cake cutting
□ Bouquet and garter toss
□ Parents of bride dancing
□ Parents of groom dancing
□ Couple’s departure