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Wedding Shot List


  • Dress, shoes, flowers, all 3 rings, jewelry, entire set of invitation
  • Grooms tie, shoes, ring, watch 
  • Reception centerpieces, decor, guest table, cake(s), cake topper, sweet heart table..etc. 


  • Bride getting faux makeup application done
  • Bride and bridesmaids robe shot (posed & candid)
  • A few pre getting ready room shots/candids
  • Bride getting faux makeup application done
  • Bride getting dressed
  • Mom/bride’s siblings (or) wedding party helping bride in dress
  • Sweet formal shot of bride and mom after dress is on
  • Bride putting on jewelry
  • Bride & all bridesmaids (posed & candid)
  • Groomsmen just hanging out
  • Groom’s mom helping with boutonniere
  • Groom getting dressed, putting on/fixing up tie

Pre-Ceremony Formal Photos 

  • Bride and first look with dad 
  • Formal photos with bride and bridesmaids (posed & candid)
  • Bride and each individual bridesmaid
  • Bride with her immediate family
  • Bride and mom
  • Bride and dad
  • Bride and siblings
  • Formal photos of groom and all groomsmen (posed & candid)
  • Groom and each individual groomsmen
  • Groom and his immediate family
  • Groom and mom
  • Groom and dad
  • Groom and siblings


  • Groom walking mom to seat
  • Usher leading mother of the bride down the aisle
  • Moms lighting candles
  • Groom walking down the aisle
  • Groom waiting at the end of the aisle
  • Each bridesmaid/groomsman pair/individual entering
  • Flower girls/ring bears
  • Grooms face as bride walks in
  • Bride walking down the aisle (close up and wide angle)
  • Father giving away bride, kiss on the cheek
  • Bride and groom facing each other at the altar (up close and wide angle)
  • Bride and groom formalities (unity candle, taking communion, scripture readings..etc)
  • Bride and groom reading their vows (close up)
  • Exchanging rings (close up)
  • The kiss (horizontal and vertical shot)
  • Bride and Groom facing the guests as Mr. & Mrs.
  • Bride and groom exiting
  • Bride and groom kiss at the end of the aisle
  • Bride and groom immediately after ceremony

Family & After Ceremony Shots

  • Bride and groom with bride’s immediate family (includes sibling spouses/children and grandparents)
  • Bride and groom with brides immediate family (includes sibling spouses/children and grandparents)
  • Bride and groom with each set of grandparents 
  • Bride and groom with entire bridal party including ring bear and flower girl (posed and candid)
  • Bride with groomsmen (posed & candid)
  • Groom with bridesmaids (posed & candid)
  • Bride and groom formal photos (posed & candid)


(Reception is shot primarily documentary style with both wide angles and close up shots of each formality)

  • Photos of guest during cocktail hour (if applicable) 
  • Wedding party entrance
  • Bride and grooms entrance
  • First dance 
  • Father daughter dance
  • Mother son dance 
  • Welcome/Blessing
  • Toasts 
  • Cutting the cake
  • Bride and groom feeding each other cake
  • Bouquet toss 
  • Picture with winner
  • Garter toss
  • Picture with Winner
  • Anniversary dance, winners and and any other reception formalities
  • Go around and get as many photos of guest as possible (standing, sitting, at table..etc)
  • Candids of dancing of both bride and groom and guest (primary focus is bride and groom and family/wedding party)
  • Final, private dance for couple
  • Send off
  • Bride and groom kissing at the end of send off
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