Sample Timeline


12:30pm: Photographer arrives and greets bride & groom!

12:30pm: Getting ready, candid & detail photos of bridal party, or just bride & bridesmaids as time allows (hair/makeup, dress, shoes, rings, invitation suite, ceremony space, etc.) – about 1.5 hours* (* I highly recommend having me arrive about 1.5 hours before you slip into your dress) - 2nd Photographer will be with the Groom getting ready 

2:00pm: Bride gets dressed

2:10pm: First Look and a few portraits of bride & groom – about 30-35 minutes

2:40pm: Bridal party portraits – about 40-45 minutes

3:20pm: Bridal party / bride / groom tucked away 30-45 minutes prior to ceremony

4-4:30pm: Ceremony

4:30-4:50pm: Receiving line or usher guests out of ceremony space (optional)

5-5:15pm: Family portraits – about 15-20 minutes

5:20-5:30pm: Cocktail hour – bridal party / bride - Couple Portraits

5:30-6:00pm: Photos of guests at cocktail hour, reception space, cake/dessert, tables, etc. – about 20-30 minutes

6pm: Grand Entrance - First Dance 

6:15pm: Dinner service

6:30pm: Toasts 

7:45 pm: Dessert service

8:15pm: Parent dances

8:20-9:30: Open Dance floor coverage

9:30pm - Grand Exit 

10:00 - Photographer departs