Sample Full-Day Timelines

 

Getting Ready Coverage - Open dancing (9 hours, 2 Photographers)

12:00PM Bride getting ready / Bridal details (rings, dress, flowers, invitation, etc.)

1:00PM Bride & Groom Change to wedding attire

2:00PM First ​look

2:10PM Couple's photo session 

2:45PM  Wedding Party pictures

3:00PM Family ​p​ictures

3:30PM Ceremony details (before guests arrive)

4:00PM CEREMONY STARTS

5:00PM Ballroom ​D​oors ​O​pen

5:35PM Grand Entrance

5:40PM First Dance

5:45PM Thank You ​Speech

6:00PM Dinner (table photos)

7:15PM Speeches

7:35PM Cake cutting

7:40PM Game

7:55PM Centerpiece giveaway

8:00PM Slide show

8:15PM Bouquet / Garter toss

8:30PM FD / MS dance

8:40PM Open dancing

9:00PM Contract ​E​nds

 

 

Getting Ready Coverage - Reception, relaxed (7 Hours, 2 Photographers)

200 Bridal details (rings, dress, flowers, invitation, etc.)

300 Change to wedding attire

400 Ceremony details (before guests arrive)

430 Ceremony Begins

500 Group photos

545 Couple's photo session

630 Grand entrance

645 Dinner

800 Program

900 Contract ​E​nds

 

Getting Ready Coverage - Reception (6 Hours, 1 or 2 Photographers)

230 Bridal details (rings, dress, flowers, invitation, etc.)

315 Change to wedding attire

400 Ceremony details (before guests arrive)

430 Ceremony Begins

500 Group photos

545 Couple's photo session

615 Grand entrance

630 Dinner

730 Program

830 Contract ​E​nds

 

*Modified Full Day, 1st hour of reception (5 Hours, 1 Photographer)

200 Bridal details (rings, dress, flowers, invitation, etc.)

300 Change to wedding attire (Bride only)

400 Ceremony details (before guests arrive)

430 Ceremony Begins

500 Group photos

545 Couple's photo session

630 Grand entrance

645 First dance

650 Cake cutting

700 Contract ​E​nds

 

Ceremony & Reception, relaxed (5 Hours, 1 Photographer)

400 Ceremony details (before guests arrive)

415 Candid photos of guests arriving

430 Ceremony Begins

500 Group photos

530 Couple's photo session

615 Grand entrance

630 Dinner

730 Program

830 Open dancing

900 Contract ​E​nds



Ceremony & Reception (4 Hours, 1 Photographer)

430 Ceremony Begins

500 Group photos

530 Couple's photo session

615 Grand entrance

630 Dinner

730 Program

830 End