Deviant Dream

Engagement & Wedding Photography

Wedding Photography Check List

To get the best photos for your wedding memories, it’s best to provide us with a checklist of people and backdrops to capture throughout the wedding ceremony and reception. Below are some wedding planning photo ops to consider incorporating in your wedding photography checklist.

Before the wedding ceremony:

  • Bride arriving at ceremony site
  • Groom arriving at ceremony site
  • Bride getting dressed with the help of an attendant
  • Groom chatting with groomsmen
  • Bride having her makeup applied
  • Bride with mother
  • Bride prepping for the walk down the aisle

During the wedding ceremony:

  • Groom and best man near the wedding officiator
  • Parent’s/grandparents being escorted to their seats
  • Bridesmaids/groomsmen walking down the aisle
  • Bride walking down the aisle with father
  • Bride hugging father
  • Groom hugging bride’s father
  • Exchanging of vows/rings
  • Bride and groom embracing with a kiss
  • Bride and groom walking down the aisle together

Posed pictures (some shots can be taken before wedding ceremony or immediately after):

  • Bride in wedding dress
  • Bride with bridesmaids or attendants
  • Bride and maid of honor
  • Bride with groomsmen

Bride with both sets of parents Before the wedding ceremony:

  • Bride arriving at ceremony site
  • Groom arriving at ceremony site
  • Bride getting dressed with the help of an attendant
  • Groom chatting with groomsmen
  • Bride having her makeup applied
  • Bride with mother
  • Bride prepping for the walk down the aisle

During the wedding ceremony:

  • Groom and best man near the wedding officiator
  • Parent’s/grandparents being escorted to their seats
  • Bridesmaids/groomsmen walking down the aisle
  • Bride walking down the aisle with father
  • Bride hugging father
  • Groom hugging bride’s father
  • Exchanging of vows/rings
  • Bride and groom embracing with a kiss
  • Bride and groom walking down the aisle together

Posed pictures (some shots can be taken before wedding ceremony or immediately after):

  • Bride in wedding dress
  • Bride with bridesmaids or attendants
  • Bride and maid of honor
  • Bride with groomsmen
  • Bride with both sets of parents (together and individually)
  • Groom
  • Groom with groomsmen
  • Groom with best man
  • Groom with bridesmaids
  • Groom with both sets of parents (together and individually)
  • Bride and groom
  • Bride and groom with wedding party
  • Bride and groom with both sets of parents (together and individually)
  • Bride and groom with both families

During the wedding reception:

  • Bride and groom’s entrance
  • Wedding party at the head table
  • Panned view of guests at tables
  • Best man toasting bride and groom
  • Additional toasts to the bride and groom
  • Bride dancing with her father
  • Bride and groom’s first dance
  • Guests dancing
  • Bride and groom walking around, greeting guests
  • Wedding cake/grooms cake
  • Bride and groom cutting the cake
  • Bride and groom feeding each other cake
  • Bride tossing the bouquet
  • Groom throwing the garter
  • Bride and groom leaving the reception
  • Groom
  • Groom with groomsmen
  • Groom with best man
  • Groom with bridesmaids
  • Groom with both sets of parents (together and individually)
  • Bride and groom
  • Bride and groom with wedding party
  • Bride and groom with both sets of parents (together and individually)
  • Bride and groom with both families

During the wedding reception:

  • Bride and groom’s entrance
  • Wedding party at the head table
  • Panned view of guests at tables
  • Best man toasting bride and groom
  • Additional toasts to the bride and groom
  • Bride dancing with her father
  • Bride and groom’s first dance
  • Guests dancing
  • Bride and groom walking around, greeting guests
  • Wedding cake/grooms cake
  • Bride and groom cutting the cake
  • Bride and groom feeding each other cake
  • Bride tossing the bouquet
  • Groom throwing the garter
  • Bride and groom leaving the reception

Be sure to create your wedding photographer checklist to help us ensure we capture all the pictures most important to you. Remember, your wedding pictures will be the go-to resource for reminiscing on the joys and events surrounding your celebration. Download this checklist in a convenient PDF to get you started.

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Deviant Dream

Engagement & Wedding Photography