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Client timelines are more detailed, but here are some simplified timeline examples:
With a First Look (8 hrs)

2:00 photographer arrival and detail shots

3:00 getting ready

4:00 First Look

4:30 Wedding Party Photos and Family Photos

5:00 Photos conclude

5:30 Ceremony

6:00 Remaining family photos and newlywed photos

6:15 Sunset

-10:00 Celebrations!
Without a First Look (8 hrs)

2:00 photographer arrival and detail shots

3:00 getting ready

5:00 Ceremony

5:30 Family photos and Wedding party photos

6:00 Newlywed photos (likely during cocktail hour or the first part of your reception)

6:15 Sunset

-10:00 Celebrations!
Example Family Photo List:

Newlyweds + Bride’s Parents

Newlyweds + Bride’s Parents + Bride’s siblings + their spouses and children if any

Newlyweds + Bride’s Parents + Bride’s siblings + their spouses and children if any + Bride’s Grandparents

Newlyweds + All Bride’s side

Newlyweds + Groom’s Parents

Newlyweds + Groom’s Parents + Groom’s siblings + their spouses and children if any

Newlyweds + Groom’s Parents + Groom’s siblings + their spouses and children if any + Groom's Grandparents

*Smaller family photos such as Bride + Mom, or Groom + Siblings are typically taken before the ceremony & possibly before the first look.

Example Wedding Party Photo List:

Newlyweds + All Groom’s side

Newlyweds + Any flower littles or ring bearers

Newlyweds + Any flower littles or ring bearers + All wedding party

Newlyweds + All wedding party

Newlywed + each wedding party member on their side

Newlywed portraits at sunset

*Smaller wedding party photos, such as bride + all bridesmaids, or groom + parents are typically taken before the ceremony.

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Thanks for checking out our Preliminary Planning Wedding Day Tips Guide. We hope that you’ll find them useful in planning and preparing for your wedding.  If you have any questions or have any tips to add, please feel free to leave a comment below!  Here links to resources for engaged couples:

How to make the most of your engagement session
Favorite outdoor locations for photo sessions in New Orleans
Favorite indoor locations for photo sessions in New Orleans

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