There will be many beautiful moments you will want captured on your wedding day. One of my personal favorites is what I call "The First Look." This is a moment when you see each other for the first time as bride and groom. Though a bit untraditional, connecting with each other briefly before the ceremony allows me to document an intimate moment as you begin your celebration and your journey together. Doing this is a very personal choice, but a "first look" can be a priceless opportunity that you both will cherish forever. (It also gives you a quiet moment together before the whirlwind begins; the beautiful, wonderful whirlwind that will be your special day).
Please list all of the bride's bridal party starting with the Maid/Matron of Honor.
Please list all of the Groom's bridal party starting with the Best Man.
Names and relationships of Bride's immediate family.
Names and relationships of Groom's immediate family.
Please allow approx 2 minutes per grouping. Are there any special family members like grandparents, cousins, aunts or uncles that should be included in family portraits? It is also suggested to take these immediately after the ceremony if they cannot make it early.
If there are any additional formal group photos that you would like, please list them here (college friends, work colleagues, etc). These photos are usually taken at the reception. Please specify when you would like to work these into your day. Remember we can take these anytime!
Are there any special locations where you would like your group photos and couple portraits to be taken? If possible, we can scout them the day before if I am able to attend the rehearsal.
Are there any special traditions that will be happening on your wedding day about which I should know?
Everybody has to eat! I require that a HOT meal be provided for the photographer & second shooter. I will confirm with you well in advance how many of us will need to eat. If there are special toasts during dinner please note what time they will be given so I can work those around our meal. Please let me know how we are to get our meals on the wedding day. A well fed photographer is a happy photographer! I prefer to take a break and eat right after the wedding party has been served their meal – I want to have enough time to eat so I can rejuvenate and get back to the amazing photography job you hired me for in the first place!
We would love to know which vendors you're using so we may connect with them and share photos from you beautiful wedding! (florist, cake artist, caterer, venue(s), DJ or band, officiant, dress and accessories, hair and makeup artist, etc).
Are you open to having your wedding published online or in print as well as having photos from your wedding day posted on social media such as Instagram and Facebook?
Do you have a wedding day timeline + reception schedule? If so, please share it below or email a copy to me! Thanks so much! I look forward to seeing you on your wedding day!
And You’re Done!
That wasn't so bad! Thanks so much for taking the time to fill everything out!
Thank you so much for choosing me as your wedding day photographer. It is such a special moment in your life and it is an honor to share it with you and your family.