Wedding photo checklist – you don’t want to miss these shots

Now that your wedding is close you want to make sure you won’t be disappointed with the photos you take on your big day. You may think that you don’t need a wedding photo checklist, but in all the stress that day will include, you definitely need a plan. You don’t stay on your wedding day to pull the checklist and tick thinks on it because you photographer will keep it, so they know exactly what shots you want to take. This way you avoid the trap many couples fall into when months after the wedding they are sorry they didn’t take some photos. Of course your photographer will have a list of moments they want to capture, and they will tell you during key moments what you need to do. But if you have unique preferences it’s always best t talk to the photographer about your shot list and make sure they can capture it.  

Before the wedding day

As you already know your wedding photo session starts with the engagement shoot. And if you didn’t plan anything when he popped the question, you can have a special Save the Date session when you decide the wedding date. This is also a great opportunity to get comfortable in front of the camera and get to know the fotograf rena. You don’t have to dress up for the occasion, they can take the shots in your house, together with your pets.           

Pre-ceremony photos

As you get ready for the wedding, you should have the photograph capturing some moments for you and your partner. They should have a shot of your wedding invitation, and with the bride and bridesmaids getting ready for the event. You don’t want the fotograf elverum to take you pictures as you wake up, but they can do it when the bridesmaids pin flowers in your hair. You also want shots of the shoes, jewelry, dress hanging, bouquets, and veil. Don’t forget to have a mother and bride portrait and father and bride portrait. Depending on where you have the wedding, you can also take shots of the bride and grrom walking down the staurs or leaving the house.        

Post ceremony photos

Expect for the portrait session to take from 40 minutes to two hours depending on how many shots you want, and the location where you want to take them. Tell the forograf if you are tight on time and prepare a list of the people you want to include in the portraits. You should have a portrait of you alone, and the portraits of the bride with the bridesmaids and the groom with the groomsmen. After you take enough shots with the family, get ready for some informal photos with your friends.  Ask the photograph to capture people while they eat, drink, dance and chat. If you lack inspiration you can check Pinterest because it provides you with tons of creativity. Save the shots and send them to your photograph to save them for the wedding.