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Sample Wedding Timeline

November 19, 2020

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A sample wedding timeline for someone opting to do a first look and the sunsetting around 7pm

Putting together a timeline for your wedding day and trying to figure out how much time you need for each part of the day can be tricky! Here is a sample wedding day timeline with photography in mind to help you get started.

This sample timeline is based around a couple opting to do a first look and the sun setting around 7pm! Times may need to be changed depending on how your day is planned or when the sun is setting but this should be a great place to start!


1:00 – 2:00 | Photographs brides details & grooms details

2:00 – 2:45 | Photographs bride getting into dress & second shooter photographs groom and groomsmen getting ready

2:45 – 3:00 | Walk/drive to first look

3:00 – 3:15 | First look

3:15 – 3:45 | Bride & groom portraits

3:45 – 4:00 | Bride with bridesmaids

4:00 – 4:15 | Full bridal party

4:15 – 4:30 | Groom with groomsmen

4:30 – 5:00 | Immediate family photos

5:00 – 5:30 | Bride & Groom hide, rest, retouch while ceremony decor is being photographed

5:30 – 6:00 | Wedding ceremony

6:00 – 6:30 | Husband & Wife sunset/golden hour portraits

6:30 – 7:00 | Husband & Wife join cocktail hour while reception details are photographed

7:00 | Sunset

7:00 – 7:15 | Guests seated & grand entrances

7:15 – 9:00 | Photograph all the special moments and candid moments throughout the reception

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