Sunday, January 30, 2011

Photographer Meeting & Must Have Photo List

Today we are meeting with our photographer, the fabulous Jessica Miller, to discuss the day-of wedding plan. To prepare, I put together a list of photos we'd like to see from our wedding day. I took suggestions from several websites, including the Knot.

  •     Ushers escorting guests to their seats
  •     Ushers escorting moms to their seats
  •     Close-up of groom waiting for the bride
  •     Bridesmaids and groomsmen walking down the aisle
  •     Ring bearer entering
  •     Wedding party waiting at the altar
  •     Bride and Dad walking down the aisle
  •     Close-up of bride just before she makes her entrance
  •     Bride and groom at the altar
  •     Altar from the back during ceremony
  •     Wide shot of audience during ceremony, from bride and groom's point of view
  •     Readers during mass
  •     Parents crying/watching
  •     Faces of bride and groom as they exchange vows
  •     Close-up of bride's and groom's hands as they exchange rings
  •     The kiss
  •     Bride and groom proceeding up the aisle, guests' smiling faces at their sides
  •     Bride and groom hiding so guests leave
At The Church
  •     Bride and groom together
  •     Bride with her parents
  •     Bride with her immediate family
  •     Bride and groom with her parents
  •     Bride and groom with her immediate family
  •     Groom with his parents
  •     Groom with his immediate family
  •     Groom and bride with his parents
  •     Groom and bride with his immediate family
  •     Bride and groom with all parents
  •     Groom with groomsmen
  •     Bride with bridesmaids
  •     Bride and groom with groomsmen
  •     Bride and groom with bridesmaids
  •     Bride and groom with whole wedding party

At the Statehouse
  •     Romantic & fun shots of the bride and groom
  •     Formal & fun shots of the wedding party
  •     Pictures of bridal party shoes
  •     Picture of the bride with each bridesmaid
  •     Picture of the groom with each groomsman
The Reception
  •     Shot from outside reception site (to set the tone)
  •     Reception details: guest book, centerpieces, decorations, favors table,  dessert buffet, photobooth
  •     Bride and groom at head table
  •     Parents' table
  •     Guests' tables
  •     Close-up of friends and family making toasts
  •     Bride and groom's first dance
  •     Parents dancing
  •     Bride and Dad dancing
  •     Groom and Mom dancing
  •     Kids playing or dancing
  •     Bride laughing with bridesmaids
  •     Bride and groom cutting the cake
  •     Bride and groom feeding each other cake
Additional Shots
  •     Bridesmaids/bride bouquets
  •     Groomsmen boutonnieres
  •     Wedding rings
  •     Bride’s hair/hair piece/jewelry
  •     Shoes

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