(Closed) Must-have pics

posted 8 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 3
2373 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2008

I don’t have a list for you, but keep in mind to keep the list minimal (i.e. shots that would really bother you if you didn’t have). The reason for this is you don’t want to inhibit your photographers creativity.

Post # 4
1801 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Our photographer missed a couple of family portraits because she didn’t know who was who, so I suggest giving a shot list to your Maid/Matron of Honor or someone to help rally all the necessary people. 

My portrait must-haves:

  • Bride & Groom in the church
  • B&G with the wedding party, don’t forget the ushers, flower girl, and ring bearer
  • B with her parents, together and individually
  • B with siblings
  • B with each set of her grandparents
  • B&G with B’s parents
  • B&G with B’s grandparents
  • B&G with B’s whole family
  • G with his parents, together and individually
  • G with siblings
  • G with each set of his grandparents
  • B&G with G’s parents
  • B&G with G’s grandparents
  • B&G with G’s whole family
  • Individual photos with each bridesmaid/groomsman
  • Close up of the rings, both bands and the e-ring
  • Rings on the invitation
  • B’s shoes
  • All the girls wearing their shoes

Moment/Detail shots:

  • Bouquets
  • Rings
  • Centerpieces
  • Any DIY projects/decor
  • Cakes together and individually
  • Toasting flutes
  • Favors
  • Guestbook table
  • First look
  • G watching as B walks down the aisle
  • Signing the marriage certificate
  • B&G first kiss
  • B&G lighting unity candle/pouring sands/etc
  • B&G recessional
  • B&G reception entrance
  • First dance
  • Parent dances
  • Bouquet & garter tosses
  • Toasts
  • Cake cutting, feeding and toast
  • Table visits (candid shots and/or posing with table)
  • Bustling the dress
  • Dance floor opening
  • Last dance
  • B&G exit
  • Parents dancing together
  • B&G dancing with siblings/grandparents/other family
  • Close up of your hair
  • Putting on the dress & tux
  • Jewelry shot
  • Putting on lipstick or fastening jewelry
  • Putting on bouts
  • Close up of shoes, holding bouquet, wearing bout

Post # 6
125 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

Thanks for all the great info.!!!

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