Wedding Timeline
Guide

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Timeline example with first look

1:00-1:30pm

Getting ready with the guys!

Here, describe the time you have with the guys getting ready, give tips, and build the excitement.

1:40-2:30pm

Getting ready with the ladies!

Here, describe the time you have with the ladies getting ready, give tips, and build the excitement.

2:40pm

BRide into dress!

Here, describe the time you have with the guys getting ready, give tips, and build the excitement.

3:00-3:10pm

Time for the first look!

Give them some tips about the first look here.

3:10-3:40pm

Wedding Party Group Portraits

Describe what this portrait session time is all about.

3:40-4:20pm

Couples Photos

Here, it's all about the time spent just with the couple. Guide them.

4:30-4:50pm

Catch your Breath

Give them some professional advice here about why a bit of time to take a break before the ceremony is a great idea.

5:00-5:20pm

Time to get married!

Build up the excitement for them getting married and for their ceremony!

5:20-5:30pm

Make it official!

Here, continue that excitement and describe why it's important to allot a few minutes to sign.

5:35-5:50pm

Family Portraits

Knock it out of the park with these family portraits while the guests are at cocktail hour.

5:50-6:30pm

Join the cocktail party!

Already underway, describe them rejoining the cocktail hour here.

6:30pm

Grand Entrance!

Here, describe them making their way to the reception after guests are seated.

6:35-7:45pm

Dinner & Toasts

Describe what's happening during this time.

7:45-7:50pm

Mmmmm... Cake

Who doesn't love dessert? Describe this briefly and bring in some personality.

7:50-8:05pm

First Dances

Lend some tips on order, add in some [optional] fun or romantic copy.

8:05-8:20pm

Golden Hour Portraits

Depending on the time of year and timing of the sunset, briefly describe why this time for portraits is amazing.

8:20-9:00pm

Party on!

General reception, dancing, drinking, & celebrating! Briefly describe it here with exciting copy.

9:00pm

Photographer departs

Say thanks, and tell them what's next with delivery and set expectations.

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Timeline example with NO first look

1:00-1:30pm

Getting ready with the guys!

Here, describe the time you have with the guys getting ready, give tips, and build the excitement.

1:30-1:50pm

Dude Photos Commence

Time for the formal group portraits of just the guys! Here, describe how this goes with the groomsmen.

2:00-2:30pm

Getting Ready & Details with the ladies

Details are so important. Make sure you convey that importance to your couples.

2:35pm

BRide Gets into dress!

Lend some pro tips & advice here about what to do during this time for getting in the dress!

2:45-3:05pm

Photo time with your girls!

Now, it's time for portraits with just the bride & bridesmaids. Build up the fun and excitement in your copy!

3:05-3:25pm

Catch your Breath

Give them some professional advice here about why a bit of time to take a break before the ceremony is a great idea.

3:30-4:00pm

Time to get married!

Build up the excitement for them getting married and for their ceremony!

4:00-4:10pm

Make it official!

Here, continue that excitement and describe why it's important to allot a few minutes to sign.

4:15-4:30pm

Family Portraits

Knock it out of the park with these family portraits while the guests are at cocktail hour.

4:40-5:00pm

WEdding Party group photos

Lend some advice about how to make this fun and seamless with their wedding day experience!

5:00-5:30pm

Couples Photos

Here, it's all about the time spent just with the couple. Guide them.

5:30pm

Grand Entrance!

Already underway, describe them rejoining the cocktail hour (or the start of dinner) here.

5:35-6:45pm

Dinner & Toasts

Describe what's happening during this time.

6:45-6:50pm

Mmmmm... Cake

Who doesn't love dessert? Describe this briefly and bring in some personality.

6:50-7:05pm

First Dances

Lend some tips on order, add in some [optional] fun or romantic copy.

7:10-7:30pm

Golden Hour Portraits

Depending on the time of year and timing of the sunset, briefly describe why this time for portraits is amazing.

7:30-9:00pm

Party on!

General reception, dancing, drinking, & celebrating! Briefly describe it here with exciting copy.

9:00pm

Photographer departs

Say thanks, and tell them what's next with delivery and set expectations.

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Showit Designer • Kyle Goldie