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b+g wedding homework

 
 
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 we are in the home stretch!    yay!  

we're very excited to be a part of your event.

please fill in the info below with as many details as you can.  we'll follow up with you on anything still in the works. 

bride name *
bride name
groom name
groom name
Event date *
Event date
bride's parents
mother's name + who you'd like to escort her down the aisle:
dad's name: will he be escorting you down the aisle:
list any other family +/or loved ones that you'd like to include in the ceremony:
groom's parents
mother's name + who you'd like to escort her down the aisle:
dad's name: Is he is part of the wedding party: Is he escorting someone:
list any other family +/or loved ones that you'd like to include in the ceremony:
bride's grandparents
list both grandmother's names (if applicable): who you'd like to escort her down the aisle: or do you prefer to have her seated prior to ceremony start:
list both grandfather's names (if applicable): who you'd like to escort him down the aisle or he can follow behnd: or do you prefer to have her seated prior to ceremony start:
groom's grandparents
list both grandmother's names (if applicable): who you'd like to escort her down the aisle: or do you prefer to have her seated prior to ceremony start:
list both grandfather's names (if applicable): who you'd like to escort him down the aisle or he can follow behnd: or do you prefer to have her seated prior to ceremony start:
the wedding party
bridesmaid(s) | wedding party
bridesmaid(s) | wedding party
the gals list in order starting with the bridesmaid standing closest to you:
flower girl(s)
flower girl(s)
groomsmen | wedding party
groomsmen | wedding party
the guys list in order starting with the groomsman standing closet to you:
ring bearer(s)
ring bearer(s)
ceremony details
would you like to have ushers guide your guests to their seats
reader
reader
soloist(s)
soloist(s)
other ceremony participants
other ceremony participants
reserved + special seating
parents +/or siblings PLEASE USE FULL NAMES
siblings +/or grandparents PLEASE USE FULL NAMES
other family or special seating if needed
parents +/or siblings PLEASE USE FULL NAMES
siblings +/or grandparents PLEASE USE FULL NAMES
other family or special seating if needed
music
music for the seating of the grandmothers
music for seating of the mothers
music for wedding party entrance
music for bride's entrance
music for recessional
bride + groom 1st dance
bride + dad
groom + mom
bouquet toss · garter toss · anniversary dance · others
toasts
toasts
seating
what type of seating will your reception be:
other details
type of ceremony program · desired location · attendant
type of guestbook · desired location · attendant
type of favor · location · details
please list any specific items that you'd like to take with you at the end of the night
GETTING READY
where is the bride getting dressed + ready for photos
where is the groom getting dressed + ready for photos
photography + videography details
are you doing a first look - where you'll see your partner before the ceremony to do photos
stay in touch
we would love to stay in touch with you ♥ sometimes we're old school + send snail mail let us know where we can find ya
address
address
 

These are examples of wedding day photography - for reference only.  feel free to review these details in depth with your wedding photographer- if desired.

The Ceremony

Exterior and interior shots of the site before guests arrive

Groomsmen putting on boutonnieres or ties

Close-up of groom’s expression while waiting for the bride

Bridal party walking down the aisle

Both sets of grandparents walking down the aisle

Bride and her escort waiting to walk down the aisle

Close-up of bride just before she makes her entrance

Bride and her escort walking down the aisle

Wide shot of the altar or chuppah, from the guests’ point of view

Bride’s escort giving her away

Bride and groom at the altar or the chuppah

Both sets of parents watching the ceremony

Groom reacting to bride walking down the aisle

Wide shot of the guests, from the couple’s point of view

Special moments, such as the candle lighting and the readings

The kiss!

Close-up of the bride and groom’s hands as they exchange rings

Close-up of the bride and groom as they recite their vows

Close-up of the newlyweds immediately after the ceremony

Bride and groom hugging family and friends

Bride showing off her wedding ring to her bridesmaids

Bride and groom leaving the ceremony site

GETTING READY

Bride having her hair styled and makeup applied

Mother buttoning or zipping up the bride’s dress

Still life shots of the bride’s shoes, jewelry, something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue

Detailed shots of the bride’s and bridesmaids’ bouquets

Candid shots of the bridesmaids getting dressed

Bride’s gown hanging on a padded hanger, spread on the bed, or draped over a chair

Mother helping the bride with one last detail, such as the veil

Full-length shot of the bride in her gown, looking at herself in a mirror

Bridesmaids reacting to the bride in her gown

Father seeing the bride in her gown

Bride with her parents and siblings

Bride with her bridesmaids

Groom with his parents and siblings

Close-up shot of the wedding bands

Groom getting ready with his father and groomsmen

Groom with the best man

Groom with his groomsmen

Groom walking down the aisle with his mother

Bride and groom separately making their way to the ceremony


FORMAL SHOTs

Bride and groom together

Bride with her mother

Bride with her father

Bride with both parents

Bride with her entire immediate family

Groom with his mother

Groom with his father

Groom with both parents

Groom with his entire immediate family

Bride and groom with bride’s family

Bride and groom with groom’s family

Bride and groom with both sets of parents

Bride and groom with immediate family members from both sides

Bride and groom with bridesmaids

Bride and groom with groomsmen

Bride and groom with entire wedding party

The Reception

Bride and groom with flower girl and ring bearer

Exterior and interior shots of the site before the guests arrive

Still-life shots of place cards, menus, centerpieces, decorations, table settings, favors, and Champagne glasses

The cake

Hors d’oeuvres and specialty drinks

Guests arriving and signing the guest book

Bride and groom arriving

Close-ups of friends and family making toasts

Bride and groom sipping Champagne at their table

Bride and groom speaking with guests

Bride and groom’s first dance

Bride dancing with her father

Groom dancing with his mother

Parents and grandparents dancing

Wedding party dancing

Musicians, deejay, and/or entertainers performing

Guests dancing

Bride and groom dancing with the bridal party

Bride and groom cutting the cake

Bouquet toss

Newlyweds’ vehicle

Bride and groom leaving the reception

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