Getting Ready

___ Wedding dress on a hanger or lying on a bed 

___ Zipping up or buttoning the wedding dress 

___ Mother of the B fastening the B’s necklace 

___ Stills of rings, garter, veil, shoes, jewellery, something old, new, borrowed and blue.

___ A close-up of the B’s shoes peeking out from under the dress

___ B looking into a mirror or out a window (it’s ok to tell her how amazing she looks – hint hint)

___ B full-length

___ B and bridesmaids putting on makeup and getting hair done

___ B pinning corsage/boutonniere on mother/father

___ Mother/father handing B bouquet

___ B hugging parents

___ B touching up

___ B and parents leaving for ceremony

___ G tying tie

___ G looking into mirror

___ G having an adult beverage with buddies 

___ G pinning corsage/boutonniere on mother/father

___ G hugging parents

___ G with Best Man and Groomsmen

___ B and parents leaving for ceremony

___ Lots of candid’s of everyone!


At the Ceremony

___ Ceremony site inside and out

___ Guests walking in

___ B’s mother and father entering site

___ Parents being seated

___ Grandparents being seated

___ Maid of honour walking down the aisle

___ Bridesmaids walking down the aisle

___ Flower girl and ring bearer walking down aisle 

___ G waiting for B

___ Ceremony musicians

___ Officiant (Minister / JP)

___ Altar or canopy during ceremony

___ Close-up of B, just before she makes her entrance

___ B and father walking down aisle

___ G seeing B for first time (from behind G if possible)

___ The back of B and father walking down the aisle – with the G waiting in the distance

___ B's father and B hugging at end of aisle

___ Shot of the audience from the B and G's point of view

___ The unity ceremony

___ Close-up of B and G saying the vows

___ Wide shot of B and G saying the vows

___ Exchanging the rings

___ Close-up of hands

___ The kiss

___ B & G walking up the aisle

___ Receiving line

___ B & G outside on steps

___ Guests throwing confetti/rose petals/birdseed 

___ B & G hugging guests, laughing, getting congratulations

___ B & G with everyone from the ceremony 

___B&G getting in car

___B&G in backseat



Posed/Formal

___ B alone (full length) 

___ B with Maid of Honour 

___ B with bridesmaids 

___ G with bridesmaids 

___ B with parents

___ B & G together

___ B & G with parents

___ B & G with families

___ B & G with entire wedding party

___ B & G with flower girl and ring bearer 

___ G with parents

___ G with best man

___ G with groomsmen

___ B with groomsmen



Reception

___ Outside of reception site 

___ B & G arriving

___ B & G greeting guests 

___ Table centrepieces

___ Table setting

___ B & G's table (head table)

___ Musicians or DJ

___ Guest book

___ Place card table

___ Close-up of B and G's place card

___ Wedding cake

___ G's cake

___ Gift table

___ Decorations

___ B with college alums

___ G with college alums

___ The food (preferably while it’s “plated”)

___ B & G's first dance

___ B & Father dancing

___ G & Mother dancing

___ Guests dancing

___ B & G cutting the cake

___ B & G feeding each other cake

___ T Toasts

___ B & G drinking champagne

___ Signing the marriage license (might happen at ceremony)

___ B throwing bouquet (get high!)

___ G retrieving garter

___ G tossing garter

___ Garter/Bouquet dance

___ The getaway car

___ B & G leaving party

___ B & G driving away

___ Lots of candid’s of everyone!