As a photographer, I have witnessed a lot of weddings and a lot of wedding timelines. I thought this was one of the simplest things to create, but I realized not all brides have access to a timeline flow that may work great for them.
This is not the “perfect wedding timeline.” But it is certainly my favorite wedding flow! This is also NOT insinuating that you do not need a wedding coordinator. My advice….HIRE A COORDINATOR, they will make all the difference on your wedding day and will create a perfect flow for you and everyone. It will free you from worries and allow your timeline to flow beautifully and seamlessly. I simply had to create this because I felt that there wasn’t enough resources that give you a good example of what a wedding timeline could look like and how to maximize your moments and time with your photographer.
So I’ve attached for you a pdf timeline. One for “First Look” couples, and one for the more “Traditional” couple. I have laid it out in a flow that I find most convenient for everyone. You can use it as a guide and also to get an idea of the time frame that each section occupies.
In there I’ve also included moments you can create. For example:
Sunset Photos: Please schedule time for sunset photos!
There are so many things you can do to create moments leading up to ceremony. It can already put you in a beautiful mood and make each passing hour of your day have meaning! The point is to be as present as possible through all of it.