Damon Bowe Photography

WEDDING TIMELINE WITH

NO FIRST LOOK

Not doing a First Look and depending on whether you want to do a "reveal" impacts your wedding timeline. The pros and cons of a First Look can be found HERE.


2:45PM

Photography coverage begins (1hr) Getting ready details & candids

Final touches of hair and makeup


3:45PM

ALL hair & makeup finished

Bride & Groom get dressed (30min)


4:15PM

Bride in Dress & Groom in Suit (15min)

Candids of Bride by window


4:30PM

Bridal Party portraits (30min)

Bride and Bridesmaids

Groom and Groomsmen


5:00PM

Final prep for ceremony (30min)

Bride goes into hiding

Ceremony details shot

Guests arrive

Setup and ready for ceremony


5:30PM

Ceremony (30min)


6:00PM (Golden Hour)

Family Portraits (20min)


6:20PM (Golden Hour)

Bride & Groom portraits (25min)


6:45PM (Golden Hour)

Reception details (candles lit and room empty) or cocktail candids (15min)


7:00PM (Sunset)


7:05PM

Grand Entrance


7:10PM

First Dances


7:20PM

Welcoming


7:30PM

First course served


7:40PM

Toasts


7:50PM

Entrées served


8:20PM

Open Dancing


8:45PM

Cake Cut


9:00PM

Bouquet & Garter Toss

Dancing continues


9:30PM

Photography coverage ends (unless grand exit)


11:00PM

Wedding Conclusion

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