You're in the midst of planning and trying to figure out how to fit everything perfectly into your wedding day.  Here are some sample ideas of how timelines have worked for the weddings I have photographed through the years including suggested time blocks for the different parts of your day.

SAMPLE WEDDING TIMELINES

Bridal Details (30 minutes)
Bridal Prep (30 minutes)
Ceremony (30 minutes)
Family Portraits (30 minutes)
Bridal Party Portraits (30 minutes)
Bride & Groom Portraits (30 minutes)
Reception Entrance (10 minutes)
Toasts, Cake Cutting (15 minutes)
Dinner Service (30 minutes)
First Dances (15 minutes)
Open Dancing/Guest Candids (20 minutes)

**30 minutes for travel if ceremony, reception, or portrait locations are not at the same venue

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Remember that all timelines will vary and be unique to your particular situation.  These samples are just guides to get your started.  These ideal timelines are based on an average of how most weddings I have photographed chose to use their time and the minimum amount of time I would recommend to properly cover your day.  When booking with 521, you will get my expertise in finding a timeline that will work perfect for you.  

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Bridal Details (45 minutes)
Bridal Prep (30 minutes)
Bride in Hiding (30 minutes)
Ceremony (30 minutes)
Family Portraits (30 minutes)
Bridal Party Portraits (30 minutes)
Bride & Groom Portraits (30 minutes)
Reception Details (20 minutes)
Reception Entrance (10 minutes)
Toasts, Cake Cutting (15 minutes)
Dinner Service (30 minutes)
First Dances (15 minutes)
Open Dancing/Guest Candids (1 Hour)
Sunset Portraits/Sparkler Tunnel (30 minutes)

**45 minutes for travel if ceremony, reception, or portrait locations are not at the same venue



Hair and Make-Up (1 Hour)
Bridal Details (45 minutes)
Bridal Prep (30 minutes)
First Look and Portraits (30 minutes)
Bride in Hiding (30 minutes)
Ceremony (30 minutes)
Family Portraits (30 minutes)
Bridal Party Portraits (30 minutes)
Just Married Portraits (30 minutes)
Reception Details (20 minutes)
Reception Entrance (10 minutes)
Toasts, Cake Cutting (15 minutes)
Dinner Service (30 minutes)
First Dances (15 minutes)
Open Dancing/Guest Candids (2 Hours)
Sunset Portraits/Sparkler Tunnel (30 minutes)

**45 minutes for travel if ceremony, reception, or portrait locations are not at the same venue



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