1 P.M.

Photographer 1 arrives at Bride’s getting ready location and Photographer 2 arrives at Groom’s getting ready location.

If something is going to delay the beginning of the day, it’s often HAMU.

2:00 P.M.

Groom + groomsmen depart for ceremony site & take pre-ceremony group photos. 

2:15 P.M.

Bride and bridesmaids depart for ceremony location and take pre-ceremony group photos. 

3:00 P.M.

The ceremony takes place.

3:30 P.M.

Family portraits.

Note: If you can give your family notice that we’ll be taking pictures immediately after the ceremony, that will also ensure that no one wanders off. 

4:00 P.M.

Bridal Party and Bride & Groom Portraits

Note: Depending on what was taken before the ceremony, this normally takes about an hour total. 

5:30 P.M.

Introductions & First Dance

6:00 P.M.

Welcome toasts & salads followed by speeches and entrees. 

7:30 P.M.

Sunset Portraits

This is usually the best light of the day!

8:00 P.M.

Dancing begins

8:30 P.M.

Cake cutting followed by bouquet toss.

9:00 P.M.

End of the night