Sample Timelines

The following are three timelines based on a 7:15 sunset. Your sunset is likely different based on the season and your venue's landscape. You'll thus need a custom timeline which I'm happy to help with. This should help you get an idea though of how much coverage you'll need :)

 

10 hour coverage

11:30 Gretchen's Arrival Location 1

12:30 Departure to Location 2

12:45 Detail Images

1:30 First Look

2:00 Wedding Party Images

2:40 Family Photos

3:15 Complete Pre-Ceremony photos

3:30 Guest Arrival

4:00 Ceremony

4:30 Cocktail hour

5:25 Dining room 100% complete for photographing

5:35 Invite guests to sit for dinner

5:50 Grand Entrance

6:00 Welcome Toast

6:05 Dinner Service Begins

6:10 Bride/Groom, Photographers/Videographers eat

6:30 Exit for sunset photos

7:15 Sunset

7:30 Return from sunset photos

7:40 Toast

7:45 Toast

7:50 Toast

8:00 First Dance

8:05 Parent Dances

8:15 Dance Floor Opens

9:00 Cake Cutting 

9:30 Gretchen Departs


8 Hour Coverage

1:00 Gretchen's Arrival

2:00 First Look

2:15 Wedding Party Images

2:45 Family Photos

3:15 Complete Pre-Ceremony photos

3:30 Guest Arrival

4:00 Ceremony

4:30 Cocktail hour

5:25 Dining room 100% complete for photographing

5:35 Invite guests to sit for dinner

5:50 Grand Entrance

6:00 Welcome Toast

6:05 Dinner Service Begins

6:10 Bride/Groom, Photographers/Videographers eat

6:30 Exit for sunset photos

7:15 Sunset

7:30 Return from sunset photos

7:35 Toast

7:45 Toast

7:50 Toast

8:00 First Dance

8:05 Parent Dances

8:15 Dance Floor Opens

8:45 Cake Cutting 

9:00 Gretchen Departs


6 Hour Coverage

2:45 Gretchen Arrival

3:30 Guest Arrival

4:00 Ceremony

4:30 Cocktail hour

4:35 Family Photos

5:05 Wedding Party Photos

5:35 Invite guests to sit for dinner

5:50 Grand Entrance

6:00 Welcome Toast

6:05 Dinner Service Begins

6:10 Bride/Groom, Photographers/Videographers eat

6:30 Exit for sunset photos

7:15 Sunset

7:30 Return from sunset photos

7:35 Toast

7:45 Toast

8:00 First Dance

8:05 Parent Dances

8:10 Dance Floor Opens

8:30 Cake Cutting 

8:45 Gretchen Departs

 
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