to TIMELINE OPTIONS

YM PHOTOGRAPHY

the CLIENT EXPERIENCE

I

11:30 a.m.

Yesenia arrives at Bride’s getting ready location and at 12:30 p.m. Second Photographer arrives at Groom’s getting ready location.

12pm - Getting Ready

Note: Ideally by the time we arrive, hair and make-up is already wrapping up. If something is going to delay the beginning of the day, it’s often HAMU.

II

1:15 p.m.

Groom + groomsmen depart for first look.

1:15pm - Guys Depart

III

1:30 p.m.

Bride and bridesmaids depart for first look location. 

1:30pm - Ladies Depart

IV

1:45 p.m.

The first look takes place. 

1:45 First Look

Note: The First Look can take place at the getting ready location, ceremony, or reception location. It’s up to you! Although we’re happy to make recommendations.

Timing will change dependent travel time to location.

V

2:00 p.m.

Bride & Groom + bridal party portraits.

2:00pm - Portraits

VI

3:00 p.m.

The ceremony takes place.

3:00PM Ceremony

VII

3:30 p.m.

Family portraits.

3:30pm  Family Portraits

Note: We do family portraits right after the ceremony because everyone you need will be easy to grab. 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. We’ll help you create a list of family portraits before the big day. 


VIII

4:00 P.M.

Additional Bridal Party and Bride & Groom Portraits

4:00pm Portraits

Note: Depending on what was taken before the ceremony, we might grab 1 or 2 more full bridal party shots. At the very least, we’ll grab a few shots of you at the ceremony site or you with each of your attendants.

IX

5:15 p.M. 

Cocktail Hour

5:15pm Cocktail Hour 

Note: The great thing about doing a First Look is that it gives you more time at cocktail hour. We’ll grab some pictures of your guests while you enjoy the hour.

X

6:15 P.M.

Introductions & First Dance

6:15pm Introductions

XI

6:30 P.M.

Welcome toasts & salads followed by speeches and entrees. 

6:30pm Dinner

XII

7:30 P.M.

Sunset Portraits

7:30pm Sunset Portraits

We’ll make sure to grab you two about 45 minutes before the sunsets. This is usually the best light of the day!

XIII

8:00 P.M.

Dancing begins

8:00pm Dancing

XIV

8:15 P.M.

Cake cutting followed by any additional reception activities.

8:15pm Traditions

XV

9:00 P.M.

Photographer’s Depart

9:00pm Photographers Depart