Wedding Photography Questionnaire

Thank you for choosing me to capture permanent memories of your wedding!

Please take some time to fill out this important information. Knowing more about you as a couple and your wedding helps me weave a story of your special day with the photos I will take.

  • About the Couple

  • About the Wedding

  • The Wedding Party

  • The Wedding Details

  • The Shot List

Wedding Photography Shot List

Getting Ready

  • The dress, veil, shoes
  • Bride in the dressing room, putting on finishing touches, make up, hair, etc.
  • Portraits of bride
  • Mother adjusting bride’s veil
  • Portrait of mother and bride
  • Bride pinning on mother’s corsage
  • Flower girl handing bouquet to bride
  • Bridesmaids getting ready
  • Attendants helping bride with final preparations
  • Bride pinning on father’s boutonnière
  • Father helping bride into car
  • Groom getting ready
  • Groom pinning on mother’s corsage
  • Groom pinning on father’s boutonnière
  • Groom putting on bow tie
  • Groom with best man
  • Groom with ring bearer
  • The ring bearer’s pillow
  • Invitation
  • Bouquet
  • Bride and groom secret meeting (optional)


  • Inside and outside of venue
  • Bride’s car arriving
  • Bride and father waiting to enter
  • Guests arriving/waiting at ceremony location
  • Candle lighters, musicians or singers
  • Groom, best man and ushers/groomsmen
  • Parents and grandparents being seated
  • Groom entering
  • Groom, groomsmen, and officiant standing at the altar
  • Wedding party coming down the aisle
  • Ring bearer /flower girl
  • Father giving-away the bride
  • Soloist singing or playing
  • Unity candle, readings, vows, rings
  • Lifting the veil and the kiss
  • Bride and groom coming down the aisle
  • Receiving line at ceremony site
  • Bride and groom leaving while guests throw rice or seed or blow bubbles
  • Bride and groom outside church
  • Shots in the limo

Posed Portraits

  • Bride with bridesmaids and bride with groomsmen.
  • Groom with bridesmaids and groom with groomsmen.
  • Bride with maid/matron of honor
  • Groom with best man
  • Bride and groom with entire wedding party
  • Bride with her parents / grandparents
  • Groom with his parents / grandparents
  • Bride and Groom with parents.
  • Bride with her siblings
  • Groom with his siblings
  • Bride and groom with her /his immediate family
  • Solo portraits of bride and groom
  • Bride and groom together
  • Bride and groom with officiant
  • Other portraits as time allows


  • Table settings, place cards, cake, food
  • Gift table, guest book, rings
  • Entrance to reception
  • Blessings, toasts, speakers before the meal.
  • First dance of bride and groom
  • Bride dancing with her father
  • Groom dancing with his mother
  • Best man dancing with maid of honor
  • The band or DJ
  • Couple cutting the cake
  • Throwing the bouquet.
  • Tossing the garter
  • Bachelor catching the bride’s garter
  • Other dances, happenings