Wedding Day Questionnaire

 
I am so honored to be a part of your special day. Photographing weddings is one of my greatest passions in life.
My brides and grooms are so much more to me than just clients.
I will be by your side the entire day. I'm there to laugh with you, cry with you, to capture those moments forever.

                                                                                    xxM

Bride's Name *
Bride's Name
Groom's Name *
Groom's Name
Wedding Date *
Wedding Date
The Wedding
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(black tie, suit&tie, casual, etc.)
bridal party
(Not including you two)
*Please list each person and their title (example: Matron of Honor, Best Man, Flower Girl, etc.)
(Color Scheme, anything out of the ordinary? Color of flowers, fun ties, funky socks, etc.)
Pre-ceremony
*When I arrive for groom preparations he should be in shirt and pants, but not yet in his jacket and tie. I will shoot the groom's details, guys finishing getting ready, groom getting into his jacket/tie, etc. *Please have all groom details put together in one place and ready to be photograph when I arrive (shoes, tie, boutonniere, cuff links, pocket square, suspenders, etc., and any other details you'd like photographed)
*When I arrive for bride preparations she should be putting the finishing touches on her hair and makeup, but not yet in her dress. I will shoot the details, finishing touches of getting ready, bride getting into her dress, etc. Bridesmaids and mom should be already dressed when helping the bride with these tasks. *Please have all bridal details put together in one place for me to photograph when I arrive (gown, shoes, bouquet, engagement ring and wedding bands, all jewelry, and any other details you'd like photographed) If possible please also have two pristine copies of the invitation suite, one with address and stamps, one without, and any other stationary/paper elements of the day
*If not, please note in your timeline that I will need the full cocktail hour for your portraits
The ceremony
*If your venue is a hotel, please leave valet or self-park instructions and how to validate my parking tickets
Start Time: *
Start Time:
(bubbles, bird seed, rice, etc... Drive around the block in a getaway vehicle...)
*If necessary, please attach any rule sheets given to you by the venue
Family Portraits
(deaths, divorces, disabilities, etc.)
(Please include Step-Parents)
(Please include Step-Parents)
*This is very important. Please use this area to list each family grouping (using names/relationship to you) that you would like during your family formals time after the ceremony. This list will help make things go very smoothly and will keep everyone organized. I will use this list to call out each group of family members to get them ready for their photo. I recommend making two lists for each side of the family. Please keep in mind the amount of time scheduled for family portraits on your timeline. (Example: Group 1- Bride, Groom, Bride's Mom Nancy, Bride's Dad Gary, Grandma Norma)
reception
If your venue is a hotel, please leave valet or self-park instructions and how to validate my parking tickets
(served plate, family style, buffet, food truck, etc.) **Please note that I will need to receive my vendor meal as close as possible time wise to your meals, and either before or after speeches.
(first dance, mother/son, father/daughter, etc.)
Vendors names & Websites
General Photography Questions
*Please feel free to email me specific photos you've seen that you can't live without! *Disclaimer: I can't guarantee any photographs, but I will make it a priority to capture the shots listed below.
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timeline
*This is very important, please do not forget to send us your *detailed* timeline. If you need assistance with your timeline to maximize your photo-time, please do not hesitate to contact me!
Photographer Arrival Time *
Photographer Arrival Time
Please consider your coverage time when selecting an arrival time (unless previously specified in wedding agreement)
Photographer Departure
Photographer Departure
(when coverage ends)
Getting Ready Time
Getting Ready Time
Ceremony
Ceremony
Cocktail Hour
Cocktail Hour
Reception
Reception
Grand Exit
Grand Exit
You're finished!!!