Apr 23, 2011


*Photo Wish List

  • Last updated on January 12, 2011 at 5:17 am
  • |
  • 1 comment

Photo Wish List (I understand if not all of these can be obtained, but I would love to have these)


  • Bride's dress on the hanger or over a chair
  • Close-up of bride's shoes
  • Bride in curlers or having makeup applied
  • Bridesmaids applying their makeup
  • Bride putting on garter
  • Mom and/or bridesmaids helping the bride put on her dress
  • Close-up of dress details
  • Bride together with bridesmaids
  • Bride hugging/talking to mom
  • Mom or bridesmaids putting finishing touches on bride, adding veil, jewelry etc
  • Bride spending moment alone, thinking quietly, praying or looking out the window/mirror
  • Groom putting on tie
  • Groom with groomsmen
  • Groom with dad, hugging or talking


  • Wide shot of ceremony space from the back
  • Guests arriving
  • hostesses (Ashley, Dana, Erin, & Sarah)
  • Wide shot of guests in their seats
  • Guitarists playing
  • Ushers helping grandparents and special guests to their seats
  • Close up of details (arch, aisle markers, programs, etc.)
  • Groom and groomsmen waiting nervously for bride to walk down aisle
  • Bridesmaids walking down the aisle
  • Wedding party standing at the altar
  • Bride just before walking down the aisle
  • Back shot of bride (and father) beginning to walk down the aisle
  • Full-frontal shot of bride (and father) walking down the aisle
  • Close-up of groom's face when he sees bride for the first time (MUST HAVE)
  • Back shot of bride and groom together at the altar with officiant between them
  • Shot focusing on bridesmaids' bouquets, lined up as they hold them at the altar
  • Close-up of hands as the rings are exchanged
  • Close-up of bride's face, as seen over the groom's shoulder
  • Close-up of groom's face, as seen over the bride's shoulder
  • Shot of both sets of parents' faces as they witness ceremony
  • The kiss
  • Announcement as husband and wife, bride and groom facing guests
  • Happy couple walking back down the aisle together, as married couple
  • Bride and groom walking out of ceremony space, hand-in-hand

BEFORE THE RECEPTION/During the cocktail hour 

  • Bride and groom with bride’s extended family 
  • Bride and groom with groom’s extended family
  • Bride and groom with her immediate family (parents, siblings, grandparents)
  • Bride and groom with his immediate family (parents, siblings, grandparents)
  • Bride and groom with her parents (Hank and Elaine Gentry)
  • Groom and bride with his parents (Barbara and Ernie Shaver)
  • Groom and military veteran guests
  • Groom and military brothers
  • Group shot of bride, groom, and wedding party
  • Bride with groomsmen
  • Groom with bridesmaids
  • Full shot of bride and groom together, smiling
  • Full shot of bride and groom kissing
  • Bride being lifted or carried by groom or sitting on groom's lap
  • Close-up of couples' faces


  • Close-up of details (place settings, name cards, etc.)
  • Close-up of centerpieces
  • Wide shot of entire room before everyone arrives
  • Bridal party’s entrances
  • Bride and groom’s entrance
  • Bride and groom's first dance
  • Groom dipping bride
  • Bride dancing with her dad -- close-up of faces
  • Groom dancing with his mom-- close-up of faces
  • Close-up of cake
  • Best Man and Matron of Honor (or other guests) making a toast to the couple
  • Bride and groom's faces as they listen to the toast(s)
  • Guests smiling and clapping
  • Guests dancing and cutting loose on the dance floor. 
  • Wide shot of entire room after guests arrive
  • Close-ups of guests' faces, laughing and having a great time -- lots of these
  • Parents dancing
  • Close-up of DJ
  • Bride and groom cutting the cake
  • Bride and groom feeding each other
  • Bride tossing the bouquet
  • Guest catching bouquet
  • Groom removing bride’s garter
  • Groom tossing the garter
  • Guest catching garter
  • Bride and groom leaving (birdseed toss)
  • Bride and groom on deck of trolley
  • Back of trolley as it drives away


(1) Comment

I hope you don't mind if I borrow this list!? So extensive..I love it!