Wedding Shot List


  • Dress, shoes, flowers, all 3 rings, jewelry, entire set of invitation
  • Grooms tie, shoes, ring, watch 
  • Reception centerpieces, decor, guest table, cake(s), cake topper, sweet heart table..etc. 


  • Bride getting faux makeup application done
  • Bride and bridesmaids robe shot (posed & candid)
  • A few pre getting ready room shots/candids
  • Bride getting faux makeup application done
  • Bride getting dressed
  • Mom/bride’s siblings (or) wedding party helping bride in dress
  • Sweet formal shot of bride and mom after dress is on
  • Bride putting on jewelry
  • Bride & all bridesmaids (posed & candid)
  • Groomsmen just hanging out
  • Groom’s mom helping with boutonniere
  • Groom getting dressed, putting on/fixing up tie

Pre-Ceremony Formal Photos 

  • Bride and first look with dad 
  • Formal photos with bride and bridesmaids (posed & candid)
  • Bride and each individual bridesmaid
  • Bride with her immediate family
  • Bride and mom
  • Bride and dad
  • Bride and siblings
  • Formal photos of groom and all groomsmen (posed & candid)
  • Groom and each individual groomsmen
  • Groom and his immediate family
  • Groom and mom
  • Groom and dad
  • Groom and siblings


  • Groom walking mom to seat
  • Usher leading mother of the bride down the aisle
  • Moms lighting candles
  • Groom walking down the aisle
  • Groom waiting at the end of the aisle
  • Each bridesmaid/groomsman pair/individual entering
  • Flower girls/ring bears
  • Grooms face as bride walks in
  • Bride walking down the aisle (close up and wide angle)
  • Father giving away bride, kiss on the cheek
  • Bride and groom facing each other at the altar (up close and wide angle)
  • Bride and groom formalities (unity candle, taking communion, scripture readings..etc)
  • Bride and groom reading their vows (close up)
  • Exchanging rings (close up)
  • The kiss (horizontal and vertical shot)
  • Bride and Groom facing the guests as Mr. & Mrs.
  • Bride and groom exiting
  • Bride and groom kiss at the end of the aisle
  • Bride and groom immediately after ceremony

Family & After Ceremony Shots

  • Bride and groom with bride’s immediate family (includes sibling spouses/children and grandparents)
  • Bride and groom with brides immediate family (includes sibling spouses/children and grandparents)
  • Bride and groom with each set of grandparents 
  • Bride and groom with entire bridal party including ring bear and flower girl (posed and candid)
  • Bride with groomsmen (posed & candid)
  • Groom with bridesmaids (posed & candid)
  • Bride and groom formal photos (posed & candid)


(Reception is shot primarily documentary style with both wide angles and close up shots of each formality)

  • Photos of guest during cocktail hour (if applicable) 
  • Wedding party entrance
  • Bride and grooms entrance
  • First dance 
  • Father daughter dance
  • Mother son dance 
  • Welcome/Blessing
  • Toasts 
  • Cutting the cake
  • Bride and groom feeding each other cake
  • Bouquet toss 
  • Picture with winner
  • Garter toss
  • Picture with Winner
  • Anniversary dance, winners and and any other reception formalities
  • Go around and get as many photos of guest as possible (standing, sitting, at table..etc)
  • Candids of dancing of both bride and groom and guest (primary focus is bride and groom and family/wedding party)
  • Final, private dance for couple
  • Send off
  • Bride and groom kissing at the end of send off


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Lily Hayes is highly ranked Dallas Wedding Photographer. Also, specializing in fine art Maternity Photography, Newborn Photography, Cake Smash Photography and Family Photography. Servicing Dallas, Plano, Richardson, Frisco, Wylie, Rockwall and surrounding cities. Studio is located east of Dallas right off George Bush.

Studio Located: 4014 Dalton Dr Rowlett, TX 75089

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