A typical wedding day with two photographers

Are two photographers better than one?

Main Photographer's day

11 am - Nadin arrives at the bride's

1.30 pm Nadin leaves for ceremony

1.45 pm - chat with celebrant, check about photography during the ceremony

1.55 pm - Bride arriving

2.05 pm - Photography of bride entering, images during the service, at the front, also signing of the register

2.30 / 2.45 pm - Confetti Shot - close in

3 pm - Family Group Photos

3.30 pm - Romantic photographs

4.45 pm - Bride & groom entering the dining room, photography of the speeches

7.30 pm - Photographs of the evening guests arriving

8 pm - Photography of the cutting of the cake

8.15 - 9 pm - Photography of the first few dances

Second photographer's day

11.30 am - He arrives at groom's

12.45 pm He leaves with the guys

1.30 pm - Photography of guests arriving

1.55 pm - Bride arriving

2.05 pm - Photography of bride entering, then images during the ceremony from behind the ceremony.

2.30 / 2.45 pm - Confetti shot - wide angle

3 pm - Setup of dining room, wedding cake.

3.15 - 4.30 pm - Documentary style images of the guests at reception

4.45 pm - Photos of guests in dining room, and the speeches.

7.30 pm - Photographs of the evening guests, guests can request formal images.

8 pm - Photography of the cutting of the cake

8.15 - 9 pm - Photography of the first few dances

Your day plan may look like this

8 am - Hair and make-up professionals arrive

2 pm - Ceremony

2.30 / 2.45 pm - Drinks reception & photography

4.15 / 4.30 pm - Call for dinner

4.45 / 5 pm Speeches

5.15 / 5.30 pm - Wedding breakfast

7 pm - Band arrives

7.30 pm - Evening guests arrive

8 pm - Cutting of the cake

8.15 pm - First dance

Find out more information:

Who is Nadin Dunnigan - Wedding Photographer in Edinburgh

Hey, I am Nadin! (same as "Nadine" - just without the "e"). I am a wedding photographer in Edinburgh, Scotland, specialising in big family weddings in Edinburgh, Scotland, and internationally. I have photographed so many weddings, and it is my mission to help couples with planning their dream wedding. Any questions I come across repeatedly - either in person or online, I will pop in here and provide more insight.

I hope you will find them useful :)

Nadin Dunnigan Photographer