One of the biggest tips that I give my clients is to match your timeline to the light. This is the first tip that I tell every single one of my clients, and it is downright vital if you want beautiful light in your images. I always recommend doing couple’s and bridal party portraits during golden hour. So make sure to check what time the sun is going to set on your wedding day and plan for photos. The last thing you want is to be eating your wedding dinner during the world’s most beautiful sunset!
Another tip is always make sure you have at least 30 minutes for couple photographs. One of my favorite parts of the wedding day is when I step away with my couples from the celebration for an intimate photo session. Weddings can be very chaotic, and finding alone time for the couple is so important. During each wedding, I try to give my clients 10 minutes of alone time before I start taking photographs. This way, they can soak everything in and take a break from the details of their day. And this feels like common sense, but it’s worth emphasizing: the more time you spend taking photos, the more photographs you will get! It will also allow your photographer more time to be creative.