Wedding Family Photo List

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Creating a wedding family photo list is one of the important things that couples know they need to do but often gets pushed to the bottom of their to-do list.  They want photos with their family but they don’t always think through the logistics of it. Here is a complete list of possible family photos!  Of course, every family is different, so you’ll need to the list to fit your family.  This just offers a template to get started.

Wedding Family Photo List

A Complete Wedding Family Photo Checklist!

Bride’s Family

  • Bride with Mom
  • Bride with Dad 
  • Bride with Parents together
  • Bride with Grandmother/Grandfather
  • Bride with grandparents
  • Bride with siblings
  • Couple with Bride’s Parents
  • Couple with Bride’s Grandparents
  • Couple with Bride’s Immediate family 
  • Couple with Bride’s Immediate family + Grandparents

Both Families

  • Couple with Both Immediate families + Grandparents
  • Couple with Both Immediate families
  • Couple with All siblings
  • Couple with Both Parents

Groom’s Family

  • Couple with Groom’s Immediate family + Grandparents
  • Couple with Groom’s Immediate family
  • Couple with Groom’s Grandparents
  • Couple with Groom’s Parents
  • Groom with Grandparents
  • Groom with Grandmother/Grandfather
  • Groom with siblings
  • Groom with Parents together
  • Groom with Mom
  • Groom with Dad

Possible Additional Groupings

  • Couple with Bride’s Extended Family
  • Couple with Groom’s Extended Family

** Estimate about 2 minutes per photo and 4-8 minutes for groups larger than 4.

Wedding Family Photo List

Family Photo Tips

Keep in mind for family photos it’s very important to let everyone know when they need to be ready to take these photos so that you’re not looking for family that needs to be in the photo.  It helps to have everyone’s name so that we can share who needs to be in the photo.  Make sure you don’t have anything in your hands!

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Want to see more helpful posts?  Check out some below!

5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring Your Wedding Photographer

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