A frequent question that I get asked and a regular question that I know brides ask themselves are “How long does it take to photograph a wedding?”. Shortly after getting engaged couples dive right into booking their venues and vendors. The photographers are usually the second vendor that couple’s book when planning their wedding. This means the only other thing that they have booked is their venue. So they haven’t booked their officiant or their caterers, right? That means you haven’t decided on what time your ceremony or your dinner will be at, so how on earth will you know how long does it take to photograph a wedding?!
Most wedding planners and photographer’s alike will recommend that you book 9 hours to capture your wedding day. Why 9 hours? Lets break it down.
Here’s at least how much time you need for each section of the day: