Is 6 hours of wedding photography coverage enough?


Yes, 6 hours of wedding photography coverage is enough for most couples. You’ll have enough time to capture the most important moments from your special day.

Six hours of wedding photography coverage will be enough time to document these memories:

  • Details
  • Decorations
  • Getting Ready
  • Bride and Groom Portraits
  • Wedding Ceremony
  • Wedding Reception
  • Dancing

Sound Originals is the most experienced team of professional photographers in Seattle and San Francisco. We specialize in weddings, engagements and elopements. We’ve photographed hundreds of weddings with 6 hours of coverage across Washington and California.

Couples may want to add additional hours in order to capture more candid and photojournalistic wedding photography. You might want more than six hours of wedding photography coverage if you want pictures of more special memories:

  • Portraits at different locations
  • Church wedding
  • Sparkler send-off or grand exit
  • Bubble exit
  • Getaway car with a limo

6 Hours with Seattle Wedding Photographers

You should check out examples of wedding photography from Sound Originals. You can see examples of galleries where couples hired a wedding photographer for 6 hours of coverage. We’d love to help you pick the perfect package. Our team can help you decide if you want 7 hours, 8 hours or more than 9 hours of wedding photography coverage.

6 Hour Wedding Photography Timeline

Here is a sample timeline for 6 hours of wedding photography coverage in Seattle, WA. We also suggest researching popular guides like Wedding Wire for additional help planning a perfect 6 hour wedding timeline.

12:00 pm – wedding photographer arrives at venue

12:05 pm – photographer starts taking pictures of details, dress, invitations, shoes, rings

12:30 pm – bride gets into wedding dress while photographer takes pictures of the bride’s mom helping her

1:00 pm – bride and groom have a first look outside wedding venue

1:15 pm – wedding photographer takes pictures of families and wedding party

2:00 pm – wedding ceremony

2:30 pm – bride and groom takes portraits with wedding photographer outside

3:00 pm – bride and groom return to cocktail hour

3:30 pm – toasts and speeches, while photographer takes candid pictures of guests

4:30 pm – dinner, shoe game, dancing, dinner