Group Shots

Love them or hate them?

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I get it, no one likes them. They get in the way of all of the fun!

So, it's totally up to you if you want to do them. Personally, I think it's important to have just a few group shots. It's the one time where you'll get everyone together, so it might be worth having a few with your closest peeps.

However, I advise sticking to a maximum of 8 to 10 group shots. They can be super time consuming, and you guys will be in every single one of them. You'll soon get bored of waiting for Aunty Jane to come back from the bar whilst we're trying to round people up. So if we can stick to around 8 groups, we can get through those fairly quickly and get them out of the way and back to the fun.

They don't have to be formal and boring!

If you want your group shots to be a little more natural, or a little less formal and stuffy, then we can do that!

We can make it as simple as sitting some people down, having some standing up, spreading you all out, and just making the photos a bit more dynamic and interesting.

We can bring some big energy, put some music on and have some fun.

Or we can simply stand you guys together, leave you to have a chat and I'll just take some pics of you hanging out.

There's no right or wrong, just let me know the vibe you're going for and we can do it.

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Do we HAVE to do groups?

Nope. Not at all. But just don't come away with any regrets.

Like I said, this is the one time you'll get all of these people together.

So, for the sake of a few minutes taking some extra pics, don't miss out!

Depending how well behaved your guests are and how easy they are to round up and get together, each photo will take an average of 3 minutes or so (it's often quicker! But it can definitely take longer too). So when you're writing your group shots list out, keep this in mind! If you want 20 group shots, that's really going to eat into your time.

Also, always nominate one or two people to help out. Maybe a groomsman or bridesmaid that might know quite a few people at the wedding. They can help me round people up to get through the group shots list as quickly as possible.