Blogging Weddings | How to Choose what Photos to Blog?

March 15, 2022

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Indiana Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

This is one aspect of the blogging process that many photographers said was their biggest struggle when it came to blogging and why they had so much trouble getting started.  I give you: The Wedding Blog Storyline. My secret to choosing the photos for the day AND what order to put them in on the blog.

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Indiana Wedding Photographer Courtney Rudicel

This is the framework I use to choose and layout the images for each and every one of my blog posts. In this lesson, I’ll go through the storyline with you. So go ahead and download your copy where you’re watching this video and we’ll go through it together!


Exterior shots of Getting Ready / Venue

Bridal details

Shot of Bride getting ready (not in dress)

Exterior shots of getting ready location (if different)

Groom details

Groom getting ready

Groom portrait

Bride getting in the dress

Bride putting on shoes, earrings, perfume, etc

Bridesmaids dress fluff // Bridesmaids reveal // Photo with mother

Bridal portraits

Daddy/daughter first look

First Look

B&G portraits

Wedding party portraits

More B&G portraits (if you moved to a different lighting scenario)

Exterior shots of ceremony location

Ceremony details


“Just Married” portraits

Exterior shots of the reception venue

Reception details

Reception photos 

– Entrance (1 or two, only B&G)

– First dances 

– Toasts (2-3)

– Cake (1-2)

Sunset portraits

Party dancing photos


Photo of myself with the couple

This is obviously for a wedding with a First Look and the Reception photos can be changed up in order of which the events happened but this is the basic structure of my blogs. You can see for yourself on my wedding blogs!

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Courtney is a Wedding Photographer in Indiana. Her specialty is joyful, timeless and playfully romantic wedding photography for classic and timeless couples and educating photographers on how to build a business that delivers an unforgettable client experience. Within Indiana, she serves Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Carmel, Noblesville, Zionsville, Lafayette, Bloomington and South Bend. Areas in surrounding states that she serves: Columbus, Dayton, Cleveland, and Cincinnati, Ohio; Ann Arbor, Battle Creek and Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is available for destination weddings. Contact her for investment details and reserve your date.

xo, Court

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