Wedding Rehearsal Coverage: Why You Should Include It | Minnesota Wedding Photographer | Lauren Baker Photography Blog

Wedding Rehearsal Coverage: Why You Should Include It | Minnesota Wedding Photographer

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You might be scratching your head and want to ask me why you should add wedding rehearsal coverage to your wedding photography collection?

The simple answer is it helps me, your wedding photographer, tell the complete account of your wedding story.

For most couples, the wedding doesn’t start on the wedding day. It starts one or two days before at the wedding rehearsal and wedding rehearsal dinner.

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Adding wedding rehearsal coverage to your wedding photography collection means you’ll get photos of all of your most important guests and photos of every person who gives a toast (because sometimes a couple has to limit the amount of toasts given at their wedding reception).

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It also allows your photographer to get to know your family and wedding party before the wedding day. That means your family and wedding party will be more comfortable working with and taking instructions from your photographer. For your photographer, it’ll give him or her the opportunity to create bonds with your VIPs as well as give your photographer a better chance of remembering everyone’s names.

Adding wedding rehearsal coverage to your wedding photography collection is a wonderful decision. And I promise you’ll be glad you decided to have it photographed!

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