There are so many opinions on wedding day first looks. Most photographers are all about them but family may have a more traditional mindset and think it's bad luck to see each other before the ceremony. Here are our thoughts on first looks - the pros and the cons!
You'll end up getting more photos completed before the ceremony which will keep you from feeling rushed afterward for your formal photos.
You could potentially join your guests for cocktail hour.
Take this as an opportunity to spend a few intimate minutes alone with your love.
If you get overly anxious, it can help calm your nerves before your ceremony.
You may need to start your day much earlier than you think.
Some feel it takes away from seeing each other for the first time at the ceremony.
Summer brides beware! Your flowers may be a little wilted if you take them out of water too early for a first look. The same goes for the boutonnieres.
Don't expect a specific reaction from your fiance.
Don't invite your wedding party to watch. Keep it private.
Don't force it into your timeline.
Do pick a location close to the ceremony.
Do take your time and enjoy the moment.
Do think about a first look with Dad or Mom or a special family member.