First looks are truly meant for just the two of you. You are allowed to be who you want to be, react how you want to react, and be in a comforting environment (without a hundred eyes on you)!  

Our first look was our little moment away where we could really take everything in and be present in the moment. You're allowed to hug, kiss, whisper, laugh, shout from the rooftops if you want! And just take it all in together, in a natural and unscripted way. And PS: the walk down the aisle was still just as powerful (but it came without all the nerves and jitters!)

1. privacy

2. timeline

When you choose to take pictures prior to the ceremony, you are really giving yourself (and your family and bridal party) more time to enjoy the day and your party! The day goes by SO fast, and trust me you’ll want to be present for it, not feeling like you were away the whole time taking pictures. 

You’ll actually have time to mingle with your guests, grab a cocktail or two, taste your hor d'oeuvres and just be present without having to immediately leave the scene to get photos. Taking photos prior to the ceremony also frees up your photographer’s time after the ceremony for detail shots like your venue space, guests mingling, and getting clean images of the dinner tables and centerpieces before the guests file in.

The morning of weddings can sometimes be a littttle more chaotic than we intended them to be. Small details go missing, timeline is already being stretched, hair isn't turning out as expected, etc. etc. My first look was the first moment out of the day where I was able to relax and forget about everything else. It completely put the entire day into perspective and prioritized everything. Seeing him and being with him allowed me to get out of my head, away from worrying about all the little details, and instead focus on what was real, that I was marrying my soulmate! Everything else melted away.

3. mindset

4. genuine moments

Including a first look really means you are saying YES PLEASE to more moments (and photos) with your partner. Not just more photos that will collect dust, but photos that are candid and real and unposed and YOU! Ones that really show your genuine love and will probably end up being your favorite ones taken on your wedding day. The ones that tug on your heartstrings every time you see them.

As a photographer, I truly love the opportunity to capture my couples as they see each other for the first time in a real, raw, romantic environment. Free from commotion or people or guidelines. Instead of quickly trying to juggle multiple shots and angles in a very short amount of time as you're walking down that aisle (and possibly dodging a few guests as they lift up their phones), a first look will ensure candid, up close and emotional photos with no distractions that you'll be so thankful for later! These photos are in addition to the ones taken as you walk down the aisle and marry your partner, giving you more meaningful images of your wedding day. Who could complain about that?!


When you choose to take pictures prior to the ceremony, you are really giving yourself (and your family and bridal party) more time to enjoy the day and your party! The day goes by SO fast, and trust me you’ll want to be present for it, not feeling like you were away the whole time taking pictures.

You’ll actually have time to mingle with your guests, grab a cocktail or two, taste your hor d'oeuvres and just be present without having to immediately leave the scene to get photos. Taking photos prior to the ceremony also frees up your photographer’s time after the ceremony for detail shots like your venue space, guests mingling, and getting clean images of the dinner tables and centerpieces before the guests file in.

2. timeline

The morning of weddings can sometimes be a littttle more chaotic than we intended them to be. Small details go missing, timeline is already being stretched, hair isn't turning out as expected, etc. etc. My first look was the first moment out of the day where I was able to relax and forget about everything else. It completely put the entire day into perspective and prioritized everything. Seeing him and being with him allowed me to get out of my head, away from worrying about all the little details, and instead focus on what was real, that I was marrying my soulmate! Everything else melted away.

3. mindset

Including a first look really means you are saying YES PLEASE to more moments (and photos) with your partner. Not just more photos that will collect dust, but photos that are candid and real and unposed and YOU! Ones that really show your genuine love and will probably end up being your favorite ones taken on your wedding day. The ones that tug on your heartstrings every time you see them.

As a photographer, I truly love the opportunity to capture my couples as they see each other for the first time in a real, raw, romantic environment. Free from commotion or people or guidelines. Instead of quickly trying to juggle multiple shots and angles in a very short amount of time as you're walking down that aisle (and possibly dodging a few guests as they lift up their phones), a first look will ensure candid, up close and emotional photos with no distractions that you'll be so thankful for later! These photos are in addition to the ones taken as you walk down the aisle and marry your partner, giving you MORE meaningful images of your wedding day.
Who could complain about that?!




4. genuine moments

So what do ya think? Is a first look right for you?

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