The first time you see your spouse-to-be on your wedding day is probably the most anticipated part of your wedding day.
If you’re like most, you probably fit one of these three descriptions:
You want to see each other before your ceremony
If any of those is you, this post is for you!
What is a First Look session? It is when a photographer, together with the bride and groom, create a staged but authentic scene somewhere near the ceremony or reception venues, or nearby locations, whereby the groom “sees” the bride for the first time. While this has traditionally occurred at the ceremony (e.g., when the bride walks down the isle), more often with the Millennials the notion that it is “bad luck” to see each other on the wedding day before the ceremony is no longer an accepted construct.
Unless you are married (no pun intended) to tradition or you believe in the superstition that its bad luck to see the bride/groom before the wedding, then I would say that you should seriously consider a First Look photo session. This is not only selfish from my perspective, but also affords you many advantages. Consider these:
Have I convinced you to do a First Look session? If so, great! Be sure to tell me! If not, no worries. I will work with your concepts and expectations.
Now where is my drink?!