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By now, you've probably heard of the superstition that it's bad luck for couples to see each other on their wedding day. However, the "first look" trend has caught on over the last few years and gained immense popularity. The first look is a private, intimate moment between partners when they first see each other on their wedding day, before the ceremony.
Here are some reasons why first looks are becoming increasingly popular among couples.
Having some wedding day jitters is normal, right? A first look provides a calm and private setting, allowing you and your partner to have some quiet moments together before the chaos of the ceremony and reception. Spending time with your favorite person can help ease wedding day stress and remind you to focus on each other and enjoy the moment.
More photos are always a good thing. A first look allows you to take portraits before the ceremony. This is particularly beneficial if you want to take advantage of the best light for photos while minimizing the time spent away from your guests.
A first look provides a private and intimate moment for you and your partner to share, just the two of you. This moment allows you to connect on a deeper level, making it a memory you'll always cherish.
We've seen some incredible first-look photos that capture all the raw emotions as the couple sees each other for the first time. These photos are beautiful and emotional and often become some of the most treasured wedding day memories.
The first look can be a beautiful way to start your marriage journey and create beautiful and lasting memories of the most special day in your life. Whether you're a traditionalist or an advocate for contemporary trends, the first look is worth considering as an addition to your wedding day plans.
Thanks, Aaron, for all your insight on why a first look may be the right choice for you. For more tips from a seasoned wedding photographer, be sure to check out this interview as well as this handy guide for all the can't-miss photos you'll want captured on your big day!