Many of my couples ask me whether or not they should have a first look. If you’re reading this, you’re probably wondering the same thing. In my professional opinion, I think they are an excellent idea. I love first looks. I know that they are a tad bit ‘untraditional,’ but let me take a minute to explain the benefits of a first look
Your wedding day will be crazy busy. No getting around it. You have so much to do and so little time to do it in. If you have a first look, it helps to calm down the day a bit. Instead of trying to rush around to get everyone together and have pictures taken between the wedding ceremony and reception while your guests are waiting, you’ll have that time to relax and enjoy your guests and not have to worry about being late for your reception.
We can do all of the main portraits before the ceremony even begins – at the very least, the bride and groom and bridal party photos. This way, your hair, and makeup are still perfect, as they were just finished. If your family is coming earlier, we can do their photos beforehand, as well, or we will only have to worry about those portraits after the ceremony and not the bridal party shots.
A first look also gives you a very special, intimate moment with your new spouse. If you are nervous or stressed out, this will especially help to relax you, and your spouse can comfort you and let you know it will all be OK. During the ceremony, there are many people around and you can’t fully take it at the moment because everyone is staring at you. With a first look, that moment is just between you and your spouse (and your photographers, of course).
Even if you have a first look, your husband will be just as happy to see you walking down the aisle and you’ll still take his breath away. Don’t worry that you’ll be spoiling the moment by seeing him prior to the ceremony.
The Provo City Center Temple is one of Utah’s most beautiful venues, and we are excited to be able to take your wedding photos there. You don’t want to miss this opportunity! To see more pictures from our portfolio or learn about how you can book yourself an appointment with us today just head over here…
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I’m an award-winning Provo, Utah wedding photographer who has been shooting weddings for over ten years. I specialize in creating beautiful, timeless images of your special day. My goal is to capture the emotion and excitement of your wedding day in a way that will make you feel like you can relive it every time you look at your photos. Thanks for considering me to be a part of your big day!