One of the most common questions we are asked is, "Should we do a first look?" Most of our brides do choose to see their groom before the vows. I would recommend this route simply because it makes the day flow so much better. Nobody wants to feel rushed, especially on a wedding day, and that includes your photographers. A first look allows you to get 80% of your portraits done before the ceremony which then permits you to get to your reception quicker. The first look also gives you an opportunity to relax for a minute with your soon-to-be-spouse and to get out any last minute jitters. Some of the best pictures that we've taken are from that moment with just the bride and groom. However, in the spirit of full disclosure, I will admit that I did not see Elizabeth on our wedding day until she walked down the aisle in her beautiful lace gown and that is something I will never forget.
Conclusion: Pick whichever option you are most comfortable with and we guarantee to make it the best day ever!