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May 1, 2017

First Look Reviews (From The Groom) For Brides

Hey brides & grooms! It is absolutely no secret that I love First Looks. A lot of people are still on the fence about them, and you should know… that’s perfectly okay! You are in no way obligated to have a first look. But as a photographer, it’s my job to make sure you are aware of the benefits that they bring!

Today I’m not even going to dive into any fancy timeline speeches, or why a first look gives you up to 40% more portrait time (even though it does… ;). I’m just going to be sharing some reviews I gathered from grooms who did have a first look! This is straight from the mouths of real grooms, and real weddings – not just a photographers point of view!

There you have it, folks! Even the grooms say it’s better to have a first look ;)

In all seriousness, I am more than happy to help my brides make customized timelines (either with or without a first look!), that will help maximize their portrait time, and make their day run smoothly! Don’t let this post scare you into having a first look, but instead, I’d encourage you to really think about your options!

And now, just for fun, here are a few of my favorite first look moments…

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