Savvy December 2020

First look or traditional way?

Lindsey, on November 12, 2019 at 9:14 PM

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Having trouble deciding.. which did you pick and why?
Having trouble deciding.. which did you pick and why?


  • Jill
    Just Said Yes May 2021
    Jill ·
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    I'm a traditional girl. When I first married my husband, 20 years ago, I didn't want him to see me until a was walking down the aisle. Everything was kept a secret until that point. We are currently planning our vow renewal for next year. Our photographer recently asked if we wanted to do the "first look" or not. After giving it some thought, we decided to go ahead and do the first look photos, especially since this is our renewal. Though, if I had to do our wedding all over again, I still would nix the first look and stay traditional. It's a personal preference really.

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  • Mary
    Just Said Yes July 2020
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    I really like the first look option, primarily so all my guests are sitting around waiting while we're taking photos. With the first look we can do a bunch of the photos beforehand and especially before the lil kiddos get restless and kranky and hangry. My FH is a little nervous about the expectation that he have a certain "look" when he sees me so we have discussed possibly photographing us holding hands looking the other way (etc) then having the photographer leave for the part where he sees me.

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  • Maria
    Dedicated June 2020
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    We are going the traditional route. We both always envisioned seeing each other the first down the aisle. Just thinking about it makes me cry! 😭
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