Posts with tag: "first look"
TO BE SEEN OR NOT TO BE SEEN
March 06, 2013
TO BE SEEN OR NOT TO BE SEEN

To be seen early or not to be seen early....that is the question! Deciding whether to try a contemporary approach to an age-old tradition by seeing your groom (or bride) before the ceremony? Or do you want your first sight of each other to be the traditional first view at the ceremony? It's sometimes hard to choose. Here is an overview of how you can expect each decision to influence your big day. Also, see ways your wedding photographer will provide you with photo ops to capture your wishes on this issue.Not To Be Seen! Brides, if you don't want to see your groom before your ceremony, you've come to that conclusion because it's more romantic and exciting for both of you. The delayed gratification and the mystery wrapped around 'the view down the altar' for the bride and the groom is definitely unique. Heard that it was "bad luck" for the groom to see the bride before the ceremony? Not really sure where that one came from or its validity, but it definitely infuses mystique from the past into the minds of today's brides. Adding that surprise moment to an already surreal day is always fun and makes your day even more thrilling!Photo Op: With the bride and groom remaining separated before the wedding, this allows your photographer the opportunity to get photos of the couple without them seeing each other. One idea is to have the bride and the groom positioned on either side of a ...