Alternatives To The Traditional First Look

Posted on October 9th, 2018 in Weddings by Lauren Peterson

Last week we highlighted all the wonderful reasons we love a first look between a couple on wedding day!

While we love first looks with a couple, they are not for everyone, and that is absolutely okay! There are still so many first look alternatives that allow for gorgeous photos and fun “first looks” that don’t involve the couple seeing one another.

One alternative is to do a first look with dad! The reactions we are able to capture range from pure joy and excitement, to overwhelming emotion. It is such a beautiful moment shared between a father and his child, and we are honored to capture it.

A second first look alternative is a first look with the wedding party! Your friends may have been there with you through selecting your dress or tuxedo, countless fittings, and so many other things leading up to the big day, but they have not yet seen it all come together on wedding day. Saving that moment for a big reveal is such a fun way to kick off the day, and get some awesome photos!

Check out some of our favorite first looks with dad and wedding parties below, and contact Philip Gabriel Photography to book the area’s most talented wedding photographers to capture that special moment.