16 First Looks You Don’t Want To Miss

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First look photos memorialize the excitement, awe and love between a couple just before the ceremony starts. They also give brides and grooms a private moment to work through their happy tears before standing at the altar! Make sure you tell your photographer that you want to do a first look so you can set up a moment that will best capture those amazing looks of anticipation and surprise. See how these 16 couples reacted that first time they laid eyes on each other!

Photo: Carolyn Scott Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Carolyn Scott Photography

From the album: An Outdoor Casual Wedding in Durham, NC

Photo: AMBphoto // Featured: The Knot Blog

AMBphoto

Bride and groom first look | Ashley Leslie Photography | blog.theknot.com

Ashley Leslie Photography

Photo: Clane Gessel Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Clane Gessel Photography

From the album: A Gray and Yellow Rustic Wedding in Hood River, OR

Photo: Marni Rothschild Pictures // Featured: The Knot Blog

Marni Rothschild Pictures

From the album: An Elegant Fun Wedding in Charleston, SC

Photo: Nicole Ryan Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Nicole Ryan Photography

From the album: An Elegant Garden Wedding in Austin, TX

Photo: Clane Gessel Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Clane Gessel Photography

From the album: A Pretty Pink Wedding in Gig Harbor, WA

Photo: Andria Lindquist // Featured: The Knot Blog

Andria Lindquist

Photo: Nadia D. Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Nadia D. Photography

From the album: An Elegant Traditional Wedding in Atlanta, GA

Photo: Melissa Robotti // Featured: The Knot Blog

Melissa Robotti

Photo: Meg Perotti // Featured: The Knot Blog

Meg Perotti

From the album: A Romantic Winery Wedding in Woodside, CA

Photo: Isabel Lawrence Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Isabel Lawrence Photography

From the album: A Rustic Mountainside Wedding in Los Olivos, CA

Photo: Peter Mahar Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Peter Mahar Photography

Photo: Nikki Closser Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Nikki Closser Photography

From the album: A Pretty Pink Wedding in Seattle, WA

Photo: Heather Kincaid Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Heather Kincaid Photography

From the album: A Glamorous Beach Wedding in Malibu, CA

Photo: Nikki Closser Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Nikki Closser Photography

From the album: A Rustic Outdoor Wedding in Cle Elum, WA

Photo: Marni Rothschild Pictures // Featured: The Knot Blog

Marni Rothschild Pictures

From the album: A Tented Wedding in Charleston, SC

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