10 Swoon-Worthy First Looks From Same-Sex Couples

You won't want to miss these sweet preceremony photos.
wedding first looks from same sex couples
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Rachel Sylvester
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As much as we love emotional wedding day moments, nothing hits us right in the feels quite like a first look photo. Not only are these preceremony shots completely candid, they offer an intimate glance into just how strong the bond can be between to-be-weds. From the supersweet to the downright silly, we've rounded up our favorite first looks from same-sex couples all across the country.

Emily & Kelly

same-sex weddings first look
Laura Ivanova Photography

Nathan & Robert

same-sex weddings first look
Once Like a Spark

Jeannine & Robin

same-sex weddings first look
Tara Beth Photography

John & Stephen

same-sex weddings first look
Sweet Tea Photography by Lisa Marie

Emily & Rebecca

same-sex weddings first look
Sarah Rose Burns Photography

David & Lee

same-sex weddings first look
Leslie Gilbert Photography

Jennie & Kim

same-sex weddings first look
ReadyLuck Photography

Anna & Kristin

same-sex weddings first look
Megan Thiele Studios

Rebecca & Sarah

same-sex weddings first look
Mikkel Paige

Emily & Parker

same-sex weddings first look
Emma Freeman
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