Say Yes to The First Look | Portland Wedding Photographer

A "first look," also known as the "first meet"' or "reveal," makes the moment you see one another an intimate experience that’s just about you. It has a big impact on your wedding photography timeline as it allows you more time to spend with your guests when it comes time for the reception.

So what exactly is a first look? Here's how Something Minted Photography does it! Before the ceremony I photograph just the bride and the groom seeing one another for the very first time. It’s an opportunity to capture his reaction when he sees you in your wedding gown for the very first time. Unlike your walk down the aisle when all eyes will be on you, during the first look only his eyes (and your bridal party if you so choose) will be on you. Your wedding day will go by in the blink of an eye. A first look yields sweet and emotional photos... and a private moment for the two of you to enjoy. For more on why I love holding a first look, visit this blog post

Here is Krystina & Jordan's first look at the Troutdale House outside of Portland, Oregon. Their January wedding was complete with a flavored hot cocoa bar, cozy shawls for the bridal party & even a little rain :) Cheers to the newlyweds!


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