The question: Will you be doing a first look?
If you aren't sure about this new tradition, I can explain why it would be a romantic addition to your wedding day celebration that not only adds to the experience but also reduces stress...
First Look: Why it's worth it
You're investing a lot into your wedding photography. With a first look, you'll receive 40% more portraits of the two of you, and those are the images you will decorate your first home with. With a first look, you make the most out of this investment and get the most for your money.
You actually get intimate time on your wedding day.
Most brides don't realize that when you come down the aisle and totally shock him with your gorgeous-ness...he cant even tell you how amazing you look. He cant touch you, embrace you or ever speak to you. You have to wait 30-60 minutes later when the ceremony is over for him to react and tell you how amazing you look.
First looks allow you to extend your wedding day.
Normally the wedding day would start when you come down the aisle, then the ceremony would end, you would rush through portraits so that you're not late for the introductions and then its reception time. With a first look, your wedding day is extended by almost 3 hours! Instead of being rushed for your bridal party portraits...you get to enjoy them and have fun hanging out with your best friends on your wedding day. The whole first half of my clients wedding albums are filled with just images from this time together before the ceremony.