There is always something nice to be said about traditions that span thousands of years. However, in the same breath we're big fans of breaking the rules too. It's 2018. It comes with some advantages if you're feeling a little less traditional and want to mix it up.
Instead of waiting all the way until the ceremony to see each other for the first time in your fancy clothes, you get to see each other beforehand so you don't have to be nervous!
Cocktail Hour? Yes!
If you are a couple who wants to mingle with their guests at cocktail hour a first look is a great idea. You can quite easily do all of your portraits before the ceremony giving you the time afterwards to attend cocktail hour with your friends and family.
When you see each other for the first time, it sometimes brings up some emotion. This makes for some great documentary wedding images of your partners reaction to seeing you for the first time.
If you want to switch it up a little bit from traditions on your wedding day and get in a little extra cocktail hour, our suggestion is to go for the first look.
Check out Kate and Nate's wedding below!