The First Look

"Should I do a first look?"

I hope you do! 

 Photos by B. Jones Photography
 

Here's why I think you should do a first look:

  • You'll receive 40% more photos because we have more time for your portraits

  • Your hair & makeup will look fresh & perfect.

  • Seeing each other for the first time is an emotionally charged moment that deserves to be celebrated & captured all on its own. 

  • As a bride, I appreciated getting to 'check in' with each other, hug & talk about how we were feeling on such a monumental day. 

  • Think of this as your time to celebrate as just a duo without the eyes of all your guests. If your soon to be hubby is a crier, he'll appreciate having the privacy.

  • You'll have MORE TIME with your guests! All your friends and family took time out of their busy schedules to celebrate with YOU. We don't want you to miss out on a minute of it! 

  • It may be the only 'alone time' you get during the entire wedding day. 

 

This is just my two scents though. This is your big day and I am just a small part of it. I want you to experience it the way you and your groom dreamed it. I’m happy to provide input, but ultimately, it’s up to you to decide how you want your timeline to be.

(Keep scrolling for sample timelines with and without the first look!)

Our Wedding

withOut The first look

1:00 PHOTOGRAPHERS ARRIVES
1:15 GETTING READY PHOTOS
2:30 Ceremony
3:00 FAMILY PHOTOS
3:30 Bridal Party Photos
4:30 BRIDE + GROOM PHOTOS
5:00 COCKTAIL HOUR
6:30 RECEPTION BEGINS
TOASTS
FIRST DANCES
CAKE CUTTING
BOUQUET TOSS/ GARTER TOSS
OPEN DANCING
10:00 SPARKLER EXIT

 

with The first look

1:00 PHOTOGRAPHERS ARRIVES
1:15 GETTING READY PHOTOS
2:15 FIRST LOOK/BRIDE + GROOM PHOTOS
3:15 BRIDAL PARTY PHOTOS
4:00 FAMILY PHOTOS
4:30 BREAK-BRIDE GOES INTO HIDING- PHOTOGRAPHERS TAKE DETAIL SHOTS
5:00 CEREMONY
5:30 COCKTAIL HOUR
6:30 RECEPTION BEGINS
TOASTS
FIRST DANCES
CAKE CUTTING
BOUQUET TOSS/ GARTER TOSS
OPEN DANCING
10:00 SPARKLER EXIT


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Becca Jones- Seattle Wedding Photographer

B. Jones Photography, 8016 87th Place Northeast, Marysville, WA, 98270, United States