16 First Looks You Don’t Want To Miss

First look photos memorialize the excitement, awe and love between a couple just before the ceremony starts. They also give brides and grooms a private moment to work through their happy tears before standing at the altar! Make sure you tell your photographer that you want to do a first look so you can set up a moment that will best capture those amazing looks of anticipation and surprise. See how these 16 couples reacted that first time they laid eyes on each other!

From the album: An Outdoor Casual Wedding in Durham, NC

Photo: AMBphoto // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: AMBphoto

From the album: A Gray and Yellow Rustic Wedding in Hood River, OR

From the album: An Elegant Fun Wedding in Charleston, SC

From the album: An Elegant Garden Wedding in Austin, TX

From the album: A Pretty Pink Wedding in Gig Harbor, WA

From the album: An Elegant Traditional Wedding in Atlanta, GA

From the album: A Romantic Winery Wedding in Woodside, CA

From the album: A Rustic Mountainside Wedding in Los Olivos, CA

From the album: A Pretty Pink Wedding in Seattle, WA

From the album: A Glamorous Beach Wedding in Malibu, CA

From the album: A Rustic Outdoor Wedding in Cle Elum, WA

From the album: A Tented Wedding in Charleston, SC

See More!

> Top 20 wedding photography mistakes

> Multiple exposure wedding photos — thoughts?

> What to do with your Instagram wedding photos