That moment the groom sees his bride-to-be for the first time is capable of bringing him – and anyone in the audience – to tears or, sometimes, nervous laughter!
Here are some of our favourite first-look photos.
Bonnie and Ben’s surprise wedding started with the groom in tears. “As soon as I laid eyes on Ben my nerves settled,” said the bride, “This may have something to do with the fact he was crying like a baby!”
See more pictures from this Real Wedding here. Image: De Lisser Photography Even the photographer, Tammy Nguyen Le, who says she rarely cries at weddings, got a little teary when Bryant met saw his bride-to-be for the first time.
We’re not sure how to describe this groom’s reaction, but we’re pretty sure he’s one happy chappy! Chris’reaction upon first seeing his bride Melanie is absolutely priceless! Image: Elario Photography
It wasn’t just the giant monitor lizards that had groom Adam in tears during his three three-day tropical wedding to bride Lauren. Aside from the hand-written vows, the groom couldn’t help shed a tear or two when he saw his beautiful bride walking up the aisle.
See more pictures from this Real Wedding here. Image: Louise Myers Photography
Ah, yet another crying groom. We really can’t get enough of ’em! Image: Carmencita Film Lab
Now, here are some first-looks with parents.
When confessed Daddy’s girl, Lauren Coppinger always knew the moment her dad first caught a glimpse of her on the big day would be special. She says, “When I turned around, my dad just looked so proud, and so happy, and I think it really hit him that his little girl would soon be married. The moment was perfect and I’ll never forget it.”
See more pictures from this Real Wedding here. Image: Squint Photography. What a fabulous shot of the bride’s father and brother seeing her for the first time in her wedding dress. Image: Lime Green Photography.
Here’s one bride’s reaction to her teary groom… she burst out laughing!