Thursday, November 29, 2007

Before or After?

I've always had the picture in my head, walking down the aisle, FI seeing me for the first time, the look on his face, it gives me goosebumps thinking about it!However, after talking with photographers and reading other web sites I am starting to see the appeal of taking pictures before hand. Not only do you save time after the wedding, so you can better enjoy the cocktail reception with your guests, but if you are having a late wedding, you might have better lighting if you take the pictures early on.

What are your thoughts on this? Personally I think we will still be taking pictures after the wedding, but I'm interested if this is a new trend? Below is a picture I found that I think shows a positive aspectof taking pictures before the wedding.

^ This picture provided from Flickr I feel shows the brides excitement at seeing her groom for the first time that day, it is a great shot! It also all owes a sort of spontaneity and excitement that wouldn't be able to be captured in a typical church setting.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

We're going to do before...it is hard to think of not having the "down the aisle" moment that we've grown up picturing, but I want the good light (part of the reason i chose my church and reception venue was b/c of all the cool pictures we could take on the grounds) , I don't want to keep my guests waiting, and I like that we'll get to have a private moment to ourselves.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 5:22:00 PM  

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