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.
Neither Justin nor Kaelin could hold back the tears when they first saw each other on their wedding day. Image: Andria Lindquist
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.
Mississippi groom Conan was overcome with emotion and could only be consoled by his beautiful bride, Rachel. Image: April and Paul
Groom Kyle can’t help contain his mirth when he sees Kate for the first time. Then the tears start to flow. Image: Joe Elario Photography
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
What did Kyle do when he first saw bride Danielle in her wedding dress? He burst into joys of fitful laughter! And why not? How fun! Image: Disney Fine Art Photography & VideoThis poor groom looks like he’s about to burst with emotion – and he hasn’t even seen his bride yet! Image: Gideon Photography Groom Jai couldn’t believe his eyes when bride Julie entered the chapel at Disney World, where the couple were marrying. Image: Lauren Bee Photography
Lee couldn’t help but gasp when bride-to-be Lex married on a beach in Costa Rica. Image: Heather Kincaid PhotographerThe only word we can must for the look on groom Brett’s face when he sees Amanda is ‘LOL!’. It’s absolutely hilarious! Image: Sarah Culver 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
This emotional groom could have done with a hanky or two in his suit pocket! Image: Stella UysThis well-dressed groom had to cover his face from the emotions running through him after seeing his bride-to-be coming up the aisle.
And this image sums up all of those above. The groom is experience a range of emotions waiting for his bride to appear. Kinda makes your heart sing, doesn’t it?The groomsman looks pretty impressed, but the poor groom can’t hold back the tears. Image: @Xero Digital Inc.
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.
When Washington DC bride Courtney’s mum saw her in her wedding dress for the first time, it was tears all around! Image: Documentary Associates
Here’s one bride’s reaction to her teary groom… she burst out laughing!
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