By Bridget Clegg for TheKnot.com
First look photos memorialize the excitement, awe and love between a couple just before the wedding 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 shoot so you can set up a moment that will best capture those amazing looks of anticipation and surprise. See how eight couples reacted that first time they laid eyes on each other below.
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