What’s a “false first look” and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

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What's a "fake first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?
Photo by Dreamlove Photography

Holly and Chris held their wedding at Sand Pond, New Hampshire at Holly's late grandparents' house. Her mother's parents built the house in 1963 and growing up, Holly had spent lots of time there. Her parents were married at the lake and she and Chris got engaged there, too. So sweet, right?

Our favorite idea to snag was their “false first look.” They didn't want to see each other before the ceremony, but still wanted to have that first look moment. Enter a totally blind first look with some hand holding and sweet nothings. I'm totally getting Downton Abbey vibes from a certain couple's pre-wedding jitters (no spoilers here!).

Let's peek at their totally faux (but absolutely romantic) first look and a few shots of their vintage meets English garden-style wedding that ended with fireworks…

What's a "false first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "false first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "false first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "false first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "false first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "false first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "fake first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "fake first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "fake first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "fake first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "fake first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "fake first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "fake first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "faux first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "faux first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "faux first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "faux first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "faux first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "faux first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

What's a "faux first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

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Photography: Dreamlove Photography • Jewelry: Anthropologie • Dress and shoes: BHLDN • Shoes: Cole Haan • Mens' Attire: Joseph Abboud • Catering and cake Designer: Luca's Catering • Floral Designer: Naturally Elegant Designs • Rings: Tacori • Hair Stylist: The Style Lounge

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Comments on What’s a “false first look” and why does it have seriously real romance going on?

  1. Thank you so much for sharing one of our favorites weddings ever! As photographers based in New England, we are so lucky to have gorgeous backdrops like the pond in this wedding. 🙂

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