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First Look

A First Look That Will Melt Your Heart


Watery eyes, ear to ear smiles, and ALL of the feels for your wedding day! Your big day is full of lots of love, your closest friends & family, and of course a photographer. The first look between a bride and groom OR a bride and her father are some of the most magical and emotional moments our photographers ( have the opportunity to be a part of and it’s one of our favorite parts of the day to capture.

As a bride, you have such a clear vision of what you want your wedding day to be like and at Complete Wedding + Events Des Moines we want to be part of your team and bring your inspiration to life! We want to make that day and each moment everything you thought it would be… and so much more!

A First Look That Will Melt Your Heart

The anticipation of seeing your other-half starts to build the morning of the big day. The bride and groom get ready along with their friends and family before everyone heads out for photoshoots to start. If you’re looking for inspiration for the big reveal, you’ll find plenty of ideas in our first look collection. Each couple’s first look is different, from love letter exchanges to a simple tap on the shoulder, but no matter how it happens the reaction from the groom is EVERYTHING!

Another route some brides choose to take is having that first look moment be with their father. We’ve all heard the term “Daddy’s Girl” and our photographers at Complete Wedding + Events Des Moines get to witness that special moment when daddy’s little girl transforms into a beautiful bride right before his very eyes. He’s speechless and at that very instant the world stops spinning and time seems to stand still. Each tear that falls from his cheeks has a memory attached to it and the look in his eyes says it all. As much as we love seeing a bride and groom’s first look this inspirational father-daughter first looks definitely take the cake!

Take a peek at First Look below and bring your tissues for these heart-warming first looks that we can’t get enough of!



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