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5 Seriously Awesome Reasons to Take First Look Wedding Photos


In a world where everything is constantly changing and evolving, including the wedding industry, how do you decide where to draw the line between tradition and modern trends? I believe tradition can have its place in our modern weddings, while still leaving room for fun, modern tweaks to the classics. One of my favorite spins on tradition this year? The first look! By far, these are my favorite photos to see from a couple’s wedding day and almost always give me butterflies.

Barn wedding venue The Barn at Hawks Point in Anderson, Indiana

Former 100-Acre Horse Farm Is Now a Must-See Barn Wedding Venue in Indiana


Indiana brides: If rustic elegance is your dream wedding theme, The Barn at Hawks Point is your venue (to start, you’ll love the barn’s *three* crystal chandeliers). Located in Anderson, less than an hour from Indianapolis, the traditional gable-style barn sits on acres and acres of tree-filled meadow. But you won’t get just gorgeous rustic decor here (though there’s lots and lots of that)—the barn, built in 2014, also offers all of the modern amenities you need for your event.