I think we all believe that its true, the wedding day is that fairy tale princess moment, but we do live in a much more modern time where men and women are beginning to be recognized on a more level playing field(finally right?). So when it comes to the wedding day why wouldn't we want to dedicate the same ideas for both the bride and groom. There are great moments that happen leading up to the ceremony. Brides and her maids exchanging laughs and memories as they have their hair done and put the finishing touches on the dresses and make-up. Some of my favorite wedding day moments have come from before the wedding even started. So too do these moments happen with the boys. Straightening ties, having a cold one to toast the day to come etc.... I was very fortunate my niece asked me to hang out with her husband to be and make some pictures of them getting ready. These are a couple of my favorite frames from before the wedding. Photographs by Uncle Dick.