Look no further for places to have your pre-wedding photoshoot, because here are six perfect spots to consider
DO do you hear the wedding bells ringing? After couples were forced to postpone their nuptials due to the pandemic, many are starting to plan their weddings again, and that could include their pre-wedding photoshoot.
After all, these photos will be the ones you’ll be looking at for years to come, and when it comes to pre-wedding photo shoots, most couples might think that jaw-dropping scenery can only be found at the wedding. foreign, but in fact they are hidden. perfect gems for a photo shoot location here in Malaysia.
Here are some of the beautiful places within driving distance of Klang Valley that you can visit if you want to take pre-wedding photos.
1. Sekinchan, Kuala Selangor
Located just an hour and a half drive from Kuala Lumpur, the small fishing village is where you can see an endless horizon of rice paddies and a beautiful beach to admire mesmerizing sunsets. Sekinchan has all natural models for romantic photo shoots and is a favorite spot for pre-wedding photos. If you are looking for a landscape of green rice fields, go between March and May, or between September and November. In the meantime, if you want a golden yellow background, go in June, or November through December.
2. Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Kuala Lumpur
The late 19th century building located along Jalan Raja opposite Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur is also a popular spot for couples looking for a pre-wedding architectural photo shoot. With its gleaming copper dome, imposing clock tower and colonial-style structure, the main landmark is a hot spot to give your pre-wedding photos a royal feel.
3. Putrajaya Botanical Garden
Sprawling over 230 acres alongside a vast lake, the Putrajaya Botanical Garden is known as the mother of all Putrajaya gardens. Due to its abundant diversity of exotic flora and numerous photogenic spots, Putrajaya Botanical Garden is one of the most frequented pre-wedding photo shoot locations for couples and photographers. Given the large garden, you won’t have to worry about getting a good shot as there are loads of angles you can shoot from.
The garden is also home to the popular Astaka Maroc (Moroccan Pavilion), inspired by Moroccan heritage and architecture, where you can take your pre-wedding photo outside the building.
In addition to this, Putrajaya bridges are also notable places. Take your pick from Seri Gemilang Bridge, Seri Perdana Bridge, or Seri Wawasan Bridge – each of these offer mesmerizing and romantic backdrops for your pre-wedding photos.
4. Jonker Street, Malacca
Jonker Street is known for its bustle during its night markets on Fridays and Saturdays, but if you’re looking for a quiet spot to take your pre-wedding photos, going there during the day will surprise you. As you stroll along the quiet river promenade with calm waters, you’d be amazed at how different the place is without the crowds.
Besides the river walk, as the central passage of Chinatown, Jonker Street is also famous for its antique shops. If you are looking to take pre-wedding photos with a traditional touch, Jonker Street is the perfect place to take them, and after that you can also take photos with the red Christchurch Malacca in the background, or the church gleaming white St. Francis Xavier just across the street for a little gothic flair.
5. Colmar Tropical, Bukit Tinggi
If you’re looking for the perfect quaint ambiance of a French village, have your photo shoot at Colmar Tropicale! The quaint French-themed resort with a fantastic setting is located 2,700 feet above sea level in Bukit Tinggi, Pahang.
If you’re looking to avoid sweating through your suit in the humid Malaysian climate, the village, which is located in the highlands, has a castle drawbridge that leads to a huge cobbled courtyard filled with colorful flowers, park benches, a water fountain, wishing well, and an intricate cuckoo clock tower inspired by the Riquewihr tower in France.
A photoshoot with the castle behind is sure to make you feel royal, and at night when the lights come on, you can take fairytale photos for your pre-wedding photoshoot!
Entrance to Colmar Tropicale is priced at RM12 for adults, and there is also a peaceful Japanese village a short distance up the road, which includes an authentic Japanese tea house and botanical garden, so if you are also looking for a romantic pre-wedding shoot on the theme of Asia, there is no better place than Colmar Tropicale!
6. Selangor-Japan Friendship Garden, Shah Alam
The garden is a Japanese-inspired garden with five scenic areas that showcase elements of Japan’s culture and sights without having to travel. With panoramic views of lush trees and bushes, zen ponds, and several Japanese-inspired features, if you’re looking for a soothing and tranquil pre-wedding photoshoot, look to Selangor-Japan Friendship Garden as your next location for your photoshoot.
Against a backdrop of trees resembling a scene from a Studio Ghibli movie, stroll along winding paths beside a koi pond and maze pond. In addition to this, there are also other Japanese-inspired features that you can have as your backdrop, such as the wooden torii walkways commonly found in temples and gardens, and the tsukubai, a traditional sink common in Japanese temples.
There’s also a Zen garden with a stylized Japanese rock garden that includes overgrown bonsai trees that can add a whimsical forest feel to your shoot. As well as free parking near the entrance to the garden, the garden itself is also free to enter and is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.