As destination pre-wedding photoshoots become more and more popular, millennials are now looking for that x-factor that makes their photoshoot all the more special. After all, you’ll be looking at these photographs for the rest of your blissfully wedded life - so they need to represent the best of you and your significant other! If you're looking for an exciting backdrop to represent your dynamic as a couple, we've selected five gorgeous locations that are not only visually stunning but also great for a short getaway!
Take a peek at what’s in store:
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If you want mother nature to be the star of your pre-wedding shoot, Krabi is the place to be. Its lush jungles, white sandy beaches, the limestone cliffs and the crystal clear waters are ideal when it comes to shooting a couple who is rooted to nature and doesn’t mind a few wow-worthy sunset pictures. Pack your bags for this epic shoot in this tropical paradise!
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The sand dunes of Mui Ne are one of its biggest attractions and also provide a stunning Sahara-like background closer to home. Just four hours away from Ho Chi Minh City, Mui Ne is a coastal town and its dunes are constantly shaped and reshaped by the coastal winds. There is no shortage of creative possibilities that you can explore at Mui Ne - go ahead, run barefoot on the sand and capture the moment!
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Explore the opportunity of shooting pre-wedding photography in locations like the iconic Angkor Wat or the Bayon. Drone shots will be ideal in Angkor Thom, while Banteay Srei also makes for a stunning background to pose in. While the rustic beauty and appeal of Angkor Wat is no secret, it is worth knowing that the Bayon sits right in the center of Angkor Thom and represents the intersection of heaven and Earth. If you love your future spouse to heaven and back, this will be the ideal shooting spot to represent your love! Basically, it is impossible to go to Siem Reap and not come back with an album that looks nothing short of cinematic and absolutely dreamy!
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Pick any spot in Bali and you can be sure that it’ll be as picturesque as the next. Bali has always been considered an exotic Southeast Asian holiday destination in the past few years but recently, even wedding photographers are turning to this idyllic ‘Island of Gods’ for pre-wedding shoots that you’d be hard pressed to believe are shot in Southeast Asia! The Bamboo Forest in Bangli, Doors of Heaven in Pura Lempuyang and Ubud are just a few of the numerous spots to consider.
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With an endless horizon of rice fields and a lovely beach to catch mesmerising sunsets, Sekinchan has all the natural templates for romantic photoshoots and is a favourite spot for pre-wedding photos. The best part is that it’s so close to home! You can also try out the nearby wishing tree and fishing village for more scenic varieties! Regardless, of the season, the lush paddy landscape will be the perfect background for a harvest-inspired themed pre-wedding shoot.
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