Pre wedding photo shoots! What was earlier a western and rather alien concept is now a must-have for almost all couples. While it’s a great bonding activity for the couple, it also helps you get familiar with your wedding photographer. A well chosen location is vital to the whole exercise and adds a special touch to the shoot. It can be done at an exotic, romantic location, a quirky one or somewhere you have memories allied. We did a little research on your behalf. These offbeat and exquisite locations will make your photo shoot romantic, fun, innovative, creative and absolutely memorable for you and your special someone.
Lodhi Art District
Lodhi Colony is our favourite. It has one of the most colourful lanes that are brightly lit and coloured by artists. Each wall has a character and tells a story which makes this place a great spot to get your photo-shoots done. Your picture would turn up bright and lively. And since this is a public space, you don;t even need to pay for its use.
A venue straight out of a fairy tale for sure! From water bodies to stunning landscaped lawns and even minimalist sandstone architecture, there is something for every kind of couple here. It doesn’t come cheap though.
Where: The Roseate, Samalka, NH-8, Samalkha
Price: Packages starts at INR 30,000 for a day
An English cottage set amidst a large farm land, Tikli Bottom is a retreat located about an hour from the Gurgaon border. While getting there is a bit of a task, the location is beautiful with a swimming pool, open lawns and more.
Where: Gairatpur Bas Village, Tikli, Gurgaon
Price: Package starts at INR 11,000 for a day
The Perfect Location
The Perfect Location is quite literally- Perfect. An astounding place, It has multiple backdrops- a Greece theme, an outdoor picnic, a horse ranch, or just romantic light bulbs. Think of it like every backdrop you ever wanted, available at one place.
Where: 13/2, Mathura Road, Sector 27C, Faridabad
Price: Packages start at INR 15,000 – 25000 per day
A creatively build modern outdoor and indoor studio situated on Mg road, Sultanpur, perfect for pre-wedding shoots, fashion, music videos ,etc. One of a kind venue having more than 25 backdrops and props, with an addition to a 3,000 ft covered shed with some of the best indoor setups, one can create just the right shot. Equipped with best in class make-up room / dressing room, it gives you the convenience to change and get ready for the perfect look for your shoot.
Hauz Khaz Village
Hauz Khas Village is a huge host of things you could use. There is deer park right behind it, a lovely lake embracing it, which if you are quiet enough, you can use without too many people noticing you. There are by-lanes in HKV which give that busy, worn out vibe that looks great in photos. and all this comes for free!
Where: Hauz Khas
ITC Grand Bharat
Want a venue that is beyond anything in your wildest dreams?!! Then ITC Grand Bharat is the answer. Certainly not easy on the pocket, but the grandeur of the place is for the couple who wants a larger than life pre-wedding shoot. Very very exquisite!
Where: P.O Hasanpur, Tauru,Mewat, Gurgaon
Price: Approx 50,000 per day
The National Rail Museum
Sounds weird? Well, yeah it did to us too. But we changed our mind seeing some absolutely stunning, old school shots with vintage Maharaja trains in the background and we fell in love. And it’s for free!
Where: Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri
The lush greenery in the beautiful garden is a perfect setting for any photographer. The old world tombs are an ideal setting for mesmerizing pictures. The colorful flowers and verdant backdrop add to the romance in the air! And all this with no price tag! Couldn’t be any better!
Where: Lodhi Road, New Delhi
The Naini Lake in Model Town, Delhi a well maintained lake encircled from all sides by thick population. The Naini Lake has a small island in the middle of the lake with a tree. You can easily spot ducks, pigeons and Kingfishers. The lake is surrounded by promenades, brisk walk and culverts. The periphery is lined with tall palm trees which gives it a serene look. You can also try cheap rides on shikaras and paddle boats.
Where: Model Town, Delhi