Shreya posted on 24th April

Planning Your Pre-Wedding Shoot? Go To One Of These Places And Get The Aesthetics Right

Millennials have taken the whole idea of a perfect wedding up a notch, and pre-wedding photoshoots are trending like never before. From conceptual photoshoots to theme based ones, couples are not afraid to try it all, and tell the world their love stories. Before the wedding season this year, check out these places where you can go to for a perfect pre-wedding shoot with bae.

Taramati Baradri

The grandeur of this historical monument near Golconda Fort is quite like no other. With a legendary love story behind this structure and the medivial architecture giving photographers stunning frames, this place is a top choice amongst city folk for a shoot. We suggest carrying outfits both subtle and festive as this place gives you backdrops for both moods, from its magnificent corridors to a swimming pool. Also, wait until sunset and ask your photog to click a lovey-dovey classic silhouette, as the contour of the arcs here is strikingly beautiful.

Price: INR 4,000 for 4 hours

Timings: 6am – 8pm

Lotus Pond

Have you dreamt of a lake side romantic snapshot for your pre-wedding? Look no more! Lotus Pond in MLA Colony in Jubilee Hills is the place for you. A collection of flora and fauna surrounds the pond and the lush greenery offers a refreshing touch of nature. This place works best for photographers wanting to play around with natural light, and make use of elements in nature for their story-telling. For couples, it is a calm surrounding, so you can relax and be comfortable in front of the camera and get those moments to frame.

Price: Free

Timings: 6am – 10am and 4am – 8pm

Sri Kotla Vijayabhaskara Reddy Botanical Garden

This Botanical Garden near Hi-tech city has everything you might need for a pre-wedding shoot. Bougainvillaea flowers, natural rock formations, gazebos and wooden cottages too. This is becoming a favourite among photographers and subjects alike because they have a myriad of options at a single place. They do charge a fair price for photoshoots here, however.

Price: INR 3,000 for 5-hours

Timings: 5:30am – 6pm

Ramoji Film City

Tour the film city and get clicked while you’re at it! From international cityscapes to Mughal gardens, Ramoji Film City is the destination for adventure loving couples who want their pre-wedding photo stories to have a little bit of everything. Fountains, caves, Japanese Gardens, and film sets —  plan a theme photoshoot right now!

Price: INR 1,250 entrance price per adult

Timings: 9am – 5:30pm

Do note that the prices for these locations for photoshoots with heave equipment may vary, but with a normal camera – go on and get great pictures for no extra costs

Fort Grand Resorts

This Shamshabad resort is a big hit amongst photographers assigned pre-wedding shoots. From luxurious fountains to sprawling lawns, and grand corridors with the backdrop of a fort like building – your pre-wedding photos could use it all.

Price: INR 15,000 for one hour

Timings: 5.30am onwards.

Ameenpur Lake

Having recently become a bio-diversity heritage site, the first of its kind for a lake – this place is a great attraction for bird photographers. But, come evening, portrait photographers are here doing pre-wedding shoots. Be careful here tough — as beautiful as this place is, it does have lots of birds and animals, so make sure to stay out of their way.

Price: Free

Timings: 24×7

Moula Ali Hills

Atop a hill, you can enjoy the city view and start shooting from sunrise itself for some candid yet fun shots. The natural rocks, the view and amazing light will do wonders for the couple in picture, and give a film-esque vibe to the pictures. However, be careful while you make your way up and even more so while you’re overlooking the city by the edges.

Price: Free

Timings: 24×7