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Creating Memories In Penang

Feb 01, 2020

When planning for pre-wedding photography, it is important to start the process early so that you can employ the services of vendors whom you have set your sights on as well as choose a time of year when the weather is best for such a purpose, at the destination you have decided to have the shoot done.

Sunrise at the jetty with a gown by That Special Occasion
Photo courtesy of Cliff Choong Photography

Makeup by Beauty Haven and bouquet by Ohara Florist
Photo courtesy of Cliff Choong Photography

Makeup by Beauty Haven
Photo by Cliff Choong Photography, courtesy of Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

Typically, the team would include :

  • Photographer.
  • Assistant of the photographer.
  • Makeup artist.

Shot at a heritage location in a gown by That Special Occasion and bouquet by Ohara Florist
Photo courtesy of Cliff Choong Photography

Interior courtyard of Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
Photo courtesy of Cliff Choong Photography

Lovely tiles set against shoes by Moment Shoes
Photo courtesy of Cliff Choong Photography

Components for the shoot :

  • For the bride-to-be, wedding gown, evening gown, casual dress etc.
  • For the groom-to-be, suit, casual shirt, shorts etc.
  • Veil.
  • Bow-tie or tie.
  • Bouquet and corsage.
  • Hair accessories.
  • Shoes.
  • Jewellery.
  • Thematic props, if any.

Picturesque framing with a gown by Jojo Bridal Design
Photo courtesy of Cliff Choong Photography

Spiral stairs with gown by Jojo Bridal Design
Photo courtesy of Cliff Choong Photography

Streetscape with makeup by Beauty Haven
Photo courtesy of Cliff Choong Photography

Location ideas :

  • Resort.
  • Beach.
  • Jetty.
  • Historical and heritage venues.
  • Architectural buildings.
  • Streetscapes.
  • Iconic tourist attractions.

Architectural building as a backdrop
Photo courtesy of Cliff Choong Photography

A stroll down a corridor
Photo courtesy of Cliff Choong Photography

Casual styling and makeup by Beauty Haven
Photo courtesy of Cliff Choong Photography

Some advice :

  • Check ahead if permits or permissions are required, particularly for heritage-listed locations and venues.
  • Are there entrance fees to be charged? What are the opening hours?
  • Find out photography policy, especially if you intend to shoot at houses of worship.

 Sharing an intimate moment
Photo courtesy of Cliff Choong Photography

A twirl
Photo courtesy of Cliff Choong Photography

Looking out a window with makeup by Beauty Haven
Photo courtesy of Cliff Choong Photography
 

Tip : Assemble a team of wedding vendors who you can click with. Have a look here and here.