- Posted on Friday, 09 October 2015
Are you a globetrotting pair who share a love for travel? Bond over a destination engagement shoot (which could be some welcome time-out of wedding planning) or even a honeymoon shoot.
We’ve taken you from majestic palaces and dreamy lavender fields to the top of a magnificent volcano in part 1 of our best destination engagement shoots. If that wasn’t enough to satiate the wanderlust in you, part 2 of our most inspiring pre-wedding shoots, featuring rippling dunes of a surreal desert, sakuras in full bloom, panoramic beaches and more, surely will! Bonus - budget conscious couples needn’t fear, we have some nifty nearby travel options for you too.
1. Stephen and Doreen in Doha, Qatar
A breathtaking sea of sand made for Stephen and Doreen’s dreamlike engagement shoot in Doha, in the Arabian Desert. Captured by Kelvin of Lightedpixels Photography, these meaningful portraits tell of the couple’s love story which had its beginnings in the exotic city.
2. Fendy and Betz in Bali, Indonesia
Betz and Fendy’s love for nature inspired their pre-wedding session on the tranquil beaches of Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida, Indonesian islands southeast of Bali. Shot during sunrise and sunset, these images by Apel Photography have us desiring a beach escapade of our own.
3. Elgin and Kai in Hong Kong
Axioo wonderfully captured this stylish couple’s fun engagement shoot that took them to some of their favourite spots in the groom’s hometown of Hong Kong. We’re thrilled that it included Disneyland and lots of balloons!
4. Claude and Clarabelle in Kyoto, Japan
Kyoto’s sakura season provided Claude and Clarabelle with dreamy backdrops of thousands of cherry blossoms. Beautifully shot by Alwin from Trouvé, these photos show the couple’s love blossoming as intensely as the cherry blossoms enfolding them.
5. Andre and Livina in Mount Bromo, Indonesia
Set against wildflower fields and unchartered terrains, the photos of Andre and Livina’s adventures on Mount Bromo made for a swoon-worthy engagement session that was captured in beautiful natural light by Nino Yap.
6. Jonathan and Amanda in Santorini, Greece
Endless blue skies, whitewashed houses and marvelous views of the Aegean Sea formed a gorgeous setting for Jonathan and Amanda’s pre-wedding photo shoot in Greece. Captured by Tinydot Photography, these images remind us of why Santorini is one of the world’s most popular honeymoon destinations.
7. Isaac and Katrina in Perth, Australia
We can’t help but fall in love every time we see Isaac and Katrina’s warm engagement photos at a rustic vineyard in Perth. The couple is a vision of bliss bathed in gorgeous golden hues, captured by Samuel Goh Photography.
8. Edwin and Claire in Provence, France
Edwin and Claire’s pre-wedding shoot in the never-ending lavender fields of Provence looked like something right out of a lovely dream. Photographed by Nathan Wu Photography, the duo are a picture of perfection under the warm morning rays washing over a gentle sea of purple.
9. Jonathan and Adrienne in Bali, Indonesia
Armed with a spirit for adventure, Jonathan and Adrienne trekked through rice fields and lake waters to find some of Bali’s best photo spots. Snapped by Apel Photography, here’s one travel story the couple will remember for a lifetime.
10. Shaun and Sarah in Glasgow, Scotland
These portraits by Taylor & Porter taken at Scotland’s Inverlochy Castle, and its private woods and lake, were a dream engagement shoot come true for Shaun and Sarah, who desired a location that married elegant castles with the rustic wilderness of the country.
11. Tan and Kelly in Paris, France
Parisian streets, the famous Pont des Arts and the bride’s glamorous outfits made for a pre-wedding shoot that oozed elegant chic. Marvelously captured by Ian Holmes, this session in the city of lights has us in the mood for love.