Pre Wedding shoot has become an important part of Wedding Photography. It helps capture the special feeling you and your partner experience before marriage and also ease your shyness before the camera.
There are other advantages too.
A rapport with your photographer is achieved a day before the actual marriage day. The photographer has an opportunity to access what style would work best for you both on the marriage day
Pre-shoots with lovely images in indoor and outdoor locations can be used on your wedding card or Sangeet invitations as well.
Here are a few of the places in Pune where you can shoot for your pre-wedding photos. Please note that you may need to take prior permission for photoshoot .at all the below places.
Pre Wedding Shoot Locations in Pune
Jalsrushti Island Resort
This is a Unique Jalsrushti iIsland resort near Mulshi dam in Pune. Shoots can be done at any time day or night.
Some spots where great photos or videos can be taken here…
- Breath-taking landscapes
- Bird viewpoint with a machan
- Horse riding cycling facilities
- Candlelit romantic dinner
- Villas with spacious porches with a view of the beautiful pond
- Lake with pink ponds
Empress garden is another beautiful place apt for your pre wedding shoots.
This garden is home to 150 species of plants. Lovely landscaping, huge tree canopies with sun rays filtering through will provide unique effects to your photos.
Then there is a small brook with a cute bridge and the numerous flowering shrubs on both sides.
Morning shoots best in Empress garden. Changing rooms are also available in case you want to get into a new costume for the next shoot.
Pu La Deshpande Garden
The Bollywood movie Bodyguard was shot in this garden and naturally, it became famous with photographers and would-be couples across Maharashtra.
One phase of this garden has 10 acres of manicured landscaping area that takes inspiration from Okayama gardens, Japan. The eye-pleasing colors of flowers welcome you inside. A small brook with colorful fish and a bridge across it make it even more alluring.
Phase 2 has been replicated in the style of the Mughal garden of Rashtrapathi Bhavan in Delhi. You can even shoot at a small fort-like structure a courtyard before it.
Oxford Gold Resort
Oxford Gold Resort is just 30 minutes from the city center. There are a lot of breezy spaces with chalets, green grass, trees, and golf courses here inviting to be clicked.
Choose late day, twilight and night shoots to get the maximum benefit.
Lavasa resembles a little Italian township and is merely 2 hours from Pune. It is a popular site for Pre-wedding photoshoots in Pune.
After clicking in the Italian township, move to the serene Warasgaon for more photo shoots.
This fort, just 22 km from Pune, has a lot of history attached to it. While history-enthusiasts love this place, it is also a royal and dreamy spot for pre-wedding pics.
This 300 years old fortress with Maratha architecture and scenic gardens attracts millions of tourists and couples every year. Private terraces inside the Maharaja Suite and spa and pool could add more stars to your wedding album.
Mulshi Dam is some 35 km from Pune. It looks glorious during the Monsoons. One can find a diversity of flowers and birds near the lake. And with the backdrop of the Sahayadri hills, the pictures taken here look surreal!
For more ideas head to the pretty lakeside cottages that have the feisty campfires going.
Malhar Machi Resort
Malhar Machi is a luxury resort in the lap of the hills of Sahyadri very close to Pune
Flowers, tree canopies, outdoor seating, a pool, hills, horses, artworks, sparkling fountains, rock figures and cottages with great lighting… it has it all that is required for some heavenly looking pre-shoots.
To add to this mix, the color of the horizon changes with every hour of the day! So, pick your time slot and start clicking those wonderful pics with your partner!
This place became famous after the release of the Bollywood movie Bajirao Mastani.
Shaniwar wada another historical location, its well-maintained lawns, Jharokhas and Gateways can add that much special effect to your pre-wedding photoshoots.
Early mornings are best times to shoot here as the tourist crowds increase in the afternoon.
Prathamesh Farms & Agro Resort
This resort is some 25 kms south of Pune. It is also well-sought by couples who want the best pictures taken.
Photos can be taken amidst the Sahayadri hills and river Shivganga. Lush greenery, colorful flowers, sunlight flitting through the trees the image would seem something out of a cinema reel!
There are some adventure sports as well so think of a theme to go with these facilities.
It is a 100 acres resort with colorful man made waterfalls, hilltop lawn a lot of greenery. Emerald lawn inside has a swimming pool. A roof top restaurant with views of the hill, luxury chalets and unique glass tents give you many options to choose from for your romantic pics.
Corinthians Resort is another 5 star luxury hotel offering its facilities for stunning pre-wedding shoots.
Once you plan a photoshoot theme the executives here can help you by coordinating and providing props and setups that you will need. They also have few themes that you may exploit for your purpose
Here are a few pointers to keep in mind before your photo shoot.
- Planning the theme, props and a location-based on it would help you complete the task without hassles
- Discuss your ideas with your photographer and finalize details such as pricing.
- Choose the time of the shoot according to the location you are choosing.
Plan your costumes carefully. For example, while shooting in nature avoid green to stand out amongst the greenery around. If you want to add more places for Pre Wedding Shoot Locations in Pune, please comment below.