It doesn’t get more Singaporean than our public housing estates. Plus, taking your photos in your soon-to-be home adds a intimate and personalised feel to your portraits that’s uniquely yours. Just check out real couple Wu Jie Zhen and Jared Kong’s wedding photo series, which they took in their pre-renovated home.
Photography: The Beautiful Moment Photography
Your HDB or BTO flat
Or even if your home’s already done up, having your bridal portraits taken in your crib gives it that keeping-it-real vibe too.
Wedding photos of Anthea and Vincent. Photography: Androidsinboots
Your neighbourhood kopitiam or coffee shop
Even better when you include one of our (many) must-eat Singaporean breakfasts, fragrant kaya and butter toast, and mugs of steaming kopi.
For Dasreena Kaur and Ishvinder Singh, they knew they wanted their shoot to capture the beauty and vibrancy of Singapore and decided on Little India – even before they found their photographer.
“We felt [Little India] to be a place bustling with colours, activity and culture. Moreover, we wanted to do something different from the norm and Little India seemed to be a rather unconventional choice for a wedding shoot”, says Dasreena. See their photos here.
This iconic spot along Koon Seng Road features pastel-hued shophouses with ceramic Peranakan tiles, and makes for the prettiest backdrop if you’re looking to give your wedding portraits a heritage-inspired feel. Keep from going beyond the gates – we’ve heard of how Instagrammers often trespass into residents’ homes just for a photo.
Formerly the Supreme Court and City Hall buildings, this national monument is steeped in history and a reflection of our colonial roots. Plus, you have to admit that its classical architecture and towering columns make for a stately backdrop.
What with all the hype surrounding the swanky Jewel Changi Airport (where, by the way, you can soon shoot your wedding photos), it’s the iconic Changi Control Tower that still tugs on our heartstrings.