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Why this wedding planner chose a simple, casual pre-wedding shoot over majestic backdrops

Natural lighting and candid emotions – See how this Singaporean wedding planner, Emmalyne Pang of The Wedding Entourage, had a casual and stylish pre-wedding shoot with her fiance, Roy Jr Gan.
 

 

"For our pre-wedding portraits, Roy and I didn’t want to be overpowered by vast, majestic backdrops. Instead, we opted for a casual setting that focused on capturing our personalities and dynamics as a couple.

As a wedding planner myself, I knew from the start the vendors I wanted to work with. Picking the right team, and communicating your ideas across well will ensure that things go smoothly.

It is vital to find a photographer who understands what you want, and is able to translate it into your photos.

We worked with Skyy Woo and she was amazing. We shared with her images of the mood that we wanted to create, and settled on a few scenes that we think would work well. 

For me, natural lighting was also really important. Skyy suggested a beautiful outdoor location and we were blessed with good weather that day.

I also wanted an indoor shoot with a touch of heritage, and Villa Samadhi proved to be the ideal venue with its beautiful architecture and interiors."

HER TIPS & ADVICE

"The most important part of the shoot is to be happy and enjoy it. It really shows in your photos when you have genuine emotions.

Also, it would be good to have a helper to assist you with your gown when you are moving around."

 

Check out the rest of their gorgeous pre-wedding photos below: 

Photography: Skyy Woo Photography

Styling: The Wedding Entourage

Hair & Makeup: Jyue Huey/The Make Up Room

Flowers: Boenga 

This story was originally published in Her World Brides March 2019. 


See also: A SINGAPORE COUPLE'S BREATHTAKING MOUNTAINTOP PRE-WEDDING PHOTOS AT ONE OF NEW ZEALAND'S MOST ICONIC PEAKS

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