Your hunt for the perfect pre-wedding photo shoot locations in Goa ends here.
Documenting 'Love In Times of Corona' through a pre-wedding photo shoot has become the 'new normal' for couples! Apart from getting cute and cosy pictures as decor for your new home, this is also the best way to get a make-up trial done and to know your perfect angles before D-Day. No wonder, these photo shoots are becoming such a trend across the country! So hop on this bandwagon as we catalogue the top 7 places in Goa, that will make the perfect backdrop for your pre-wedding photo shoot.
You must've seen several photography enthusiasts documenting their Goa trip with pictures of bright and brilliant doors. Well, you can have them as the backdrop of your wedding photo shoot, if you like the vintage charm of Portuguese architecture painted in vivid hues. These colourful corridors of Goa's Latin Quarters, located in the capital city, parallels the picturesque vibe of Santorini, Greece.
Are you two water-babies? If yes, then go scuba-diving near Grande Island for a pre-wedding photoshoot! Goa is full of beaches and it is truly magical to have a bright blue horizon and sandy beach as the background for pictures. However, diving in the water for an offbeat photoshoot will be something that'll be discussed with admiration for a long time to come!
Church of Nossa Senhora do Socorro
Located in the Goan hamlet of Socorro, this quaint church will enthral you with its immaculate walls and scenic garden. If you are looking to document your 'match made in heaven' at a place that has a cherubic aura, then this church is your "Sheldon's spot"! We can already imagine the vibrant and beautiful contrast of a flowing blue cape against the white walls of this church. Can you do, too?
St. Augustine Tower
Are you a history buff? Even if you aren't, it shouldn't stop you from canvassing out a picturesque location that looks especially heavenly against the backdrop of a cloudy sky. The rustic ruins of this seventeenth-century church complex located in Old Goa will surely charm up your pre-wedding photoshoot with its aesthetically pleasing precinct.
Opening Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM (all days)
Location: Goa Velha
This sixteenth-century Portuguese mansion in Chandor is the place where you can get clicked with your would-be spouse in full regalia and suave. Further, while you are at it, don't forget to do the famous Miss Braganza hair flip from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, just for the fun of it!
Opening Hours: 9 AM to 5.30 PM (all days)
Location: Guddi-Chandor Road
Explore North Goa's Mandrem Beach as your destination for your pre-wedding photoshoot, if you are looking to get your candids clicked amidst swaying palm trees, scattered shrubs and white sands. Also, don't forget to do the mandatory Titanic-pose as you pretend to sail into the sunset because when framed, it will adorn your mantelpiece like a precious jewel!
Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
Every photographer knows that nothing can beat the beauty of verdant surroundings marked by pretty little birds as light sieves through tree leaves when looking for a picture-perfect background. So make your way to the Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary for the best candid photoshoot, preferably during the early morning hours, so that you can capture the sunrise along with everything else!
Opening Hours: 6 AM to 6 PM (all days)
Location: Chorão Island
Too anxious about your upcoming day? Experiencing cold-feet? Feeling the wedding jitters? A pre-wedding photoshoot at these 7 locations in Goa will help you calm your nerves and the sublime aura of these locales will perfectly jazz up your mood! We assure you, that post your photoshoot at one (or all, as per your wishes!) of these locations, the photographs will essay your love for one another, portraying #couplegoals!