Perfect locations in Greece for a prewedding photo session
Ready for some unforgettable shots before tying the knot? Athens, the Greek capital is full of wonderful places that are ideal for wedding clicks. If it’s time to capture some romantic or fun moments with your loved one and create everlasting memories before your big day, here are some inspiring ideas for postcard-worthy results…
A day at the seaside:
Even if you choose Athens for your wedding ceremony, you can still enjoy the iconic Greek scenery of a splendid sandy beach. Just head to the Athenian Riviera, an idyllic setting for a summer pre-wedding photo shoot. Following the coastline-hugging Poseidonos Avenue, one can experience the magic of the Mediterranean sun, sand and irresistibly tempting waters. Here a unique sunset photo session can be conducted around scenic coves and secluded beaches. You may also want to consider the Cape Sounion option with the Doric Temple of Poseidon that dominates the skyline and the blue sea; well, the Ancient Greeks knew how to choose the most impressive, strategic points for their temples!
* extra tip: A beach-themed wedding is one of the first thoughts of any couple thinking about getting married in a sun-kissed country like Greece. If you are planning a summer wedding on an island or even in Athens, the seaside of the capital city gives you an excellent opportunity to have a fairy-tale setting for your pre-wedding pictures. Yachts are also a fun idea.
A little bit of history:
Everyone in Athens is drawn by the ancient monuments and the famous landmarks of the Greek capital, always stunning and bathed in the famous Greek light during summer. The Acropolis, the Ancient or the Roman Agora, and the Temple of Olympian Zeus, all lying in the very heart of Athens, are only some of the historical places that can illuminate your pre-wedding photo album.
* extra tip: Especially if you are planning a Grecian-inspired wedding, a classic choice that never goes outdated is to get photographed in such places that can offer a backdrop that gives the ultimate Grecian feel.
Surrounded by sprigs of greenery:
A wedding photo session with you and your loved one posing in the summer sunshine surrounded by bright green leaves, grassy slopes or colorful flowers; can you think of anything better? After all, why pick a late spring or summer wedding date if you don’t long to take advantage of the unique features of these seasons? The Athens National Garden right in the heart of the bustling metropolis is home to a wide assortment of flora and fauna, and an ideal choice for every couple seeking an attention-grabbing background for their photo session. Penteli and Parnitha mountains are also a great choice as they offer a panoramic view of the city and breathtaking landscapes.
* extra tip: We always use pictures to narrate something; a pre-wedding photo session usually tells who you are, how your story began or what is your mutual passion, so think - what would be an ideal choice for you? For example, if you met in a park or you are hikers, it would be great to have a grassy or mountainous backdrop gracing the shoot.
In a retro mood:
Traditional, old and picturesque neighborhoods, like Plaka or Psirri below the Acropolis hill, can certainly instill a vintage feel, while narrow paved paths and neoclassical buildings can add a classic and romantic touch to your photos. Dionisiou Areopagitou Pedestrian Street also offers the opportunity to capture the rich history of the city in clicks that reflect the unique mixture of an ancient world and the modern European architecture. In the center of Athens you’ll also have the chance to get photographed among interesting old and graffiti-covered buildings that turn the urban decay into a stunning canvas. It is a really original idea and as it all comes down to your wedding theme and concept, you may want to make the difference and have an industrial - urban feel in your wedding photos!
* extra tip: Why not take some photos at the Monastiraki flea market too? It might sound a bit crazy, but think of the vivid colors of the market gracing your pre-wedding pictures. Keep in however that in this case there may be a lot of passers-by meddling with your photo shoot unless the session takes place really early in the morning.
A summer pre-wedding photo shoot in Athens, Greece guarantees a lifetime experience. The quintessential Greek city provides an endless series of iconic locations, so get ready and excited, and go a little crazy for the camera. We are going to take some whimsical and magical photographs that will reflect your love, unfold your story, and turn some special moments into incredible mementos of your wedding.