Every intending couple aims to vividly capture their love story hence, pre-wedding photo shoots have become an integral part of a modern Nigerian wedding.
Hardly would you find a millennial wedding in Nigeria these days without beautiful pre-wedding photos shot in exotic locations in the country and abroad.
This trend is the same from northern Nigeria to the Eastern, Southern and Western Nigeria, although styles and photo themes may differ depending on the cultural background of the couple.
The Lagos Island axis (Lekki, Ajah, Victoria Island and Ikoyi) have become a haven of sorts for both wedding photographers and clients who beseech these places looking for ideal places to have their pre wedding shoots.
If you’re looking for an ideal place to have your pre wedding photos in Lagos, we have put together a list of recommend locations.
Lekki- Ikoyi bridge
The Lekki-Ikoyi bridge is popular not just as a jogging route for fitness fanatics but also comes as first choice for anyone who intends to do a pre-wedding shoot. The bridge links Lekki and Ikoyi, two prime and important neigbourhoods in the Republic. These two areas accommodates a large number of millenial couples who either live or work there or pass through the bridge during their commute to one of the several regular events on the Islands of Lagos.
The Lekki conservation centre is an often overlooked place for pre wedding photos but it’s parks and over the air wooden bridge would create beautiful and out of the world effect on beautifully taken pictures. Checkout a review of the Lekki Conservation centre.
Lagos Business School
The Lagos business school is an academic institution but also has a water fountain and well maintained lawns that will be perfect for a pre-wedding shoot.
This is a beautiful landmark you can’t miss on the Lekki-Epe expressway. It’s just after the Novare Lekki mall. A few Nigerian musicians including P.Square have used the Emperor estate for their video shoot and it’ll make a nice location for pre-wedding photos as well.
Crown Estate Lawn Ajah
Crown estate has a lot of greenery and the well maintained lawn would be a good place.
Other nice locations for pre-wedding shoots in Lagos are the beaches (Elegushi, Attican beach, Lekki leisure lake).
Muri Okunola Park, Freedom Park and even the Oriental hotel.