My wife and I love to travel a lot, 3 years back we decided to get married and take our own pre-wedding photos in different locations around the world. With our tight budget, it is impossible for us to hire a photographer to follow us on our travels. So we decided: why not do it ourselves?

We bought two sets of wedding gown, my wife, Zhu signed up for makeup lessons to do makeup herself, and I bought a decent camera with a few lenses, and most importantly, a tripod.

It took us 3 years to travel around 5 continents: Asia, North America, Oceania, Europe, and Africa. Most of the photos were taken by using tripod and remote, others were taken with a little help of our travel companions along the journey. Photos were shot on different climate and terrain, we created our albums in exotic Islands, world heritage sites, caves, snow, and dessert, even in the Himalayan mountains.

It's pretty challenging to shoot wedding photos ourselves, and we do encounter some difficulties in some of these locations, but most of the time, it's fun. The result might not be as stunning as hiring a professional photographer, but the process of accomplishing these photos together, just the two of us, made these photos precious and memorable to both of us.

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#1 Kuang Si Falls, Laos

Kuang Si Falls, Laos


David Jeu 1 year ago

My definition of tight budget is like wedding party at home, not travelling 3 years around the world. Can't hire a photographer for 3 years straight? Poor things..

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#2 Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay, Vietnam


Benicio del Pilitch 1 year ago

what do you mean you couldn't afford to pay a photographer to travel around the world with you for 3 years ??! cheapskate much ? 😜

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#3 Santorini, Greece

Santorini, Greece


Mike Greco 1 year ago

We were on a tight budget, says the dude who spent three years travelling the world. Excuse me while I weep for your budget constraints.

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#4 Hakka Erath Building, China

Hakka Erath Building, China


newsplususa 1 year ago

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Nice location but bad photo lighting

#5 Hpa-An, Myanmar

Hpa-An, Myanmar


Tanya Kysel'ova 1 year ago


#6 Mabul Island, Malaysia

Mabul Island, Malaysia


#7 Grand Canyon, Usa

Grand Canyon, Usa


#8 Deadvlei, Namibia

Deadvlei, Namibia


Abi 1 year ago

Next go to Uluru Australia

#9 Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos, Greece


Violet Oliveira 1 year ago

pretty dress!

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#10 Everest Base Camp Trek, Nepal

Everest Base Camp Trek, Nepal