Props Used for a Pre-wedding Photoshoot

Pre-wedding photoshoots are all the rage now-a-days. Brides and grooms are ready to experiment and put their best foot forward for pre-wedding photoshoots to stand out from the crowd. Destination photoshoots, props, themes and whatnot – a world of thought goes into pre-wedding photo ideas for that one-of-a-kind click. In light of this trend, we are here to shed some light on the various props that are all the rage for pre-wedding photoshoots for newbie brides and grooms!


Flowers are one of the most popular props used for photoshoots. From the most popularly available ones that are native to the region to even exotic and rare species flown in from different parts of the world, flowers are an undeniable part of weddings. They also make a great prop as bouquets, floral carpets, crowns, or even as petals for a pre-wedding photoshoot.


Balloons come in all shapes and sizes. Depending on the theme of your pre-wedding photoshoot, you can go for pastel tones, all metallic, colourful or even balloons with quotes written on them and heart shaped balloons. It would be creative to find balloons that have your initials on them or ones that spell ‘I Do’.


Having a cycle as a prop can be a different spin on a usual pre-wedding photoshoot. You can strike a variety of different poses with a cycle and even add some flowers to the basket for an added effect. If you wish to go for a more rustic style, try using a vintage cycle for that old world charm.

Vintage Bike or Car

Just like how a vintage cycle gives oodles of charm, a vintage car or a bike as a prop can be equally enchanting. To add more oomph, you can conceptualise the shoot in a scenic backdrop or go full filmy with iconic Bollywood poses.

Smoke Bombs

Smoke bombs come in a variety of colours. You can play around with different coloured smoke bombs that contrast or complement your colour scheme for an amazing pre-wedding photoshoot idea. Smoke bombs are sure to make your pictures stand out and give you colourful and vibrant photos to cherish for a lifetime.


For a pre-wedding photoshoot with an air of mystery and intrigue, mirrors can be a great prop. Mirrors give depth and emotion to an otherwise ordinary photo. You can hold a mirror to show the other person on the reflection or even prop a couple of mirrors up to have a kaleidoscopic effect as well.

Quote Cards

There are a variety of quote cards in the lines of Mr. Right – Mrs. Always Right or He Asked – She Said Yes are very popular choices as props for pre-wedding photoshoots in Kerala. Ditch the mainstream quotes and go for something unique and witty for your wedding that you can look back at and laugh.


Small wooden framed chalkboards with sweet messages written on them are also a popular prop that is extensively used for pre-wedding photoshoots in Kerala. Make it even more special with a personalized message that has a significance to you and your fiance.


Pillows are an underrated prop for pre-wedding photoshoots. You can have pillows in different sizes or shapes as props or even have a pillow fight themed shoot with feathers flying all around giving your pictures a rain like effect. Keep it simple with pillow props.


Tag your furry friends along for a charming and memorable pre-wedding photoshoot. Pets are a very integral part of their owners’ lives and what better way to showcase that other than with a pre-wedding photoshoot having pets. Show off your nurturing side with your pets in tow.

Empty Frames

Empty frames can be decorated with flowers and hung to be used as props to take photos with. Wooden frames are versatile and come in different colours and sizes making them a great prop to develop creative photos with. Frames can be wooden, ornate, vintage or colourful, depending on the theme and overall aesthetic of your pre-wedding photoshoot.

Sky Lantern

There is nothing more romantic than releasing a sky lantern to the sky with your fiancé. Not just that, sky lanterns pose are also a great romantic prop to level up your photos to the next level. Go for multiple sky lanterns released simultaneously to the sky for a magical and ethereal pre-wedding photoshoot.

Musical Instruments

If one of you has an affinity for music, why not incorporate that into your pre-wedding photoshoot as well? Musical instruments make great props for pre-wedding photoshoots in Kerala, be it a casual strung guitar or an elegantly placed piano.

Fairy Lights

Fairy lights never fail to uplift the ambience of its surroundings. Warm lights bring about a sense of togetherness and coziness as well. Fairy lights are a good prop to provide a source of light to your pre-wedding pictures. They can be placed delicately in the background or even wrapped around you and your fiance for an out of world pre-wedding photoshoot.


Badges are a cute and kitschy prop that can be used to have a fun and playful pre-wedding photoshoot. Bring out the quirkiness in you with funny badges with personalized messages or witty comebacks to your significant other.

These are a few of the most popular props used by couples for taking their pre-wedding photoshoot to the next level. If you are looking to tie the knot and are in search of a creative and fun team of photographers for pre-wedding photoshoots in Kerala, then contact Greenhat today.