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If there’s anyone who knows what makes a gorgeous wedding photoshoot, it would be Malaysian wedding photographer Keow Wee Loong.
He has captivated the world multiple times in the past with his eye for creating breathtaking shots.
In December, he turned the crater of Ijen volcano complex in Indonesia into a heavenly backdrop for a newlywed’s photoshoot.
He also showed his brilliant photography skills when he and his wife shared their own wedding photos from their three-month photography session/honeymoon across the world last year.
So when an “experienced photographer” tried to lecture him that expensive wedding gowns make a photoshoot great, he felt it was a challenge for him to prove the misguided “expert” otherwise.
The man reportedly claimed that a designer dress priced between 4,000 Malaysian Ringgit ($1,000) to 15,000 ringgit ($3,800) is a must-have to pull off good pre-wedding photos.
Challenged by the man’s assertions, Keow immediately set out to prove that a good photographer — not an expensive dress — is what makes the photoshoot.
To prove his point, Keow and his wife, Marta, purchased a pair of inexpensive dresses at a shop in Kuala Lumpur for just 80 ringgit ($20).
The couple then traveled to the scenic Cameron Highlands, where he took photos of his wife wearing the cheap dresses just as the sun was rising.
After some editing, Keow uploaded the photos on Facebook, generating quite a buzz among netizens.
According to Keow, instead of spending tons of money on a designer dress, a wiser investment for would-be wedding couples is to hire a good photographer.
Seriously, those are some epic shots!
Images used with permission from Keow Wee Loong