Top 20 Wedding Photographers in Kuala Lumpur
By: Angelynn Teh | May 04, 2020 | in Trending
So, you've secured an ideal venue and hired a wedding planner who anticipates your every need. Now all that is left is a skilful wedding photographer that can help you shape your memories in your once-in-a-lifetime event. Every single moment of your wedding counts and no wedding is complete without a photographer that has a thoughtful composition and a fly-on-the-wall discretion. We know trusting a stranger to capture your beautiful day sounds scary, but it’s all right, we have a roundup of the top 20 wedding photographers of 2020 in Kuala Lumpur who’s got your back (even if you have camera-shyness!). Some of them had even shot the most exclusive celebrity weddings! Let’s just jump right in and get some serious inspiration from their gorgeous online portfolios.
Note: This list is a non-bias review and is not in any particular order.
1. MunKeat Photography
Munkeat Photography has a background of cameras and photography — you can see how his eye as a top wedding photographer has been shaped by his avidity in collecting cameras, and why Munkeat Photography was nominated as the Top 10 Best Wedding Photographers in Malaysia for the year 2016 and year 2017. He was also the wedding photographer for Meera Alyanna Mukhriz, the granddaughter of Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad! His shooting style is very much dominated by the historic film era with a dash of fine art portraiture likeness that is simple and ageless. Striving for perfection, he adds dreamy finishing touches to his masterpieces to enhance the classic accents.
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/munkeatphotography/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/munkeat/
| Website: https://www.munkeatphotography.com/
2. Jasmine A. Photography
Jasmine is an expert of quick-snapping true interpretations of love and life in photos. Her work perfectly balances the combination of vulnerability and authenticity, just like paintings that tell a story. You would love working with Jasmine due to her free-spirited personality; full of warmth and energy that makes you can’t help but to jive with her! It’s like having an old friend over to be your third wheel-shutterbug!
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/jasmnphotography/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/jasmn.a/
| Website: www.jasminephotography.co/
3. Peter Herman Photography
Quickly becoming a sensation in Kuala Lumpur, Peter Herman Photography creates the most unique wedding photos that are offbeat and timelessly soulful. Talking about posing “candidly” or staying natural in front of the camera, Peter Herman is ever ready to capture authentic moments during your wedding day; containing the most natural essences that would take your breath away. As a former musician, Peter is high-strung in feelings and emotions, thus he takes importance in making all couples feel as beautiful and comfortable as possible in front of the lens. Peter specializes in outdoor urban and destination weddings, shooting in both film and digital under soft natural sunlight.
| Bridalgram: bridalgram.com/profile/peter-herman-photography
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/peterhermanphotos/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/herman_peter/
| Website: https://peterhermanphotography.com/
4. Adam Ong Photography
Adam Ong is a bubbly photographer that prioritizes in making his clients feel like the best version of themselves in front of his lens. If you’re a person that seeks relevancy and intrigues in black and white photography, you would enjoy Adam Ong’s photography style and artworks! With 4 years of training in photography after graduating with a degree in graphic designs, Adam’s solid eye in art and photography would flatter you as his artwork dazes in strong, sensational hues yet maintains a dreamy finish. We admire his enthusiasm in capturing intimate and honest moments between all lovebirds, delivering stunning photos with an artistic flair!
| Bridalgram: bridalgram.com/profile/aop-adam-ong-photography
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/adamongphotographypage/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/adamong/
| Website: www.adamong.com/
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5. Louis Loo Photography
Have your unforgettable wedding moments snapped by Louis Loo Photography, also known as Deviews Production. Their photojournalistic approach results in the most alluring pictures and it would rekindle joy and emotions in the future when you look at your wedding album. Louis Loo Photography is an international award-winning gallery that firmly believes in capturing the inner shine of special moments by their hearts, not just the cameras.
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/deviewsproduction/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/louisloo_photography/
| Website: www.louisloo.com/
6. Framing Art
Framing Art creates high-quality wedding photos and films that are artistically rich in romance. Local social media influencer Chloe Leong’s heartwarming collection of wedding memoirs are Framing Art's works! They never miss a beat and capture all the vital moments both on camera and in motion; crafting it into your very own romanctic album and films. Framing Art’s fluid and creative work are personalised to touch every heart by prioritizing every couples’ needs and requests; taking the time to understand what’s important to you and your fiancé. No wonder these guys are such a hit in Kuala Lumpur and also internationally!
| Bridalgram: bridalgram.com/profile/framing-art
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/FramingArtPhotography
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/theframingart/
7. Twins Photography
Ronson and Ryan are a pair of identical twins that are brought up and taught professionally by senior and top photographers. To tell the full story of your wedding, the twins compose curated and organic moments into your album; seamlessly executing your vision while you stay fully present in the moment throughout your celebration. Over and above that, we promise you telling the twins apart is one fear that can be taken off your list, and your experience with the twins would be twice as much fun!
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/twinsphotographyservice/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/twinsphotograph/
8. Louis Gan Photography
Louis Gan’s photography style is all together clean, rustic and mesmerising. He is part of MunKeat Studio and a photographer that never ceases to explore new styles and creativity. Guess what, Instagram royalty, Jane Chuck’s beautiful wedding photos are shot by Louis!
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If you and your betrothed are planning on a dream wedding that has a special theme or out of the box ideas like Jane’s, Louis Gan Photography is your go-to! Louis is a loyal photographer that takes his professionalism as an act of giving. Louis treats every wedding as an opportunity to step into people’s lives and capture a piece of what will become their history. The wedding album you will be receiving is a beautiful wedding gift that ought to bring you back to your happy moments!
| Bridalgram: bridalgram.com/profile/louis-gan-photography
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/louis_gan/
| Website: https://louisgan.pixieset.com/
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9. Z.A. Gallery (Zach Chin Photography)
Weddings are all about happiness and all that elevated energy, so dare to be yourself on your wedding day! Strike a pose, laugh aloud, and let Zach Chin Photography take care of the rest! Zealous & Amicable (Zach & Amelyn) Gallery is a husband and wife team who has been a shutterbug of the wedding industry for 13 years, and they are still crazy about exploring creativity in arts and photography! They specialise in both local and destination weddings, pre-wedding portraits. as well as family portraits. With experiences in covering a wide range of weddings; large, multicultural, destination bashes, rest assured as they would give you the most flattering angle in their works while you unleash your hysterical side!
| Bridalgram: bridalgram.com/profile/zach-chin-photography
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/zachchinphotography/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/zachchin_zagallery/?hl=en
| Website: http://zachchin.com/
10. The Wedding Barn Gallery
If you think rustic, barn weddings are hard to achieve in Malaysia, think again! The talents in The Wedding Barn Gallery from Kuala Lumpur understands completely what their clients are desiring for and is able to make it happen beyond your expectations! Their photography styles are effortlessly elegant and aesthetic, perfect for any rustic, vintage, outdoor weddings. They ensure every shot is nicely framed and captured in awe, with some help from artistic lighting and breathtaking background that nature has to offer in your wedding venue. A rustic wedding theme is unmissable, unique and romantic — it’s just such a heartsigh!
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/theweddingbarn.com.my/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/theweddingbarngallery/
| Website: https://theweddingbarn.com.my
11. Yung Yaw Photography
Zealous in photography since 2004, Yung Yaw’s hobby that was made “just for fun” grew as his career and professionalism. Yung Yaw found himself through photography and is determined to accomplish his goals by learning endlessly. He specialises in wedding photography, portraits, products and so on; creating the ultimate classic-elegant and charming wedding photographs that aren't tedious at all! Yung Yaw tends to bring fun experiences and excitement to his clients, just like how he still is working in the wedding photography industry.
| Bridalgram: bridalgram.com/profile/yungyawphotography
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/yungyaw.photography/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/yungyaw.photography/
| Website: http://yungyaw.com/
12. Arch & Vow Studio
Transform your home into an art gallery of memories with Arch & Vow Studio! They are friendly professional wedding photographers that love working closely with their clients. Their approaches are often determined by couples’ vision in mind and they seek for the hidden beauty and moments that are unposed, effortless and lively. With fine arts deeply steeped into their work, your wedding photos will be impeccable, and magically brought back to life when you look at them in the future!
| Bridalgram: bridalgram.com/profile/arch-vow-studio
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/archandvowstudio/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/archandvow/
| Website: https://archandvow.com/home/
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13. TR BAN Photography
"I don't shoot what it looks like, but I shoot what it feels like." - Ban.
Bitten by the photography bug after graduating as bachelor in 3D animation and visual effects, TR Ban inspires to narrate love stories and the retelling of once-in-a-lifetime wedding days through his works, and tends to bring comfort and authenticity when capturing a couple's legacy. His photography style is a blending of spontaneous wedding moments with lifestyle compositions. He loves surprising couples with his deliverables that he knows will mean so much for many years to come!
| Bridalgram: bridalgram.com/profile/tr-ban-photography
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/trbanphoto/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/trbanphoto/
| Website: http://trbanphoto.com/
14. Quarter A
Established in 2015, Quarter A is an independent team of creative visual driven individuals who have been working with Adam Ong in various wedding celebrations for the past 5 years and is constantly striving to be more than wedding photographers. Quarter A addresses themselves as “ghost photographers” — not to haunt, but to be like a shadow; moving swiftly and capturing raw emotions and appreciating undisturbed moments; preserving them as genuine memories. They crave to showcase couples and their wedding day in the most beautiful, emotive, and elegant manner possible. Just like Adam Ong Photography, they emphasize on details and they share the same ideology, which is passion and goal.
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/quarterastudio/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/quarter_a/
| Website: https://gallery.quarter-a.com/
Weddings have many moving parts and are fast-paced, yet delicate at the same time. Just like the name, WeFreeze strives to make each of your wedding images feel effortless, like someone pressed pause on your wedding day at the perfect moment. WeFreeze captures images that convey sophistication and romance — giving great attention to detail and the highest quality work by practicing a unique blend of documentary-style and portrait wedding photography. Delivering you photographs that are still but will definitely move your soul.
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/wefreeze/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/wefreeze/?hl=en
| Website: https://wefreeze.net/
The 26-year-old self-taught female photographer is full of charisma and is always aiming to draw out the realness of a couple and capture their essence in a photograph. Jessie’s photography style is a combination of realness, spontaneity, and direction, boldly reflecting your personality and the connection you and your spouse share in her works. Knowing as a human Xanas, she’s a great listener and supporter; making you and your spouse feel at ease, so don’t hold back in sharing your love story and thoughts with her! She is also an adventurer so if you have any desired destinations to go for your wedding, just give her a holler!
| Bridalgram: bridalgram.com/profile/jessielyee
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/jessielyeephotography/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/jessielyee_/
| Website: http://jessielyee.com
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17. ChongYee Photography
Get wedding photos that are out of this world with Chong Yee Photography! Chong Yee is a talented visual artist that has been involved in the wedding industry since 2009. Believe it or not, he is colourblind yet this little ‘defect’ of his has never hindered him from doing what he loves and challenges his creativity consistently. It instead made him pay extra attention to details and colour-correlation over the years, hence producing some of his best works to date. As a photographer, he loves the retro, vintage and old school styles, but he also appreciates urban and modern art. Staying true to his vision as an artist, his eye for details and showcasing the emotions of special moments and the effortless beauty of couples gives an editorial feel with a tinge of nostalgia.
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/chongyeephotography/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/chongyeephoto/
| Website: https://chongyeephoto.com/
18. Anna-Rina Photography
Creating a strong and exclusive brand for herself in the local photography scene since 2007, Anna-Rina discreetly documents raw beauty and the whole essence of the celebration in each single photograph — organically and artistically; producing warm and joyful photographs that are timeless. She has minimal editing and filters in her works, and her inspiration simply comes from all things that are unique and cannot be planned. She treats each wedding as a blank slate and documents the day as it plays out. She constantly looks for magic and her photography style is stunningly fun and original.
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/annarinaphotography/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/annarinaphoto/
| Website: https://anna-rina.com/
19. Cliff Choong Photography
Cliff is a photographer that shoots on both film and digital, but digital is the main medium of most of his photography works. Cliff does not have a particular photography style but he strives to create natural and timeless images that can be re-lived and still sweep you off your feet for the years to come. Cliff was a former musician, songwriter and producer and he never thought that he'd be able to transform photography into a professional career in the wedding industry. We are ever so grateful to his wife’s encouragement, to have such a talented photographer in the local photography scene!
| Bridalgram: bridalgram.com/profile/cliff-choong-photography
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/cliffchoongphotography/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/cliffchoongphotography/
| Website: https://cliffchoongphotography.com/
20. Edwin Tan Photography
Hailing from Kuala Lumpur, wedding photographer Edwin’s works are just vividly flawless and consistent. He creates natural, airy, bright works and he has the ability to quickly assess a scene and adapt to any changes in the moment to get the most beautiful images for couples. He injects his creativity and directs when needed but otherwise he is there to capture your day unfolding. Being the perfectionist yet unobtrusive photographer he is, Edwin believes that every minor detail is important. Glances, smiles and tears are never left unseen in his works. Couple’s tend to connect with his style because they relate to his stylistic and honest aesthetic. What’s more, he has a warm and endearing character and he does his best to cultivate relationships and trust with every couple he works with, so that they would feel comfortable in front of the camera.
| Bridalgram: bridalgram.com/profile/edwin-tan-photography
| Facebook: www.facebook.com/Edwintanphotography/
| Instagram: www.instagram.com/edwintcg/
| Website: https://edwintcg.com/
As you can see, capturing emotions is the fundamental purpose of wedding photography. It tells you so much more than words can ever do, especially when it’s your big day. It’s crucial for you to do the research on finding the right photographer for you in Kuala Lumpur and make sure your personalities connect. Develop a certain rapport and chemistry with your photographer because it’s just not going to make for good pictures if you and your fiancé don't trust and connect with your photographer. Remember, the purpose of having photographs taken is not to have as many photos in it as possible but to have enough photos that matter; allowing you and your spouse to fondly reminisce the memories and love from years down the road.
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