Taking Graduation Pictures: Where to Go and How to Prepare

Do you live in Singapore? Is your graduation ceremony coming up soon? Are you looking for a great place to take breath-taking shots of you and your friends? If yes, this article is for you as it unveils some beautiful and serene venues to take cool photos and what you’ll need to prepare for your graduation picture session.

Of course, you have the freedom to pick any park or garden in Singapore. But note that not all places are great for taking graduation pictures.

Taking cool pictures with your friends will be impossible if the venue you picked is an overly crowded park and have poor lighting. Regardless of how beautiful a park or garden is, if it is too far from where you live or difficult to access, you should forgo it for a closer venue.

Read on to find out some of the best venues for taking graduation pictures in Singapore. The following article by Dermagoldtribune unveils some of the best venues in Singapore for taking graduation pictures.

5 Places for Beautiful Graduation Shoots in Singapore

Convocation ceremonies are around the corner, meaning that a lot of graduates are getting their hands on their robes and planning to take pictures of this memorable milestone of their lives. If you’re one of such graduates, and if you and your friends are looking for places around Singapore to capture breath-taking shots in your graduation gowns, we know that this isn’t an easy choice to make. Apart from scenery, there are a number of other factors to consider: accessibility, lighting, crowds. Taking these into account, here are some recommendations for the best places to take graduation shoots in Singapore: Read more here.

You surely now know some great locations for taking graduation pictures like The Botanic Gardens, Fort Canning Hill, Victoria Theatre and concert hall, Punggol Waterway, and Esplanade. Believe me, there is more. To find them, you have to do some research. If you are still contemplating taking photos of your graduation day, you should read the next article carefully.

The following article by Siadigitalstudio discusses some 6 reasons why you need a graduation picture.

6 Reasons on Why You Need A Graduation Photography

Everyone has gone through that pressure to get the graduation photography done. I know what you are going through, don’t worry we are in this together. Yesterday, I was clearing out my shelf and found a few of my graduation photos. You won’t believe the gush of emotions that passed me, it was great! Then I realized why mom was insisting me to capture those precious moments on the reel! You will long to have memories that you could hold close with you for a lifetime. To all the 2019 grads out there – do the best you can with the little time left with as a graduate.  Read more here.

You surely now know a thing or two about college/university graduate photography and some reasons why you should take it seriously, especially if you are in your final days of college. Not taking a picture on your big day is a decision you may regret in years to come, as you can’t go back in time to take them. So make the best of the time you have now to do so!

The following article by Mountainwest discusses how to prepare for grad portraits.


Please arrive at your appointment 15 minutes early. You will want to be relaxed and ready for your photo session. Ensure that you allow enough time to prepare yourself, and to discuss your poses and backgrounds with the photographer. Read more here.

The above article has definitely given you insights on the importance of preparation, especially when it comes to taking graduation pictures. On your big day, opt for clothes that fit you well and reflect your personality. Avoid clothes with large logos and strips. Don’t forget to get a new haircut, shave, make-up, and prepare your gown before your graduation day to ensure that you look your best.

Final Note

Picking a venue or location in Singapore to hang out with friends and take cool pictures of your graduation day is by no means a walk in the park, as there are many great places to choose from.

Be sure you consider factors like lighting, accessibility, location, and crowd, before making a final decision. Make all necessary preparation before your graduation day to ensure that you have a seamless experience.

Consider hiring a profession graduate photographer to ensure your pictures turn out well and for a more stress-free experience.