The Jakarta Post
During Idul Fitri, some families hire a photography agency to help them record special moments with loved ones. (Shutterstock/File)
At the end of Ramadhan, Muslims will welcome Idul Fitri. Aside from its religious meaning, the day is also special for many people because it is usually a time when extended families get together to dine and communicate. For families who live far apart, it may be the only time they can all gather.
During Idul Fitri, some families hire photography agencies to help them create special moments with loved ones.
If you are planning to do so, here are several options of photography agencies to hire during Idul Fitri in Greater Jakarta.
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Established in 1948, Tarzan Photo Bridal is one of the most well-known photo studios for various occasions, such as Idul Fitri, graduation and wedding purposes. Clients of the studio range from the general public to the First Family.
The photo studio is closed on June 25 and 26, the days of Idul Fitri. However, customers can ask for photo sessions with a regular price in the studio until June 23, or from June 28 by booking at least one week prior. Studio photo sessions for a family of five to seven persons start from Rp 9.75 million (US$733), which includes photo shoots in four poses, a 60 cm by 80 cm canvas photo with frame and three 11-by-14-inch photos. Price for makeup is excluded.
Clients can also request a photo session in the studio on June 25 or 26 or on-call sessions at their house with prices starting from Rp 44.75 million. The on-demand service includes photo shoots in seven poses for 20 people maximum, four canvas photos in different sizes and three 8-by-10-inch photos.
Location: Jl. KH Hasyim Ashari Roxy Mas Blok D 2 No. 6-7-8, West Jakarta (Showroom Roxy Mas)
King Foto boasts more than 40 years of experience. The photo studio is also closed on June 25 and 26, but clients can book photo sessions up until June 23, or from June 27 onward at least one week prior.
The price for a family studio photo session for five persons at King Foto starts from Rp 8.35 million, with a 20 percent discount for bookings until the end of June. The package includes two canvas photos (60 cm by 80 cm with frame and 20 cm by 25 cm), as well as makeup and hairdo for one person.
Location: Jl. KH Hasyim Ashari No 36, Central Jakarta
Bernardo Pictura, a photography agency that utilizes vintage photography, was established in 2013. It accepts photography requests for weddings, births, birthdays, corporate events and graduation ceremonies.(Bernardo Pictura/File)
This professional photography agency utilizes vintage photography style and was established in 2013. It accepts requests for wedding, family, baby, birthday, corporate and graduation photos.
The agency offers on-call photography service for June 25 and 26. The package includes a 90-minute photo shoot for five persons, 25 edited photos, one slideshow and one 50 cm by 75 cm canvas photo. Prices start from Rp 4 million per photo session in Jakarta, with an extra Rp 300,000 per additional person.
Contact: Pauline (+62) 8119916779
Established in 2006, Lighthouse Wedding Photography is often hired for weddings, birthdays, corporate events and commercial photo shoots. It takes a natural minimalist approach, especially in its wedding photographs.(Lighthouse Wedding Photography/File)
Established in 2006, Lighthouse Wedding Photography is often hired for wedding, birthday and corporate events as well as commercial photo shoots. It takes a natural minimalist approach, especially in its wedding photographs.
The studio offers on-call services on June 25 and 26, with the package including a two-hour photo session for a maximum of 10 persons, 10 edited photos, one enlarged 40 cm by 60 cm frameless photo and high resolution photo files on DVD. Prices start from Rp 3.5 million for Greater Jakarta. (kes)