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10 Photo Studios In Klang Valley That Offer Self-Taken Shots & Themed Backdrops For Special Occasions

Photo studios in Klang Valley

With smartphones having advanced cameras, gone are the days when we’d go to photo studios to capture the memories of special occasions such as graduation, anniversaries or festivities. However, many photo studios, including self-operated ones, are making a comeback.

We rounded up 10 photo studios in Klang Valley, so you can take professional-quality photos with your partners, friends, family, and even pets to commemorate special occasions. 

– Self-photo studios –

1. Photopia – neon-concept room

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Image credit: Photopia Malaysia Self Photo Studio via Facebook

Photopia is a Korean-style self-photo studio nestled inside a beauty and dining lounge, Walking On Sunshine. For the uninitiated, self-photo studios are where you can take candid studio-quality images on your own with just a click of a remote – perfect for introverts who want to snap photos like their fave Korean idols.

Photo Studios In Klang Valley - Photopia 2This photo studio is tucked in between a salon and a cafe. 
Image adapted from: Lee Pu Huan via Google Maps, Nurlela Syafrizal via Google Maps

Over at Photopia, you can have an unlimited 20-minute photoshoot with no cameraperson involved. The studio is even equipped with a digital screen for you to review your poses as you’re snapping away. At the end of your shoot, there’s an extra 10 minutes to choose photos to print out as single photo or collage prints, or keep as digital copies. 

Image credit: @vacuosque via Instagram

There are different packages available, with varying amounts of printed and digital photo copies to bring home. The Standard Package (RM60) gets you 2 printed and 5 digital copies, while Double Fun Package (RM90) has 4 printed and 10 digital copies. All photos will be available on the spot after your photoshoot.

Photo Studios In Klang Valley - Photopia 1Image adapted from: Photopia via Facebook, Photopia via Facebook

After deciding on a package, you can select a room concept – black and white, colour, or neon. For next-level photos, the neon room lets you achieve cool neon-glow photos with #nofilter.

Address: 1F-01, 163 Retail Park, Mont Kiara 50480 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am-8pm, Daily
Contact: 018-664 2000 | Photopia’s website | Facebook | Instagram

2. Meers Studio – vintage shots & unlimited digital copies

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Vintage props will help you level up your nostalgia-inducing shots.
Image adapted from: @meers.studiokl via Instagram, @meers.studiokl via Instagram

Photo-bugs looking to achieve realistic “vintage” shots can pop by Meers Studio. This humble self-photo studio in Jalan Ampang is heavily inspired by the photo booth concept. They even have a mini self-photo studio called Fotobox (RM40/2 pax for 15 minutes) with a dark-red backdrop that’ll help you produce some old-school shots.

The best part – this studio lets you keep all your photos as digital copies, so even memorable candid shots with your family or friends can be keepsakes too.

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Image credit: @aniss_surayaa via Instagram

A shoot in their Self Photo Studio (RM80/session), which accommodates up to four pax, includes 30 minutes of self-shooting time, 15 minutes of image selection, and one complimentary printed photo. You’ll get to choose between a brown, grey or olive green backdrop.

There are add-ons available too. Opt to add up to two individuals (RM10/pax) per session, or time (RM5/10 minutes) so you can try out more poses with your group. Additional printing services are offered as well, such as a 3-photo collage (RM5) for more realistic photo booth-concept photos, or polaroids (RM6/2 photos) with a classic black or white border.

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Image credit: @meers.studiokl via Instagram

Don’t forget to make an appointment before dropping by Meers Studio online here, as they do not accept walk-ins. Patrons can take the LRT or Grab to get here, as the studio is only a convenient 3-minute walk from the LRT Ampang Park station.

Address: 3 Towers, T3-19-08, Jalan Ampang, Kampung Berembang, 55000 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 3pm-10pm | Sat & Sun 11am-10pm (Closed on Mondays)
Contact: 012-683 3372 | Meers Studio’s website | Facebook | Instagram

3. ONESIGHT – unlimited pax per session

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Image credit: @onesight_official via Instagram

ONESIGHT is another self-photo studio on the list, which can be found tucked inside ONES’ 3-in-1 concept store in PJ. Besides shopping for a new outfit at their boutique and sipping on drinks at the in-house cafe, patrons have been swinging by to snap photos at their minimalist studio.

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Image credit: @onesight_official via Instagram

For those looking to take photos with their fam or friends, ONESIGHT allows unlimited patrons per photoshoot session, with no extra charge per pax.

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Image credit: @onesight_official via Instagram

You can also use their props for free – there are seasonal ones for Christmas-themed shoots and also flower arrangements. Pick from a variety of coloured backdrops, ranging from monochromes to pastels, to match the mood of your photos.

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Image credit: @onesight_official via Instagram

The Basic Shooting package (RM59) includes 30 minutes of shoot time, five digital copies, and one printed photo. All of the pictures can be collected immediately following your session. For an additional RM25, you can also include your furbabies in your photoshoots.

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Image adapted from: @ONESIGHT via Instagram, @ONESIGHT via Instagram

If you’re going to stop by ONESIGHT, it is highly recommended to book your session ahead of time to avoid crowds and long waiting hours. Despite being in the heart of Damansara, parking is easy to find as they provide parking for patrons in front of their store.

Address: 72, Jalan SS 2/75, SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 12pm-7:30pm (Closed on Mondays)
Contact: 010-382 4569 | ONESIGHT’s Facebook | Instagram

4. Oh Neul Studio – Korean-style props & fun photo filters

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Image credit: @ainzx._ via Instagram

A self-photo studio with two outlets in KL – including the newest one at MyTOWN Shopping Centre – Oh Neul Studio is reminiscent of street photo booths that are popular in Korea and Japan. The rates are reasonable, and after you snap your photos you can add fun filters, effects and frames to your shots. 

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Image credit: @hyeminkiim via Instagram

Opt for a photoshoot with 2 printed photos of varying sizes for keepsakes – 2×6-inch photos cost RM20, while slightly larger 4×6-inch photos are priced RM25. There will be two backgrounds to choose from – yellow or blue – as well as a plethora of fun and adorable accessories to don such as headbands and glasses.

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A mirror at the studio to use while you try on their array of accessories.
Image credit: @wangsawalkmallofficial via Instagram

You’ll also get to download a digital copy of your photos for free, by scanning a QR code at the studio.

Oh Neul Studio @ MyTown
Address: 6, Jalan Cochrane, Seksyen 90, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: Oh Neul Studio’s Instagram

5. Suafoto Studio – vibrant backdrops for fun family shoots

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Image credit: @fxdiyana via Instagram

Add a pop of colour to your photos with Suafoto Studio’s vibrant backdrops in tan and peach. These are perfect for anyone looking to bring the whole fam for a fun photoshoot – including the kiddos – as the bright shades will liven up shots that you can bring home to have framed and put on display.

A Single Session (RM30), with unlimited shots and two printed photos, accommodates two individuals for a 15-minute shoot. For groups, the Double Session (RM80) for four pax comes with a 45-minute shoot and four printed photos.

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Image credit: @farihaatira via Instagram

The studio also offers patrons the option to have 150 digital copies sent to them via email for RM30. Each additional pax (RM10) per session also comes with one complimentary printed photo. 

Address: 27-1, Jalan Wangsa Delima 13, Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, WPKL
Opening hours: 11am-7pm, Daily
Contact: 03-4131 8737 | Suafoto Studio’s Instagram

6. Wake & Shoot – minimalist self-service photo studio

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Image credit: @wakeandshoot via Instagram

Wake and Shoot is a self-service photo studio with aesthetics fitting of a Pinterest moodboard – think white-washed walls, potted plants, and massive windows that allow patrons to snap sun-kissed selfies. Owned and managed by a young entrepreneur, as you might imagine, this studio has props that are trendy and Instagram-ready.

Located in Setia Alam a relatively new township where options for photo studios and event spaces can get limited – opt to rent Wake & Shoot’s space for personal photoshoots. Or, have a photoshoot at their studio space with an in-house photographer.

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Image adapted from: Wake & Shoot via Facebook, Wake & Shoot via Facebook

The minimal concept lets patrons play around with their creativity, as almost everything is customisable. Move around a prop if needed to get the perfect shot, or bring along your own props to fill up the background of your photos. 

This is suitable for small businesses looking to take product shots for their social media accounts. 

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Wake & Shoot’s flat-lay corner, which is suitable for Pinterest-looking product shoots.
Image credit: Wake & Shoot via Facebook

Do note that Wake and Shoot requires a minimum of 2-hour studio rental (RM160) for patrons. This package is inclusive of props, basic lighting and an additional 30 minutes for preparations. If you’re interested, book a slot with them via Instagram or Whatsapp.

Address: Jalan Eco Ardence CU12/36C, Eco Ardence Seksyen U12, Shah Alam, Selangor
Opening hours By appointment only
Contact: 019-577 7611 | Wake & Shoot’s Facebook | Instagram

7. RakamRagam – 30 minutes of unlimited shots

Image credit: @rakamragam via Instagram

If you’re someone who feels too shy to pose in front of the camera, what better place to go than a self-photo studio. For those located in Putrajaya, you can check out RakamRagam. The studio is an ideal place to check out for special occasions, like Raya and graduations, for an affordable family photoshoot.

With the remote control in your hand and a big screen for you to see, you don’t have to feel anxious about constantly asking the photographer if you look good in the photos. You can keep striking your best pose until you have the perfect photo.

Image adapted from: @rakamragam via Instagram

Over at RakamRagam, there are 2 packages that you can choose from. For package A, it’s RM85 for a 30-minute photo session, which includes 2 free printed photos (size 4R) and 150 unlimited shots. Package B is RM150 for a 60-minute photo session that comes with 4 free printed photos (size 4R) and 200 unlimited shots — all digital photos taken are included in both packages.

Book your slot, choose from multiple coloured backgrounds, direct your family members to pose and have fun with the props that they’ve provided.

Address: Lot 01-28, Menara Shaftsbury Putrajaya, Jalan Alamanda, Presint 1, 62000 Putrajaya
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 11am-9pm
Contact: RakamRagam’s Instagram

– Themed studios –

8. Sotplugs Studio – popular cosplayer photo studio with over 10 themes

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Image credit: Sotplugs Studio via Facebook

Specially designed for cosplayers, Sot Plugs Studio in Bandar Puteri, Puchong, has over 10 themes to choose from which ranges from old-fashioned sets to studios with futuristic concepts. While the studio is especially popular among anime fans, anyone looking to level up their photos with cool backdrops can also drop by for a shoot in a themed room for as low as RM100/hour.

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Idol Stage room.
Image credit: Sotplugs Studio via Facebook

Sot Plugs Studio’s well-made studios often receive 5-star ratings from patrons on Facebook and Google. They also switch up the concepts for their rooms, so photo-bugs can always be surprised here. Currently, the studio has intricate themed rooms such as Matrix Room, Idol Stage Room and Zen Garden. 

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Matrix Room.
Image credit: Sotplugs Studio via Facebook

Don’t worry if you’re not a cosplayer. Sot Plugs Studio also accommodates patrons looking to snap portraits against simpler coloured backdrops (RM80/hour for 5 pax). Booking is necessary here. You’ll also want to keep an eye out for promos, as they regularly do giveaways when they launch a new theme.

Address: 41-1, Jalan Puteri 1/6, Bandar Puteri, 47100 Puchong, Selangor
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm | Sat & Sun 9am-8pm
Contact: 016-295 2477 | Sotplugs Studio’s Facebook | Instagram

9. Cupcat Images – 20 different themes & backdrops

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Image credit: Cupcat Images via Facebook 

Take your photoshoot to the next level by renting a themed studio at Cupcat Images from only RM70/hour. There are over 20 themes to pick from here, such as the Sakura & Japanese-themed room, which will make you feel as if you’re on vacation in Japan, or the Pink-themed room – a bright and cute concept that’s suitable for kids.

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Garden Theme.
Image credit: Cupcat Images via Facebook

With a plethora of themes to choose from, it’s no surprise that Cupcat is one of the top choices for customers to take their pre-wedding and maternity photos. Besides the extravagant ones, they also provide evergreen themes suitable for these occasions.

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Image adapted from: Cupcat Images via Facebook, Cupcat Images via Facebook

Cupcat Images’ themed studios are regularly updated. There are several seasonal themes, ideal for festive photoshoots. Some of the most popular ones are their spooky-themed Halloween studio with realistic backdrops, and their Christmas studio, which has an abundance of holiday-approved props.

If you’re a student, you’re in luck – they have a RM10 student discount on shoots. It’s best to book an appointment ahead of time before your shoot here to avoid disappointment.

Address: 9-2, Jalan Cerapu, Taman Pertama, 56100 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 9am-9pm, Daily
Contact: 03-9520 5046 | Cupcat’s Facebook | Instagram

10. Glance Photography Studio – corporate portraits for resume updates

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Image credit: Glance Photography Studio via Facebook

Unlike the other studios listed, Glance Photography Studio‘s packages include photography services. So while the costs are slightly higher here, your photos will be taken by one of their experienced in-house photographers to ensure professional results with little do-overs.

This studio specialises in various types of portrait photography, including newborn, family, and couple photos, as well as corporate portraits. The latter is great for jobseekers looking to update their LinkedIn profiles and resumes.

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Image credit: @nomiamira via Instagram

Glance Photography also offers professional graduation portraits at a reasonable price. Their basic package (RM350) includes a 30-minute photo session with a photographer, as well as four printed photos in 8R and 5R photo sizes. They charge RM20 per photo for additional soft copies.

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Image credit: Glance Photography Studio via Facebook

Additional fees may apply for an outdoor shoot, printing, and framing services. Send them an email or a message on Facebook to learn more about their rates.

Address: B-08-01, Block B, Menara Prima, Dataran Prima, Jalan PJU1/39, Petaling Jaya
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 11am-6pm (Closed on Mondays)
Contact: 017-213 3839 | Glance Photography Studio’s website | Facebook | Instagram

Themed & self-photo studios in Klang Valley

While it’s convenient to take photos on your phone, don’t overlook the beauty of printed images and the enjoyable process of capturing the memories that take place in the moment. So, whether you are looking for something more casual or professional, or a fun activity to bond with friends and fam, these studios can do it all.

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Cover image adapted from: @meers.studiokl via Instagram, @onesight_official via Instagram, @onesight_official via Instagram

This article was originally published on 28th January 2022. Updated by Janet Cho on 4th April 2023, and last updated by Ainna Zainal on 26th March 2024.