Engagement photos have become a rite of passage for soon-to-be married couples. The location and theme of your photo shoot is both a reflection of your collective personalities, and a precedent for what’s to come at your wedding, so you want to choose carefully. Below are ten suggestions we’ve put together for those looking for a bit of guidance with selecting the location of your engagement or wedding photos in Los Angeles.
The happiest place on earth makes for the most adorable engagement photos on earth. Plus, you get to spend the day at Disneyland. What’s not to love?
2. Caltech University:
For years, the Caltech grounds have been the go-to photo shoot location for residents of the San Gabriel and San Fernando Valleys, and for good reason. The gorgeously picturesque grounds and gardens are the perfect back drop for any themed shoot.
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3. The Beach:
Sweet, pretty, whimsical, romantic…the list goes on and on. Keep it classic with shots of you and your beau splashing in the waves.
The icon lamp posts of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art are the perfect backdrop for any artsy couple.
5. Mission San Juan Capistrano:
San Juan Capistrano, or any California Mission, offers a gorgeous, rustic backdrop to engagement photos.
6. Greystone Mansion Estates:
Beautiful, grand, and elegant. What better prelude to a fairytale wedding?
7. Santa Monica Pier:
The famous pier in Santa Monica, CA covers every theme of an engagement shoot, from the romantic beach to the whimsical and fun amusement park.
8. Your Favorite Winery:
Winery weddings have become a trend within the past few years, and create a lovely, rustic-chick setting for both your engagement shoot and your wedding.
9. Downtown LA:
There are few more perfect sights than the Los Angeles skyline for the true Angelinos. Making it a part of your engagement photos is never a bad idea.
10. Griffith Observatory:
One of the most iconic and romantic locations in Los Angeles. Who doesn’t want the announcement of their engagement to be iconic and romantic?
For more photo shoot location ideas, visit our category which includes even more engagement and wedding photo shoot location ideas across Los Angeles.
What's your favorite photo shoot location? Or do you have another location that didn't make our list? Share with us by posting a comment below. We'd love to hear from you!