One of the most common questions I get is “Where is a good place for our Engagement Shoot?” Luckily there are many different great locations to shoot.
- At a park. Most communities have a park nearby. Finding a park with a lot of trees or bushes helps to eliminate buildings and/or cars in the background of your shots.
- At the beach. Santa Monica pier is a great beach for fun photos on the pier. Laguna Beach has some awesome spots for photos among the rocky tide pools. Planning your beach shoot on a day and time that isn’t overly crowded will help.
- In the mountains. There are many great places for photos in the San Bernardino mountains. Crestline & Lake Arrowhead areas have many beautiful locations.
- Downtown. Shooting downtown amongst the buildings and traffic can add a dramatic element to your photos. There are many classic old buildings to include in the background of your photos as well.
Use the map below to explore some of my personal favorite shoot locations.