Planning An Engagement Photoshoot? Here Are 8 Locations Worth Traveling For
By Kelsey Marie
Whether you just popped the question to your person or you just said ‘yes’, you’re now engaged and there’s plenty of things to start planning for! Before you dive into wedding planning and all the things that come with it like finding the perfect dress, venue, and invites, you may want to have an engagement shoot to tell the world you’re about to get married!
Finding a location for your engagement shoot can be stressful, that’s why we’ve rounded up 8 places worth traveling for engagement photos.
Meguro – Tokyo, Japan
The streets of Meguro is where you’ll find gorgeous cherry blossoms, perfect for photos. In addition to the beautiful trees, there are lots of things to see and do in this area such as museum hopping, wandering streets and relaxing at the park.
Hotel De Ville – Paris, France
Paris is known as “The City of Love” so it’s only right to get bomb engagement photos with your bae in this romantic city. Head to Hotel de Ville for shots of a glittering carousel and majestic architecture.
Sossusvlei Sand Dunes – Namibia
Sossusvlei is the largest and oldest sand dunes in the world and is located in the southern African country of Namibia. If you’re looking for shots with rich orange tones, this is your spot.
The Alvord Desert – Oregon
This location is ideal for the golden hour shots and a backdrop of purple mountains. You can even get shots of the hot springs while embracing your future companionship.
Zuma Beach – Malibu, California
Zuma Beach is usually sunny and vibrant, perfect for the couple who loves colors and the water.
Valley Of Fire State Park – Nevada
If you want to bring shades of red into your engagement photos to symbolize passion and fiery love, then this is the location for you and your loved one.
Signal Hill – Cape Town, South Africa
Located next to Table Mountain, this area is ideal for an engagement shoot. Not only will you get gorgeous views of the ocean in your shot, but you’ll also be overlooking the city of Cape Town and Table Mountain.
Riad Jardin Secret – Marrakesh, Morocco
This hotel is perfect for an engagement shoot. There is a bit of romance and aesthetics in every corner of this location. It’s definitely for the couple who loves travel and luxury.
Kelsey-Marie is an NYC girl who currently lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. You can keep up with her on Instagram at @kelseydashmarie