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Colorado Engagement Photo Locations

Engagement Photo Locations in Colorado

  • Alderfer Three Sisters Park
    Alderfer Three Sisters Park

    This park is beautiful all four seasons. Featuring a rustic wood barn and thick forest, it is a perfect place to go for winter engagement session. This location is for a couple that is rustic and loves to be in the mountains.

  • Boreas Pass
    Boreas Pass

    A few minutes from downtown Breckenridge, Boreas Pass provides a variety of mountain backdrops. We usually always stop at the first cutout as its a quick 2 minute hike to the top of a small, but gnarly nob. Driving further up the road, you’ll find groves of aspen trees, the Bakers Tank Water Tower and eventually above […]

  • Brainard Lake
    Brainard Lake

    While the Brainard Lake Recreation Area is a bit of a drive from the nearest city, Boulder, its well worth it for the views and access to high mountain lakes. From snow thaw to early winter, the road allows you to drive up past Rock Lake. In the winter months, there is a lower parking […]

  • Chatfiled State Park
    Chatfiled State Park

    Beautiful trees, tall grass and scenic ponds. If you love nature and wants more of a natural setting for your engagement session, but don’t want to drive to the mountains, then Chatfield State Park is a great place for pictures. The park is over 1,500 acres and provides a lot of options for photos. This […]

  • Chautauqua Park
    Chautauqua Park

    A big landmark for Colorado, this is a popular place to go for couples who have a love for Colorado. Located just on the edge of Boulder it is easy to grab a variety of mountain and urban photos. If the Flat Irons aren’t enough of an adventure, you can always continue up the road […]

  • Cheesman Park
    Cheesman Park

    Featuring a beautiful white pavilion with classic white pillars, Cheesman is an elegant place to shoot your engagement photos. You can bring your bikes or pack a picnic basket. After taking some photos in the park, we can stroll downtown or even over to the botanical gardens.

  • Denver Botanical Gardens
    Denver Botanical Gardens

    The Denver Botanical Gardens is full of beautiful walkways, flower gardens, interesting architecture and lots of color. This is a perfect location for an intimate but artsy engagement session.

  • Eldorado Springs
    Eldorado Springs

    From the photos, you would never guess that Eldorado Springs is so close to Denver, about 25 miles from downtown. This area has quaint little streams, fields of tall grass, large trees and tall canyon walls to use as backdrops.

  • Evergreen Lake House
    Evergreen Lake House

    Located on a beautiful lake, this spot is a great mix of mountains and water. You might even get a few visitors during your engagement session as there are herds of wild elk all over. After photos at the lake, we can visit a nearby Aspen grove, which is absolutely beautiful come fall.

  • Lookout Mountain
    Lookout Mountain

    Conveniently located just outside of Golden, this area has a fantastic vantage point of the Rocky Mountain range. Take a short drive down the mountain and you’ll find a beautiful river walk, old buildings and even a rustic farm setting.

  • Lost Gulch Overlook
    Lost Gulch Overlook

    Our pick for one of the best mountain views, closest to the city, Lost Gulch Overlook is a popular spot for engagement photos. When the University of Colorado is in school, this spot will be a bit crowded. During the summer months or school breaks, you might have a better chance at squeezing in some […]

  • Maroon Bells
    Maroon Bells

    As an iconic landmark, the Maroon Bells are one of the most photographed locations in the state of Colorado. The unique color and rock formation of the bells make them a destination for tourists all over the world. So much in fact that you are not able to access the area until after 5:00 pm […]

  • Meyer Ranch Park
    Meyer Ranch Park

    Located near Conifer, Meyer Ranch Park and has some beautiful Aspen groves. This is a great place to go during the spring or fall to capture the true mountain colors.

  • Pearl Street
    Pearl Street

    Pearl Street, in the heart of Boulder, is a great place for a casual urban engagement. In the summer months on weekends, it will be crowded with lots of shoppers and tourists, but hit it on a weekday and you’ll be fine. Between the street performers, brick walkway and dainty little shops, Pearl Street has […]

  • Piney

    As a relatively new venue to Colorado, Piney River Ranch has situated itself as one of Colorado’s Highest Rated Wedding Venues. Its also a favorite location of our for engagement photos due to its sheer beauty. The area surrounding Piney Lake is all national forest and free to access at any time. You are free to […]

  • Red Rocks
    Red Rocks

    For anyone that has a passion for music or would like to capture one of Colorado’s best landmarks, Red Rocks is the place to go for your engagement photos. The red rock makes for a gorgeous backdrop for a laid back and country couple. There are multiple trails in the area giving you easy access […]

  • RiNo District
    RiNo District

    If you want color and contrast, the RiNo District is your spot for a Denver Engagement Session. Every year, the alleyways and surrounding buildings are refreshed with colorful graffiti (all permitted) that provide for some of the most artistic and stunning backdrops one could ask for. This area is also home to some of Colorado’s […]

  • Rocky Mountain National Park
    Rocky Mountain National Park

    National Parks never disappoint, which is why Rocky Mountain National Park is one of our top favorite locations for engagement photography. Just outside of Estes Park, its a quick drive up highway 34 or 36 depending on where you are coming from. Once inside the large park, the options for your engagement photos are endless. […]

  • Roxborough State Park
    Roxborough State Park

    This park is located south of Littleton and has some amazing red rocks and trails to use for a backdrop. You’ll get the Red Rock’s feel without all the bikers and traffic.

  • Sawmill Reservoir
    Sawmill Reservoir

    We consider Sawmill Reservoir a hidden gem in the town of Breckenridge. Hidden just below the ski resort, but close enough to be a 5 minute drive from most any Breckenridge Wedding Venue, Sawmill Reservoir gives you the feeling of being away from the hustle-bustle of downtown Breck without a 4×4 adventure. There are several […]

  • St. Mary’s Glacier
    St. Mary’s Glacier

    If you are looking for snow in August, this is your place. The St. Mary’s Glacier is at the end of a short hike (less than a mile) up to St. Mary’s Lake. During mid to late summer, you’ll find fields of wild flowers and plenty of beautiful Rocky Mountain views. The trail and surounding […]

  • Wash Park
    Wash Park

    Only a few minutes from downtown Denver, Washington Park is popular place to escape the city from within. The park features two small lakes, two of the city’s largest flower gardens and massive trees. It is great for couples who are looking to get a natural park & city engagement all within one session.