Congratulations on your engagement! What an exciting time in your life! One of the very first things you probably thought about was who would be your photographer and where you’d want to have your engagement photos taken. Tallahassee has so many wonderful engagement photography locations in and around the city. I’m going to list several of my favorites and explain why I think these are great engagement photo locations in Tallahassee.
There are so many options in this upscale, downtown location. This engagement photo location in Tallahassee is near and dear to my heart, that’s why it’s at the top of my list. My husband and I had our wedding reception dinner here in their fabulous Mahogany Room, which features a billiards table and swanky leather seating. The lobby offers the cafe, great for coffee-loving couples as well as the ultra-modern lounge, great for couples would want to wear a cocktail dress and suit and tie. Then there’s Level 8, with its sleek black motif and floor-to-ceiling windows, you can have a cocktail while you snuggle close inside or on the balcony with amazing views of downtown Tallahassee as your backdrop.
If chic coastal is your style, think Cape Cod – then this engagement photo location in Tallahassee is perfect for you. Just 40 minutes from downtown Tallahassee, it’s on the water and features a classically maintained lighthouse. Wear your boat shoes and a cotton dress and you’ve got a winning combination.
For my nature-loving couples wanting an outdoor oasis for their engagement photos, I love this nursery. The citrus orchard is perfect for couples who love Florida and want to showcase pops of color in the background thanks to the heirloom orange, grapefruit and kumquat trees. Then there’s the greenhouses full of gorgeous filtered light and even more plants. Imagine yourselves locked in an embrace surrounded by beautiful plants and perfect lighting.
Known as Georgia’s Little Grand Canyon, adventurous couples will absolutely love this engagement photo location near Tallahassee. Just an hours drive, it’s well worth the trip if you want photos in a location reminiscent of being out west. it has so many amazing colors, brights hues of orange-pinks – how dreamy? Can you imagine a gorgeous flowing or sequin gown in contrast to this rustic landscape? Or dress it more casually if you two love hiking and exploring to show your true style as a couple. Whatever you decide to wear, this is truly a stunning engagement photo location near Tallahassee.
If classic romance is more your style, Maclay Gardens are a great engagement photo location in Tallahassee. With brick paths and mossy trees, this location is very reminiscent of Savannah. Head there during peak blooming season and you’ll be surrounded by a dazzling display of blooms in every direction. Dreamy and romantic – sigh.
For my urban couples seeking big, colorful art on the walls – this is your engagement photo location in Tallahassee. There are so many options within quick walking distance for super fun and playful engagement photos. Wear clothes with pops of color and plan to laugh a lot, this location is so much fun!
So there you have it, my favorite engagement photo locations in Tallahassee, or nearby and worth the drive! For tips on how to have the best engagement photos ever, check out my past blog post here. And if you’re on the fence about whether you actually need engagement photos, check out this blog post where I give you three reasons why having engagement photos done is actually a really beneficial idea.
And once you have your engagement photos, what better way to showcase them than with custom Save the Dates? This article explains why Save the Dates are helpful for your guests and includes information on when to send them too!