Best Philadelphia Area Photo Locations

Best Philadelphia Area Photo Locations

Planning a wedding or engagement photo session? There are so many amazing places in the Philadelphia area! Beautiful parks, incredible gardens and amazing views. These locations use nature as a backdrop to create stunning wedding and engagement photographs.

Ridley Creek State Park

Ridley Creek State Park (Media, Pennsylvania) is an incredibly beautiful park within a 40 minute drive of the city. There you’ll find a historic stone mansion with a rustic English-style garden, rolling fields, deep woods and even a barn with horses!

See what a real engagement session looks like:

Ridley Creek State Park Engagement Photos


Longwood Gardens

Ready for some serious color? Longwood Gardens (Kennet Square, Pennsylvania) boasts incredible displays of flowers, meadows, intricate fountains and more. It’s a gorgeous space in any season!

See what a real engagement session looks like:

Longwood Gardens Engagement Session


 Bartram’s Garden

While Bartram’s Garden (Philadelphia, PA) is technically within city limits, you wouldn’t know it! Here you’ll find historic stone buildings, rolling fields with tall grass and plenty of river access. From one corner of the park you can even see the Philly skyline!

See what a real wedding looks like:

Bartram’s Garden Wedding Photos


Valley Forge National Park

Valley Forge National Park (King of Prussia, Pennsylvania) might be one of the most beautiful locations in our corner of the state. The memorial arch towers over stunning rolling fields of tall grass. Nothing beats a sunset shoot in this wide open and peaceful space!

Pro Tip: This location requires a permit for photography – be sure to apply early!

See what a real wedding looks like:

Audubon Center Wedding Photos

Valley Forge Wedding Photos


Tyler State Park

You will find beautiful Tyler State Park (Newtown, Pennsylvania) about forty-five minutes north of the city. This stunning park has a lot to offer – everything from fields of spring blossoms to a lovely rustic covered bridge! Check out the other side of the park for corn fields and easy access to lovely Neshaminy Creek for waterfront photos.

See what a real engagement session looks like:

Tyler State Park Engagement Photos


The Shore

What more is there to say? It’s the BEACH! Cute main streets, ice cream cones, boardwalk strolling and of course splashing around in the water. The perfect sunset summer shoot awaits!

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Beach Wedding Photos


Villanova University Campus

Villanova University’s Campus (Villanova, Pennsylvania) is a wonderful location for photos, especially for alumni! You’ll find lovely greenery around the grotto and plenty of spots to bring back memories of college days.

See what a real wedding looks like:

Villanova University Wedding Photos



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