10 Places to Take Engagement Photos on Long Island
Get ready to book your photographer because Long Island is full of incredible locations for engagement photos. Here are ten places to consider when taking those special shots.
1. Argyle Park, Babylon: The park’s beautiful waterfall and lake make for an excellent backdrop. While there’s a $100 fee for non-residents, it’s worth it for this picture-perfect spot.
2. Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay: Known as the ‘museum of trees,’ this site offers numerous spots for memorable photos. A 1.5-hour photo session fee is $200.
3. Belmont Lake State Park, Babylon: The park’s scenic lake and autumn colors make for attractive photographs. Be aware that there may be a fee and permit needed as it is a Suffolk County park.
4. Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury: The gardens’ flower beds, tree-lined paths, and stunning architecture create the perfect setting for engagement photos. Photography permits are required, and additional time is available for you guys.
5. Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay: The site’s picturesque grounds are ideal for engagement photos. A $100 permit is required, and there is a parking fee.
6. Sands Point Preserve, Sands Point: The Preserve’s historic Hempstead House and Guggenheim Estate make for perfect photoshoot locations. The indoor photography fee is $450 for two hours, while the outdoor photography fee is $350 for a two-hour session.
7. Waterdrinkers Farm, Manorville: The sunflower fields and greenery of this farm can serve as a unique backdrop for your engagement photos. The fee is $25 per hour.
8. Suffolk County Farm and Education Center, Yaphank: The historic structures are a charming touch for your engagement photos. No permit is necessary.
9. Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh: Miles of sandy beaches and a stunning boardwalk make for a classic backdrop. You may need to pay for parking.
10. Fire Island Lighthouse, Fire Island: The five miles of beaches, hidden paths, and lighthouse create a beautiful, serene backdrop for your photoshoot. You only need to pay for parking.
Congratulations on your engagement, and happy photoshooting!