Seaport Village

This Waterfront shopping complex is home to a wide variety of buildings in all different architectural styles, so there’s a little something for everyone. You can choose to have urban photos, waterfront photos or both. There are also plenty of places to get a snack – and matching ice cream cones make for a super cute wedding photography prop!

Style: Urban, Plaza

Address: 849 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA

Social: Facebook

Contact : Seaport Village

Balboa Park

Offering 1200 acres of sprawling urban gardens, Balboa Park is a fantastic place for wedding photography for nature-lovers alike, without having to travel outside of the city. There are almost 20 different gardens within the park, from a Japanese Garden to a hundred-year-old cactus garden, so the options are truly endless. An afternoon at Balboa park will certainly result in wedding photos that are full of variety and natural beauty.

Style: Natural, Garden, Architectural

Address: 1549 El Prado San Diego, CA 92101

Social: Facebook

Contact : Balboa Park

Coronado Island

Another iconic beach location, Coronado island is also home to Hotel Del Coronado, a stunning historic Victorian-era beachfront hotel. The hotel served as a filming location for a Marilyn Monroe movie, so you know that it’s got plenty of glamour to lend to your wedding photographs.

Style: Beach, Historic Hotel

Address: 1100 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA

Social: Instagram

Contact : Coronado Island

Old Town

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For those searching for the heart of San Diego’s history, the Old Town of San Diego won’t disappoint. There are plenty of well-maintained historic buildings, from the iconic Old Adobe Chapel to a collection of Victorian homes. There are also a number of stylish hotels in the area which can offer a more modern photo location option.

Style: Historic Neighborhood

Address: 3940 Hortensia St San Diego, CA 92110

Social: Facebook

Contact : Old Town Team

Sunset Cliffs

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There’s no shortage of beach locations to choose from in San Diego, so why not have your wedding photos taken at one of the most breathtaking ones? Sunset Cliffs offer jaw-dropping ocean vistas and huge cliffs that give a sense of drama to photos. As the name suggests, the sunset from these cliffs is not to be missed – so consider scheduling your photography session for dusk.

Style: Scenic, Oceanside

Address: Ladera St, San Diego, CA

Social: Facebook

Contact : Sunset Cliffs Team

Cabrillo National Monument

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Address: 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr, San Diego, CA 92106

Contact : Cabrillo National Monument Team

Torrey Pines State Beach

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Address: San Diego, CA

Contact : Torrey Pines State Beach Team

Mount Laguna

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Address: San Diego, CA

Contact : Mount Laguna Team

La Jolla Cove

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Address: San Diego, CA

Contact : La Jolla Cove Team

Gaslamp Quarter

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Address: San Diego, CA

Contact : Gaslamp Quarter Team

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From gardens to hotels and from islands to oceanside cliffs, these five photo locations show that San Diego really does have it all. The hardest part is choosing between so many beautiful options! At the end of the day, the star of your wedding photos will be you and your new spouse, and any photography location choice you make will look great when paired with the beginning of your ‘happily ever after.’

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