Atlanta is a sprawling city with plenty of green spaces and unique locations tucked away amongst its skyline streets, suburbs, and parks. With so many options, researching the perfect place to take your engagement photos can feel like an enormous task. Therefore, we’ve whittled down your choices to these nine locations. Whether you prefer a playful, spontaneous vibe or you want more formal-feeling photos, this list of engagement photo shoot ideas in Atlanta offers a little bit of everything. Read on to learn more!
1. Keep in simple in a production loft
This downtown production loft boasts so much natural light that the mahogany floors seem to glow. And who doesn’t want their engagement photos to (literally) radiate? With 1,300 square feet and access to a roof that overlooks the Atlanta skyline, there’s no shortage of space to pose alongside all the chic, cozy trappings that makes this studio feel so home-like. Bonus points? This space’s rooftop also overlooks the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which could be the perfect background if you and your SO happen to be Falcons fans.
2. Get creative in an industrial, farmhouse-style bungalow
Make a statement with your engagement photos and take them in the likes of a Peerspace rental like this fabulous industrial, farmhouse-style bungalow that boasts an “afro-chic” flair. Located in this historic West End of Atlanta, this location is all big, bright rooms and eclectic decor that serves as the perfect background for your shoot. When everyone else is zigging in their engagement photos, zag and opt for a beautifully unique home like this one and set yourselves apart.
3. Make it an indoor/outdoor shoot in a unique, multi-functional loft
This intriguing multi-use complex is made up of buildings dating all the way back to 1864. Blending history with contemporary style, this space offers a whopping 125,000 square feet to take truly unique photos. If you’re into keeping it minimalist, you’ll really dig its great textured backgrounds. And with steel beams, exposed brick, distressed wood, and cool industrial details, you’ll have a hard time deciding what you love more about this location: its unique artistic vibe or the sweeping skyline views.
4. Take a walk through the forest
If you’re looking to escape the city and incorporate a little bit more greenery into your engagement photos, look no further than Kirkwood Urban Forest Community Garden. Not only is this location gorgeous, but it was once a piece of neglected land that was sustainably transformed into a thriving, lush ecosystem. Stroll its sun-dappled footpaths under the treetops and feel all the romance, courtesy of Mother Nature herself.
5. Live out your fairytale in an urban castle
Every inch of this enormous stone brownstone, which really boasts medieval castle vibes, is enchanting. The living quarters feature lots of natural light. The chef’s kitchen is gorgeous. But the highlight of this space, available to rent on Peerspace, is undoubtedly the rooftop. With a fireplace, colorful furniture, and sweeping views of the skyline, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better location when it comes to engagement photo shoot ideas in Atlanta. Snap your photos here and start on the path towards that perfect storybook ending.
6. Revel in the romantic charm of a Victorian mansion
It’s not every day that you find a mansion in the middle of the city. However, not only does this restored Queen Anne Victorian home lie in Atlanta’s Kirkwood neighborhood, but it’s available to rent via Peerspace and offers countless amazing indoor and outdoor photo ops. If you’re looking to incorporate some classic Southern charm into your engagement pics, you’ll find it in spades in this production location. From its luxurious furnishings to its wraparound porch and pecan orchard, there are very few more romantic places than this slice of history that dates all the way back to 1896.
7. Take a walk in the park
If you like the idea of a natural backdrop but want to make the most of Atlanta’s urban cityscape, Piedmont Park is the ideal photo shoot location. With a lake, gazebo, trees, fields, and oh-so-much greenery, there are plenty of beautiful places to pose. While the park does get busy with photographers and visitors on the weekends, you’re likely to dodge the crowds by arriving early in the morning and/or on a weekday to feel like you have more of the place to yourself.
8. Bring the drama in an art loft
This elegant Buckhead art loft feels nothing less than luxurious. Its colorful draperies reflect the light in unexpected ways, and unique furnishings occupy a variety of nooks, so you have plenty of backdrops to choose from. However, don’t be intimidated by the sophistication of this production location: it’s as lighthearted and whimsical as it is opulent. Take your engagement photo shoot to the next level by dressing in your fanciest attire and posing like royalty.