The 9 Best Graduation Photoshoot Ideas in Phoenix

Phoenix is full of beautiful cityscapes, desert jewels, and hidden sanctuaries — all of which are ideal for graduation photos. The majority of students are mostly focused on graduating, but parents of these graduates may be seeking to commemorate the milestone. Fortunately, we’ve compiled a list of great graduation photoshoot ideas in Phoenix for such an occasion. Check them out below!

1. Unwind at a boho-chic creative space with a speakeasy

Unique Event Space phoenix rental
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This venue has it all! There is a vivacious lounging space with superb velvet blue chairs and earthy assortments spread out through the room. Cruise over into their basement speakeasy where the Native American theme goes moody. With dark wood walls and keen furnishings, your option to get an uncommon photo is available here. The venue offers a coworking space where you can prop yourself up on a chair and take “studying” snapshots. But if you want to stand out, don’t be afraid to spend most of your time downstairs where you’ll find edgier backdrops.

2. Exit the city to visit a contemporary desert oasis in Scottsdale

Modern Desert Oasis phoenix rental
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Get away from the city by coming to a 4,000-square-foot property with an expansive outdoor area. This place embodies what an upscale desert home would look like. It’s a massive home with a gorgeous interior design and bohemian elements sprinkled around. Imagine capturing unique portraits with skulls in the background hanging from the walls. But if that’s not the kind of thing you’re into, then you’re in luck! Go outside and obtain your radiant essence with a nature backdrop. Once you’re through, go for a dip in the pool or before, whatever floats your boat!

3. Enjoy the skylight in a minimalist photo studio

Modern Industrial Studio with Skylight phoenix rental
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Get on with your day by coming to a fully equipped photo studio. It’s a minimalist photo studio in an excellent location to catch any spherical shots if you want to keep it simplistic yet classy. You can take photos sitting down since the space offers chairs and tables as props. The studio is cozy and made for taking purposeful photos like graduation portraits.

4. Go with the flow at a recreational paradise called River Salt

A place known to go tubing in the summer is also best recognized for the best golden hour photos. Salt River is located in the desert, where you can drive to take lovely graduation photos. The mountains and river streams are prime for backdrops. Not only can you take artistic snapshots, but you can also make it into a field trip. Bring extra clothes so you can take advantage of getting on a tube in the river. Salt River has breathtaking views of the desert nature. With startling sunsets, this spot’s definitely one of the most unforgettable graduation photoshoot ideas in Phoenix.

5. Take it easy at a stunning modern cottage

Production Gem Stunning Downtown Historic Grand Pyramid Cottage phoenix rental
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This unparalleled house’s main attraction is the quality of space and light it produces, and the detailed intention. Every inch is designed and curated with production in mind. With skyscraper-height ceilings, vast windows with float glass, marble countertops, hardwood floors, this space has an unusual uniqueness Phoenix rarely witnesses. The house is surrounded by sparkling gardens on a busy historic neighborhood street. When you are ready for a break, explore the outdoor community to indulge in some local favorite restaurants.

6. Live it up in an upscale oasis and home in the desert

Secluded Desert Oasis for Film production phoenix rental
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You’re spoiled by the beautiful North Peoria desert the minute you step onto this land. Seize pleasant pictures as you swarm around the outdoor fireplace. After taking your graduation photos, unwind in the hot tub and embrace the sumptuous weather. Gaze at the scenic views from the patio with plenty of upscale seating. Once inside you can still experience the desert vibes but in AC. Spread your wings as much as you’d like because there is immense room for you to roam around and pose as much as you like. With the mansion being secluded, you can turn it into a graduation get-together with your friends and family. You deserve this celebration.

7. Escape the desert at an exclusive hidden gem

Serenity Gardens Scottsdale phoenix rental
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One reviewer states, “beautiful scenery and great hospitality!” Wouldn’t you want some of that? The home is a private, secluded gem on a generous land. You will sense as if you’re into another dimension with luxuriant terraces and giant koi fishponds, lively bamboo, a rose nursery, and statues at every glance. Oh, and did we mention there are three peacocks and ducks who might stalk you? It’s every person’s dream to photograph here and you will not want to leave. Come to the tropical paradise as soon as you can since space is constantly booked.

8. Stroll through a garden without the desert dust in the city

Sometimes you don’t feel like driving out to the desert to get the look you want. And, so we had to feature Phoenix’s favorite garden, the Desert Botanical Gardens. There is little to no dust insight here because it’s a man-made park with cactus and over fifty thousand exotic plant life. There are walking trails and natural blooming backdrops spread over one hundred and forty acres. It offers a broad scale of immaculate sightings like their orbicular art piece and rare exotic species roaming the premises.

9. Get lost in a colorful urban jungle with plenty of plants

Feel empowered as you come into Biophilia. Why? It could possibly be for the exuberant plants or the massive amount of natural lighting. The way the host has set up the plants and wicker for simple and catchy props creates a relaxing and gracious place. A previous guest “highly recommends this place,” so witness for yourself the positive fuss by coming here as one of your graduation photoshoot ideas in Phoenix.

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