Like many couples, you might be wondering the best possible locations to have your pre-wedding shots. Well the simple answer to that would be to search up the most romantic places closest to you. However, any location you decide to choose should reflect the style of shoot you want. The location is important because it provides an environment. But remember the location is truly there to compliment you.
Here is a list of places that are photographed time and again to create picture perfect moments.
1. Location: Knox College
Address: 59 St. George St. Toronto, ON M5S 2E6
This location is a hidden gem in the heart of the city. Knox College is a postgraduate theological college of the University of Toronto. The location features breath taking architecture that gives off a very European/Gothic vibe. A real beauty that is a must see and is a great pick if you decide to go for a high end styled shoot. This location like many others may require a permit to be photographed, but you will not be disappointed.
2. Location: Webster Falls
Address: Hamilton, ON
Oh yes we are going back to mother nature once again! You may be thinking why on Earth you would want to go to the woods to take your wedding photos. This location features a beautiful waterfall that stands at an astounding 22 meters high. The greenery you will find at Webster Falls is great for any natural and intimate shoots that literally make memories for a lifetime. The sun in this location is amazing, which is also a plus for any photographer!
P.S. This location is also a few mins away from Tew’s Falls and Dundas Peak, so if you want to feel like you are on top of the world, this really is the place for you.
3. Location: Polson Pier
Address: Toronto, ON
Do you love the 6? If so then this is the place for you. This place not only captures a great chunk of the Toronto Skyline and is home to Cabana Pool Bar, but is also a great place to be at during golden hour. You know, when the sky has really pretty colours and is close to sunset. Golden hour makes pictures come out so beautiful and natural. Minimal touch ups are needed and makes you look stunning against glistening waters. Reasons to go? Great body of water, Toronto Skyline, Golden hour, and best part is maybe after your shoot – you can enjoy a cold beer in the hot weather.
4. Location: High Park
Address: 1873 Bloor St West Toronto, ON M6R 2Z3
This is the call of the wild, sort of. High Park is a great place for getting nature shots with family and friends and even as a couple. This is a municipal park in Toronto that features many gardens, clear walkways, ponds and a zoo. The beauty of High Park changes with every season, making it a great place for photos all year round.
5. Location: Scarborough Bluffs
Address: 61 Under Cliff Dr Scarborough, ON M1N 3Z6
Ever thought about having a romantic beach shoot with nice weather, sun shining all while you are dressed in your best summer outfit? Then Scarborough Bluffs has it all laid out for you. This park has an elevated meadow for views of the bluffs. A sandy beach and picnic areas all around. The Bluffs is a great place to have natural and bright shoots that are very summery and usually very beautiful. The golden hour at this location cannot be described in words, but watching the sunset over the horizon with a cotton candy sky is exactly what we are talking about.
We hope this list gives you a place to start looking for your next e-shoot or romantic date night. Of course we have not listed every amazing part of the world. But these locations do add a little magic to every photo. We understand you want the best photos leading up to your big day – but remember folks, the location is truly there to compliment you. There are many hidden gems that are closer than you think.