Engagement Session Locations in North Alabama

Engagements

October 20, 2022

These stunning photo locations are my absolute favorite for Huntsville, Birmingham, and Cullman, AL for engagement photos. They are the most used locations for BKJP clients.


DELANO PARK ROSE GARDEN

Decatur, Alabama

decatur alabama engagement session

Built in 1934, this beautiful garden is the perfect place for engagement photos. It’s near the downtown Decatur, AL area so we can use both the garden and the downtown area for your session.

  • Free
  • Pretty all year long but ideal in the summer!

RAILROAD PARK

Birmingham, Alabama

This beautiful park has the perfect dreamy backdrop for engagement photos. It’s near the downtown Birmingham, AL area so we can use both the park and either a rooftop or the beautiful building with large white columns nearby.

  • Free — but you may have to pay for parking
  • Pretty all year long but ideal in the summer!

BIRMINGHAM BOTANICAL GARDENS

Birmingham, AL

birmingham alabama engagement session

There are over 100 types of modern roses in the rose garden at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens in Birmingham, AL! Their greenhouse also makes for a beautifully unique backdrop for engagement photos.

  • Free, no photography fee.
  • Best 2 hours before closing.
  • So may different varieties of backdrops!

Downtown Parking Deck

Birmingham, AL

I love this location. It is so unique and different!

  • Free — may have to pay for parking depending on how long we stay!
  • Perfect lighting in the evening

DOWNTOWN HUNTSVILLE

Huntsville, AL

Downtown Huntsville Alabama is one of the most versatile locations for engagement photos. My favorite spot to take pictures is in front of the large white columns at the Historic First National Bank. You can also find endless backdrops like the FUMC, beautiful neighborhoods, and rooftop options near by! Big Spring Park also makes a beautiful photo settings. 

  • Free — we can just walk around and explore the city!
  • Perfect lighting in the morning and evening
  • Elegant white-columns, rooftop views, and beautiful trees

HUNTSVILLE BOTANICAL GARDEN

Huntsville, AL

huntsville alabama engagement session

There is 112 acres to wander around in, in the Huntsville Botanical Garden! Their guest center has beautiful white columns and steps that make an elegant engagement photo backdrop. And the garden is breathtaking on its own.

  • There is a $125 photography fee.
  • Best in the early morning hours and 2 hours before sunset.
  • So may different varieties of backdrops!

DOWNTOWN CULLMAN

Cullman, AL

cullman alabama engagement session

Downtown Cullman, AL is another popular location for engagement photos, especially around the Warehouse District. My favorite spot to take pictures is at the little flower garden near Busy Bee Cafe.

  • Free
  • Best lighting is in the evening

DOWNTOWN FLORENCE

Florence, AL

Downtown Florence Alabama is a great option for engagement photos. My favorite spot to take pictures is in front of the large white wall across from the Baptist Church. You can also find endless backdrops like the beautiful bank with white columns, pretty neighborhoods, and several parks nearby!

  • Free
  • Perfect lighting in the evening

PLANNING YOUR ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS

If you’re envisioning your engagement photos at another location, I’m all ears! As a photographer, I’m always on the hunt for the best places to take photos in North Alabama. Session locations are not limited to this list! If your family has a property you love, I can travel to you for photos.

Get in touch here for more engagement photo details.

If you’re already a client, let me know what style of location you’re leaning towards — garden, rustic, waterside, or city! We can even find a location that already means something to you — like where you met or even where you got engaged!

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