Selecting the scene for your engagement pictures is an important decision. Things to consider include the type of wedding you are having, how you guys met, your personality, and what you like to do together. Maine, New Hampshire, and the Greater Boston Area offer countless locations for your engagement pictures. This short list offers a few personal favorite locations for engagement pictures, in no particular order. 

Locations for Engagement Pictures in New Hampshire

Downtown Dover, New Hampshire | From the Washington Mill’s huge brick walls, alleyways, and old style exposed brick staircases to the serenity of the Cocheco dam, there’s infinite opportunity in the Garrison City. The Chris Keeley Photography studio is in Dover too, providing the opportunity for an indoor/outdoor combination for your engagement pictures. This is a great option for both the cold winter months and the hot summer afternoons, adding stylized glamour lighting to your collection.

Whether it's a cold winter day or hot summer afternoon, indoor engagement pictures can be awesome too. They don't have to be outside.

Whether it's a cold winter day or hot summer afternoon, indoor engagement pictures can be awesome too. They don't have to be outside.

There's a bunch of great spots in downtown Dover for outdoor pictures. If cars or motorcycles are your thing, then outdoor pictures a must. Red Corvette, anyone?

There's a bunch of great spots in downtown Dover for outdoor pictures. If cars or motorcycles are your thing, then outdoor pictures a must. Red Corvette, anyone?

Odiorne Point State Park, Rye, New Hampshire | This is a great choice for engagement pictures if you are having a coastal or nautical-themed wedding, or you just like the ocean. There are lots of views of the water and passing lobster boats and sailboats going in and out of Portsmouth and the Piscataqua River. There are historic forts that offer some cool, grungy backdrops too with unique pools of natural light. This location also offers great sunsets.

Odiorne Point in Rye, New Hampshire can have amazing sunsets.

Odiorne Point in Rye, New Hampshire can have amazing sunsets.

Odiorne Point in Rye, New Hampshire has both Coastal and forested backdrops with a few historic structures. 

Odiorne Point in Rye, New Hampshire has both Coastal and forested backdrops with a few historic structures. 

Locations for Engagement Pictures in Greater Boston Area

Financial District + Christopher Columbus Park, Boston, Massachusetts | Architectural backdrops abound for a definitive metro Boston theme. Keep in mind that this park is especially crowded on the weekends, so your engagement session should be photographed during the week to avoid crowds.

The Financial District and Christopher Columbus Park offer a definitive "Boston" look.

The Financial District and Christopher Columbus Park offer a definitive "Boston" look.

The archway at Christopher Columbus Park in Boston offers a great backdrop for your engagement pictures, and anyone who knows Boston will recognize this iconic setting.

The archway at Christopher Columbus Park in Boston offers a great backdrop for your engagement pictures, and anyone who knows Boston will recognize this iconic setting.

Locations for Engagement Pictures in Southern Maine

Mount Agamenticus, York, Maine | If you guys love the outdoors, especially hiking, Mount Agamenticus or “Mount A” is a great location for your engagement pictures. You can drive to the summit to maximize time for pictures (it’s small, but it is a summit). There’s a great lookout tower and a few other features up top. The views of the surrounding landscape, mostly conservation lands, is beautiful. This is a great location if you want to include a nice sunset.

Mount Agamenticus in York, Maine is an awesome place for engagement pictures if you enjoy the outdoors together.

Mount Agamenticus in York, Maine is an awesome place for engagement pictures if you enjoy the outdoors together.

 

Nubble Light, York, Maine | Great if you want to include something iconic of New England (lighthouse) in the background. Nubble also offers great rocks, splashing waves, a wild rose hedge. There’s also an ice cream stand, so there’s that. There are a lot of tourists at Nubble in the summer, so a weekday engagement session is encouraged.

Engagement pictures at Nubble Light in York, Maine is a great coastal setting. 

Engagement pictures at Nubble Light in York, Maine is a great coastal setting. 

Fort Foster, Kittery, Maine | Fort Foster has a lot to offer. There's a a long coastal pier, great views of the water, a beach, and rocky ledges. This locations typically also offers great sunsets. 

Fort Foster in Kittery, Maine is a great location for coastal engagement pictures.

Fort Foster in Kittery, Maine is a great location for coastal engagement pictures.

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