One of the main elements to planning your portrait session is choosing the best place photograph, and if you found us on this site…. you must be searching for help from the pros! We are here to help, by bringing you 8 of the best photoshoot locations in Sacramento. At Dee and Kris, we always discuss locations during your pre-planning session, which you can book HERE, but here are some locations for portrait sessions from our most recent shoots!
We might be a little bias, but our number one place to photograph in Sacramento is at our studio. We are fully equipped with incredible natural light, studio lights, multiple backdrops, and plenty of space for your furry friend to run off leash.
Without the distraction of scenery and the risk of bad weather, studio portraits really focus on the connection and emotions between your family. If you’re looking classic and high-end photos, photographing in studio can give you exactly what you’re looking for.
Another location that is great for portrait sessions is the easiest to access: your own home! Not only is it the most personal location, but doing your portrait session at your house allows every single photograph to be unique. Out of all the portrait locations on this list, your home is one of the best for maternity and new born photoshoot locations.
If you’re visiting this page for outdoor photoshoot location ideas, one of our most popular is the Roseville Greenbelt, also know as William Bill Hughes Park. This public park in Roseville has so many fun places to shoot, by the pond, the neutral grasses, or among the sweeping trees. Every time we photograph here it shows us knew light! For photoshoot locations, this is one of the most universal!
When it comes to variety, the UC Davis Arboretum offers the most expansive selection of photoshoot locations. Throughout the Arboretum, you’ll find incredible redwood trees, a blue lake side view, and an arching bridge. If you want a garden photoshoot location, you found it here!
Apple Hill is absolutely gorgeous in the fall. If you want golden fall colors in an area that is filled with tradition, Apple Hill is a great photoshoot location near Sacramento.
Another popular location for family portraits is Folsom Lake. With the vast area of flat land, you can count on having a beautiful sunset every night!
For many families, Old Sacramento is rich with tradition which makes it a great photoshoot location! Plus, since it’s a great tourist spot, it makes the best location for those traveling from out of town.
There are so many fun places for kids to play that allows us to capture fun and candid pictures of your family!