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Temecula offers Picture Perfect photo spots in So Cal

Here’s a look at some fantastic local favorite photo spots where you can snap your own pictures or hire a photographer to capture moments that will last a lifetime:

Peltzer Farms Fall Photo Opportunities:

Fall Photos perfect for engagement announcements at Peltzer Farms, Temecula, CA

Fall Photos perfect for engagement announcements at Peltzer Farms, Temecula, CA

This fall, embrace the full seasonal capabilities of shooting your Thanksgiving or Christmas Card Pictures at Temecula’s Peltzer Farms. For reservations and more information on Peltzer Farms hosted photo opportunities, as well as weddings and our full service Bridal Suite, please contact:

951.695.1116 or visit Peltzer Farms Online: 

Senior Picture by photographer Bree Hunter

Senior Picture by photographer Bree Hunter

Oceanside Pier

With barnacle-covered pilings bracing the boardwalk above, the Oceanside Pier is a photographer’s dream. Rustic simplicity is embraced by the waves and many photographers capture the seaside bliss with shots of faded wood and water. For an added, Pinterest-worthy bonus, carve names or the year into the sand prior to photo shoot.

Location: 1540 N Harbor Drive, Oceanside

Fee: None (parking)

The Humphrey's Estate in Temecula, courtesy photo by Jennifer P.

The Humphrey’s Estate in Temecula, courtesy photo by Jennifer P.

The Humphreys Estate

This garden location is ripe with special spots to snap a pic. Twenty acres in size, photographers will work against a backdrop of shady bridges, sun dappled trees and even a hedge maze.

Location: 45100 Rio Linda Road, Temecula

More information: call 951-704-2409

Fee: $25 per 45-minute session, by appointment only.

Redhawk Waterfall, Temecula, CA courtesy photo

Redhawk Waterfall, Temecula, CA courtesy photo

Redhawk Waterfall

This highly photographed spot at the corner of Redhawk Parkway and Margarita Road graces many a mantle in Temecula and Murrieta. With its towering natural stone waterfall, spacious lawn and dramatic boulders for posing, it is a must for senior portraits and prom pictures and holiday photo shoots, too.

Located: 45100 Redhawk Parkway, Temecula

Fee: None

Longshadow Ranch Winery at Night

Longshadow Ranch Winery at Night

Longshadow Ranch Winery

What do rolling, vine-covered hills, a rustic ranch and Belgian draft horses have in common? An amazing venue for a rustic photo shoot in Temecula. From the little ranch store to the big barn, this winery boasts some of the favorite spots to photograph in Temecula’s wine country. No appointment is needed, as the whole property is available for photographers. Photo sharing with the winery is also a bonus Next time you visit, you may see your pictures posted.

Location: 39847 Calle Contento, Temecula

More information: Call 951-587-6221

Harveston Lake in Temecula

Fee: None

Old Town Temecula

This fresh, urban setting can transform minute to minute. From the rich brick walls of the Merc to the rippling fountain with architectural angles of City Hall in the background, there is something to love around every corner of this unique mix of old and new. Park at the parking garage and pause at the fountain at sunset.

Located: Old Town Front Street, Temecula

Fee: None

Harveston Lake

From the center fountain to the many gazebos and trees gracing the water’s edge, Harveston Lake remains an ideal location for any photo session. This location offers a picturesque backdrop that changes by the hour. Whether you stop by on a sunny day as the light reflects off the water, or gather under the shroud of coastal fog, take your time and browse the lakefront for those ideal moments of magic. No appointment necessary.

Located: 29005 Lake House Road, Temecula

Temecula Civic Center

Temecula Civic Center

Temecula Civic Center (Credit: cityoftemecula.org)
Fee: None

Carlsbad State Beach

What could be a better Southern California location than the broad, sandy beach at sunset with your graduate tossing her cap high into the air while standing barefoot on the sand?

Location: 7201 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad

Fee: None (parking)

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About Ashley Ludwig

Ashley Ludwig is an Editor for Patch News, Orange County and Los Angeles. She is also an inspirational romantic suspense author.

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