10 Dreamy Pacific Northwest Engagement Shoot Locations

There are some seriously dreamy Pacific Northwest engagement shoot locations! Whether you’re looking for city charm, bodies of water or lush evergreen trees, there’s something for everyone in the PNW.

Here’s a collection of my favorite (and the most popular) Pacific Northwest engagement shoot locations:


Capitol Hill - Seattle, Washington

Capitol Hill has a unique charm that stands above all other neighborhoods in Seattle. Known for its queer-friendly, all-accepting culture and gorgeous art/delicious, locally-sourced eats, Capitol Hill makes for one memorable engagement shoot.

Olympic National Park

Whether snow or no snow, the Olympic National Park has everything a PNW-lover could ask for and makes for expansive, serene captures of you and your love against a magical backdrop.

Lake Cushman

Filled with deep blue water, Lake Cushman offers a picturesque view of the rocky beaches and tall trees that line the PNW. Also lending itself to expansive, wide frame captures of the two of you together in nature, Lake Cushman is a staple PNW location.

Discovery Park in Seattle, Washington

One of my favorite go-tos, Discovery Park has a lot to offer us here in Seattle. Opt for captures in a grassy field, or down by the beach on driftwood. This versatile PNW location will get you stunning variety.


Mount Rainier National Park

Gorgeous in or out of snowy conditions, Mount Rainier is an iconic hiking destination among PNW folks and pays tribute to the best of what PNW has to offer.

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Similar to Mount Rainier, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest has trees, tall rocks and sometimes snow.

La Push, Washington

One of the most iconic features of La Push, Washington is the sea stack formations. Sea stacks are a column of rock standing in the sea, remaining after erosion of cliffs and they are magnificent! Who wouldn’t want these beauties in their engagement photos?


Alki Beach

Magical waters and driftwood line Alki Beach, a calming location to showcase your PNW love story.

On a Ferry Boat

If you connect your relationship with true Seattle/PNW island tradition, you may opt for some shots on a ferry boat. This is a unique local concept that can easily be your only location or added on to a greater engagement shoot as you travel to your ultimate destination.

Gig Harbor, Washington

A lovely town by the water, Gig Harbor is another great option for embracing your PNW roots for your engagement photoshoot. Stroll along the dock by the boats when the sun is just right.


Which location will you pick for your engagement shoot? Contact me for a consultation and let’s get to dreaming up something special for you and your sweetheart!

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