The fresh ocean breeze felt on the pier, the historical buildings with so many interesting stories to reveal, the beautiful landscape with thousands of flowers releasing their sweet fragrance…San Diego is the place to go if you want to experience a little bit of everything!
With so many places in San Diego to choose, you MUST consider these 5 photography spots for your upcoming Quinceanera photo shoot.
1. Balboa Park
This must-see San Diego attraction is the nation’s largest urban cultural park! With over 15 museums, arts venues, gorgeous botanical gardens, and the San Diego Zoo, it has all the qualities you need to make your pictures the best you’ve ever seen. The park is open 24 hours a day so you’re able to take a snapshot of the sunrise or under the stars. Have some fun by taking a picture next to the Balboa Park Carousel or Balboa Park Miniature Railroad. Experience it for yourself, admittance to the park and botanical gardens are free!
1549 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, California, 92101
2. Hotel del Coronado
Built in 1888, Hotel del Coronado is a luxurious beachfront hotel with over 125 years of stories to tell. It’s a popular location for wedding and quinceanera photography because of its amazing architecture and beach view. This national historical landmark will not disappoint if you want to capture the most iconic victorian style hotel in San Diego!
3. The Flower Fields
The 50 acres of unbelievable color that can be seen from miles away make this location simply breathtaking! Who gets to experience the sweet fragrance from patches of fresh Giant Tecolote Ranunculus, daisies, sweet peas, orchids, and poinsettias other than in a dream?! Jump on an antique tractor for a quick tour of the stunning field, take a look at your favorite paintings inspired by the colorful flowers, or check out the American flag of flowers! Imagine yourself in the middle of the beauty of these fields overlooking the Pacific Ocean that have been in existence for the past 85 years thanks to the hard work of its gardeners. You won’t experience it anywhere else!
5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008
4. Old Town San Diego
Located in the heart of San Diego is one of the most popular locations – the historic Old Town San Diego! Stop by the Bazaar del Mundo Shops to pay tribute to your Latin roots. You’ll see the colorful clothes, jewelry, and home decor displayed in wagons, which would look spectacular in pictures. What makes this location even more special are the old fashioned buildings – the architecture is amazing! End your day by taking a tour down San Diego Avenue and pass the Whaley House, considered the most haunted house in the United States according to the Travel Channel.
5. Children’s Pool Beach
The cool ocean sea breeze, the view of the waves from the pier, and the harbor seals in the background make the Children’s Pool Beach a unique location for your Quince photos! Witness the wildlife from a short distance away while capturing it right on camera. Plan your photography session during low tide to witness additional wildlife and during the sunset for incredible 360-degree-views of the Pacific Ocean and La Jolla.