Photo Shoot Locations in California for your Quinceañera

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A Quinceañera photo Shoot is a MUST!

Whether it is days before your Quinceañera or the day of. There needs to be pictures taken to document your coming of age celebration! Memories always need to be cherished and what better way than a photoshoot? There is so much planning that goes into the details of the day so that everything can be perfect. A photoshoot captures all of the years, months, or weeks of planning so that you and your family can look back and always reminisce on your Quinceañera day. It can be stressful in general to put together a Quince but a photoshoot is always so much fun and a moment to step back and admire how every detail has come together. Here are some locations that are great for a Quinceañera photoshoot that are all located in California.  

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Here are some ideal locations in California for your Quinceañera photo-shoot:


Arlington Garden Pasadena

Located in Pasadena, California. This is a 3-acre botanical garden, it is Pasadena’s free public garden.

Crystal Cove State Park 

Located in Newport Beach, California. Crystal Cove sits along a historic district of beach houses. A total of 3.2 miles of Pacific coastline and inland chaparral canyons.

Griffith Observatory  

Located in Los Angeles, California. You get a great view of Downtown Los Angeles and Hollywood from the Griffith Observatory!

Joshua Tree National Park 

Located in Southern, California. Joshua Tree looks over Coachella Valley, there are also hiking trails in the hidden valley. 

Laguna Beach

This is a small coastal city located in Orange County, California. Known for its many coves and beaches. The main beach trademarks tide pools and a boardwalk leading to a garden.

Lake Tahoe

A large freshwater lake located in the Sierra Nevada mountains straddling the border of California and Nevada.

Lone Cypress

Is a Monterey Cypress tree in Pebble Beach, California. This tree has been called one of the most photographed trees in North America.

San Gabriel Mission  

Located in San Gabriel, California. This is a Roman Catholic mission and historic landmark.

Public Art “Urban Light”

Located in Los Angeles, California. The installation is restored street lamps from the 1920s and 1930s located on the Wilshire Boulevard entrance of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Temecula Wineries 

Many of the vineyards/wineries are beautiful for a photoshoot! Some wineries do not allow for guests under the age of 21 if the winery does allow minors, they are permitted to join their parents in the winery and often take part in winery tours. If desired to have a photoshoot here you can always call ahead to confirm ahead of time at any vineyard or winery in the city of Temecula.

Pictured here is Callaway Vineyard & Winery, located in Temecula California.

The Palace of Fine Arts

Located in the Marina District of San Francisco, California. This is a rebuilt exhibit it is a surviving structure from the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition.

There is a location on this list that will best fit your XV theme. These locations vary from the beach to a museum for a more “artsy feel”, whichever location you decide to choose to take your pictures, none of these locations will fail you. Of course, not all of these are open due to Covid-19 but they are great to keep in mind for the future when Quinceañera’s or photoshoots are allowed. It also does not hurt to plan ahead! 

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