Engagement photos are the perfect way to announce your engagement to your friends and family, while at the same time showing off your fiancé and, of course, your new ring! Aside from the obvious, however, it’s also a fitting way to provide a keepsake for your parents and a good source of photos for your wedding website.
However you decide to use your photos, you must start with the perfect location! With our picturesque sunsets and urban landscapes, Albuquerque is full of places with the perfect scenery for a photo shoot. From the cityscape of downtown to the canopy of cottonwoods hovering over the Rio Grande, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular places for engagement sessions in the 505!
With old adobe buildings and colorful southwest details, you can’t go wrong with the traditional New Mexico scenery of Old Town — the perfect setting for vibrant photos!
From the Desert Conservatory and Sasebo Japanese Garden to the Rio Grande Heritage Farm, the Botanic Garden is the perfect choice for an assortment of engagement photos. If you decide to go this route, make sure to get a press pass at the ticket booth!
Perhaps an organic landscape is what you prefer. With lush greenery in the spring and summer and yellow treetops at autumn, the Rio Grande bosque is a picturesque option for any time of year!
A hidden gem in the north valley of Albuquerque is Casa Rondeña Winery. The rolling vineyard welcomes you to the castle-like building with massive stonewalls and barrel rooms full of their legendary wine.
If you’re looking for an edgy, urban look, downtown Albuquerque is the obvious choice. Where modern architecture meets the industrial age, this adorable couple makes downtown look good!