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Easy to book

Choose your dates and book your favorite available photographer.

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Quick Turnaround

Edited high-resolution digital photos in 5 business days

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Quality Photography

Vibrant photos of moments you will cherish forever

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Best local secrets for what to see, eat, & do in town

Vacation Photographers in Orange County

Handpicked and vetted by our team for quality, style, and skill. Make sure to check availability early so your dates don’t get booked up! Can’t pick your favorite Orange County photographer? Check who is available for your travel dates.

Alicia
Hi! I’m a photographer and tech enthusiast born in Los Angeles and raised in Taiwan while attending an American school, which over the years has given me a... more
Alexx
I have been a photographer my whole life but a professional wedding & engagement photographer under my own business for 2 years. I love capturing how two... more
Sharon
Hi I'm Sharon! I am a Southern Californian with a penchant for adventure and all things creative. I am a mama to a spunky eight year old boy and together we... more

Best Photography Spots for an Orange County Photoshoot

Orange County, nestled along the picturesque coastline of Southern California, is a vibrant and diverse region that beckons photographers with its unique blend of natural beauty, urban elegance, and coastal allure. This dynamic county offers a wide range of photographic opportunities, from capturing the sunsets over its iconic beaches to exploring its vibrant cities and communities. The county's diverse landscapes, including rugged canyons, rolling hills, and pristine parks, provide a canvas for nature and landscape photography. The cultural richness of cities like Santa Ana, the architectural beauty of historic landmarks, and the recreational energy of theme parks make Orange County a multifaceted setting for street, architectural, and lifestyle photography. Whether you're drawn to the coastal vistas, the cultural vibrancy, or the serene landscapes, Orange County is a visually captivating and culturally diverse destination for photographers to explore and celebrate the California dream.

Newport Beach

Newport Beach, a picturesque coastal city in Orange County, California, is a captivating p...
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Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, famously known as "Surf City, USA," is a vibrant and photogenic coastal ...
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Anaheim

Anaheim, California, is a dynamic city that offers a wide range of photography opportuniti...
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Laguna Beach

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Orange County Photoshoot Packages

Invest in forever capturing postcard-perfect vacation moments. After you check out of the hotel and your return flight lands, these photos will be a cherished souvenir for years to come!

What's included in my photoshoot package?

Peace of Mind

Choose from vetted and highly rated personal photographers. Hassle-free booking and a travel-friendly refund policy.

Quick Turnaround

Receive your gallery within 5 business days of your photoshoot, but usually sooner! Download your choice of 15, 30, 45 or 60 digital photos depending on your shoot package.

Expert Photo Editing

All photography is edited for light, color, & sharpness to make your vacation photos gorgeous. Advanced beauty edits are available for purchase.

Local Tips

Your personal photographer also acts as an informal tour guide with all the best photography spots and local secrets for what to see, eat, & do in town.

Print Release

Turn your digital photos into cherished travel prints & wall art! Use our printing partners and get FREE SHIPPING - as low as $1 USD for 4×6 luster prints.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Prices vary by city, ensuring you the best rates according to the local market. Choose between photography packages that range from 30 minutes up to 2 hours. The high-resolution photos are professionally edited and delivered by email in a private online gallery within 5 business days. See pricing for your destination here.

  • Check your dates, and then you'll be notified by email which photographers are available. Book your date and then your local professional photographer will work with you to go over all the best photography spots, when the best light will be, and how to beat the crowds to capture magical moments without tons of other tourists in the background. Local Lens vacation photographers are handpicked artists for quality, style, & skill. Not only will they take amazing photos, but they will edit them to be beautiful photo souvenirs you’ll treasure for years to come.

  • All photos are professionally edited for vibrance and composition and delivered in a private online gallery where you can download your favorite photos in high-resolution jpg format. Additional files and high-quality prints from our professional partner labs are also available for purchase. You should receive an email with your photography gallery link within five business days.

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While there’s no best time of year to visit New York City, there’s something very special about the “Big Apple” during Christmas. The city gets in the holiday mood and comes alive with Christmas lights and decorations in some of its biggest attractions. ⁣⁣
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That’s why Christmas time in New York is the perfect excuse for a jolly photo shoot!⁣⁣
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Check out some of the most festive spots in NY for a Christmas photo shoot: ⁣⁣
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🎄 Rockefeller Center Christmas tree⁣⁣
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🎄 Radio City Music Hall⁣⁣
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Now, all you have to do is put on your most festive outfit and smile!⁣
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Viva Las Vegas and its many picturesque attractions! As one of the cities that never sleeps, Las Vegas entertains its visitors 24/7 and offers plenty of photo opportunities, day and night, and at any time you can think about! ⁣⁣
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Check out our favorite photo spots in Las Vegas: ⁣⁣
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📍Bellagio Fountain: This world-famous attraction, with its mesmerizing water shows choreographed to music and lights, offers an enchanting and ever-changing backdrop for capturing the city's magic, especially during the evening. ⁣⁣
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📍Las Vegas Strip: The iconic Las Vegas Strip, with its towering hotels and neon-lit signs, creates a lively and colorful setting for urban and architectural photography.⁣⁣
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📍Hotel Paris: This unique resort and casino complex boasts a faithful recreation of iconic Parisian landmarks, including a half-scale replica of the Eiffel Tower and the charming streets of Montmartre.⁣⁣
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📍Red Rock Canyon: Just a short drive from Las Vegas, this breathtaking conservation area showcases the rugged beauty of the Mojave Desert, with its distinctive red sandstone formations, dramatic canyons, and unique rock features. ⁣⁣
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📍Downtown Las Vegas: This historic district offers vibrant street art, retro neon signs, and a diverse crowd, giving numerous opportunities for candid and street photography.⁣⁣
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Would you like to do a Las Vegas photo shoot? Let us know in the comments!⁣
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📸 Captured by Michelle in Las Vegas, USA⁣
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"If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you."⁣
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Hawaii's Big Island is the ideal paradise for a couple's getaway, and it's specifically a favorite of those on a honeymoon. The island is the perfect mix of romance and adventure and offers its visitors tons of things to do to keep the flame of love alive. ⁣⁣
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Here's a selection of the most romantic ideas for a honeymoon on Hawaii's Big Island:⁣
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❤️ Escape to the Big Island’s secluded beaches.⁣⁣
❤️ Enjoy panoramic views and a hike to a black-sand beach.⁣⁣
❤️ Have a picnic in a tranquil Japanese garden with ocean views.⁣⁣
❤️ Get an oceanside spa treatment.⁣⁣
❤️ Discover cascading falls surrounded by peaceful nature.⁣⁣
❤️ See the Big Island’s remarkable scenery from the sky on a private helicopter ride. ⁣⁣
❤️ Enjoy a romantic sunset cruise.⁣⁣
❤️ Go to Kauna’oa (Mauna Kea) Beach for some of the best stargazing in the world.⁣⁣
❤️ Go night swimming with manta rays.⁣⁣
❤️ Experience a grand celebration of food, music, and culture with a Hawaiian Luau.⁣
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📸 Captured by Jayson in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii ⁣
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Are you a solo traveler looking for an adventure? Look no further than Chiang Mai!⁣⁣
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With its stunning temples, lush jungles, delicious street food, and friendly locals, Chiang Mai is the perfect destination for solo travelers. ⁣⁣
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🐘 Elephant Sanctuary — Get up close and personal with gentle giants and learn about elephant conservation efforts in Thailand.⁣⁣
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⛩️ Doi Suthep Temple — Take in panoramic views of the city from this sacred temple located high in the mountains.⁣⁣
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🍲 Night Bazaar — Sample delicious street food and shop for souvenirs at this bustling market.⁣⁣
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🧘‍♀️ Yoga Retreat — Immerse yourself in mindfulness and relaxation at one of the many yoga retreats in the area.⁣⁣
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🌳 Trekking in the Jungle — Hike through serene forests and encounter hidden waterfalls for a truly unforgettable experience.⁣⁣
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So pack your bags and head to Chiang Mai for a solo adventure you'll never forget!⁣
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Beijing, the bustling capital of China, is a city of striking contrasts and rich cultural depth, offering many photography opportunities. With a mix of traditional and modern architecture and iconic landmarks, you can only imagine that your photos in Beijing will be striking! ⁣⁣
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📍Temple of Heaven: This architectural marvel offers a perfect setting for capturing architectural and historical beauty.⁣⁣
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📍Jingshan Park: The park features an artificial hill called Jingshan Hill, which provides panoramic views of Beijing's historic and modern landmarks. ⁣⁣
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📍The Great Wall of China: One of the world's most iconic and historic structures, is an awe-inspiring photo spot that captures the grandeur of human engineering and history.⁣⁣
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📍Shichahai: A picturesque area with a rich history and cultural significance, making it a charming photo spot.⁣
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📸 Captured by Dan in Beijing, China⁣
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Every couple is different — as unique as a snowflake! And if you are thinking of doing a couple’s photoshoot, your photos should reflect who you are as a couple. ⁣⁣
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And while you might get a bit stressed thinking about how to pose, we are here to tell you that it’s not as difficult as you think! The first thing is just to have fun, and then we have gathered a couple of photoshoot ideas to make the result as unique as your love. ⁣⁣
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💡Plan a surprise activity and capture that beautiful reaction. ⁣⁣
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💡Go for a weekend getaway somewhere new and take photos there.⁣⁣
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💡Mad about football or another sport? Support your team or have fun playing your favorite sport yourselves.⁣⁣
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💡Experiment with perspective. Imagine having one of you further away than the other and have fun pretending one of you is a giant.⁣⁣
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💡You don’t always need your entire body or face in the picture. Why not have the focus on holding hands or linking feet? Walking away shots are also great.⁣⁣
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💡Using a theme gives you a chance to have fun and relax, so the posed shots will come naturally.⁣⁣
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💡Go back to the idea of finding that thing in common and use a prop.⁣⁣
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💡Utilizing balloons or water can also add another dimension to your photoshoot.⁣⁣
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💡Dress up as your favorite characters and reenact scenes from your favorite moments. ⁣⁣
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💡Plan a sunset photoshoot. The light will help enhance the beauty of the photos and will make everything look much nicer.⁣⁣
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Ultimately, this experience will bring you closer as a couple, and you'll have some nice photos to look forward to. So, enjoy the process!⁣
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