Finding the perfect location for your wedding photos is a challenging, yet essential, endeavor. Western New York is filled with elegant architecture, lush gardens and gorgeous greenery for the most beautiful backdrops for photos of your big day. These are some of our favorite spots around Western New York to capture your wedding day exquisitely:
Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
The Botanical Gardens are brimming with gorgeous indoor and outdoor gardens. Both exotic and native greenery make for the perfect wedding photo scenery.
Niagara Square and Buffalo’s City Hall make for a stunning urban backdrop, especially during the summer months.
Shea’s Performing Arts Center
The ornate Shea’s Performing Arts Center is an ideal venue for wedding photos. The building is filled with ornate architectural detail, from magnificent domed ceilings to intricate chandeliers.
The Niagara River is a popular spot for gorgeous wedding photos during any season of the year, but especially during the summer when the water is a stunning seafoam green.
Buffalo’s historic grain elevator complex offers a unique industrial backdrop for beautiful alternative wedding photos.
Knox Farm State Park
Knox Farm offers plenty of lush greenery, wooded trails, picket-fenced fields, ponds and old farm estate buildings for a wedding photoshoot that is both elegant and rustic.
Delaware Park is filled with a plethora of photo opportunities ideal for the spring, summer and fall months, from the Japanese Garden to Hoyt Lake.
Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park
The Naval & Military Park offers scenic views of the Erie Canal Harbor and Buffalo skyline, as well as photo opportunities among WWII warships and a waterfront boardwalk.