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Maryland’s Top 6 Engagement Photo Session Spots

Updated: Apr 24

The question has been popped, the plans are underway for the big day, and one of the very first exciting things you get to do as a couple is an engagement photo session with your photographer. An engagement photo session is not only fun but also super important for your photographer, and having a photographer who knows the best local spots is a game changer.



That’s why in today’s blog post, Jessi is spilling Maryland’s Top 6 engagement photo session spots. These are spots that she has personally shot at and can’t get enough of. They are each unique and offer different vibes but can also be super adaptable to a certain aesthetic. Let’s dive in…


 
engagement photo gambrill mill maryland

Maryland’s Top 6 Engagement Photo Session Spots


Spot # 1

Gambrill Mill, Frederick MD



A historical landmark in Frederick County, Gambrill Mill is a versatile spot that is great in all four seasons. With water access, fields, trails and walking paths, there are many natural scenic options for your engagement photo session.


 
engagement spot great falls maryland
Maryland’s Top 6 Engagement Photo Session Spots

Spot # 2:

Great Falls, Montgomery County MD




A little hidden gem, Great Falls is a series of rapids and waterfalls on the Potomac River that is a perfect engagement session photo spot. There are so many spots for gorgeous water access and large rocks

for natural props. There are also trails and tree lined paths for even more options. This is a great spot for sunset engagement photos as well.


 

engagement spot downtown frederick maryland
Maryland’s Top 6 Engagement Photo Session Spots

Spot # 3: Downtown Frederick, MD





A quaint, small town city vibe, downtown Frederick is a fun option for your engagement photo session. There are lots of unique alleyways with modern and historical architecture, as well as many different textures with both ivy and brick. What makes downtown Frederick unique is the long winding canal through the middle town and the gorgeous city-top sunsets you can catch at the top of parking garages.


 

engagement spot antietam maryland
Maryland’s Top 6 Engagement Photo Se

Spot # 4: Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, MD




Great for nature lovers, Antietam Battlefield has a little bit of everything for your engagement photo session. There is a ton of land, fields, forests, mountain views and stone bridges.


 

engagement spot black hills park maryland

Maryland’s Top 6 Engagement Photo Session Spots

Spot # 5: Black Hills Regional Park

Boyds, MD

 

Black Hill Regional Park has more than 2,000 acres of land for all your engagement photo session dreams. There are views of Little Seneca Lake, lots of tall wispy grass to play in and even a small sandy beach area.



 

engagement spot baltimore maryland
Maryland’s Top 6 Engagement Photo Session Spots

Spot # 6: Downtown Baltimore, MD





For the couple who wants a true downtown city vibe, look no further than Downtown Baltimore for your engagement photo session spot. Federal Hill offers views of the harbor and views of the city on top of the hill. There are also many cute little side streets. Fells Point lends itself to a more historical vibe with more side street options, views of the harbor and an amazing pier.


 

Needless to say, Maryland has so many amazing engagement photo session spots to explore. These laid-back photo sessions are all about the couple and the photographer, which makes them super fun.


“I love getting to know the couple and their story during an engagement session so that I can feel more connected to them. Then that resonates during the wedding day. It’s a great time to understand their style, what poses work best for them.” - Jessi


To see more of Jessi's work, check out her Instagram.


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