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7 TOP ENGAGEMENT SHOOT LOCATIONS IN NEW JERSEY

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Sayen Gardens

HAMILTON, NJ

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Sayen Gardens in New Jersey is one of the best locations for an engagement shoot because it offers a variety of picturesque settings that are perfect for capturing romantic and intimate moments. The gardens feature over 150 varieties of azaleas and rhododendrons, as well as a beautiful Japanese garden, a lily pond and a rose garden.

One of the main attraction of the gardens is the beautiful bridge, which offers a romantic and serene setting for engagement photos. The bridge spans a small pond, surrounded by lush greenery and colorful flowers. It's a perfect spot to capture a romantic moment between the couple.

The Japanese garden is also a great spot for engagement photos. The garden features a traditional Japanese tea house, a Zen garden, and a koi pond. The Japanese garden offers a serene and peaceful setting.

Another great feature of Sayen Gardens is the Rose Garden, where visitors can admire the beauty of different colors and varieties of roses. 

In addition to the beautiful gardens and landscaping, Sayen Gardens also has a greenhouse that is home to exotic plants and flowers, which can provide a unique and interesting background for engagement photos.

Learn more by visiting their site. 

Liberty State Park

JERSEY CITY, NJ

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Liberty State Park in New Jersey is one of the best locations for an engagement shoot because it offers stunning views of the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty, making it a perfect location for a romantic and urban-inspired engagement shoot.

One of the main attractions of Liberty State Park is the stunning view of the Manhattan skyline, which can serve as a beautiful backdrop for engagement photos. The park offers a variety of locations to capture the skyline, from the waterfront to the Liberty Science Center. The skyline view provides an iconic and urban feel.

Another great feature of Liberty State Park is the Statue of Liberty, which can be seen from the park. This iconic symbol of freedom and democracy can provide a meaningful and patriotic background. The statue is a perfect spot for couple photos.

In addition, Liberty State Park is also home to several historical and cultural landmarks, such as the Liberty Island Ferry Terminal.

Learn more by visiting their site. 

Holland Ridge Farms

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Holland Ridge Farms in New Jersey is home to beautiful fields of blooming flowers, which can provide a colorful and natural background for engagement photos.

One of the main attractions of Holland Ridge Farms is the fields of flowers, which are in bloom during the spring and summer. The fields of flowers, such as sunflowers, lavender, and tulips, can provide a beautiful and natural background for engagement photos.

 

These fields are perfect for capturing romantic and intimate moments between the couple.

Another great feature of Holland Ridge Farms is the beautiful and rustic barn.

The farm also offers a variety of gardens and the gardens are home to a variety of plants, flowers, and trees that can provide a colorful and natural background for engagement photos.

Overall, Holland Ridge Farms offers a variety of settings that are perfect for capturing romantic and intimate moments, from picturesque fields of flowers to beautiful barns, gardens and rustic farm animals, making it a great location for an engagement shoot.

Learn more by visiting their site. 

The Carnival

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Going to a carnival can be a great location for an engagement shoot because it offers a variety of unique and interesting settings that can provide a fun and playful background. The atmosphere of the carnival can create a lively and joyful mood and feel more candid, which can make them stand out from more traditional engagement shoot locations.

One of the main attractions of having an engagement shoot at a carnival is the variety of colorful and vibrant backgrounds that are available. From the bright lights of the rides and games, to the bustling crowds and festive atmosphere, a carnival can provide a unique and interesting background.

Another great feature of having an engagement shoot at a carnival is the ability to capture candid and playful moments between the couple. The carnival atmosphere can create a relaxed and fun environment for the couple, which can result in natural and candid photos. The couple can ride a roller coaster, play a carnival game or just enjoy the atmosphere together.

The carnival can also provide a variety of props and costumes that can be used to add a playful and whimsical touch to the engagement photos. From oversized stuffed animals to carnival-themed clothing, these props can add a unique and interesting element to the engagement photos.

Learn more by visiting their site. 

Skyland's Manor

RINGWOOD, NJ

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New Jersey Botanical Gardens in NJ are a historic landmark and a popular tourist destination. One of the main attractions of the New Jersey Botanical Gardens is its beautiful landscaping and natural beauty. The gardens offer a variety of settings including lush greenery, vibrant flowers, and tranquil ponds.

The New Jersey Botanical Gardens is also a great place for engagement photos because it offers a peaceful and intimate atmosphere. The gardens are not as crowded as other popular tourist destinations, which can make for a more relaxed and natural photo shoot. This can help the couple feel more comfortable and at ease during the shoot, resulting in more natural-looking and candid photos.

Learn more by visiting their site.

Princeton University

PRINCETON NJ

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Princeton University in New Jersey is home to a variety of historic and architecturally significant buildings, as well as beautiful gardens and green spaces that can provide a unique and interesting background.

One of the main attractions of Princeton University is the beautiful and historic architecture of the buildings on campus. The University is home to a variety of architectural styles, from Georgian to Gothic and Art Deco. The buildings are surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, lawns, and courtyards.

Another great feature of Princeton University is the lake that is located on campus, known as Lake Carnegie. The lake offers a beautiful natural background.

The University also has a variety of green spaces, such as the Princeton Botanical Garden. The gardens feature a variety of plants, flowers, and trees.

In addition, Princeton University has a rich history and cultural significance, which can provide a unique and interesting background for engagement photos. The University was founded in 1746 and it's the fourth-oldest college in the United States. It has been home to many influential figures throughout history, which can add a special touch to the engagement shoot.

Learn more by visiting their site. 

Rutger's Gardens

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ

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Rutgers Gardens in New Jersey is a great place for an engagement shoot because it offers a variety of settings that are perfect for capturing romantic and intimate moments. The Gardens are a historic landmark and a popular tourist destination.

One of the main attractions of Rutgers Gardens is its beautiful landscaping and natural beauty. The gardens offer a variety of settings including lush greenery, vibrant flowers, and tranquil ponds, which can provide a natural and serene background for engagement photos.

Rutgers Gardens is also a great place for engagement photos because it offers a peaceful and intimate atmosphere. The gardens are not as crowded as other popular tourist destinations, which can make for a more relaxed and natural photo shoot. This can help the couple feel more comfortable and at ease during the shoot, resulting in more natural-looking and candid photos.

Additionally, Rutgers Gardens is surrounded by beautiful parks, such as Buccleuch Park and the Botanical Garden, which are perfect for a romantic stroll and for taking nature-inspired photos.

Learn more by visiting their site. 

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