A man carries his fiancé on his back during a playful engagement shoot in Big Bear Lake, CA.

Plan Your Dream Engagement Shoot!

Posted: 04/27/23

Your picture perfect moments await you in Big Bear Lake!

What does your dream engagement photoshoot look like? A snowy winter wonderland? A woodland fairytale? A romantic moment against a stunning natural backdrop? Whatever your vision is, you’re sure to find it in Big Bear Lake!

Engagement Photos in Big Bear's Winter Wonderland

Welcome to Southern California’s #1 winter destination. Photograph your engagement as you stroll through a wintery forest, or maybe a friendly snowball fight can make for an unforgettable experience highlighting your bright future.

Or, arrange a cozy cabin shoot and curl up by the fire with a couple of Champagne flutes to toast your engagement.

Winter weddings and engagement shoots in Big Bear Lake


Show Your Love Along Big Bear Lake's Shoreline

Take candid photos during a walk along the Stanfield Marsh Boardwalk – also known as the ‘Kissing Bridge’ – for gorgeous views of Big Bear Lake. The area is particularly stunning at sunset. Across the pond, the Alpine Pedal Path has several trails leading to the water that may just be the perfect site for your engagement shoot.

Take it up a notch and schedule your photo shoot on one of Big Bear Lake’s tour boats. Imagine, on the water, surrounded by the valley’s forested peaks and miles of shoreline.

Engagement photos and weddings in Big Bear Lake

Take your Photoshoot Above it All

Your engagement should make you feel like you’re on top of the world. Take it there with a Scenic Sky Chair ride to the top of Snow Summit - or hike up one of Big Bear numerous trails where panoramic views offer the ideal backdrop for your shoot.

If you’re planning a springtime photo session, consider the Champion Lodgepole Trail and Bluff Lake area with its lush meadow and blooming wildflowers.

Photo shoots and weddings in Big Bear Lake


Fall In Love With Big Bear

Visiting In The Fall? Big Bear Lake boasts from some spectacular fall colors October through November. If you’re planning an autumn wedding, or just looking to capture the beauty of a true fall season, this is your location. The Village streets and surrounding neighborhoods are brimming with yellow and orange hues.

A couple enjoys a hug on a fall day in Big Bear