We had so much fun capturing Yvonne and Armand’s San Francisco Baker Beach Engagement! They are such a sweet couple, and we are so excited to share their engagement photos!
Armand and Yvonne chose Baker Beach for their engagement session. In addition to the sparkling waters and beautiful beach, what makes this beach so special is that it is located next to The Golden Gate Bridge. This iconic location made for excellent photos with the Golden Gate Bridge as a perfect backdrop. Baker Beach is a mile below the rugged cliffs on the Presidio’s western shoreline. The view from Baker Beach is truly unbeatable.
Yvonne looked beautiful in her pink engagement dress alongside Armand in his sharp suit. Their daughter also joined them for the photoshoot in an adorable dress that matched her mom’s. Some of our favorite photos are of their family having fun in the sand as the sun began to set. For more ideas of beautiful engagement locations in San Francisco, check out the engagements page on our website. San Francisco has many stunning locations for capturing engagement photos. Other locations that we love in the city are The Conservatory of Flowers, Lands End, The Palace of Fine Arts, and Presidio.
Keep scrolling to enjoy Yvonne and Armand’s San Francisco Baker Beach engagement photos.
San Francisco Baker Beach Engagement Photos
Baker Beach San Francisco Map
If you are planning your first trip to Baker Beach, you might want a map to help navigate the area. You can find a map on the National Park Service website. Other information provided on the National Park Service website is tips and highlights, information about wildlife, and general info about the beach. This site says that Baker Beach is not safe for swimming but “it provides panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Marin Headlands and Lands End. You can fish or check out the shorelife along the beach and rocky shoreline. Restrooms and picnic tables are nearby.” Additionally, you can learn about other national parks, events, passes, and trip ideas on this website.
If you are seeking an engagement photographer, look no further! Sound Originals Photo & Video offers engagement photo sessions in addition to wedding photography and videography. We are located all along the west coast and frequently do engagement sessions in the Seattle, Portland, and San Francisco areas. We offer two photo editing styles to choose from, rustic and classic. To browse our photography packages, click this link.
Baker Beach San Francisco Wedding
Baker Beach is a beautiful location for engagements, elopements, and weddings. Before planning an event in a park, it is important to research any rules and permits required to host an event there. On the National Park website, they provide information on how to apply for a permit for outdoor weddings and events. According to this site, permits are required for any size group. Additionally, another important site to check when planning your event is the GGNRA Outdoor Ceremony Sites website. Provided on this website is a list of pre-approved ceremony sites within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Baker Beach is included on this list. If you are interested in a site that is not pre-approved, additional costs may be required.
Baker Beach San Francisco History
Interested in the history of Baker Beach? Here are some historical facts about this beautiful location! Baker Beach was originally settled by a man named John Henry in 1850. Before it was the beach that we know today, it was known as the Golden Gate Milk Ranch, and the property stretched across 160 acres. Jumping ahead 140 years, from 1986-1990, Baker Beach was the original site for the well known festival, Burning Man. As the festival grew larger, it had to be moved to Nevada due to safety reasons. To learn more about the history of Baker Beach and view historical photos, check out this article by Marin Magazine.
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