10 locations for Boston engagement portraits

Are you wondering where to take your engagement portraits? Here are my 10 favorites, in no particular order.

Boston Common

The oldest public park in the U.S., the Boston Common offers an unassuming backdrop to this historic setting for your love story.

Engagement portraits at the Boston Common with Leah Ramuglia photography

Boston Public Garden

The first public botanical garden in the U.S. is a beautiful backdrop for portraits of all kinds.

Engagement portraits at the Boston Public Garden with Leah Ramuglia photography

Beacon Hill

Acorn Street is the most photographed street in the U.S., even though it is private property. This residential street is always flooded with tourists, and photographers. We will find a beautiful, unassuming way of making timeless engagement portraits in this charming and historic neighborhood.

Engagement portraits at Acorn St Back Bay Boston with Leah Ramuglia photography

Christopher Columbus Park

This waterfront park in Boston's North End neighborhood has a gorgeous trellis. The trellis is covered in lights during the winter months, and then covered in greenery during the warmer months.

Engagement portraits at the Boston Christopher Columbus Park trellis with Leah Ramuglia photography


Boston Harborwalk runs along the Seaport District with spectacular views of the city skyline.

Engagement portraits at the Boston Seaport city skyline with Leah Ramuglia photography


The Esplanade runs 3 miles along the Boston side of the Charles River, with lagoons, trees, boat docks, and scenic sunsets.

Engagement portraits at the Boston Charles River Esplanade with Leah Ramuglia photography

Arnold Arboretum

Established in 1872, this 281 acre preserve in Boston's Jamaica Plain neighborhood offers a wide variety of beautiful backdrops. The Arboretum has one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of temperate woody plants.

Engagement portraits at the Boston Arnold Arboretum Jamaica Plain JP with Leah Ramuglia photography


East Boston has gorgeous views of downtown Boston, especially at sunset.

Engagement portraits at the East Boston Eastie sunset with Leah Ramuglia photography

Bars and breweries

Ask their permission first of course. This can be a fun way to relive your first date, or favorite place as a couple.

Engagement portraits at the Boston Harpoon brewery craft beer hall with Leah Ramuglia photography

Your apartment

You know the spot. Cozy at home makes for a very personal engagement experience.

Engagement portraits at the Boston Brighton home apartment record player music lazy Sunday Leah Ramuglia photography

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