After spending a week here on Amelia Island, I have fallen in love with the slower pace, the beautiful scenery and the happy locals!
Amelia Island is a hidden gem located off the coast of North East Florida. This beautiful island is known for its pristine beaches, historic landmarks, and luxurious resorts. With its charming atmosphere and picturesque scenery, I now realize why Amelia Island has become a popular destination for weddings and engagement photoshoots.
Amelia Island offers a wide range of beautiful locations for a photoshoot, from the beach to Spanish moss covered trees State Parks to the historic downtown area. The island’s beautiful landscape provides the perfect backdrop for stunning photos. The beautiful beaches on Amelia Island offer breathtaking views of the ocean and the soft white sand is perfect for romantic photos.
Some of my favorite beaches were: Main Beach, American Beach, Fort Clinch State Park Beach East, and Big Talbot Island State Park!
I fell in love with the unique Fort Clinch State Park that featured the Spanish Moss covered trees. A unique Southern photoshoot backdrop! Additionally, the island’s historic district is filled with beautiful architecture and charming streets, which provide a unique and elegant backdrop for photos!
As a destination engagement and elopement photographer, I can help capture the beauty of Amelia Island and create lasting memories of your special day. I have experience with the island’s various locations and can help you choose the perfect spot for your photoshoot. I am a fun-filled photographer and will be able to use the island’s natural beauty to create beautiful and timeless images that you can cherish for years to come!
Booking a photoshoot with a destination engagement/ elopement photographer on Amelia Island can also provide a stress-free experience. I will take care of all the details, from choosing the perfect location to helping create a timeline for the shoot. This allows you to relax and enjoy your time on the island without worrying about the logistics of the photoshoot.
Amelia Island is a beautiful destination for a photoshoot and a popular choice for engagement or elopement photos. With its stunning scenery and charming atmosphere, I now understand why couples choose to capture their special moments on this island! Booking a photoshoot with a destination engagement photographer, like myself, on Amelia Island can help you create lasting memories of your love story in one of the most beautiful locations in Florida. So, pack your bags and get ready for a romantic and unforgettable experience on Amelia Island.
Here are some of my favorite local spots that I found on Amelia Island:
The Green Turtle
Mocama Beer Company
The Salty Pelican
T-Rays Burger Station
Relax on the beach: Amelia Island has 13 miles of beautiful, uncrowded beaches that are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and surfing.
Explore the island’s history: Amelia Island has a rich history that spans over 400 years. Visit the Amelia Island Museum of History, the Fort Clinch State Park, or take a walking tour of the historic district to learn more about the island’s past.
Go on a nature tour: The island is home to a variety of wildlife and natural habitats. Take a kayak or paddleboard tour of the island’s marshes or go on a guided nature walk in one of the island’s parks.
Shop and dine in the historic downtown: The historic downtown of Fernandina Beach is filled with charming shops, galleries, and restaurants. Stroll through the streets and enjoy the unique atmosphere.
Play golf: Amelia Island is home to several world-class golf courses, including the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort and the Golf Club of Amelia Island.
Visit the Amelia Island Lighthouse: The Amelia Island Lighthouse is a historic landmark that has been guiding ships into the St. Mary’s River since 1839. Take a tour of the lighthouse and enjoy the views from the top.
Go fishing: Amelia Island is a great place for fishing, with opportunities for inshore, offshore, and deep-sea fishing.
Attend a festival or event: The island hosts several festivals and events throughout the year, including the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival, and the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival.
Take a horseback ride on the beach: Enjoy a unique and romantic experience by taking a horseback ride on the beach.
Relax at a spa: Several spas on the island offer a range of treatments, from massages to facials, that will help you unwind and rejuvenate.
Where to Stay:
Amelia Island is not the only amazing spot in Florida! Hit me up for anywhere Florida bound!!
A few that I’ve been to that I love so far: Fort Lauderdale, the Florida Keys, St. Augustine
Where I want to go: Miami, Tampa, Pensacola, Clearwater, Honeymoon Island, and so many more I don’t even know about yet!!
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