Santa Barbara, commonly known as California’s “South Coast” and the “American Riviera” is a small coastal city with beautiful coastal views and gorgeous traditional Victorian and Spanish Colonial Revival style of architecture.

This list below includes many of our favorite Santa Barbara wedding photography venues and Santa Barbara engagement photography locations. This listing is for the Santa Barbara area and is sorted alphabetically by city.

Locations marked “wedding photography” are locations we know through our experience that hold weddings and allow outside wedding photography. Locations marked “engagement photography” are locations we know through our experience that allow engagement photography. Locations marked “wedding photography and engagement photography” both hold weddings, as well as allow engagement photography on or around the premises.

There are many Santa Barbara locations listed below that are marked “wedding photography” that may also allow engagement photography. If you are interested in shooting a Santa Barbara engagement photography session at one of the Santa Barbara wedding photography venues, please let us know and we will try to make arrangements with the venue coordinator to allow it. Generally, large hotels and popular public areas do allow engagement photography even though our listing may not specifically state it.

  • 0301 SW Gainey Vineyards Wedding Photography Santa Ynez CA

    Gainey Vineyard Wedding

    Gainey Vineyard is surrounded by 100 acres of towering trees, rolling hills, and grapevines, making it a superb place to celebrate your wedding, vow renewal, […]

  • 18 gerry ranch camarillo wedding photography

    Gerry Ranch Wedding

    Gerry Ranch is a completely operational ranch that provides impressive scenery and fresh produce. A perfect place for a romantic wedding, this venue features panoramic […]

  • 724 JK Fess Parker Hilton Santa Barbara Wedding Photography

    Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

    Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort Weddings Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort Wedding Ceremony The Plaza del Sol is the most popular location for both ceremony […]

  • 0319 MG Santa Barbara Bacara Resort Wedding Photos

    The Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara Wedding

    The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara has everything you could want in a wedding venue, luxurious architecture, manicured gardens, beautiful views, and a dedicated staff.  A […]

  • wine cask restaurant santa barbara wedding photography dinner reception

    Wine Cask Restaurant Wedding

    Wine Cask is a locally owned dining establishment with an iconic reputation as Santa Barbara’s cooking and wine location.  They provide a full sensory experience, […]

  • 0749 DT Four Seasons Bitlmore Santa Barbara Wedding Photography

    Four Seasons Biltmore Wedding

    Montecito, CA in Santa Barbara County is just an hour and a half North of Los Angeles, but feels like an entire world away from […]

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