Palace of Fine Arts
The Palace of Fine Arts offers both stunning architectural details and beautiful lighting. There are also options for close ups and wide angle shots, providing for a variety of photos and settings.
Stretching a mile below the rugged cliffs on the Presidio's wetwrn shoreline, Baker Beach's spectacular outside-the-Gate views of the Bridge and the Marin Headlands are unsurpassed.
This location includes 360 degree views including the golden gate bridge, fort point, the city and the beach.
Presidio - Lover’s Lane
Lovers’ Lane journeys through the Tennessee Hollow Watershed, offering views of newly planted cypress trees, 1930s-era Georgian Revival homes, and a footbridge dating from 1885.
Located in the Presidio, The Presidio Spire is a tall outdoor sculpture by well-known artist Andy Goldsworthy that symbolizes forest rejuvenation.
Legion of Honor
The Legion of Honor is a part of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. The Legion of Honor is a beautiful Beaux-arts building located in San Francisco's Lincoln Park. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Golden Gate Bridge and all of San Francisco, the Legion is most noted for its breathtaking setting.
Ocean Beach, Seal Rock
Ocean Beach, running along the west coast of San Francisco, is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Noteworthy for its strong current and waves, Ocean Beach is popular with surfers and parasailers. Seal Rocks is a rock formation island found offshore at the north end of the Ocean Beach.
Modern runis of the great Sutro Baths bathhouse. Opened 1896, at the time of the largest in the world. Located on the western edge of San Francisco, at the north end of Ocean Beach next to the historic Cliff House. This location offers a wonderful setting for stunning photos.
Ghirardelli Square/Aquatic Park/Beach
Aquatic Park is at the foot of Polk Street on the Bay. There are some great shots you can get in this area, including one of Ghirardelli Square and the Bay
Alamo Square, The Painted Ladies & Victorian Homes
This is another iconic spot in San Francisco. The Victorian-era row houses sit perfectly on a hillside which gives you a nice skyline view behind them.
Golden Gate Park - Stow Lake
Stow Lake is a man-made lake with an island in the middle, tucked away in Golden Gate Park. This charming little lake, with its paddle boats, waterfall and Chinese pavilion, is one of the locals' favorite places. Stow Lake is located between John F. Kennedy Drive and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive – west of the Japanese Tea Gardens.
Golden Gate Park - Queen Wilhelmina Tulip Garden
With all the beautiful flowers and the windmill here, this place makes for a great photo-op! The windmill is huge and quite stunning amongst the green lawn and flowers. You can see it from the beach too and it's so random, but a pleasant surprise.
Golden Gate Park - Shakespeare Garden
Golden Gate Park - Music Concourse & Surrounding Areas
Cavallo Point, Sausalito