Top Wedding "Photogenic" Venues in New York

Bride and groom in front of the New York Public Library entrance, with wide staircase and large columns made of marble

There are almost endless options for wedding venues in New York. But we want to help you decide by picking some of the most photogenic NY wedding venues. Now, brace yourself for the list ahead! 

The Rainbow Room at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York – One of the highest venues in NYC, The Rainbow Room features a breathtaking view of the Manhattan skyline. And almost everybody going here only has one comment – the view is spectacular! Moreover, bohemian crystal curtains and crystal chandeliers are inside, which refract rainbow colors all over the room. Indeed, this should be one of the most photogenic NY wedding venues.

Dumbo Loft – It has exposed brick walls, wood columns & wooden floors. It also has a high ceiling and tall windows, which offer a great view of the Manhattan Bridge. The Dumbo Loft gives you a rustic ambiance, which is pretty on its own or can be made grand with decorations. Thus, it’s worth considering, not to mention, affordable too.

Bride and groom leaning against the huge columns in NYPL

New York Public Library – Yes! You can have your wedding at the New York Public Library. It has 92 locations all over New York. Whether you’re a book lover or not, you will undoubtedly fall in love with this Iconic structure, which has a Beaux-Arts architecture dating back to 1895. Furthermore, you will be transported to another place and time, which, indeed, makes it a photogenic wedding venue in New York.

Bride and Groom holding hands, facing each other as wedding officiant smiles

Gotham Hall – The prominent architecture of Gotham Hall makes a perfect backdrop for a wedding in New York. Some of the features that make this venue genuinely photogenic are a huge ballroom with intricate design, a 70-foot ceiling with ornate stained-glass skylight in the main hall, and smaller event spaces that overlook the main hall.

The Beekman, A Thompson Hotel – It was transformed from a once-abandoned Temple Court into The Beekman Hotel. It’s an epitome of the elegance, charm, and sophistication of old New York. The blend of “classic glamour” and “contemporary charm” will indeed produce aesthetic photos.

Bride and groom with plants and trees on the background

620 Loft & Garden – If you’re looking for a small, intimate wedding ceremony, this rooftop wedding venue might be the perfect one for you. It’s one of the most photogenic NY wedding venues as it offers a unique view that changes throughout the year. You get a view of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Saks Fifth Avenue, the Prometheus Fountain, and the Radio City Music Hall marquee. During the holiday season, you can delight in the iconic Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree and Ice Skating Rink.

an old barnhouse) turned into a wedding reception) with flowers and plants in front and trees at the back

Blue Hill at Stone Barns – It has a charming, romantic, and rustic ambiance that’s very suitable for a wedding venue. What better way to describe a photogenic NY wedding venue than gorgeous rolling hills and overflowing gardens? Blue Hill at Stone Barns is truly a sight to behold.  

House with a garden in front and a big tree at the side of it

Couples cannot deny that a beautiful wedding venue is on the top of their list. Why not? You can chat with us so we can bring out the best in your wedding photos on your big day! Indeed, a beautiful venue will produce stunning images as well.

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