Being that we are here in Southern California means we have access to photograph some beautiful weddings at some of the most amazing venues anywhere. And even though many are opting for more modern-style wedding ceremonies, there is nothing like that of a wedding taking place in a chapel or a church venue. Chapel and Church Wedding Venues make for great wedding photos. Three16 Photography photographs weddings in Orange County, LA & all of Southern California.
Shooting wedding photography at the many chapels and church locations throughout Southern California has allowed us to get so many interesting backdrop shots. From the sanctuary of the older churches to today’s more modern facilities, these buildings come in all shapes and sizes. Let’s not forget the religious artifacts that hang on the walls or some very unique stained-glass windows. There is always this “very formal feel” to a ceremony when done in a chapel or at a church.
Of course, all venues, whether they are chapels and churches or not, have their pros and their cons, but if you opt for a chapel or church as your wedding venue, it should be quite amazing!
Although there are many great chapel, churches and even courthouses throughout Southern California, four of them have had some special meaning to us one way or another, including, but not limited to The Chapel of Orange, the Old Orange County Courthouse, Waverley Chapel, and of course out in Murrieta, the Calvary Chapel Bible College.
One other note, not all chapel and church venues allow for receptions. So, be sure to check out these locations before choosing a venue. And congrats!