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Santa Cruz Beach Photoshoot Locations

Here are my top 4 favorite beach locations to take photos in Santa Cruz... 


Capitola Wharf & Beach

This beach is just south of Santa Cruz in the quaint town of Capitola. I love this beach for the "Venetian" buildings, the pier, and the rocks. All make a lovely backdrop.  I don't recommend it for weekend sessions. It gets crowded and parking can be difficult. This also is pay to park. 

More info, photos & directions HERE


Seabright Beach 

This is a lovely spot that features a small Lighthouse (the Walton Lighthouse and the Santa Cruz Marina is close by.  Parking can be tricky, I always suggest mapping to the restaurant Aldos (click here for directions) and parking in the street just before turning into the marina parking lot.

More info, photos & directions HERE