Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

7 Off-the-Beaten Path Wedding Photo Spots (That We LOVE!)

These spots still scream Pittsburgh but they do so subtly and elegantly, just what you want on your wedding day.



Looking for somewhere unusual to take photos on your big day? These couples found beautiful spots around Pittsburgh where not everyone thinks to pose.



photos by carolyn scott photography

 

1. PNC Carousel at Schenley Plaza

It’s whimsical and colorful, what’s not to love? Plus, it’s a convenient location if you’re wedding at Heinz Memorial Chapel or St. Paul Cathedral in Oakland and want to take photos elsewhere in the neighborhood.
 

 
Lindsay Mellon and Jonathon Fry

 


photos by palermo photo

 

2. The “cloud” room at The Andy Warhol Museum

Anyone who’s ever been to the Warhol knows this spot, you may not think to take wedding pictures in the room. The “Silver Clouds” exhibit with floating Mylar balloons will give your pictures a fun, festive look.
 


Sarah Heiner and Marquis Hawkins

 


photos by melanie grady photography

 

3. Historic Pump House

Give your photos a sense of Pittsburgh history with shots in and around the Historic Pump House in Munhall.
 


Stefanie Fejka and Luke Dybalski

 

 
Alyssa Haak and Robert Jack. Photos by Christine Hlad Photography

 

4. Omni William Penn Hotel

Your kids may wonder if you were getting married in these photos or starring in a Hollywood film under these lights.

Related: Pittsburgh's 5 Most Popular Spots for Perfect Wedding Photos
 


photos by palermo photo

 

5. Frick Park

An urban wedding can still include lots of greenery. Take advantage of the many parks in town that provide a beautiful natural backdrop.
 

 
Tara Poropat and Patrick Rusiski

 


Alyssa Haak and Robert Jack. Photos by Christine Hlad Photography
 

6. The Monongahela Incline

You can always pose on the Mt. Washington overlooks, but you may not think to take photos in the moving incline. Have your photographer sit in the top car while you and your bridal party sit below. It’s also a good alternative to Mt. Washington in case of rainy weather.
 


Couple: Lauren McCormick and Scott Stepnosky. Photo by Jessica Vogelsang

 


photos by Mr. Esper Photography

 

7. West Park bridge

There are many options if you want a bridge shot among your wedding pictures. Try one of Pittsburgh’s smaller — and very picturesque — options in West Park on the North Side.
 


Lauren Killian and Christopher Lang

 

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module

Edit Module Edit ModuleShow TagsEdit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

The Latest

New Doc Unearths the Secrets of Moundsville

The West Virginia town's varied history and uncertain future are the subject of "Moundsville," which will be screened this week at the Carnegie Museum of Art.

Pop Culture Touches Made These Weddings Extra Special

Whether you love all things Disney, “Game of Thrones” or “Star Wars,” there are lots of ways to add some personal — and fun — details into your wedding day.

Pittsburgh Chef Moves: Csilla Thackray Headed to Legume Bistro

Thackray's departure from The Vandal will result in a new menu at that Lawrenceville restaurant.

Now You Can See What City Snow Plows Are Up To in a Storm

The City of Pittsburgh will soon relaunch its Snow Plow Tracker website and app — with a few improvements.

The 400-Word Review: The Upside

Despite the best efforts of its stars, there's no good reason this tired formula needed another movie.

My New Neighborhood Bar is The Birmingham Bridge Tavern

After settling into a new neighborhood, PM nightlife editor Sean Collier sings the praises of his go-to corner bar.

Children's Visited by a True Dungeon Master — Joe Manganiello

The Pittsburgh native turned Hollywood actor showed off his nerd cred at Children's Hospital this week.

Watch: This Will Make You Miss Mister Rogers Even More

An Austin, Texas ad agency releases a powerful neighborly PSA with the help of Mister Rogers & Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.

Nied’s Hotel: Forever a Pittsburgh Classic

We look back on our coverage of the now-closed Lawrenceville bar and music venue.

How I Reconnected with My Home Kitchen

After hitting a culinary bottom eating unseasoned steamed broccoli for three nights in a row, PM food writer Celine Roberts knew she needed to light a new fire.

Pitt Dominates the Competition – at Lacrosse

After years of success at the club level, the University of Pittsburgh will soon field a varsity women’s lacrosse team.

The 400-Word Review: On the Basis of Sex

Ruth Bader Ginsburg deserves better treatment than this by-the-numbers biopic.

Doors Open on a Black History Tour of Pittsburgh

“Ride With the King: Black History Tour” will give visitors an inside look at some of the area’s historic, and a few modern, African-American churches.

PM on KD: Heather Abraham's Favorite Room

Pittsburgh Magazine HOME editor Jessica Sinichak appeared on KDKA's Pittsburgh Today Live to discuss our winter cover story — host Heather Abraham's kitchen renovation.

New Chef at Scratch Food & Beverage

Look for a new bar menu and a continued focus on vegetables in the main dining room.