Best Photography Spots Miami Florida Has

When you think of Miami, you think of sunshine, life, beautiful people, and a beautiful skyline. As a very active photographer in the city, when I am not on a paid shoot, I am always looking for the best photography spots Miami has to offer. As such, I am continually finding new places in this beautiful place we call Magic city.



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Best Photography Spots Miami Has For You to Explore

Below is a list of the best photography spots Miami has to offer. These are places I often visit and have my seal of approval. I also wrote when the best times to photograph at these locations are. The best photography spots Miami has are all effortless to access. Pack light and get to work. If you hustle, you can get all these done by the time your vacation is done.  The image below was shot from a friend’s balcony; that is why it did not make the list of the best photography spots Miami edition. But it’s a pretty picture. One of my favorites. I shot it with my Nikon and my Nikon 70-200.

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1. Matheson Hammocks Park. This park is lovely. It took a beating from Hurricane Irma; however, you can still get beautiful images there. This is a popular location for engagement photoshoots as well.

Matheson Hammocks Park best photography spots Miami has to offer

2. Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. This is an iconic place where a lot of famous films and TV shows are filmed.  This place is a must at sunset and or at night.

Ocean Drive Sunset best photography spots Miami


3. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. This place is fantastic. It is full of history and epic for photoshoots. The best time to shoot is really all day as there is beautiful light all day in the gardens.

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Best photography spots Miami

4. Miami Skyline under MacArthur Causeway. This is one of my favorite places to shoot and hang out at. This place is located right next to the Miami Children’s Museum. It is straightforward to find and a great place to catch a sunset over the skyline.

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5. Miami Beach Surfers.  You can find surfers in Miami Beach in the wintertime. As we get a cold front from the Bahamas, the waves get bigger, and the surfers come out. This is a very relaxed time to catch a sunrise and hang out with the chill crowd of Miami.

Surfers in Miami Beach best photography spots Miami

6. Key Biscayne Beach. This place is really excellent, and one of the only dog-friendly beaches in South Florida.  The best time to shoot is at sunset. Bring a beer or a nice bottle of wine and enjoy the scenery.

Key Biscayne Florida Sunset best photography spots Miami

7. Miami Skyline on top of the MacArthur Causeway. This is the view from the top of the MacArthur Causeway. You can access it from the Southern side of it. There is a nice long ramp that takes you to this spot—Park at the Miami Children’s Museum.

Miami Skyline best photography spots Miami

8. Sunny Isles Pier. This is a great place to come shoot the sunrise. You have to be up early to make it, but it’s well worth the short drive. There is almost never anyone here.

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9. Ball Harbor Beach. Beautiful views of the Atlantic can be seen from here. The best time to come is at sunrise.

Ball Harbor Beach best photography spots Miami


10. South Pointe Pier. I shot this photo from the top of the pier. From here, you can catch beautiful views of Miami just about any direction you look. The best time to come is at sunrise and or sunset.

South Pointe Park Pier best photography spots Miami

11. South Pointe Park. This is one of my favorite places to come enjoy the sunset. You can see the port of Miami and watch the ships go in and out of the harbor. It’s a site to see.

Sunset at South Pointe Park best photography spots Miami

12. Maurice Gibbs Park in Miami Beach. You have beautiful views of the islands from here. The best time to come is at sunset. This place is right around the corner from me. We might possibly run into each other as I come here often.

Sunset Maurice Gibbs Park Miami Beach best photography spots Miami

13.  The Miami Skyline from the Venetian Bridge. This is another view you can get of the Miami skyline. I shot this from the Venetian bridge closest to downtown. The best thing to do is to rent a bike and ride it across. Its only 2-3 miles each way, and it is a beautiful ride. I do this bike ride twice a day just to relax and get the blood flowing.

14. Miami Beach Lifeguard Towers. These can be found all over the beach, and they are very colorful and beautiful. The best time to catch one of these beauties is during sunrise. Anywhere in Miami Beach, these can be spotted.

15. Alice Wainwright Park. This is a great park to relax and catch a sunrise—lots of palm trees and water views. You also have this cool benches that say Miami on them.

 

16. Bayside Mall. To get this particular shot, you have to walk up the bridge from Bayside Mall. It’s a short walk and well worth it. I recommend a wide-angle lens for this shot.

17. The rocks in Miami Beach. These rocks can be found on the beach in 30th street. The best time to come is at sunrise during low tide.

18.Brickell Key. This is shot from Brickell Key looking East towards downtown. Best time to come in at sunset and or at night.

19. The Miami River. This is the Miami River; you can find a path to walk it downtown. It is a beautiful walk with plenty of photo ops. The best time to come is at night.

20. Sunrise at the bach. This is as simple as it sounds. Head to the beach for an epic morning, kick back, and enjoy the scenery. This is Miami Beach, of course.

21. Haulover Inlet. This is an excellent spot to come for sunrise. There are lots of fishermen unless there is a storm. I captured this image during a crazy storm in the hurricane season.

22. Faena Hotel. This is the only place in Miami and possibly the world that has a golden Mammoth. Gret place to take photos, and it is right on the beach.

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23. The Everglades National Park. If you have time, you absolutely must go to Everglades National Park. Just look at this photograph.

Everglades sunset best photography spots Miami


24. Wynwood Walls. Alone or with a model, Wynwood is a must. It is a really cool trendy area covered in graffiti full of like-minded artists. While you are there, stop at Panther coffee. Trust me, its OK.

best photography spots Miami Wynwood walls

25. Downtown-Brickell skyscrapers. There are so many cool buildings all around Miami. If you are into architecture, you need to come here at night. Remember to look up.

Downtown Skyscrapers best photography spots Miami

26. Deering Estate. This is a cool property owned by the state. You need to have permission to come here, and it is $20.00 to get in. It is not always open. Make sure you check availability before you arrive. The best time is sunrise.

Deering Estate Sunrise best photography spots Miami

27. Brickell City Centre. This is a new mall, and its all the rage. Come here to get some food and enjoy the beautiful modern architecture. The best time to come is at any time.

Brickell City Centre best photography spots Miami

28. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. This is a beautiful park you can come to and relax. This is great, especially if you have a shoot to do.

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29. Little Havana. Little Havana is a small taste of Cuba. There are restaurants and people playing dominoes. This is the perfect place to give your street photography a shot. It’s the closest place to Cuba you can get without actually being there.

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30. Boca Chita Key. This place is just stunning. However, you will need a boat to get there unless you are an incredible swimmer (jk). Once you find a ship, head there at sunset. The best lens to use is 24-70.

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That’s my list of the best photography spots Miami has. This is a comprehensive list, and I update it often. Please come back and check out the new locations. If you only want to shot Miami Beach, I also have a location list. Check it out. Please leave me a comment if this was helpful in any way and share this with your friends.  That is the best way to say thank you. You can also buy me a beer ;)

These are the best photography places to shoot in Miami, Florida.

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Best Miami Beach Photography Spots You Must Visit While You Are Here

I have put a list of the best Miami Beach photography spots. These are my favorite spots to take photos, and to this day I visit them often. Having lived here for 10 years I have uncovered just about every awesome spot there is in Miami Beach. However, the hunt continues for epic photography spots in this incredible city. As new high rises go up new photography opportunities arise that will make the best Miami Beach photography spots.

Best Miami Beach Photography Spots

I have been shooting this area for the last 10 years and by far these are the most iconic and most beautiful places in Miami and Miami Beach Florida. If you are visiting and want to find some cool spots to shoot from, this is the only list you will ever need. The best Miami Beach photography spots. I shoot just about every day and trust me, these are the spots you want to visit.

Leave me a comment below if you have any questions or suggestions to add. I do private Photo tours in Miami. If you are interested you can arrange it here or use my contact page to get in touch.

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The gear I used for all my photos: Nikon D850 with a Nikon 14-24mm a Nikon 24-85mm a Nikon 70-200.  A MeFOTO tripod is a must. I edit all my images with my Lightroom Presets download them and give them a try.



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1. 1111 Lincoln Road.  It’s a parking garage and these are the views. Best time to shoot is at night.
Lincoln Road Mall Best Miami Beach Photography Spots

2. Maurice Gibb Memorial Park. Best time to shoot is at sunset.
sunset at maurcie gibbs park Best Miami Beach Photography Spots

3. Ocean Drive in front of the Beacon Hotel. (This is the most photographed and best-known spot in Ocean Dr.) Many movies have been filmed here including Scarface. Best times to shoot is at night.
Neon signs on ocean drive Best Miami Beach Photography Spots

4. Venetian Causeway. This is a long strip and you can get some amazing views, this one in my favorite and most underrated. Best time to shoot is at night.
Miami Skyline Best Miami Beach Photography Spots


5. The Beach Lifeguard Towers. This is the coolest one. Best time to shoot them is at sunrise.
Miami Beach pink Lifeguard tower Best Miami Beach Photography Spots

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6. Best Buy Parking garage on 5th and Alton. This is a great spot. The best time to shoot is at sunset.
Miami Skyline at night shot from the best spots to photograph in miami beach

7. Children’s Museum. Make sure you go under the bridge. Best time to shoot is at sunset and at night.
Miami Skyline from the bridge Best Miami Beach Photography Spots

8. South Pointe Park & Pier. The best time to shoot is at sunrise and at sunset on the Westside.
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9. The beach. Anywhere on the beach is breath-taking. The best time to shoot is at sunrise.
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10. The Bay Walk. This place is stunning. The best time to shoot is at sunset.
Sunset behind the Miami skyline Best Miami Beach Photography Spots

Those are the best Miami Beach photography spots. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do and I hope you get some great photos. Do not forget to check out my top Miami Photography spots list. Please leave me a comment if this was helpful in any way and share this with your friends.  That is the best way to say thank you. You can also buy me a beer ;)

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