Lake Tahoe engagement photography of a newly engaged couple standing on top of a giant rock at Emerald Bay state park on a cold fall day. South Lake Tahoe is one massive area that has many locations for a great engagement portrait sessions. Most of the beaches on the south shore have public access, unlike some north lake areas. One other super popular area on the south shore is Emerald Bay State Park. This is one of the most sought after spots in all of Tahoe. Once you see Emerald Bay with your own eyes you’ll understand why some many people come here to take photos and have photos taken of them at this breathtaking area. If you’re looking to come to Emerald Bay be prepared for all the crowds that come here. It’s best accessed early in the morning or in the late afternoon. Your other option is to only come here during the late fall and early spring, since these times are the dead season for the basin.