With diverse landscapes ranging from golden beaches to lush hinterlands, the Sunshine Coast is a picturesque paradise with almost endless backdrops for any kind of photoshoot. But what about when the weather turns?
Rain or shine, sometimes the photoshoot must go on! Whether it’s your wedding day or you just can’t reschedule, you won’t be the first to need somewhere covered to shoot your photos.
Thankfully, the Sunshine Coast isn’t just about those sunny beach days. It’s brimming with unique indoor and covered locations that are perfect even when an unexpected shower hits.
Here we’ve curated a list of 10 undercover locations to ensure the perfect photoshoot, no matter the forecast.
Suite 202/8 Maroochydore Road, Maroochydore 4558
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Studio spaces can be the perfect pivot for a rainy-day photo shoot, particularly during those unpredictable wet-weather days. All In Creative’s state-of-the-art studio on the Sunshine Coast has flexible bookings, furniture and props, and all the lighting and photography equipment to turn your rained-out shoot into something beautiful.
Nestled in the heart of Maroochydore, this premium space provides the ideal sheltered haven for your photography and video production needs. Plus, the talented All In Creative crew is on hand to streamline the entire process.
2 Parkyn Circuit, Tewantin 4565
Set sail for the Noosa Marine, a charming locale that lends a nautical touch to your imagery.
The marine offers a spacious, covered dock area, providing ample shelter for any unexpected downpours.
The sleek boats and glistening water make for an enchanting backdrop that lends a sense of adventure and elegance. No matter the weather, the Noosa Marina’s blend of coastal charm and practical shelter makes it a prime photoshoot location.
148 Mountain View Rd, Maleny QLD 4552
Thankfully rainy clouds in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland still make for a beautiful backdrop!
If you’re looking for somewhere undercover and out of the weather to take your photos, part of the upstairs viewing deck is undercover and out of the rain, with glass windows looking out over the Glass House Mountains.
634 Maleny - Montville Rd, Balmoral Ridge QLD 4552
Another perfect little undercover Hinterland location is the Balmoral Lookout. Even if the views are clouded over, the rustic stonework can make a good outdoor, but undercover photo shoot location.
If you’re getting married on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, this may not be the most obvious location, but it makes for the perfect rain storm backup.
50 Pioneer Road, Yandina 4561
Spice up your photoshoot at the Ginger Factory in Yandina, one of the Sunshine Coast’s most unique locations.
This spot offers an array of indoor and covered spaces that remain unfazed by the weather, offering a cosy haven for when the rain starts to pour.
The factory’s unique ambiance and rustic charm set the stage for a truly memorable photoshoot. For snaps that pack a punch and leave a lasting impression, the Ginger Factory shouldn’t be passed up.
The rain can even be the perfect backdrop for photos under the umbrella art installation!
Just be mindful that during school holidays and weekends, this can be a busy and popular Sunshine Coast attraction for families.
4 Maleny Street, Landsborough 4550
Dive into the rich history of the Sunshine Coast with your next photoshoot at the Landsborough Museum.
Home to a treasure trove of historical artifacts, this unique spot provides an engaging backdrop that tells a story, making your photos stand out.
Whether it’s a staff photoshoot amidst intriguing exhibits or product shots that blend modern innovation with a touch of the past, the museum offers a truly distinct setting.
292-296 David Low Way, Bli Bli 4560
Add a touch of royalty to your next photoshoot at the Sunshine Castle in Bli Bli.
This captivating venue boasts intricate interior architecture, providing a grand and aesthetically pleasing backdrop for your photos.
Each room within the castle tells a story, offering a rich variety of settings for your shots. Despite the rain, the castle’s indoor areas promise a dry and majestic setting. With the Sunshine Castle as your backdrop, your photoshoot will be nothing short of regal.
684 N Arm Yandina Creek Road, Yandina Creek 4561
Looking to capture the magic of a special day, regardless of the weather? Look no further than the elegance of Yandina Station.
This heritage-listed property offers a combination of rustic charm and elegant indoor spaces, perfect for wedding photoshoots.
Its sheltered areas provide the perfect backdrop for capturing those magical moments, even during the wet season.
16-18 Pine Grove Road, Woombye 4559
Much like our previous entry, the Chapel Woombye provides a serene and idyllic setting for your photoshoot.
Its distinctive, weather-proof indoor spaces are a photographer’s dream, ensuring that you end up with memorable shots, rain or shine.
From intimate to grand events, this venue guarantees that your photo shoot will be unforgettable – and you’ll have the memories captured in time to prove it.
The Sunshine Coast has a vast array of gorgeous Airbnb houses that can make for a perfect photoshoot wet weather plan.
At All In Creative, we work with a number of Airbnb properties and have a large list of potential properties that make for perfect photoshoot locations.
AirBnB’s make for the perfect backup plan, as there are lots of them and they are located all over the coast, with styles from rustic country to modern industrial and coastal boho looks a-plenty!
The Sunshine Coast can’t always live up to its name. When dark clouds appear and threaten to rain on your parade, you can rely on these locations to save the day.
From indoor photo studios to the regal Sunshine Castle, these venues promise dynamic shots, rain or shine.
These locations may be great, but sometimes there’s something special about getting outside in the weather and just making the most of it!
Wedding photos with umbrellas and team shots laughing in the rain can bring a depth of character and personality to your photos you never thought you needed.
There are plenty of other locations you could use if you decide to get creative too. Many urban areas like carparks and petrol stations have undercover spaces you can get a grungy or industrial feel, and even an undercover park shelter can offer a pretty backdrop.
Get creative and don’t let the weather stand in your way!
Above all, the All In Creative studio stands as a reliable choice - rain or shine. Our studio space is fully equipped for camera photography and videos, with the added advantage of a skilled crew to assist you if your plans have just changed!
From couches to lamps, backdrops, and side tables, the studio has plenty of props to get creative with too - all with lighting solutions if you haven’t planned to take your shoot indoors!
Want to use our space? Get in touch with us via our website for more information. Let’s make your next shoot the most memorable one yet, no matter the forecast outside.