Whether you are preparing for an engagement, bridal, or family session, picking the location for your photo shoot is one of the most important steps in preparing for your session. The type of location you choose can really determine the tone and feel of your photos. Whether your style is clean and modern and you like the city vibe, or you are more of the outdoorsy, nature type, we have put together a list of some of our favorite photo locations in the DFW area to help you decide.
1. Arbor Hills Park- Plano
This gorgeous park is full of so many unique spots. Whether you are looking for open fields, lots of trees, or trails, this location has it all.
2. White Rock Lake- Dallas
This location is perfect for those looking for that dreamy sunset overlooking the lake. From gorgeous views of the water on a dock, to open fields right behind it, you can’t go wrong here. More from Chloe and Brett’s White Rock lake engagement session here.
3. Downtown Mckinney- Mckinney
Love this location for those looking for more of a city type spot, without all of the hustle and bustle. There are so many unique shops and streets, to give your photos a little something different. There are also a few yards and green areas to still give you that small park look. Check out more photos in downtown Mckinney from Lauren and Zach’s anniversary session here.
4. Downtown Dallas (various locations)- Dallas
There are so many unique spots to choose from in Dallas. Whether you want the skyline behind you, shops and architecture, or bold colors, we can find it for you here.
5. Dallas Arboretum- Dallas
What’s more gorgeous than year round blooming flowers, ponds, and endless trees?! The Dallas Arboretum has over 66 acres of trails and unique spots for your session. The variety is unmatched here! *Note: there is an entrance fee of $15 per person.
6. Turtle Creek- Dallas
Turtle Creek runs through the heart of Dallas and has so many unique spots to have photos by. From the colonial-style Arlington Hall to bridges, pathways, and of course the creek. Each of these different spots will bring lots of variety to your session.
7. Texas Woman’s University Campus- Denton
This campus is full of beautiful architecture, the most magnificent trees, open fields, ponds, and unique building to give you a huge variety in your photos.
8. Stone Creek Park- Flower Mound
We love this park for many reasons! The stunning creek bed, is absolutely amazing and so perfect for families, couples, and seniors. Just beyond the creek is open fields and in the Spring time you will find the most beautiful Crepe Myrtle trees full of blooms.
9. Lakeside Park- Highland Village
This park is stunning and full of so many flowers and blooms in the Spring. During Summer everything stays green and as it starts to change to Fall, you se the most beautiful colors. Quaint trails and sidewalks are surrounded by nature everywhere and there is even a small area overlooking a pond.
10. Addison Circle Park- Addison
Addison Circle gives you the best of the both worlds if you are looking for city scape, but still want a little bit of nature too. Check out more photos from this location for Sabryna and Kaleb’s engagement session.
The DFW area has countless, amazing locations for photos. Let us know the type of style you are looking for and we can recommend even more locations!!
And be sure to check out our other wedding planning tips for brides here.