Shooting Locations

Discover your perfect fit on our pre-approved list of Dallas/Fort Worth shooting locations! Created by Alyssa Grace just for you. To make the cut, these locations must have stellar lighting and beautiful backdrops for a session that is guaranteed to be just what you're searching for.

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Dallas & fort worth

the lumen room

You will love it here! With three locations and counting, this natural light studio is a great option for any type of session.
-so. many. props!
-weather-proof, never worry about getting rained out
-pet friendly and private
-$75/hour rental fee
-9am to 3pm ideal shooting time

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Dallas

highland park village

This luxurious shopping plaza has a classic vibe and looks great paired with dressy clothing. Perfect for seniors, couples, and families of 5 or less. Here you'll find fun architectural elements, vine covered walls, colorful tiles, and large trees. A fun mixture of city & nature. Find the Village at Mockingbird and Preston Road
Best time of day: morning and evening

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Dallas

Sammons Park

Here you'll find stunning views of Dallas, a generous amount of greenery, and impressive modern architecture. This park is home to a reflective pool alongside the AT&T performing arts center. The entire street of Flora can be used during your session, making it a great year-round option for all session lengths and types.
Best time of day: morning & evening

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Dallas

The Arboretum

This massive garden is immaculately landscaped all year round. Tulips in the spring, blooms in the summer, pumpkins in the fall, and evergreen holiday in the winter. Winding paths lead to fountains, historic mansions, views of White Rock Lake, and endless portrait opportunities. Perfect for all session types and group sizes. We have 3 free passes, additional tickets are $10-$15.
Best time of day: anytime, closes at 5pm daily. Weekdays are best

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Dallas

Klyde warren park

Oasis in the city. This unique park sits in the heart of Dallas between Downtown & Uptown. Every inch was designed with symmetry in mind, you'll find a lively combination nature and city here. Ideal to shoot on a weekday due to its popularity.
Best time of day: morning & evening

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Dallas

turtle creek park

This century-old public park is stunning year-round due to it's enormous trees, well maintained landscaping, and various architectural elements. You'll find wide open fields, winding paths, tree lined clearings, and much more. Arlington Hall is a classic, white, colonial style venue that sits in the center of the park.
Best time of day: anytime, weekends or weekdays

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Dallas

White rock lake

The lake offers numerous opportunities on both the east and west sides. Our favorite spots include The Filter Building & Pump House (historic red brick buildings, grassy fields, pier), Boomerang Boathouse (white building, big bridge, nature), Pelican Point (cozy tree lined pier), and Big Thicket (dock & sail boats). Your photographer will help decide your specific location.
Best time of day: early morning, late evening 

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Dallas

UPTOWN & Victory park

Have a fun and spontaneous session in our beautiful city! We suggest dressy or urban vibes for this type of setting. We'll stroll down Elm or Main and stop at some of our favorite spots and anything that catches your eye. Ideal for those adventurous souls who don't mind exploring a few blocks.
Best time of day: anytime, weekdays are less crowded

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Dallas

West End Garage

Feel the wind in your hair atop this six story garage that overlooks the city's gorgeous skyline. Ideal for half-hour sessions or as the grand finale to your multi-location session. We recommend dressy or urban attire for this location.
Best time of day: early morning or sunset

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Dallas

Lakeside park

This romantic park is nestled in the city of Highland Park, a wonderful choice for any of your portrait needs. It has a classic vibe thanks to the weeping willows, large wooden bridge, and lush greenery. Stroll down the block to utilize the street's gorgeous architecture, or walk along the waterway to find nature trails.
Best time of day: early morning and evening

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Dallas

Deep ellum

Jazz up your session with our city's artsy-est neighborhood featuring one of a kind murals that are ever changing, thriving venues, and unique architecture you won't find anywhere else. If you're looking for a fun and spontaneous session, this urban heaven is the place for you! Ideal for graduates, couples, and small families
Best time of day: morning and early evening

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cedar hill

CEDAR HILL STATE PARK

This park has all the natural beauty you could wish for: enormous fields, a tree-lined boardwalk, historic Penn Farm, winding paths, and much more. Blue Bonnets are guaranteed to be found every year from mid March through April. Perfect for all session types and large groups. $7/person admission + $14 photographer entrance fee
Best time of day: early morning and late afternoon through sunset

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Plano

Arbor hills

Our sessions take place atop a beautiful hill covered in seasonal wildflowers and in the valley below. Both areas are lined with mature evergreen trees which provide a mountainous atmosphere. The sunset is especially breathtaking at this location! Ideal for any portrait session and large groups.
Best time of day: early evening through sunset

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The harbor

Take your session seaside and enjoy the views at this unique harbor! Complete with a lighthouse, stone shoreline, white architecture, well maintained landscaping, and several stunning fountains. Ideal for small groups, couples, and seniors.
Best time of day: early morning and early evening through sunset

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grapevine

Rockledge park

This lakeside park is well named! Cliff-like views are found along the rocky shoreline that boasts rich earth tone colors. Lake Grapevine makes for a stunning backdrop every time. For adventurous couples and families that don't mind a short walk and a little climbing.
Best time of day: early morning and sunset

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colleyville

The Village

This neighborhood hosts a wide variety of architectural styles within a few blocks of one another! This carefully crafted community ensures that design and natural beauty are around every corner. The Aristide venue, located inside The Village, provides grand wooden doors and a white stone chapel that make for a classic backdrop. 
Best time of day: early morning and early evening

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colleyville

The aisle

We had to name this location ourselves because it's a secret gem un-named! The aisle has a large, lush lawn lined with 20-foot magnolias on either side that lead to a colonial style gazebo. This is a private, uncrowded, location. A great fit for all sessions including those with large groups. Exact location given after booking. 
Best time of day: evening to sunset

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Southlake

Bob Jones

Southlake's largest public park will not disappoint with it's winding paths into Texas' natural, wild landscaping. We particularly love the white gravel and ever changing scenery. The grand pond will make you feel lakeside! Great choice for all portrait types and large groups.
Best time of day: early evening to sunset

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arlington

Crystal canyon

Crystal Canyon is a staple location for our mid-cities clients who are searching for a classic park setting. Unlike other natural areas, you'll find a white, layered, rock terrain that brings a bright and airy element to the tree lined clearings. Keep walking to find many bridges and hidden paths just off the paved walkways. 
Best time of day: early evening

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grapevine

Main street

Founded in 1840's, Grapevine has a rich history to enjoy. We especially love to utilize the historic homes and retail, brick-lined alleys, Palace Theater, the train station, and retired railroad carts. Ideal for any session type and groups of 5 or less.
Best time of day: early morning and early evening

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fort worth

Tandy hills

Complete with a stunning 360 view of forested hills & the Fort Worth skyline, Tandy Hills guaranteed to please any client. This walking path is ever changing with the natural beauty of Texas. Find untamed grassy fields, a view overlooking the western mid-cities, and a sunset that will take your breath away.
Best time of day: late evening through sunset

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fort worth

Sundance square

Explore downtown Fort Worth's most loved square! We enjoy the variety of styles that can be captured from city attitude to southern love. You'll find original red brick paved roads, urban alleys, an enormous fountain, and landscaped greenery mixed among the modern architecture. Expect holiday decor in the winter. Great for couples, seniors, and families of 5 or less.
Best time of day: early evening

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fort worth

Botanic gardens

This carefully crafted garden is always in immaculate condition with over 100 acres and 15 gardens to explore! Find your perfect outdoor backdrop: popular Japanese Gardens, organic symmetry and architecture, tree-lined clearings, rose covered gazebos, forested boardwalks, cactus garden, and more. $75 photography garden fee, great for any session type, weekdays preferred.
Best time of day: anytime, mid-evening is ideal

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fort worth

Lancaster

Embrace the city's history with a fun, urban session! Our favorite architecture off Lancaster Ave includes: the classy United State Post Office with it's grand white columns and beautiful steps, the abandoned T&P warehouse's original brick and worn style, and the dilapidated Public Market which once thrived in the 1930's. 
Best time of day: early morning and mid evening through sunset

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