Great Family Photo Shoot Locations

Family photo shoots create memorable experiences and keepsakes. Choosing a location and a photographer can also accentuate that experience. Whether you are drawn to a more traditional backdrop or interested in a unique and off the beaten path locale, this is our guide to great family photo shoots.

  1. South Congress Ave

    South Congress Ave: A wonderful mix of colorful, eclectic buildings and nature.


  2. Downtown Austin

    Downtown Austin: Cityscape, hidden nooks and alleys that are perfect for city scenery photos!


  3. Barr Mansion


    Barr Mansion: Beautiful mansion in the countryside with sprawling grounds and beautiful gardens!

  4. Laura Morsman Photography

    Laura Morsman: The amazing photographer responsible for all of these suggestions and photos.

  5. Cityhouse Collective


    Cityhouse Collective: Minimal, natural light filled studio with ample props!

  6. Barton Springs Pool


    Barton Springs: An iconic, timeless treasure of Austin all year round!

  7. Woodbine Mansion


    Woodbine Mansion: A beautiful mansion in Round Rock, beautiful brick walkways, huge magnolias, right in the heart of downtown RR!

  8. Photo By: Kasandra Keyes

    Butler Park


    Butler Metro Park is the perfect photo location. It offers beautiful skyline views, decks overlooking a pond, and brilliant fall foliage. A splash pad and the new Alliance Children’s Garden make it a favorite spot for younger kids. 

    1000 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704



  9. Austin Central Library


    Austin Central Library is surrounded by lots of great backdrops — Butterfly Bridge, concrete pathways lined with native plants, and pretty staircases.

  10. Mueller Lake Park


    Mueller Lake Park packs lots of charm. Follow the pathway around the lake and you’ll find plenty of lovely spots to snap your photos.

  11. Pease Park


    Pease Park is amazing. Mulch trails, beautiful green space, and Shoal Creek make it a favorite photo spot.

  12. The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria


    The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria has gorgeous grounds that overlook Lake Austin. The beautiful villa is available for use as a photo venue as well.