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

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    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

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

  6. Barton Springs Pool

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

  7. Woodbine Mansion

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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

  12. The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria

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    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.