Top Places to take your New Orleans Engagement Photos

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BEST PLACES FOR YOUR NEW ORLEANS ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR ENGAGEMENT AND WELCOME TO HI VOLT STUDIOS.

 

After photographing all over the world we've concluded some of the most gorgeous and unique locations for your engagement photos are right here in New Orleans. With its cultural diversity and unique architecture New Orleans offers a huge range of options for you. Apart from a genuine couple and a great photographer, a beautiful and comfortable location that reflects the couples personality is just as important. 

And since you'll probably spend hours researching where you're going to get married, you probably have no idea where to have your engagement photos in New Orleans. But don’t fret we're here to help! We took the extra time to curate green spaces to urbanscapes providing you with this guide to the best scenery in town for your New Orleans engagement photos.

 

Our Top Picks for your New Orleans engagement photos

 

Longue Vue Gardens

Among our clients, one of our most popular locations is Longue Vue Gardens. Founded by philanthropists Edith and Edgar Stern, Longue Vue House and Gardens is a multifaceted historic estate featuring a world-class house museum and eight acres of stunning gardens.

One of the most photogenic places in the city Longue Vue gardens offers beautiful landscapes and architecture that that reminds of the French countryside. Capture a timeless yet romantic look at this location during anytime of year!

 
 
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What to wear: We recommend more formal attire as it matches well with the classic French architecture and vibe.

 

The Warehouse district

Head a few blocks southeast of downtown and skyscrapers give way to vintage brick warehouses. The warehouse district offers cobblestone paved street with an eclectic collection of offices, shops, galleries, and studios providing a unique backdrop not seen anywhere else in the city.

 
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What to wear: We recommend anything from casual to business casual and it meshes well with the

 

The French Quarter

Buildings with cool architecture make for a great spot for your engagement session. Playful and colorful with innumerable nooks and crannies make the French Quarter one of the most unique places in New Orleans for an engagement session.  If your all about  texture and colors with bright backdrops at every turn then the French Quarter is the place for you! 

 
 
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What to wear - Anything you want from casual to formal. With its endless possibilities there's a place in the French Quarter to convey your style.

 

The Marigny

Stark and bright colors will pop and create an interesting juxtaposition of colors in this unique New Orleans destination. Creative couples love the Marigny. For photographers, it makes a perfect backdrop for engagement photography.

 
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What to wear - You can keep things casual and fun. Feel free to embrace the festival culture and pop off the backgrounds with bold colors.

 

The Riverfront

The Riverfront offers a gorgeous urban landscape with gorgeous river backdrop perfect for engagement photos. You might even be lucky enough to see a riverboat during your session!

 
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What to wear – We recommended casual or semi-formal attire for the Riverfront.


Your Favorite Place

Don't discount the beauty in your favorite casual hangouts for your New Orleans engagement photos. Those low-key spots are where you're probably the most comfortable and in your natural element. Those relaxed photos will truly capture you as couple.

 
 
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What to wear – Whatever you're most comfortable wearing!

 

City Park

Located right outside of the city downtown is an incredible green space. Beautiful trees with spectacular foliage, large fields and trails make this is an amazing location for all seasons. This is an ideal outdoor setting for your engagement session. 

 
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What to wear - You can keep things casual and fun or add some chic pieces. City Park offers some diverse backdrops
 

 

Of course, there are many of other locations in NOLA and surrounding areas that we’d love to show you for your New Orleans engagement photos, including the many parks, downtown areas, and private residences.  We've included some below.

 

Call or email us to schedule an appointment to stop by our studio to discuss more of your options.

More of our favorite areas to have your New Orleans Engagement photos

 

Bayou St. John

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A New Orleans Bed and Breakfast

Morning Call

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Audubon Park

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Fontainebleau State Park

Downtown Baton Rouge

 

Good luck with your wedding planning and congrats again!