Location Guide | Dallas engagement and bridal portrait location ideas

dallas engagement and bridal portrait location ideas

I have been shooting Dallas and Fort Worth weddings for seven years now, and the question I get the most is what Dallas engagement and bridal portrait location ideas do I suggest?  I decided to create a Location Guide with all of my favorite places to shoot, along with some helpful information on each location.

I have also included locations in this Location Guide that are outside of Dallas as well. Now, please remember that each location is their own separate business, so information may change without notice.  If you see any information that is out of date, please let me know as soon as possible so I can keep this fresh and current.  Email me at info@christinatruelove.com with any new information or suggestions.

This Location Guide is a work in progress, and is not meant to be an all-inclusive guide.  Locations will be added as I get the opportunity to shoot there.  If you know of a location that you consider great places to shoot, please send me an email and I would be happy to put them on this list.

Dallas and Surrounding Areas

Dallas Arboretum | Dallas, Texas | Nature | Outdoors | Free with my membership

White Rock Lake | Dallas, Texas | Nature | Outdoors | Free

Highland Park | Dallas, Texas | Nature | Outdoors | Free

Bishop Arts District | Oak Cliff/Dallas | Urban | Outdoors | Free

Trinity Groves | Dallas, Texas | Urban | Outdoors | Free

Trinity Overlook Park | Dallas, Texas | Urban | Outdoors | Free

Winspear Opera House | Dallas, Texas | Urban | Indoors/Outdoors | Free for outside; $500 inside

Adolphus | Dallas, Texas | Upscale | Indoors | $500 for lobby

Aloft Downtown Dallas| Dallas, Texas | Urban/Modern | Indoors | $100

Rosewood Crescent Court & Hotel | Dallas, Texas | Urban/upscale | Indoors & Outdoors | $500

Downtown Dallas & Thanks-Giving Square | Dallas, Texas | Urban/Artistic | Outdoors | Free

Deep Ellum | Dallas, Texas | Urban/Artistic | Outdoors | Free

Fair Park | Dallas, Texas | Nature | Outdoors | Free

Party Off the Grid | Dallas, Texas | Urban | Indoors | $75/Hour

The Harbor Rockwall | Rockwall, Texas | Nature & upscale | Outdoors | Free

Magnolias | Kaufman, Texas | Urban Chic | Indoors | $75/Hour

The Windsor at Hebron Park | Carrollton, Texas | Modern | Indoors | $150+

Cotton Mill | McKinney | Urban | Indoors/Outdoors | $200 for 2 Hrs

Nicolas P. Sims Library | Waxahachie | Unusual | Indoors | Unknown

Outside of the Dallas area
These locations tend to be a bit further away and could incur a travel fee due to their distance.

Cedar Hill State Park | Cedar Hill, Texas | Nature | Outdoors | $7 per person

Fort Worth Stockyards | Fort Worth, Texas | Country/Western | Outdoors | Free

Sundance Square | Fort Worth, Texas | Upscale Urban | Outdoors | Free