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One of Houston’s largest and most-visited urban parks, Hermann Park offers a number of fun attractions and scenic locations for your engagement photography session.
Start off your engagement photo shoot near the serene Reflection Pool, where your photographer can set up a romantic portrait. The Pioneer Memorial obelisk located at the end of the pool will create a unique backdrop for your photos. Afterward, head over to the Japanese Garden and have your photographer take some candid photos as you and your fiancée take a leisurely stroll through the garden’s winding paths. You and your man can also pose seated on the scattered stones and beneath the large shade trees, as well as beside the tranquil pond in the center of the garden. Houston’s Hermann Park also features the Fragrance Garden and the Garden Center, which is filled with over 2,500 diverse and vibrant rose bushes. Another great place to pose for an intimate portrait is the ornate Chinese Pagoda, whose secluded setting will provide a great location for your engagement photos. You can also visit the Mecom-Rockwell Colonnade, where your photographer can arrange a photo beside the sparkling fountain or in between the colonnade’s immaculate columns. Finally, the adventurous couple can take a ride on the rental pedal boats at the Hermann Park Lake for only $8 per half hour.
You and your fiancée will have an amazing time during your engagement photo shoot at one of Houston’s most popular parks!
The Houston Arboretum and Nature Center expands over five miles of natural landscape and contains countless picturesque locations for your engagement photo shoot.
For starters, you and you fiancée can visit the arboretum’s various specialty gardens, which will make for some great photo ops. Explore the Hummingbird and Butterfly garden as your engagement photographer captures your colorful surroundings. Afterward, head over to the peaceful Sensory Garden and have your photographer take some relaxed photos of you and your fiancée seated on one of the scattered benches. The Wildlife Garden contains a plethora of tall shade trees that will work well for private portraits.
Once you’ve finished exploring the gardens, take a short hike through one of the arboretum’s many winding nature trails, whose ubiquitous lush greenery will create a perfect setting for your engagement photos. You and your fiancée can then take an excursion through the arboretum’s various natural habitats. Take a promenade through the peaceful quiet pond habitat, which contains a miniature wooden bridge where you and your man can pose for photos. Afterward, walk through the arboretum’s beautiful sunlit meadow habitat and take some photos a midst the tall grass and wildflowers.
Your engagement photo shoot at the Houston Arboretum will be unforgettable one!
Located near the Houston Museum District, the relatively small Rice University campus is a great location for your engagement photography session.
Begin your photo shoot near the magnificent Lovett Hall, where your engagement photographer can arrange a portrait of you and your fiancée on one of the finely landscaped verdant lawns. You and your man can also take a walk through the neatly paved crimson courtyard in the as your photographer takes photos. Explore the exterior of the building itself and pose beneath one of the numerous arches or on one of the white marble benches. Directly adjacent to the main quad you’ll find Rice University’s famous Humanities Building, winner of various architectural awards. Here, your photographer can assemble photos of you and your fiancée beneath the large shade trees in the courtyard. The ornate entryway is also a great spot to pose for a portrait. Once you’ve finished at The Humanities Building, take a short walk over to the Herzstein Hall, which overlooks one of the campus’ numerous quads. Have your engagement photographer take a portrait of you and your fiancée using the building’s stunning brick-covered facade as a backdrop. Finally, visit the spectacular McNair Hall, where you and your fiancée can pose on the immaculate front stops or beside the large glimmering fountain in front of the building.
These are just a few of the beautiful sites you’ll see during your engagement photo shoot on the Rice University Campus!
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