Session Locations

Where should I get my pictures taken? Whether its downtown, at the lake, or in a beautiful field, there are so many options around here! Whatever fits your vibe, thats where we want to photograph you. We have put together a list of our favorite locations we have photographed, including places we have never been but would love to check out! We are also not limited to just these locations. We are always, ALWAYS, excited to photograph somewhere new, or unique to you!

What are the best times to get our pictures taken? Indoor photos are great for anytime of the day. We love using window light! If you are planning on taking your pictures outside, the light outside is best during the morning or evening depending on when daylight savings starts/ends.
From March 11, 2018 until Nov 3, 2018

MORNING: Starting no earlier than 6:45am - ending no later than 8:45am
EVENING: Starting no earlier than 4:45pm - ending no later than 7:15pm

From Nov 4, 2018 until March 10, 2019

MORNING: Starting no earlier than 5:45am - ending no later than 7:45am
EVENING: Starting no earlier than 3;30pm - ending no later than 5:45pm




Downtown Hammond, LA

Location: Anywhere downtown
Contact: n/a
Times: From dawn-dusk
Pricing: Free!
Info: Downtown Hammond is the place to go if you are trying to get a small town urban feel to your pictures. There is a checkered Lee’s diner (think Riverdale), local coffee places, unique houses/buildings, a super rad washateria, pretty much anyting you can think of to make you look hip and cool, Hammond has it! There is a downtown coffee shop that is easy for you to change in if you are planning on wearing multiple outfits, or you can change in your car for more time!


Southeastern Louisiana University

Location: Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond, Louisiana 70402
Contact: n/a
Times: dawn-dusk
Pricing: free!
Info: SLU is a great location for alumni or seniors! If the doors are open, you can change clothes there, but if they are closed you need to plan on changing in your car if you have multiple outfits.


Fountainbleau State Park

Location: 62883 LA-1089, Mandeville, LA 70471
Contact: n/a
Times: 8am-9pm
Pricing: $3.00 entrance fee.
Info: One of my all time favorite locations! This place has tons of mossy trees, a beach, and lots of greenery. There is a bathroom to change in if you are planning on wearing multiple outfits.


Mandeville Lake Front

Location: 1545 Lakeshore Dr, Mandeville, LA 70448
Contact: n/a
Times: From dawn-dusk
Pricing: Free!
Info: Lake Ponchatrain, Giant 200 year old trees, colorful buildings, and one of my top favorite places for a beaming sunset! There is no place to change, so either where one outfit or plan on changing in your car. Photo examples coming soon!

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Arsenal Park

Location: Capitol Lake Rd Baton Rouge, LA  70802
Contact: n/a
Times: From dawn-dusk
Pricing: Free!
Info: Surrounding the new state capitol building with a lake, trees, colorful florals, and a little bit of architecture. There is no place to change, so either where one outfit or plan on changing in your car.


Downtown Baton Rouge // Garden District

Location: Anywhere downtown
Contact: n/a
Times: From dawn-dusk
Pricing: Free!
Info: If you are looking for a mixture of greenery/urban feel to your photos, downtown is the way to go! Parking garages, coffee shops, unique landscapes, unique architecture, and the Mississippi river, there are endless places to be photographed!There is no place to change, so either where one outfit or plan on changing in your car.


Rural Life Museum & Wind Rush Gardens

Location: 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Contact: 405-483-9488 // by appointment!
Times: 8am-4:30pm and after 5pm to sunset available for extra $50 fee
Pricing: All sessions paid on day of appointment at Rural Life gift shop: Cost of Rural Life- $70 // Cost of Windrush Gardens- $70 // Cost to use both- $140
Info: A mini church, a barn, several spots of greenery, colorful florals and oak trees. There’s a changing station for both locations. If you are debating on choosing just one of these locations, call me so we can discuss which one best fits your style


Sydney Hutchison Park

Location: 13750 Ball Park Rd, Walker, LA 70785
Contact: n/a
Times: Dawn- Dusk
Pricing: Free!
Info: Lots of greenery, I beautiful pond, and open fields!


UL Alumni Center

Location : 600 E St Mary Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70503
Contact: (337) 482-0900
Times: 7:30-5pm Mon-Thurs // 7:30-12:30pm Friday // Closed Sat-Sun // by appointment only
Pricing: $25 inside, $25 outside, $50 for both inside and outside. $150 outside of normal hours or weekends.
Info: There is an indoor option with windows, a grand piano, beautiful staircase, and bathroom which is great for changing. The grounds outside are just as beautiful from a duck pond, modern architecture/plants, brick pathways, and a bridge.


Esprit de Coeur

Location : 402 Garfield Street, Lafayette, LA, 70501
Contact: 337.962.5215 to make an appointment
Times:
Pricing: $75 up to 1.5 hrs // $100 up to 2 hrs // $125 up to 2.5 hours
Info: This place has an indoor/outdoor option. I have personally never photographed here but have heard of its elegance!


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Paul & Lulu Hilliard Museum

Location: 710 East St. Mary Boulevard Lafayette, LA 70503
Contact information: 337‐482‐2278
Times: Everyday 10am-5pm by appointment only
Pricing: Outdoor - Free // Indoor - $100 up to 2 hours
Info: Outdoor indoor location. Hilliard museum has beautiful simplistic details on the inside. The outside has beautiful greenerey, a waterfall, and brick pathways. I have personally never photographed the inside. Only the outside!


Greenwood Plantation

Location: 6838 Highland Road, St. Francisville, LA 70775
Contact information: 225-655-4475, info@greenwoodplantation.com
Times: Everyday 10am-4pm by appointment only
Pricing: $100 for family portraits, only exterior of the house, and no dressing room only public bathroom // $200 for bridal session, interior and exterior, and private dressing room
Info: Outdoor: beautiful landscaping, empty fields, ponds, and oak trees with spanish moss. At sunset, there is a hill top that will make you glow for you photographs! Dark, moody, and vintage!


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St Mary's Episcopal Church

Location : 9347 Highway 61, St. Francisville, LA 70775
Contact:
Times:
Pricing: $75 per hr
Info: A beautiful abandoned church surrounded by the fields! I have personally never photographed here but I hear its a must see! I have currently working on getting more info for any client that may be interested!


Afton Villa Gardens

Location : 9347 Highway 61, St. Francisville, LA 70775
Contact: (225) 721-2269 or (225) 635-6773,  info@aftonvillagardens.com // by appointment only
Times: Open March 1st - June 30th and Oct. 1st - Nov. 30th, 9am-4:30pm, You can pay a late fee if you wish to stay later
Pricing: $100 for 9am-4:30pm; $125 if your session will go past 4:30pm
Info: There is a bathroom/changing station, but the majority of photos are outdoor. Tons of greenery, mossy trees, a magical courtyard, plus always some new in bloom for every season.


Rosedown Plantation

Location : 9347 Highway 61, St. Francisville, LA 70775
Contact: 225-635-3332, rosedown@crt.la.gov // by appointment only
Times: Everyday 9am-5pm
Pricing: Entrance fee of $12 a person
Info: The grounds outside are absolutely beautiful. They have the traditional plantation with brick paved pathways, a green houses, open fields, gardens, and a beautiful rock tunnel. There are bathrooms available to change in. Brides- if you are interested in going inside for bridal portraits, call ahead to see if there’s an inside option available.


HOUMAS HOUSE (River Road)

Location: 40136 Highway 942, Darrow, LA 70725
Contact: 225-473-9380, kk@houmashouse.com
Times: Monday-Sunday from 9AM-7PM, appointment must be made.
Pricing: $400 for photographer and 3 guests, $24 per additional person
Info: Indoor/outdoor. I do not have any personal photographs of this venue however I have assisted other photographers here in the past and have been amazed by the beauty of the scenery! Every inch of this place could be photographed.


New Orleans City Park  

Location: 1 Palm Dr. New Orleans, LA  70124

Contact: NWeiss@nocp.org or 504-483-9417

Times: 7 days a week. Must call ahead for permit.

Pricing: $50 for a permit

Info: Tons of greenery, Oak trees, spanish moss, open fields, duck ponds, and endless space! There is no changing station on the grounds unless you book the botanical gardens.


Botanical Gardens New Orleans

Location: 5 Victory Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119
Contact: 405-483-9488
Times: 10-5pm for the botanical gardens, but after the fee is paid, we can photographer after 5 by the trees, ponds, and fields. Must make appointment.
Pricing: $50
Info: Greenhouses, beautiful plants, lots of color, this place is amazing. There are also bathrooms to change in.


Crescent Park

Location: 2300 N Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70117
Contact: n/a
Times: dawn-dusk
Pricing: free!
Info: Crescent park is like no other! Rustic, urban vibes with tons of red/metal tones. Plan on changing in your car if you have multiple outfits.


Jackson Square

Location: 700 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116
Contact: n/a
Times: dawn-dusk
Pricing: free! but be prepared to pay for parking and get there early to find a spot to park.
Info: If you are looking for New Orleans feel to your session, look no further than Jackson Square! Tons of greenery, breathtaking architecture, horse carriages, and trolleys all surround the park. There are not many places to change, so be prepared to either where just one outfit, or carry your change of clothes with you until we find a local shop that allows you to change in their bathrooms!


Race + Religious

Location: 510 Race Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Contact: n/a
Times: 9am-5:30pm
Pricing: $200 for the first hour and $100 per additional hour
Info: THIS! PLACE! I love every section of Race + Religious. I have not personally shot my own session here, but would be honored to photograph someone at this location! There are restrooms + its an indoor/outdoor location.


Red Bluff

Location: Hwy 587, Foxworth, MS
Contact: n/a
Times: dawn-dusk
Pricing: Free!
Info: Way out in the middle of no where is a magical little land known as redbluff! This place is amazing! There is a forrest, creek, train tracks, and of course the beautiful red clay that make it worth the drive! There is not a bathroom to change in, so plan on changing in your car if you have multiple outfits.