What are the Best Places to take your Bridal Pictures in Houston?

Earlier we put together a list of some of the top places to take your Houston engagement photos. Now, we’re been asked by many brides on ideas for where they should take their bridal pictures? So we’ve decided to put together a list of the most popular locations in Houston for indoor and outdoor bridal portraits.

Please feel free to add any locations we’ve missed to the comments section below.

Outdoor Bridal Portrait Locations

Hermann Park & Sam Houston Monument

6001 Fannin
Houston, Tx 77030

Hermann Park is located in one of the most picturesque areas of Houston and a very popular place to take outdoor bridal pictures. It is right between the Museum District, the Texas Medical Center and Rice University. Many brides like to take pictures in front of the statue of General Sam Houston, which is located at the entrance of the park.

Discovery Green

1500 McKinney
Houston, Tx 77010

Discovery Green is a large public park located in downtown Houston across Avenida de las Americas from the George R. Brown Convention Center and the Hilton Americas Hotel.  The “Synchronicity of Color” also know as the art boxes are a very popular and a great background for contemporary styled Houston bridal photos.

Rice University

6100 Main Street
Houston, Tx 77005

The Rice University area located right across from Hermann Park is another favorite place for taking Houston engagement or bridal pictures. The University building and gorgeous architecture, stone columns, and landscaping around this area makes it a great place to take some classic bridal pictures.

Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park

2800 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, Tx 77056

Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens

22306 Aldine Westfield Road
Humble, Tx 77338
(281) 443-8731

Galveston Beach & Pleasure Pier

Galveston is a great destination engagement location for beach themed bridal pictures and it’s not too far from Houston. The Galveston Beach, Pleasure Pier and the Historic buildings all make a great backdrops to your bridal session.

Houston Wedding Venues & Hotels

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Indoor Bridal Portrait Locations

Las Velas

5714 Fairdale Lane
Houston, Tx 77057
(713) 977-5773

The Las Velas venue in Houston has recently become a very popular place to take indoor bridal pictures. This location has a beautiful courtyard with lush landscaping and foilage, a splashing fountain, huge windows with lots of natural light flowing through and a grand curving staircase – all of which allows houston wedding photographers to take some gorgeous and classic bridal photos. Note that if you are not getting married at Las Velas, they do charge you to use their facility for portraits.


The Gallery

6303 Beverly Street
Houston, Tx 77057
(713) 255-2889

The Gallery wedding and event venue in Houston is another great place for indoor bridal pictures. The Gallery is a Mediterranean style venue located near the Galleria filled with old-world charm and classic architecture. Note that if you are not getting married at the Gallery, they do charge you to use their facility for portraits.

Houston Hotels

If you are planning to have your reception at one of the Houston hotels, they will usually allow you to use their lobbies and grounds for bridal portraits. We suggest you call them first and ask for availability and policies. The Hotel ZaZa is a popular place to take bridal pictures, but if you are not getting married there, they do charge to use their facility.


Go to our  Bridal Portrait Galleries for some great examples of poses for your bridal pictures and tips on how to prepare for your bridal session.

For information on scheduling your portrait session or wedding with Kreative Angle Photography,
please call us at 832.434.9053 or contact us using the Contact link above.