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

We’ve been asked this question so many times, so we decided to put together a list of some of the top and most popular locations to take your engagement photos around Houston and its surrounding areas. Please feel free to add any locations we’ve missed to the comments section below.

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 engagement photos. It is right between the Museum District, the Texas Medical Center and Rice University. It is a very big park with lots of green areas to take your engagement pictures. Many couples take some pictures in front of the statue of General Sam Houston, which is located at the entrance of the park.



Japanese Garden in Hermann Park

6000 Fannin
Houston, Tx 77030

The Japanese Garden is located in Hermann Park near the Sam Houston Monument. These gardens are beautiful and combine Japanese style with some Texas influence. The Japanese Gardens have gorgeous pine and oak trees, waterfall, rock formations, ponds and flowers – everything you need for to take romantic engagement pictures in Houston.

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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.  There are a lot of places to take your pictures around Discovery Green. The “Synchronicity of Color” also know as the art boxes are a very popular and a great background for contemporary styled Houston engagement pictures.



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 modern and unique engagement portraits.

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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

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

1001 Bissonnet Street
Houston, Tx 77005


Galveston Beach & Pleasure Pier

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

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Old Town Spring & the Woodlands Area

403 Main Street
Spring, Tx 77373



Go to our Engagement Session Galleries for some great ideas on poses for engagement pictures and ideas on how to dress for your Houston or destination engagement session.

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