Best Photography Locations in DFW, TX

Downtown McKinney – Dallas, Texas

Downtown McKinney is great outdoor location with lots of buildings that have vivid and rustic colors and textures. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly.

Address: 218 E Louisiana St, McKinney, TX 75069

Cost: FREE.

Addison Circle Park – Dallas, Texas

Addison Park/ Addison Circle is great outdoor location with a 10-acre city park hosting a variety of events, with a pavilion, stage and fountains. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly. Great for children, family and seniors.

Address: Addison Cir, Addison, TX 75001

Cost: FREE.

White Rock Lake – Dallas, Texas

The White Rock Lake Sailboat Experience takes place at a reservoir located in north-east Dallas, Texas on a 17 foot sailboat. There is a private dock and sailboat club area that we have access to. Recommended for seniors and engagement/couple photography and wedding portraits.

Address: 441 E Lawther Dr, Dallas, TX 75218

Cost: $200-$250

Frisco Heritage Center – Frisco, Texas

Frisco Heritage Center is great outdoor location with lots of grass and Texas/country/Western charm. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly.

Address: 6499 Page St, Frisco, TX 75034

Cost: FREE

The Canals at Las Colinas – Irving, Texas

The Canals at Las Colinas is great outdoor location with an urban feel set along a riverwalk with Italian/Spanish influences. Some trees and greenery and stonework. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly.

Address: 225 E John Carpenter FRWY, Tower 2, Irving, TX 75062

Cost: FREE

Prairie Creek Park – Richardson, Texas

Prairie Creek Park is great outdoor location with lots of grass and trees. A serene creek with a waterfall runs through this wooded, linear park with trails.  Easy to walk around and change locations quickly.

Address: corner of Prairie Creek Drive and Lookout Drive.

Cost: FREE

Central Park – Frisco, Texas

Central Park is great outdoor location with a large spacious grassy park with trees and stonework. There is also large Western-themed sculptures, scenic trails & an amphitheater. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly.

Address: 3155 Parkwood Blvd, Frisco, TX 75034

Cost: FREE

Arbor Hills Nature Preserve – Plano, Texas

Arbor Hills is great outdoor location (a 200-acre park) which features grass, trees, biking trails and a playground for the kids. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly.

Address: 6701 W Parker Rd, Plano, TX 75093

Cost: FREE

Lakeside Park – Dallas, Texas

Lakeside Park is great outdoor location with a large spacious grassy park with trees. Lush, creekside landscape with walking paths, benches & a bridge, plus teddy bear statues. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly.

Address: 4601 Lakeside Dr, Dallas, TX 75205

Cost: FREE

Davis Park – Dallas, Texas

Davis Park is great outdoor location with a large spacious grassy park with trees, bridges and stairs. Lush, creekside landscape with walking paths, benches and a playground for the kids. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly.

Address: 4500 Drexel Avenue, Dallas, TX 75205

Cost: FREE

Fountain Place – Dallas, Texas

Fountain Place is a 60-story late-modernist skyscraper in downtown Dallas, Texas. There is a nice fountain feature, trees and some greenery around the building. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly.

Address: 1445 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX75202

Cost: FREE

Japanese Botanical Gardens – Fort Worth, Texas

The Japanese Botanical Gardens is a lush 110-acre garden & event venue with famed Japanese landscape. There are lots of trails, bridges, greenery and trees. Completely breathtaking! Easy to walk around and change locations quickly.

Address: 3300 Japanese Garden Lane, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Cost: $75 for 2 hours

The Cotton Mill – McKinney, Texas

The Cotton Mill is an indoor/outdoor location that has been used for movies, music videos, fashion shoots, weddings and all kinds of things because of its clean industrial looks. It has a huge warehouse space that has beautiful natural light. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly.

Address: 610 Elm St #110, McKinney, TX 75069

Cost: $200 for 2 hours

Adriatica – McKinney, Texas

Adriatica is an outdoor location that very new and clean. Lots of grass, a man-made lake and buildings with lots of European influence. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly.

Address: 6641 Mediterranean Dr, McKinney, TX 75070

Cost: FREE

University of Texas at Dallas – Richardson, Texas

UT Dallas is an outdoor location on a college campus. Lots of trees and grass, a man-made pond and cool architectural buildings. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly.

Address: 800 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080

Cost: FREE

Stephens Green Park – Frisco, Texas

Stephens Green Park is located inside the Villages of Stonelake Community. Lots of grass, trees, walking trails and a bridge. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly.

Address: 15579 Christopher Ln, Frisco, TX 75035

Cost: FREE

Oak Point Park – Plano, Texas

Oak Point Park is a nature preserve located in Plano. It is an 800-acre retreat offers miles of bike & hike trails, some along a creek & lake, plus picnic tables. There are some open fields with single trees in them. It also offers a nice pavilion and a building with some stone columns. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly.

Address: 5901 Los Rios Blvd, Plano, TX 75074

Cost: FREE

Erwin Park – McKinney, Texas

Erwin Park is great outdoor location with lots of open fields and grass. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly. Best time to photograph here is in the evenings when the sun is setting.

Address: 4300 Co Rd 1006, McKinney, TX 75071

Cost: FREE

Parker Rose Garden – Allen, Texas

Parker Rose Garden is great outdoor location with lots of open fields, trees, grass, a small pond and an old barn. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly. Best time to photograph here is in the evenings when the sun is setting.

Address: Farm to Market Road 2551, Allen, Texas 75002

Cost: FREE

Klyde Warren Park – Dallas, Texas

Klyde Warren Park is a 5.2-acre public park in Downtown Dallas, Texas. It’s great for portraits with the Dallas Skyline in the background, lots of trees, grassy areas. Easy to walk around and change locations quickly. Best time to photograph here is in the morning when the sun is rising or in evenings when the sun is setting.

Address: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, TX 75201

Cost: FREE

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