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Romantic backdrops for Valentine’s Day pictures

Capture the perfect Valentine's Day picture thanks to professional photographers from the Northwest Louisiana Artist Directory. We asked them what places around the area would make for a romantic backdrops for Valentine's Day.

Tama Nathan

“LOVE” mural outside of Korner Lounge

Love Korner Lounge

Tama was one of a handful of artists selected to create many of the murals in the Shreveport Common area. Pose in front of this lovely artwork. Perfect for Valentine’s Day

Location – 800 Louisiana Avenue

See Tama's work here

John Linden

Red River Wildlife Refuge

Red River Wildlife

A great place to see nature. John’s seen a variety of wildlife including deer.

Location – 150 Eagle Bend Point, Bossier City

Downtown Riverfront


According to John, there are many places to walk around the Shreveport Aquarium and by the river.

Location – 601 Clyde Fant Parkway

See John's work here

Maria Schmelz

The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau mural

Bright Mural

Maria suggest this location because of a couple painted on it. It’s also brightly colored and will pop in your photos.

Location – 629 Spring Street

Murals around East Bank in Bossier City

Bossier East Bank

Maria likens this mural to a scene from “Gone With the Wind.”

Location – 801 Barksdale Blvd.

See Maria's work here

Casey Jones

Downtown Art Sculptures

Public Art

Drive around downtown and the Shreveport Common and you’ll find plenty of places to set up the perfect romantic backdrops for Valentine’s Day pictures.

Location of “Quilt Kiosks” shown above – 512 Texas Street, Shreveport

Art the Dog


Bring your furry puppies and doggos and pose here. Looks great at night lit up too.

Location – 801 Crockett St.

See Casey's work here

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