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Take amazing Spring & Easter photos here

Ahhh, the colors of Spring. Lots of vibrant flowers. Green grass grows with the warming temperatures. Now is the time to take those perfect Spring and Easter photos. Thanks to members of the Northwest Louisiana Artist Directory for input.

American Rose Center

Although The American Rose Center is undergoing a renovation, there are still plenty of places where you can go for photos. It’s a great place for that special picture. They do have a photo policy.

Location – 8877 Jefferson Paige Rd., Greenwood, LA  Google Map

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Betty Virginia Park

With wide open spaces, a playground, and the arches to frame those great Easter photos, Betty Virginia Park is a popular place for pics. Also, check out some of these other Shreveport parks.

 

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Sunday vibes ☀️#thankgoditssunny #bettyvirginiapark

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Location – 3901 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport  Google Map

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Abstract 178 by MC Rollo

Shreveport Common Murals & Beaded Blankets

Shreveport Common sits right next to downtown. There are many public art works on display from beaded blankets to beautiful murals. All done by Northwest Louisiana Artists. For help in finding all of the art, you can download the Shreveport Common app.

Location – Southwest of downtown Shreveport  Google Map

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Rocks on Clyde Fant Parkway

If you’ve driven along Clyde Fant Parkway in Shreveport, you’ve probably seen a few cars parked along side the road by the railroad bridge. There are quite a few boulders around a pond. This place is a favorite for photographers.

 

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Location – Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport about 1 mile south of Sci-Port

Photo Source: Karpeles Manuscript Library website

Karpeles Manuscript Lbrary

Explore this unique library and museum and then stroll through the back garden. The library is open Tuesday-Sunday.

 

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It’s dark out here. #goosebumps

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Location – 3201 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport  Google Map

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Beau Jardin

This spot is famous for the flora and waterfall. The steps have been the backdrop for everything from family pictures to senior pictures to marriage proposals and a whole lot more. With the flowers in bloom, it would make for great Easter photos.

 

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There is nothing to not fall in love with in this town. #beaujardin #louisiana

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Location – 760 Front St., Natchitoches, LA   Google Map

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Spring Lake Park

You’ll find plenty of places to snap that perfect Spring picture in the 145 acre park. Walk out on the lake or stand in front of the jet. You can even bring your dog out for Easter photos and let them play in the dog park.

 

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Nature, you sure are beautiful!

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Location – 4303 N. Park Rd., Texarkana   Google Map

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Caddo Lake State Park

You can’t go too wrong with your family surrounded by bald cypress trees and Spanish moss. This state park has plenty of places from in the forest to the pier on the lake.

Location – 245 Park Rd. 2, Karnack, TX   Google Map

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Places that have a photography policy

Several places around the Ark-La-Tex have a photography policy that you need to be aware of. Some places do not allow photography on its ground. It’s best to check before you show up with a camera. Links to the policy have been included.

The Arboretum and Crumley Gardens at Centenary College, Shreveport – Photo Policy

Botanical Gardens at R.W. Norton Art Gallery, Shreveport – Photo Policy

 

If you know of a beautiful place to take Spring or Easter photos, contact us! And check out the Northwest Louisiana Artist Directory to see some of the great local art in town.