Choosing the location for the bridal portraits can be as important as the ceremony and reception venues. Dallas, Texas, has numerous indoor venues that can be rented for photography use. However, many venues require your wedding ceremony or reception be held on their site in order to use the space for bridal portraits. Additional fees and area restrictions apply at many venues if you have only booked them for photography use.
Hotel ZaZa Dallas
Dallas is home to a variety of hotels that can be booked for photographer use. Many of the hotels have elegant lobbies that can be booked for bridal photos. If you want a more private setting, hotel rooms can also be reserved for wedding photos. The Hotel ZaZa Dallas has Southern charm accented with warm neutrals and unique light fixtures. The hotel charges a fee if you only want to use the space for photos.
The Dallas Arboretum is well known for its stunning outdoor wedding venues and photography locations. Rosine Hall is an indoor arboretum reception venue that can also be used as a location to shoot bridal portraits. Rosine Hall is a contemporary location with floor-to-ceiling windows that provide a view of the terrace and plaza. The hall has a rustic charm with exposed beams and easy access to the grounds.
Meyerson Symphony Center
The Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center is located in Dallas' Arts District. The Meyerson Symphony Center opened in 1989 and features stunning architecture. Whether you want to book the space for your wedding ceremony, reception or bridal portraits, you can rent the facility to suit your needs. The large, open lobby features stone pillars, floor-to-ceiling windows, glass and metal banisters and elegant staircases. You can also choose to shoot your portraits in the concert hall, which is warm with rich wood and gold tones.
The Alexander Mansion
The Alexander Mansion is a popular wedding venue in Dallas. Book the grounds for the ceremony, reception or photography location. The classic white mansion is located on a sprawling green landscape. The Alexander Mansion is best suited for traditional bridal photography. Shoot your portraits in one of the large banquet rooms, which feature white walls, high ceilings and glistening hardwood floors. Photos can also be taken on the white and hardwood staircase. Feature the elaborate glass chandeliers, fireplace or large windows in the background.
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