Friday, August 30, 2019

Location, Location, location!

Nearly every client I get asks me for suggestions in regards to where they should have their photos taken. Honestly, most of it is a matter of desire. What type of setting do you want? Is it the lake, the woods, downtown, a field, something industrial, or something completely different? I'm going to guide you around town for a few minutes to show you a few of my favorite spots for photos in Branson MO.


See more setting styles below: 

Lake     |     Local Parks      |     Downtown/Industrial     |     Etc     |  




LAKE OPTIONS:

Table Rock Lake is a gorgeous location no matter what time of year it is! I have taken photos at these locations during every season and they turn out wonderfully every time. There are multiple options below so be sure to check them all out.


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Dewey Short Visitor Center


Located near Table Rock Dam, this location has plenty of lake front property with a stunning view. It also offers greenery and wooded areas.



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Emerald Pointe Resort


This location is above the lake but has a stunning view, especially around sunset time. It is located just south of Branson, about 9 miles.





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LOCAL PARKS:

We have so many parks in the Branson area. From lake view to wooded to everything in between- check out just a few of the options below!


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North Beach Park

North Beach Park offers a great wooded area along with wonderful greenery. It also offers Lake Taneycomo in the same setting. It's a great all around location if you're looking for some of everything. It is also beautifully shaded so it works for almost any time of day. This park is in the same parking lot as The Branson Landing. 
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Chad A. Faque 

Memorial Park



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Located in the heart of Hollister Missouri, this park features an old bridge, a stone wall, and a ton of greenery! This is one of my favorite places to photograph families who want something unique and different from the lake or wooded areas.
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Lakeside Forest 

Wilderness Center


One of the most gorgeous wooded locations I can think of, this trail is stunning every month of the year. Lakeside Forest Wilderness Center is located in the center of Branson.



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Downtown: 

We have two different options for an industrial downtown feel in this area. One is Historic Downtown Branson and the other is Histrionic Downtown Hollister. Both are very unique with lots of character. 




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Historic Downtown Branson


There is plenty of character in downtown Branson MO with brick, stone, and that very traditional downtown feel. You're sure to love this industrial style session.


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Historic Downtown 

Hollister MO


Downtown Hollister is definitely a favorite location for me! It has such a historic industrial feel and it's completely different from anything else in the area. It also has multiple settings within walking distance so you can have some of everything during your session.

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      ETC.  

There are so many places that can fit into "etc." from waterfalls to indoor locations, this is where I house any locations that don't fit the above 3 categories.



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College of the Ozarks



The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks offers stunning views as well. With two waterfalls and plenty of green grass, it makes for a really great setting. 




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During Christmas season they also decorate for Christmas, making this an amazing spot for Holiday photos as well!


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 The Hilton Branson 

Convention Center 


Probably the best indoor location in the Branson area. The expo center in Branson offers the BEST lighting and plenty of areas for different settings. 
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A large portion of my clients really love having their portraits done at the location where they are staying. This is a great way to memorialize your vacation in Branson, Missouri. 

My list of favorites is ever growing and I will be sure to continue adding to the list to share my insight. I look forward to meeting your family!



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