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April 25, 2023

Capture the Charm | Pros and Cons of a Photoshoot at the Antique Village

As a senior photographer based in Southern Louisiana, I’ve had the pleasure of exploring many picturesque locations for photoshoots. One hidden gem that has stolen my heart is the Antique Village in Louisiana. This location exudes history and charm with its rustic architecture and vintage ambiance. Antique village is a quaint spot and the perfect backdrop for any portrait session. One of the biggest pros of a photoshoot at the Antique Village is that you get to enjoy a downtown vibe without dealing with the hustle and bustle of a big city. Whether you’re looking for a scenic setting or a fun and charming spot, Antique Village offers a variety of options to suit your style. However, like any location, there are pros and cons to consider when planning a photoshoot at the Antique Village.

Pros and Cons of Photoshoots at the Antique Village

The Pros:

As mentioned above, Antique Village allows you to enjoy the downtown scene without dealing with the busyness of a big city.  Another big advantage of shooting at the Antique Village is the unmatched charm and character it brings to your photos. The Village is a treasure trove of vintage architecture and weathered textures that can add depth and interest to your senior portraits. The cobblestone streets, aged storefronts, and picturesque alleyways provide a nostalgic setting and add variety to images. The book store is one of my personal favorites! 

Another Pro is the close proximity to my studio! This charming location is just a five minute drive down the road! Since my studio is nearby, I generally shoot at least one outfit in my studio to add more variety to your final gallery! 

The Cons:

However, there are also some cons to be aware of when choosing a photoshoot at Antique Village. One of the challenges of shooting here is the potential for crowds, especially during peak seasons. For instance, the spring festival is just around the corner and draws huge crowds and visitors. 

Antique Village Photoshoot

Capturing your photoshoot at the Antique Village provides a unique and captivating setting for senior portraits. The Village’s historical charm, versatility, and scenic backdrops result in stunning, unique images, but it also has its pros and cons to consider.

Whether you decide to have you session at the Antique Village or not, I will always be there to help you decide on the best locations, settings, and outfits that will work best for the look you envisioned!  

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Check out other resources and senior sessions over on our blog!

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