When you think of Louisiana, certain photos come to mind–Jackson Square, Live Oak Trees, and the Swamp. Here are 12 places throughout the state where you can take some of these iconic shots.
1) Grand Isle
One of the most beautiful barrier islands in Louisiana, this is perhaps the best spot in the state for sunsets.
2) The Gardens of the American Rose Center
For lovers of close-up flowers, there's just nothing quite like visiting these roses.
3) Oak Alley Plantation
Another classic place for photos, this row of oak trees just screams Louisiana.
4) Hodges Gardens
A beautiful landscape of hills and exotic plants, Hodges Gardens is perfect for idyllic photos.
A beautiful town in northern Louisiana makes for idyllic photos.
6) Chauvin Sculpture Gardens
One man's outsider art exhibition has become a favorite stop for photographers in Southern Louisiana.
7) Houmas House Plantation
This Japanese garden is just one of numerous picturesque spots that make this plantation a favorite for weddings and other events.
8) North Toledo Bend Reservoir
The largest reservoir in state on the border of Texas and Louisiana, the views and wildlife at this spot are simply breathtaking.
9) Tunica Falls
One of the only natural waterfalls in the state, nature lovers return to Tunica Falls again and again.
10) South Toledo Bend Reservoir
Another reservoir picture--the water lilies are just amazing.
11) Chicot State Park
Nestled in beautiful Cypress swamps, this state park is perfect for capturing the beauty of the bayous.
12) French Quarter
A truly iconic spot that is a world wide destination, it's hard to go wrong taking pictures here.
Have you ever taken photos in one of these places? Where do you think is the best place to take a photo in the state? Let us know in the comments below!