3 of the Best Places to Photograph in Atlanta

Photographs can be powerful, influential, and, of course, beautiful. We have this incredible ability to take moments and turn them into timeless memories and portraits of the past. Whether photography is your passion or your hobby, we can help you fill your portfolio with gorgeous images. Grab your camera or free up plenty of storage space on your phone and head over to the best places to photograph in Atlanta

We included three of our favorite spots below, but these are far from the only options. Make sure you look through our free Travel Guide to discover more ideas! It’s full of our hand-selected recommendations for photo-worthy attractions, activities, and upcoming events.

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A Picture-Perfect Guide to the Best Places to Photograph in Atlanta

Atlanta Botanical Garden

Beauty abounds throughout Midtown Atlanta, especially when you factor in all of the enchanting displays at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. It’s a photographer’s dream come true! Snap some pictures at the Vine Arbor, Fuqua Orchid Center, Skyline Garden, and Kendeda Canopy Walk. Just remember to take a photograph of the majestic Earth Goddess living sculpture that overlooks the Cascades Garden!

Tip: Visit in the wintertime to witness the Atlanta Botanical Garden come to life with twinkling lights and stunning displays for Garden Lights, Holiday Nights. This festive event provides the perfect backdrop for holiday cards. It also makes the garden one of the best places to take engagement photos in Atlanta!

Piedmont Park

The Atlanta Botanical Garden is next to Piedmont Park with acres upon acres of green space, colorful trees, and peaceful walkways. It’s such a treat having both of these beautiful attractions within walking distance of Stonehurst Place! Feel free to take an afternoon stroll through the park and find the perfect angles for your photographs. You can even rent one of the convenient bicycles or electric scooters to get around quickly and make the most of your time.

Tip: It doesn’t get much better than Piedmont Park for fall foliage. Check it out in late October and November when the trees boast vibrant colors!

Ponce City Market

Ponce City Market is more than a shopping center. It’s also a hub for dining and entertainment near our inn. Grab a bite at the Central Food Hall to refuel, then head up to the rooftop for carnival games, miniature golf, and gorgeous views of the city. You can see — and photograph — Midtown, Downtown, and Buckhead from up here!

Tip: Consider walking, jogging, or biking from Piedmont Park to Ponce City Market via the Atlanta BeltLine. You’ll find plenty of photo-worthy spots along the Eastside Trail, including the Krog Street Tunnel and various street art installations.

Capture More Beauty at Stonehurst Place

The bed inside the Fowler Suite

If you’re searching for the best places to take pictures in Georgia, why not book your stay at one of them? Stonehurst Place is in the heart of Midtown Atlanta, with enchanting gardens outside and elegant décor inside. We also have museum-quality artwork on our walls, including original Andy Warhols. You’ll find endless opportunities for photography here, especially in our luxurious rooms and suites. Plus, you get to wake up to Instagram-worthy breakfasts that taste as incredible as they look! 

Take the first step toward a camera full of beautiful pictures and a mind full of memories. Book your stay at Stonehurst Place today!