Balboa park is one of our all time favorite locations to shoot family portraits! There are so many incredible places to capture those beautiful, candid and timeless photos. One of my absolute favorite locations in Balboa Park is the Desert Gardens. The Desert Gardens are located on Park Blvd, adjacent to the Rose Gardens and just on the other side of the pedestrian bridge at the Natural History Museum.
The Gardens host more than 1,300 plants, breath-taking cactus and all the desert vibes you could dream of. There is plenty of space for the kids to run and play and tons of beautiful back drops to frame your family photos.
The best part about having your photo session in Balboa Park is that you can adventure beyond just one location if time allows. There are endless places to explore, play and capture beautiful portraits of your family!
The subtle tons and muted greens of the desert gardens pair perfectly with almost any color your family may choose to wear. Planning your family outfits can be stressful and we’ve actually put together a complete style guide that you can get right here to help you plan your families photoshoot wardrobe!
If you loved this family photo session at the Desert Gardens in Balboa Park then I know you’ll love my other favorite family photoshoot locations as well! Check them all out here!
Are you ready to book your next family photo session? Get your shoot on the calendar now!!