Best Places to Take Pictures around Atlanta, GA

Atlanta. Home of Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, OutKast, TLC, and The Walking Dead, this Southern hub has so much to offer among its vibrant neighborhoods and endless trees, with a longstanding presence in music, cinema, sport, commerce and transport represented by over six million. Whether you’re exploring travel plans as a visitor, returning home to visit friends and family and are searching for something to do or a local curious about what’s near home, Atlanta has something for everyone. Famously verdant and harmonious between tree cover and green spaces, Atlanta’s nickname as “The City in a Forest” is well earned. Read on for some of our favorite places to take pictures here around Atlanta. 

Atlanta Beltline

     For a catch-all attraction with a variety of backgrounds for your pictures, whether for seasonal cards, family Facebook posts, Instagram or a personal project, the Atlanta Beltline is a solid option. The Atlanta Beltline is a former railway repurposed into a charmingly unique mix of urban and outdoors, featuring a number of murals, art installations, forested corridors, undeveloped areas, parks, and the famed tiny doors! This collection of sights is a great choice for groups who have different ideas in mind for their photo shoots, those visitors wanting a number of backdrops to choose from, or just as an addition to your itinerary sure to have plenty of amazing photo opportunities. 

Centennial Olympic Park and the Georgia Aquarium

    This is another concentration of some of Atlanta’s most popular and impressive sights, the area around Centennial Olympic Park. This heart of the city includes the surroundings of Atlanta’s downtown and growing skyline, the famous 1996 Summer Olympic Rings, the SkyView Atlanta providing views over the city, as well as corners of the park suitable for group photos and solo shoots. In the vicinity for those Coca Cola fans is also the World of Coca Cola, another bold and bright entry to any traveler’s feed, and the Georgia Aquarium, a mammoth institution providing one-of-a-kind photos with a stunning diversity of exhibits and aquatic life.

Atlanta Botanical Garden

    Some of Atlanta’s most beautiful sights in greens, blues, violets and more are in one place, the Atlanta Botanical Garden! This is a great location for any visitors wanting to take pictures, including the enchanting canopy walk, sculptures and collections both local and traveling, fields of flowers, gorgeous terraces, intricate conservatories, forest areas and gorgeous architecture. For a backdrop truly reminiscent of Atlanta’s reputation as a city in harmony with nature, come to the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Ponce City Market

    Ponce City Market is our last attraction, with photo opportunities for time lapse, those wanting views over the city and its buildings, food photographers, and just a delightful collection of small businesses, vendors and restaurants sure to complement any photo-taking plans you and your party have while around Atlanta. Bookstores, rooftop eateries, art studios, ramen shops, there are so many options for your backdrop here at Ponce City Market.

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