General Info

Longue Vue House and Gardens is a stunning backdrop for engagement, bridal, and family photography. We have two categories for non-commercial photography sessions: Special Occasion and Family. Longue Vue classifies engagement, bridal, bridal party and prom photography as “Special Occasion” photos.

Photography guidelines and fees vary. Contact  Anna Bell Jonesat 504.293.4701 for additional questions about photography at Longue Vue. Rates below exclude sales tax.

Fees for Special Occasion Photography

  • 1-2 people: $200 for two hours.
  • 3-5 people: $325 for two hours.
  • 6-12 people: $475 for two hours.

Fees for Family Photography

  • 1-5 people: $75 for one hour.
  • 6-12 people: $125 for one hour.

Commercial photography inquiries can be directed to Lenora Costaat 504.293.4712.


  • Advance reservations are required.
  • Client must provide a credit card to book a session.
  • Photography is allowed Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m.
  • A dressing room is provided for special occasion outfit changes.
  • Payment is due no later than day of photography shoot.
  • Interior photography is not allowed.
  • Do not walk in or place tripods in any planted or mulched areas.
  • Do not move or stand on garden furniture or potted plants.
  • Do not pick flowers or fruit.
  • Do not play audio equipment.
  • Do not bring hot food on the premises.
  • Please be courteous and conscientious about blocking pathways and walkways.
  • In case of rain, Longue Vue will reschedule your session, based upon availability.
  • Rescheduling must be done at least 24 hours in advance.