Photography Tips

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND:

The Historic Site & Exhibits will be open daily from 8:30am-5pm.
Please note that we stop selling tickets at 4pm and expect a higher volume of visitors so we recommend you purchase your admissions in advance. Please pay close attention to the details as you make your reservation and on your confirmation regarding arriving 30 minutes prior to the selected time. Late arrivals are not guaranteed access to the "Big House" exhibit if that is the ticket you purchase. We look forward to your visit.

To purchase your admission in advance, please click HERE

 
Best Tips for Great Photos

Here's a collection of our best photography tips!

Photographer Bill Guion provides a set of tips dealing with natural light when photographing the Big House and the Alley of Oaks here.

"Photographing the most photographed oak trees in the world can be both exciting and challenging. Everyone enjoys sharing his or her photos and experience from visiting the ancient oak trees and plantation home at Oak Alley. After photographing here for more than 30 years, I’d like to share a few tips that may help any photographer, from the most casual phone-camera snap shooter to the serious professional, make better more memorable photographs of your visit."

 


 

AAA Gem Designation

Oak Alley Plantation is a AAA Gem. Attractions distinguished with the Gem Designation are judged to be of exceptional interest and quality by AAA's professional evaluators. Read more about the Gem Designation.