Best Photography Locations in Perth’s City Area

Below is a list of some of our favourite photography locations in the City Area

Harold Boas Gardens
Deli Street, West Perth

Manicured traditional gardens with bridge and waterfall. Bookings necessary with Perth City Council (9265 3333) and a fee is charged. Popular for civil marriage ceremonies.

Queens Gardens
Nelson Street, East Perth

Traditional gardens with bridges over lily ponds. Bookings necessary with Perth City Council (9265 3333) and a fee is charged. If there is a sporting event on at the WA Cricket ground then there maybe a problem with parking.

Kings Park

Tel: 9480 3600

Wishing Well near War Memorial, Fraser Avenue
Photos taken with the city skyline in the background are always appreciated by relatives and friends outside WA. More suitable for a few quick photographs just of the bride and groom before moving to a more traditional setting such as the Botanic Gardens.

Botanic Gardens/Pioneer Women’s Memorial

Wonderful garden setting with a variety of backgrounds.

Hyde Park

Glendower Street, Highgate

Old fashioned park with lake, beautiful soft lighting through weeping willow trees with lake background. Hyde Park is fantastic in November when the Jacarandas are in full bloom and looking stunning – its like walking on a sea of purple & looks fab in photos.

Ministry of Education and Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre

Royal Street, East Perth

Often used by fashion photographers where the backdrop of ultra modern buildings enables creative and different photographs. Small garden area where back lit photographs taken under the trees in autumn and spring are attractive.

Victoria Gardens

Corner Royal Street & Trafalgar Road, East Perth

New Park in the East Perth redevelopment area overlooking the Claisebrook inlet, Attractive location with variety of settings.

Narrow Interchange

Mounts Bay Road

Garden and lake setting enables a wide variety of photographs to be taken with garden, lake or city skyline backgrounds. Kings Park is within easy walking distance over the footbridge.

Park at Foot of King’s Park

Mounts Bay Road

Located east of the old Swan Brewery complex, park is excellent for photographs in autumn when leaves are on the ground.

Parliament House

Harvest Terrace, West Perth

Various buildings and garden settings at front and rear of building and scope for photographs with city buildings as backdrop. Popular and successful location.

Constitutional Centre and Old Observatory

Corner Havelock Street and Parliament Place, West Perth

Well restored turn of the century buildings provide a good architectural backdrop.

Major Holding Building

23 Outram Street (corner Ord Street), West Perth

Lovely Federation house in small, but attractive garden setting. Private property – be discreet