New Orleans is a great background for portraits. If you like nature there are beautiful live oak trees. The famous "Tree of Life" The Tree of Life is a massive live oak tree..New Orleans is famous for it's live oak trees. Some folks choose to get married under the Tree Of Life, it is situated in Audubon Park which is a great place for portraits. Then there is City Park, the French Quarter and the Moonwalk, a walk beside the Mississippi River.