BALBOA PARK FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER
Dennis Mock Photography
Now is the perfect time to have your family portrait taken at San Diego’s Balboa Park. If you are visiting or live in Southern California, the Park is the jewel of San Diego and is my favorite location with so many wonderful backgrounds within walking distance. Granting you permission to play and we will document your beautiful family. Enjoy your time together.
ABOUT THE PARK
Balboa Park was originally called “City Park”, but was renamed after Spanish explorer Vasco Nunez de Balboa. in honor of the 1915 Panama-Calfornia Exposition, held in the Park that year. Balboa Park was declared a National Park Landmark, and it is also on the National Register of Historic Places, as wells as, one of the Great Places in America. So many colorful unique backgrounds including the Botanical Building, the world-famous San Diego Zoo, Spanish Village Art Center, El Prado, Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Cabrillo Bridge, Alcazar Gardens, Australian Garden, the Casa del Rey Moro Garden, Desert Cactus Garden, Marston House Garden Japanese Friendship Garden, and the Lily Pond,
HERE ARE A FEW OF FAVORITE SPOTS
DID YOU KNOW: The view of the Botanical Building with the Lily Pond and Lagoon in the foreground is one of most photographed scenes in Balboa Park and a “must-see” destination in San Diego. Built for the 1915-16 Exposition, along with the adjacent Lily Pond and Lagoon, the historic building is one of the largest lath structures in the world. The Botanical Building plantings include more than 2,100 permanent plants, featuring collections of cycads, ferns, orchids, other tropical plants and palms. The Botanical Building also presents some of the Park’s vibrant seasonal flower displays.
Explore The Park : Balboa Park is where culture and nature meet. Lush grounds, from gardens to forests, fountains to playgrounds, and sweeping architecture from Spanish Colonial Revival to mid-century Modern span the heart of the Park. More than 17 museums filled with everything from dinosaurs to space travel, science to the study of humankind, photographs to old masters, and automobiles to orchids. Plays, musicals, orchestras, ballet, heritage dancing, song, and the World Famous San Diego Zoo, round out a vast array of things to see and do.