Located within the city limits of New Braunfels, TX, Gruene (pronounced "green") is a historic district along the Guadalupe River. It was once a thriving, cotton-producing town, hosting folks passing through between San Antonio and Austin and is now host to tourist from around the world. If you are anyone from a college student to a history buff or if you just like to do a bit of wine tasting and dancing, Gruene has something for you!

Gruene, TX

Smiling Eyes photo gallery

Old-time photos


Located in Historic Gruene, Texas, a half block from Texas' oldest dance hall, Smiling Eyes Photo Gallery is a fun place to come and live out the fantasy of being from the wild west! 

As one of the first "Old-time" photography studios, est 1975, we take pride in our excellence. 

Our Family owned business will entertain you and make your visit and portrait an enjoyable and memorable experience.