Great Family Photo Shoot Locations

Family photo shoots create memorable experiences and keepsakes. Choosing a location and a photographer can also accentuate that experience. Whether you are drawn to a more traditional backdrop or interested in a unique and off the beaten path locale, this is our guide to great family photo shoots.

  1. Photo By: Remember When Portraits

    Remember When Portraits


    "Nisbeth Park is near all the hustle and bustle of downtown Lovelandmaking it a very versatile option for family photos," says photographer April Sova.

  2. Photo By: Lyons Photography

    Lyons Photography, Inc


    "Downtown Lebanon has a bit of everything from Hallmark movie charm to contemporary spots for family, senior, engagement and wedding photos," shares photographer Cathy Lyons.

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    Photography by Jenna


    "Meade Park Trail is my favorite location for seniors and families looking for a wide variety of options during their sessions," says photographer Jenna Beers.

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    Photography by Jenna


    "Pine Hill Lakes Park is perfect for family portraits any time of day or year because of lighting, green spaces, and lake views," offers Jenna.

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    Photography By Jenna


    "Mommy & Me studio sessions celebrate the special bond with your child by creating a timeless collection of beautiful heirloom portraits," says Jenna.

  6. Dudley Memorial Park


    A hidden gem of a photoshoot spot, quiet Dudley Memorial Park features a pond, open fields and paths through the woods.

  7. Photo By: West Chester Township

    Beckett Park


    The light in the late afternoon at Beckett Park’s Muhlhauser Barn, ponds and fields make for beautiful and natural family photos.

  8. The Square at Union Centre


    The Square at Union Centre is a photographer’s paradise with unique backgrounds at every angle, including the clock tower and fountains.

  9. Liberty Center Rooftop Acropolis


    The rooftop park above Liberty Center holds enchanting backdrops like tall pines, colorful stairs and a statement wall in turquoise blue.

  10. Voice of America MetroPark


    Take memorable photos in the meadows or on the docks and bridges at Voice of America MetroPark.

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    Sharon Woods Park


    The shady trails, waterfalls, rock bridges, stairs and tunnels throughout Sharon Woods Park make a charming backdrop for portraits.

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    Rentschler Forest MetroPark


    With hundreds of acres of woodland, ponds and trails, the hills are alive at Rentschler Forest MetroPark. Echo the vonTrapp family and strike a pose. 

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    Butler County Courthouse


    The streets of Hamilton are filled with historic buildings, murals, sculptures and its centerpiece, the Butler County Courthouse, complete with photogenic pillars and stairs.


  14. Niederman Family Farm


    Barn doors, fields, tractors and hay bales make for festive fall photos for the family at Niederman Family Farm.

  15. Keehner Park


    Capture your family at play on the wooded trails, playgrounds, amphitheatre and creekside rocks of Keehner Park.