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

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

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    Lyons Photography, Inc

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    "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. LyonsPhotography.com

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    Photography by Jenna

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    "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. PhotographyByJenna.com

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    Photography by Jenna

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    "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. PhotographyByJenna.com

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    Photography By Jenna

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

  6. Dudley Memorial Park

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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

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    Sharon Woods Park

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

  12. Photo By: YourMetroParks.net

    Rentschler Forest MetroPark

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    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

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    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

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

  15. Keehner Park

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