Locations

Choose a location that’s most convenient to you, but feel free to scroll through the rest. You might just be inspired by an album that fits your personal style.

 

West

RUSTIC/NATURE

  • Field off of Porter Creek Drive (near Bay Arts) | album

  • Rock River Metroparks (Tyler Barn) | album

  • Carlisle Reserve, South Horse Trail (Lorain)

  • Sandy Ridge Reservation (North Ridgeville)

  • Schoepfle Gardens (Vermillion)

  • Miller Reserve (Avon)


BEACH + NATURE

  • Huntington Beach (Bay Village) | album

  • Rocky River Park (Rocky River) - note: can be very crowded in the evening

  • Bradstreet Landing (Rocky River) | album

  • Edgewater Park (note: Edgewater Live is held on Thursdays during summer months + Cleveland script sign will have a line.)

  • Miller Road Park (Lorain)

  • Lakeview Park (Lorain) | album

  • Lorain Harbor Lighthouse (Lorain)

MIXED SCENERY

  • Lakewood Park (note: the park is especially busy in the evenings) | album

URBAN

  • Downtown Lakewood

  • Old River (Rocky River) - best on Sunday evenings | album

  • Downtown Vermillion

RANDOM FUN SPOTS

  • Bearden’s (Rocky River) | example

  • Lakewood mural (Lakewood, Detroit & Summit) | example

 

Central

RUSTIC/NATURE

  • Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve (Bratenahl) | album

URBAN/BRIDGES

  • Downtown: Public Square, E. 4th, fountain, etc. | album

  • Downtown: Rock n Roll Hall of Fame, North Coast Harbor

  • Flats West Bank: Windows on the River (red swinging bridge, riverfront, Music Box Supper Club)

  • Superior Viaduct Bridge | example

  • Jackknife Bridge near Shooter's | example

FLATS EAST BANK

  • Blue Bridge

  • Riverfront

  • Canal Street

FLATS BRIDGES

  • 1178 Center Street, Cleveland, OH 44113

  • 1198 Canal Road, near Sherwin-Williams Research Center (grassy park/ area nearby)

 

South

URBAN/DOWNTOWN

NATURE

  • Big Creek Reservation (Parma)

  • Baldwin Lake and surrounding area (Berea)

  • Wallace Lake and surrounding area (Berea)

  • Engle Road sledding hill area (Middleburg Heights)

  • Berea Music Mound

  • Lot off of Big Creek Reservation + Snow Road (Parma) | album

  • Hinckley Reservation* | album

NATURE/URBAN MIX (OLMSTED FALLS)

  • Olmsted Falls downtown and park (Olmsted Falls) | album

  • Frostville Museum, off of Cedar Point Road | example

CUYAHOGA VALLEY NATIONAL FOREST*

  • The Ledges Overlook (great for sunrise/sunset)

  • Everett Road Bridge

  • Brecksville Connector Trail

  • Church in the Valley

  • Stanford House + Stanford Trail

  • Horseshoe Pond

  • Boston Store Visitor Center/old garage (can only use for small parties; recommend Sundays)

  • Hines Hill Campus (off-limits on Saturdays)

 

East

URBAN + MODERN

  • Case Western campus (Peter B. Lewis building)

  • Little Italy

URBAN + NATURE

  • Cleveland Museum of Art (outdoors) and surrounding area

  • Wade Oval Lagoon and Art Museum | album

  • Botanical Gardens - admission fee not included in photography session

INDOORS

  • Rockefeller Greenhouse

  • Western Reserve Historical Society (indoor carousel) - $10+/per person entrance fee not included in photography session

CHAGRIN AREA/BAINBRIDGE*

  • Squire's Castle | album

  • Downtown Chagrin Falls | album

  • Downtown Willoughby

  • Frohring Meadows | album

  • Jackson Field | album

  • South Chagrin Reservation: Squaw Rock (evergreens)

BEACH

  • Mentor Headlands or Mentor Marsh*

* Indicates travel fee