Locations

 

West Side

Lakewood, Rocky River and Lorain County.

Central

Downtown Cleveland, Ohio City, The Flats and Tremont.

East Side

Cleveland Museum of Art, Wade Oval Lagoon, Chagrin Falls, Frohring Meadows, and more.

South

Olmsted Falls, Berea, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and more.

 

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