This is a really popular spot for photos of all kinds.
Pros: Great stone, flowers all summer, many options, fountains, large gardens, pretty doors
Cons: Typically booked on the weekends in the summer, not good for fall color
Here are some shots from Plummer
This is a great spot for alternative photos
Pros: Unique backgrounds, great color, many options
Cons: Sometimes dirty, can be busy with people
Here are some shots from Downtown
This spot is great for a rustic, country look for your photos
Pros: tractors, field, stream, old cabin
Cons: not many here, unless there is an event going on
Here are some shots from the History Center
St. Mary's Peace Garden
This is a very peaceful serene location
Pros: Fountains, Flowers, Ivy (also great in fall), grasses
Cons: Mayo does have the right to kick us out for shooting there, so not ideal
Here are some shots from St. Mary's
This is great for a country, prairie feel to your photos
Pros: pond, trails, tall grass, great fall color
Cons: Some areas are hard to get to and can be tough to access. Ask me about the two areas, front or back of Quarry Hill.
Here are some shots from Quarry Hill
Great for a woodsy feel for pictures.
Pros: old grain bin, old barn, creek to sit in, bridge
Cons: some options, but not lots
Here are a couple shots from Essex Park
Bliss Photography's Yard
Great if you would like a variety of indoor and outdoor shots without the extra location fee
Pros: flowers, less time, easy access, great fall color
Cons: not a lot of variety, not ideal for larger groups
Here are some shots from the yard
I have also shot in backyards, on individual farms, in various parks, in a playground and lots of other unique spots. Contact me for questions on your perfect location for your photo shoot!