Engagements, Photos, and Downtown Cincy… O MY!

Engagement photos mark the beginning of your new life together, providing a romantic, timeless keepsake of the exciting days leading up to your wedding. They are also a great opportunity to establish a relationship with your chosen wedding photographer. With Engagement Season currently taking place, we are sure many brides are looking for exciting locations for their photo shoots. We at The Center are huge fans of downtown Cincinnati and we have a list of 7 great places you should consider for your wonderful photos! Want to use Downtown for your wedding photos instead? Not a problem! Save this below list for your Big Day!

Fountain Square- For many people, there’s no better image of Cincinnati than this iconic fountain located in the heart of downtown. The fountain operates during the warmer months and the best photos can be taken at night with the lights of the fountain.


Photo Credit: Leppert Photography

Findlay Market- For a non-traditional shot that captures a downtown staple since 1855, stop by Findlay Market for your engagement photos. Hours vary by day, so check their website if you want to avoid swarms of people in your photos.


 Photo Credit: Sherri Barber Photography


P&G Gardens- If you’re looking for classic and romantic engagement photos with an urban twist, look no further than P&G Gardens. Day or night, you can capture photos with greenery, classic columns and the Cincinnati skyline all in one place.


Photo Credit: Jonathon Gibson Photography


 Photo Credit: Amanda Donaho


Smale Riverfront Park- For a fun nighttime photo shoot, visit this riverfront park. The best part of this location may be the assortment of fountains that light up with different colors at night.


Photo Credit: Harvey Girl Photography


Washington Park and OTR- With a gazebo, fountains, and Cincinnati’s historic Music Hall in the background, Washington Park can be a great opportunity to capture many different engagement photos in one place. OTR has great historical buildings with vibrant brick roads and funky art to use as backdrops in your photos!


Photo Credit: JMM Photography


Photo Credit: Rachel Spears Photography

Cincinnati has many place to have engagement and weddings photos from parks to buildings, the river to museums, there is an endless list of opportunities! Where are some of your favorite spots in Cincinnati to take photos?