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Struggling to pinpoint the ideal spot for your engagement shoot? Look no more! Behold the comprehensive directory of Dayton's finest locales for capturing your love's essence in stunning photos. Reach out to book your session today. Let's collaborate to ensure your engagement shots are nothing short of spectacular, wherever you envision them. I've obtained permits for numerous locations listed here and stand ready to offer tailored suggestions based on your vision for the perfect photo session.

Dayton Art Institute

Additional fee required. Despite restrictions, Dayton Art Institute is a superb location for engagement sessions. Simply pay the commercial photography fee and schedule in advance. Flash photography isn't permitted in galleries due to the art. It's also a stunning wedding venue. Alternatively, enjoy complimentary use of the museum grounds to avoid the fee.

Carillon Park

Carillon Park isn't just a stunning wedding venue; it's an excellent choice for captivating engagement photos too. Be ready to cover the entry fees for both you and your photographer at this location. With wonderful photo spots both indoors and outdoors, it proves to be an ideal setting for a winter engagement session as well.

Riverscape Metropark


Photography at this location necessitates a permit. Nestled in downtown Dayton by the river, this Metropark offers an excellent backdrop for engagement captures. Its well-maintained landscape features a pedestrian bridge at Deeds Point, an ideal spot for memorable photos. Early mornings boast optimal lighting and fewer crowds, even during peak times. The abundance of intriguing backgrounds makes this area a standout choice. Its urban landscape distinguishes it from other downtown parks.

Cox Arboretum

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Permit needed for photography. One of my top picks for engagement sessions in Dayton, this location offers a charming pond with a footbridge, well-kept gardens, and scenic paths lined with large rocks. With woods and grassy fields nearby, it's perfect for diverse natural backgrounds in photos. Cox Arboretum doubles as a wedding venue, boasting a stunning outdoor ceremony space.

Wegerzyn Gardens

Impeccably landscaped gardens adorned with lush greenery and charming archways grace this stunning Metropark. Always meticulously maintained, it provides a picturesque backdrop for photos exuding a garden ambiance, abundant with greenery and florals. Its elegant atmosphere is unmatched. However, be prepared for crowds during peak photography seasons in spring and fall.

delco park kettering


Delco Park in Kettering offers a serene escape amidst the bustling city. This urban oasis features vast green spaces, tranquil ponds, and winding trails, providing the perfect backdrop for outdoor adventures and leisurely strolls alike. Families can enjoy playgrounds and picnic areas, while fitness enthusiasts appreciate the well-maintained sports fields and fitness trails.

Eastwood MetroPark Lake Entrance


Eastwood MetroPark Lake Entrance welcomes visitors to a serene haven nestled in Dayton's landscape. As you enter, you're greeted by the tranquil expanse of the lake, reflecting the beauty of the surrounding greenery. The park offers opportunities for fishing, kayaking, and picnicking along its peaceful shores. Nature enthusiasts can explore the trails meandering through wooded areas, encountering diverse wildlife and captivating scenery along the way.