Portrait Locations in Dayton: Indoor, Outdoor & More

Wegerzyn Garden

Wegerzyn Garden

Our favorite portrait locations in Dayton, Ohio

No matter your style (or location) the greater Dayton area has an abundance of beautiful portrait locations. Whether you’d prefer an outdoor session, indoor, or something completely unique, there’s a perfect location for everyone out there.

When choosing your location, there are a few things you’ll want to consider. In addition to your wardrobe selection, those being photographed, the time of year, and the weather will all impact the session.

You may decide to bring pets or even a small crowd. Fortunately, there are so many options for portrait locations in Dayton, you’re bound to find the perfect location for your session. Below, you’ll find some of our favorite locations in Dayton, with past client sessions linked for easy view.

Compiling our favorite portrait locations in Dayton

Cox Arboretum


Outdoor Portrait Locations in Dayton


Dayton has an array of stunning MetroParks and outdoor settings that create a perfect backdrop for photos. Each with their own unique style, these locations make for the perfect spot for small crowds and pets!

Benham’s Grove
Carriage Hill MetroPark
Cox Arboretum MetroPark
Grotto Gardens | AVHC
James Ranch Park
Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark

Outdoor portrait locations in Dayton

Carriage Hill


Indoor Photography Studios


Looking for a bit more privacy? Our indoor photography studios may be perfect for you. We have a studio location available in Lebanon.

Lebanon Studio

More of an indoor person? We love studios for intimate photo sessions

Lebanon Studio


Other Portrait Locations


If you’re looking for a not-so-typical location, check out these options. Couples sessions and senior photos always turn out beautifully in unique locations. We love the colors and textures of an urban setting, but there’s nothing quite as cozy as a family session in their own home. Want to know more about these options? Feel free to get in touch with Ashley to discuss what location would be the best fit for you!

At Home
Urban Setting
Area Studios

Switch it up and go urban! Our favorite photo locations in Dayton

Yellow Springs


Which portrait location in Dayton would you select to take your portraits? Share your thoughts below!

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xo, Ashley

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