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Rogue Image: Where We Shoot

As your local photographer, we are often asked the best places to take pictures in Indianapolis (and surrounding areas). Here is a list of our most popular Indianapolis-area shooting locations. Take a look and see what you like and if you still have other ideas, let us know! Since we have shot these areas many times, we always exactly how to get the right photo!

 

Coxhall Gardens/West Park

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Located adjacent to each other off 116th street in Carmel, these 2 parks offer up an abundance of backgrounds for your session. Perfect for families, seniors and engagements.

Central Park / Central Park Boardwalk

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central park / central park boardwalk

Located in Carmel just off 111th street & college, central park/central park boardwalk is a fantastic location to use the boardwalk, open fields, walkways & more!

Fort Harrison State Park

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Ft Harrison State Park
Ft Harrison State Park
Ft Harrison State Park
Ft Harrison State Park
Ft Harrison State Park
Ft Harrison State Park
Ft Harrison State Park
Ft Harrison State Park
Ft Harrison State Park

“The Fort” is full of different locations to use, long grasses, a creek to get in if it’s hot, bridges, docks and endless trees and flowers, it’s a fantastic location to shoot in all year round.

Potter's Bridge

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Potter's Bridge
Potter's Bridge

Perfect little covered bridge and small park located just north of Noblesville. Great for family sessions.

Flat Fork Creek Park

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This new park in Fishers is becoming a favorite of ours as well. Plenty of backdrops to use, a small creek, long grasses, floral, trees and trails offer an abundance of locations to use for your session!

Downtown Fortville

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Downtown Fortville Photographer
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Downtown Fortville Photographer
Downtown Fortville Photographer
Downtown Fortville Photographer
Downtown Fortville Photographer

Often paired with Flat Fork Creek Park for 2 hour senior sessions, downtown Fortville offers great old buildings, alley ways, color, old building ads and even an ice cream stop for family sessions. For you engagement sessions, the 305 Wine Garage offers a great spot to start or end the evening for a drink and date night!

Tuttle Orchards

Tuttle Orchards Fall Mini Photographer
Tuttle Orchards Fall Mini Photographer
Tuttle Orchards Fall Mini Photographer
Tuttle Orchards Fall Mini Photographer
Tuttle Orchards Fall Mini Photographer
Tuttle Orchards Fall Mini Photographer
Tuttle Orchards Fall Mini Photographer
Tuttle Orchards Fall Mini Photographer
Tuttle Orchards Fall Mini Photographer

Perfect for fall sessions. We typically schedule these for late September into early October. Apples, pumpkins, hay bales, what’s not to love about Tuttle Orchards fall photo sessions?

The Indiana War Memorial & Plaza Area

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Indiana War Memorial Photography
Indiana War Memorial Photography
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Indiana War Memorial Photography
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Indiana War Memorial Photography
Indiana War Memorial Photography
Indiana War Memorial Photography

The Indiana War Memorial and Plaza area is an ideal spot for portrait sessions due to its blend of striking architecture and rich history. The majestic limestone memorials, beautifully manicured gardens, and reflective pools provide a variety of stunning backdrops that capture both grandeur and elegance. The area’s central location in downtown Indianapolis offers convenience and accessibility, while the open spaces and impressive monuments ensure every photo radiates a sense of timelessness and significance. Whether for senior portraits, engagements, or family photos, this iconic location provides a unique and memorable setting.

Monument Circle

Monument Circle Indianapolis Photographer
Monument Circle Indianapolis Photographer
Monument Circle Indianapolis Photographer
Monument Circle Indianapolis Photographer
Monument Circle Indianapolis Photographer
Monument Circle Indianapolis Photographer
Monument Circle Indianapolis Photographer

The crown jewel of downtown Indianapolis. Regardless of the time of year, Monument Circle always looks great. Pair this location with the south end of the canal for a perfect downtown session.

Canal Area - White River State Park

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Indianapolis Canal Photographer
Indianapolis Canal Photographer
Indianapolis Canal Photographer
Indianapolis Canal Photographer
Indianapolis Canal Photographer
Indianapolis Canal Photographer
Indianapolis Canal Photographer

There are many areas on the Canal Area/White River State Park that we love using, but by far, the south end, by the NCAA building is a favorite. Plenty of space to move around and different backdrops for you to use. Paired with an hour of your session at monument circle, these locations make for great photos!

Bottleworks Hotel & The Garage

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Bottleworks Hotel Indianapolis Photos
Bottleworks Hotel Indianapolis Photos
Bottleworks Hotel Indianapolis Photos
Bottleworks Hotel Indianapolis Photos
Bottleworks Hotel Indianapolis Photos
Bottleworks Hotel Indianapolis Photos
Bottleworks Hotel Indianapolis Photos
Bottleworks Hotel Indianapolis Photos
Bottleworks Hotel Indianapolis Photos
Bottleworks Hotel Indianapolis Photos
Bottleworks Hotel Indianapolis Photos

One of our newest additions to our favorite locations list is the Bottleworks Hotel & area around “the garage” on the north end of mass ave. Perfect for romantic engagement sessions, families or even senior portraits sessions, this area has just about everything!  Please note, photography inside the hotel is by permit/fee only.  The grounds outside are free to use.

Newfields

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Newfields is a fantastic location for engagement or family photos due to its stunning variety of backdrops and serene atmosphere. The beautifully maintained gardens, lush green spaces, and vibrant seasonal blooms provide a picturesque setting that changes throughout the year.

 

The combination of historic architecture, art installations, and tranquil water features ensures a diverse array of photo opportunities. Additionally, the peaceful environment of Newfields offers a relaxed and intimate ambiance, perfect for capturing genuine moments and creating lasting memories. Whether you're strolling through the gardens or posing by the charming fountains, Newfields provides a magical and versatile setting for any photo session.

*Newfields requires a photography permit ($50) that will need to be paid to book a session at their location.  Please click here for the updated information on current Newfields Photography policies, fees and hours of operation.

Have something else in mind for your session and don't see if here?  No problem! We love new ideas!

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