OUTDOOR LOCATIONS:
Provided is a list of my favorite outdoor locations for any type of photo shoot, you do not have to choose from this list and may suggest your own.
Please understand scheduling on-location photo shoots are at your own risk.



STATE PARKS/RESERVATIONS:

Benson Park - Hudson, NH
Roomy park featuring forest space with trails plus a playground & small animal farm.

https://www.hudsonnh.gov/bensonpark

Maudslay State Park - Newburyport, MA
Personal Favorite - State park with gorgeous gardens, ruins, trails, and more - Pay for parking

https://www.maudslayassociation.org

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge - Newbury, MA
Migratory bird refuge with observation towers, beautiful views of scenery & wildlife, fishing, plus public tours. - Pay for parking

https://www.fws.gov/refuge/parker_river/ 

Hamlin Reservation - Ipswich, MA
Gorgeous open field - bridge that leads to trails

http://www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/north-shore/hamlin-reservation.html

Willowdale State Forest - Ipswich, MA
Fields, trails, and a public access abandoned home

https://www.mass.gov/locations/willowdale-state-forest 


Salisbury Beach State Reservation - Sailsbury, MA
Public recreation area, trails, views, beach - Pay for parking

https://www.mass.gov/locations/salisbury-beach-state-reservation 


FARMS, GARDENS & CASTLES :

RED BARN - Derry, NH
This is someones' property & they are kind enough to let me use their Barn for photo shoots.
There are open fields on either side of the barn as well.

The Gardens at Elm Bank - Wellesley, MA - (Photo Permit required)
An inspiration for your home garden, a place to relax in the natural world. The display of different plants, flowers and trees provide a beautiful setting for gatherings, walks, picnics, etc.

 https://masshort.org/the-gardens-at-elm-bank/

The Stevens-Coolidge Place - North Andover, MA
Another Personal Favorite - Medium sized Public garden, with a green house you can donate & take plants
- - I have taught photography classes here - - 

http://www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/north-shore/stevens-coolidge-place.html

The Wayside Inn Grist Mill - Sudbury, MA 
Gorgeous red mill with a stone house & open fields

http://www.wayside.org/planning-your-visit/grist-mill

Bancroft Castle, Groton MA
Now part of a hiking trail, the castle ruins offer great views and a perfect dramatic backdrop for local photographers and cosplayers. 

Crane Estate, Ipswich, MA 
MASSIVE mansion, with plenty of ground to walk on with gardens, and ruins - Pay for parking

https://www.craneestateevents.com


WATERFALL: 

Garwin Falls - Wilton, NH
Very short/easy 5 minute walk to the (larger) waterfall

http://www.newenglandwaterfalls.com/nh-garwinfalls.html



BEACH:

Hampton Beach - Hampton, NH

Beach & Boardwalk with restaurants, stores & arcades - Pay for parking
https://www.hamptonbeach.org/

Sandy Point State Reservation - Ipswich, MA
Gorgeous private beach near the very end of the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge  - Pay for parking

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandy_Point_State_Reservation

Plum Island Beach - Newburyport, MA
Beautiful island - Pay for parking

https://www.newburyport.com/plum-island-beach/



BONUS LOCATION!

Along the Kancamagus Highway, NH  
$150 extra added to package price if this location is picked.
Let's explore the gorgeous NH Mountains / Lakes / Waterfalls / Bridges. This location will add a handful of hours onto the time slot!

http://www.kancamagushighway.com/

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