lOCATIONS

Recommendations for locations 

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Glenmere Park- is one of Greeley’s best spots to shoot anytime of the day because there is so much even lighting throughout the park. The mature tall trees and pine trees create lots of nice shade through out the park. It has a small bridge where a little pond runs by it. The small island in the middle of the lake makes a nice backdrop. There is a big gazebo and cemented pathways. It is ideal anytime in the year. Located in Glenmere Boulevard between 14th and 17 ave.

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Evans Riverside Park – Ideal for fall pictures and summer. It has so many different types of tall trees. It has a little bit of the feeling we are in a forest. It has secluded pathways along the wetland areas along the river. Some nice scenic tress, different types of tall grass areas with wildflowers

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Signature Bluffs Natural Area-

off 71st ave by the Pouder River. Has the big red barn, wooden fence and tall grass areas with a large pond, cottonwood stands, cattails and meadows. Ideal for sunset pictures.

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-Downtown Greeley- It has more of an urban look. Has the couple allies with cool wall painting/murals, an underground tunnel covered with lights, street benches and old looking buildings. The courthouse steps and large vintage windows.

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-Train Tracks-Meet at the Greeley train museum. Also has an urban look with old rustic buildings/ large doors and an actual train that can be used. 

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-Pouder learning Center-

Scenic and clear view of the mountains, large lake with rocks, wildflowers plus man made flower garden, long dirt road, long fenced areas, high grass area and red brick building.

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-Chapungu Sculpture Park at Centerra-

Located in Loveland, behind the Centerra shopping center. Ideal for sunset pictures has the big wide bridge and tall trees, tall grass areas, 2 small ponds, and trails.

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-Xeriscape Demonstration Gardens-

The garden found on Reservoir road ideal for late Spring, all summer and early fall. It is a beautiful garden made by gardeners with a variety of landscapes with different types of flowers, ornamental grasses, bushes and short trees beautiful greens with a lot of variety of backgrounds. I love shooting early morning or near sunset to capture the real colors of the place. Address 2503 Reservoir Rd

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-Homestead park in Evans-

right next to Gateway Lakes Natural Area is a 32-acre park it has lakes, trails, and cool tall sculptures, tall trees, tall grass, rocky area, grassy hill, docks over the water, low-hanging trees.

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Epple Park- The trees are lined up in the fairways, has small ponds with high grassy area. The small creek with different size bridges. Nice tall oak and  willow trees. Big displayed rock area.

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-Viestenz-smith mountain park $40

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Devil's Backbone extra $30

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Horsetooth Reservoir $50

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Boulder Flatirons extra $90

Do you have a location?

When it comes to choosing locations,

don't be afraid to Think outside the box!

 

I encourage you to brainstorm unique places that you might have special access to that most people don’t. For example, maybe you (or someone you know) have access to an amazing location that would otherwise be off-limits, like a beautiful private estate, family ranch, exclusive country club or luxury resort. Spend a few minutes thinking about it and checking around with people in your personal and professional network. You’ll be surprised with what you come up with! If something seems out of reach, just remember: you never know until you ask!

 

If you need some location ideas and inspiration, I have plenty! If there’s a certain session you really love, just let me know which one and we can go to that location!

I am open to any other locations. If it is a private property, please contact owner to have permission to use the location.  Locations outside of Greeley could have an extra cost for mileage.