Location Ideas


If you want to know one thing about me, it's that nature is my jam. I love beautiful scenery - fields, forests, beaches, it’s all photogenic and full of beauty. So of course, my recommendation is always to choose a beautiful outdoor location, BUT I don’t want you to think you can’t get good photos if your backdrop isn’t so scenic. I could do an entire photo session in a parking garage and the photos would still be amazing.

The most important thing is that you feel comfortable. So if the outdoors isn’t your jam or if you don’t want to drive too far, that’s okay! Let’s choose a place that’s special to the two of you - maybe it’s your home or the diner where you had your first date. Whatever location you choose, just make sure it reflects your personality.

Here's a round-up of some beautiful places in and around Ottawa & Gatineau!

Central Ottawa

National Arts Centre (the view from the rooftop is amazing!)

National Gallery Of Canada

Parliament Hill

Rideau Canal

University of Ottawa

Byward Market

Chateau Laurier and Major's Hill

The Glebe

Dow's Lake

Dominion Arboretum

Ornamental Gardens

Tropical Greenhouse

Westboro Beach (closed for 2022, may open in 2023)

Hog's Back Falls

Ottawa East

Mer Bleue Bog

Princess Louise Falls

Pine Grove Trail

Cumberland Heritage Village Museum

Billings Estate National Historic Site

Petrie Island

Ottawa West

Old Quarry Trail

Walter Baker Park

Britannia Beach

Carp Covered Bridge

Ottawa South

Blacks Rapids

Chapman Mills Conservation Area

Jack Pine Trail

Pinhey Forest (closed for storm recovery)

Watson's Mill

Nicolls Island

Mooney's Bay


Aylmer Marina

Carbide Wilson Ruins


Outside Ottawa

Pinhey's Point

Mill of Kintail

Keys Sunfields

Downtown Almonte

Constance Bay Beach