Location Guide

Locations play a big part in determining how your photos look! They set the color scheme & the feel of your photos. Along with your outfits, the location is the second most important aspect of your photos, so it’s important to pick a location that will fit in with the style you want for your session. Whether you want a sleek city look, a green expansive field, a mountainside full of flowers, or a desert landscape, we have it all in our beautiful state! I’ve included a few popular locations below, to give you an idea of what you might like!


Locations within 20 miles of Bountiful:

THE AVENUES

  • Cute houses, fancy buildings, lots of character, easy to find colorful backgrounds
  • Great for all seasons

Downtown Salt Lake City, The Avenues | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

BOUNTIFUL POND

  • Trees, open field, little pond
  • Best for Summer, Fall, & Winter

Bountiful Pond | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

 

CACTUS & TROPICALS (SLC Location)

  • Flowers, greenery, indoor location, $50 location fee
  • Great for all seasons, but especially nice in the Winter & Spring when you don’t want dead locations 😉

DOWNTOWN SLC

  • Tons of options for buildings, colorful backgrounds, parks, etc.
  • Great for all seasons

-Exchange Place

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-Walker Center

Parking Garage location | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

-Main St.

Downtown Salt Lake City Engagements | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

-Pierpont

Downtown Salt Lake City | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

 

EMIGRATION CANYON

  • Mountain overlook views, wildflowers, lake, windy roads
  • Great for Summer & Fall

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GARDEN PARK WARD

  • Greenery, old buildings, cute pathway, pond, lots of greenery and plants
  • Great for all seasons

Garden Park Ward | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

INTERNATIONAL PEACE GARDENS

  • Different little structures, lot of plants, trees, flowers, and a riverwalkway
  • Great for Spring, Summer, & Fall

International Peace Gardens | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

JOSEPH SMITH MEMORIAL BUILDING

  • Located next to Temple Square, offers a very formal atmosphere, great for fancy outfits
  • Great for all seasons, must shoot in the middle of the day for great lighting

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LIBERTY PARK

  • Tall trees, open fields, duck pond, greenhouse backdrop, carnival rides
  • Great for all seasons

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MEMORY GROVE

  • Ivy covered walls, cute walkways, brides, ponds, trees
  • Great for all seasons

Memory Grove | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

MURRAY PARK

  • Big trees, flowers, river, bridges
  • Great for all seasons

Murray Park | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

NEFF’S CANYON

  • Mountain view, lots of trees and green, walkways, allows dogs
  • Great for Summer & Fall

NICHOLS PARK

  • Woodsy walkway with tall trees
  • Great for Summer & Fall

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PUBLIK

  • Coffee shop with industrial textures – wood, white walls, railings
  • Great for all seasons, but especially awesome option for winter

Publik Coffee, Downtown Salt Lake City | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

RED BUTTE GARDEN

  • Beautiful gardens, tons of trees, plants and flowers, $100 location fee (unless you are a U of U student/employee)
  • Great for Spring, Summer, & Fall

SLC LIBRARY

  • Library with tons of natural light & open space, cool outdoor areas with bridges, stairs, and some plants
  • Great for all seasons

Salt Lake City Library Downtown | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

SUGAR HOUSE PARK

  • Big tall pine trees, greenhouse, lots of open field space, little river, duck pond
  • Great for all seasons

Sugar House Park | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

TEMPLE SQUARE (Salt Lake)

  • Lot of flowers, cool architectural details, open space for walking/dancing/etc.
  • Great for all seasons, but especially nice in Spring & Summer

Salt Lake Temple Square | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

THIS IS THE PLACE PARK

  • Open fields, different houses to shoot with, $50 location fee
  • Great for all seasons

This is the Place Park | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

TUNNEL SPRINGS PARK

  • Rolling hills type look, green in the spring/early summer & turns golden in fall/winter, wooden fence, some trees
  • Great for all seasons

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UTAH STATE CAPITOL

  • Beautiful white/gray marble spaces, large staircases, cool architectural elements outside, tree lined walkway (blossoms end of March/beginning of April)
  • Great for all seasons – awesome indoor location in the winter

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Locations 20-30 miles outside of Bountiful:

ANTELOPE ISLAND

  • Tall green reeds, open fields with sagebrush, lots of rocks, beach, $10 fee
  • Great for all seasons, but there are bugs that bite in the summer months

Antelope Island | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

SALTAIR

  • Building, tall reeds, open expanse of beach, water (option of shooting by the docks, but that requires a fee)
  • Great for all seasons, but lots of bugs in warmer months

Great Saltair | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

Locations 30-40 miles outside of Bountiful:

ALBION BASIN

  • Gorgeous mountain views,  tall trees, fields of wildflowers, rocks
  • Open July-September/October, peak time for wildflowers is mid/end July

Albion Basin | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

BIG COTTONWOOD AMPHITHEATER

  • Rocky landscapes, great mountain views
  • Great for all seasons

Big Cottonwood Canyon | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

JORDAN PINES

  • Wide open grassy area, lots of pine trees, yellow aspens in fall
  • Great for all seasons

Jordan Pines, Big Cottonwood Canyon | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

RAINBOW GARDENS TRAIL

  • Open green field, trees
  • Best in Spring & Summer

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SILVER LAKE

  • Walkway around a lake, green field, tall pine trees, great fall color
  • Great for Summer & Fall, closed in winter months

Silver Lake, Big Cottonwod Canyon | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

SNOW BASIN

  • Mountain views, walkway leads to an open field, great fall color
  • Great for Summer, Fall, & Winter

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THANKSGIVING POINT GARDENS

  • Beautifully maintained gardens, architectural elements, waterfalls, hedges
  • Two options for shooting – smaller gardens ($75 location fee) or larger gardens ($100 location fee + a golf cart is recommended)
  • Great for Spring, Summer, & Fall

Thanksgiving Point Gardens | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

Locations 40-50 miles outside of Bountiful:

DOWNTOWN PROVO

PROVO CANYON

TIBBLE FORK

  • Pretty lake with pine trees, fields (closed for construction, should be open by Summer 2017)
  • Great for all seasons

Tibble Fork | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

POPPY FIELDS (Alpine or Mantua)

  • Trees, poppies, fields with sage brush
  • Poppies bloom beginning of June, great for Summer

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Locations 50+ miles:

LAVENDER FIELDS

  • Lavender blooms end of June/beginning of July and only lasts about 2-3 weeks
  • $50 photo pass must be purchased in the Spring to get a timeslot

LITTLE SAHARA SAND DUNES

  • Rolling sand hills, a few trees & shrubs, $20 park fee
  • Great for Spring, Summer, & Fall

Little Sahara Sand Dunes | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

MOAB

  • All sorts of epicness – red rocks, arches, desert landscapes, park fees at some locations
  • Great for all seasons

 

SALT FLATS

  • Big open expanse with white salt ground as far as the eye can see
  • Mountain views in the distance
  • Great for all seasons. You’ll get great reflections where the salt flats are holding water in the spring/fall.

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SNOW CANYON (St. George)

  • Red rocks, greenery, epic views, $10 park fee
  • Great for all seasons

St. George Snow Canyon | Ashley DeHart, Utah Wedding PhotographerPINIMAGE

ZION

  • Amazing views, rocks, water features, trees & shrubs, $25 park fee
  • Great for all seasons

 

**Travel fees apply to locations further than 20 miles from Bountiful. Please refer to your contract for exact pricing information.

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