Saturday, February 28, 2009

Great list of local places to take pictures!

Thanks to my friend Debbie for this AWESOME list of places in and around the Cincinnati area for possible opportunities to take pictures. Some are events (with dates listed), other are just great locations that might inspire your creativity! If you happen to have any other great ideas for photos in the Cincinnati area, post a comment here and I will add them to the list!

St. Patrick's Day Parade March 14, 2009
●Starts on Eighth Street and Broadway, down Eighth to Vine street, Vine to Fifth
street and Fifth to Sentinel. Viewing stand by Fountain Square

Red’s Opening Day Parade
●Downtown Cincinnati April 6, 2009

Flower Show
●April 18-26, 2009 Symmes Township Park instead of at Coney 11600 North Lebanon Road

Krohn Conservatory
●Butterfly Show - Flowers with Wings - India
Sat, April 18, 10am – Sun, June 21, 2009, 5pm

●Fall Floral Show - Backyard Birds & Wildlife
Sept. 12 – Nov 1, 2009

●Winter Floral Show - A Swedish Holiday
Nov 21, 2009 – Jan 3, 2010

Airports/Air Shows
●Blue Ash Airport/Airport Days
●Clermont County Airport
●Dayton Air Show July 18-19, 2009 Thunderbirds are scheduled to perform.
Available for an extra fee: Phototour/Photopit passes
●Wright Patterson Air Force Museum—free admission
●Lunken Airport

●Spring Grove Cemetery gates open at 8 AM
●Mt. Moriah Cemetery (in Withamsville--close to I-275 at the Beechmont Ave exit) The Cemetery is open to the public from dawn to dusk every day.§ion=rules

●Paul Brown Stadium
●Great American Ball Park
Amusement Parks
●King’s Island opens April 19
●Old Coney

Fairs/Festivals (2009 dates)
●Bock Fest—March 6-8
●Brown County Fair Sept. 28-October 3
●Clermont County Fair July 26-August 1
●Ohio State Fair July 29-August 9
●Old West Festival Williamsburg OH September 12-October 1, 2009 Weekends only 10AM-6 PM
●Taste of Cincinnati May 23-25
●Rubber Duck Regatta—OH river
●Riverfest Sunday September 6
●Octoberfest Zinzinnati September 19-20
●The Ohio Valley Antique Machinery Show August 6-9
●Brown County Quilt Barn and Covered Bridge Tours

At Old Coney
●Appalachian Festival May 8-10 2009
●Summerfair May 29-31 2009
●Cruise a palooza Saturday Sept 5 car show
●Fall O Ween Festival Sept 27-Oct 4 weekends only noon-6pm

Hot Air Balloons
●Balloon glow at Coney Friday July 3, 2009
●Balumineria—Eden Park usually in November

●Ault Park
●The Friendship Park
●Sawyer Point
●Devou Park—Northern KY
●Mt. Adams Reindog Parade
●Cincinnati Nature Center
●Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum—Hamilton OH
they are having a juried photo contest
●Highlands Sanctuary
●Beech Acres Skate Park—Beechmont Avenue

Landmarks/Points of Interest
●Carew Tower Observation Deck 241-3888 Hours vary –admission charged
●Union Terminal—Museum Center
●Cincinnati Zoo Zoobabies May 2009 Festival of Lights Nov 27-Jan 3
●Findlay Market
●Cincinnati Fire Museum—call for hours as they vary $7 admission
●Cincinnati Heritage Tours (In the summer) Walking tours of historic Cincinnati
●American Sign Museum
●Granny's Garden on the grounds of Loveland Elementary and Primary Schools,
so you can't go during school hours, but late day, weekends and summer you
can go any time. Roberta (aka Granny) is WONDERFUL! Here is a link to her
●Loveland Castle 12025 Shore Rd Loveland, OH 45140 683-4686.
●River Downs
●Fountain Square

Out of Town
●Hocking Hills
●Columbus /Columbus Zoo
●Yellow Springs OH
●Portsmouth OH

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