Portland July 22, 2016
10 MORE Places In Portland That Are A Photo-Taking Paradise
Getting a great picture is a combination of a great eye and equally as compelling subject matter. Portland is definitely not lacking in beautiful scenery, and these are some of the top spots around town to capture some truly lovely images. Grab your camera and go on a photography adventure to one of these local favorites. You can take a look at our Part One of this post
here. There were just so many more places to include that we HAD to make a second! 🙂
1. Lan Su Chinese Garden
Located in a city block in Chinatown, this garden is influenced by the classical gardens of Suzhou. The teahouse and ponds are immaculate and perfect for a photo trip.
2. Rocky Butte
If mountains are your thing, this is the place to be. On a clear day, you can see all the surrounding mountains in the city from a vantage point above it all.
3. Audubon Society
Along with being able to capture some images of the birds living at the center here, there are miles of well-maintained trails that are just teeming with notable flora and fauna.
4. Hoyt Arboretum
In the center of Washington Park, this expansive green space is a photographer's paradise.
With multiple bridge and shoreline shots, the photographic possibilities are endless.
6. Street Fairs
Street fairs are some of the best places to document Portland culture. The Mississippi Street Fair, Alberta Street Fair, and Kenton Street Fair are all great places to start.
7. Peninsula Park Rose Garden
Located in North Portland, this rose garden is beautifully manicured and a great spot for pictures.
8. Johnson Creek Park
This 4-acre park in southeast Portland features Johnson Creek running through it, and many wonderful vantage points for photography.
9. Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Situated in the floodplains of the Willamette River, this park is home to a wide variety of birds throughout its 141 acres.
10. Sellwood Park
When you visit Oaks Bottom, stop by the neighboring Sellwood Park for a green space with plenty of natural beauty to capture.
Where do you go to take photos in Portland?