Please Note: Sholom Park welcomes all photographers to photograph in the park but asks prior permission is obtained. Photography, videotaping, and sound recording devices require a photography permit application submitted and approved before the scheduled shoot. Please enjoy photographing the serenity and magical beauty of the park, but be careful not to disturb other visitors while doing so. Please contact our office to request a photography permit application.

The magic and enchantment of Sholom Park makes it an ideal location to take photographs. Whether you're taking selfies by the pond or snapping pictures of the butterflies dancing among the gardens, Sholom Park is the perfect place to capture lasting memories.

MAKE YOUR MEMORIES LAST FOREVER

Sholom Park is 44 acres of diverse landscapes, including meadows, woodlands, water features, and wildlife, creating a unique photoshoot setting for North Central Florida photographers. Draw inspiration from the lush and colorful perennials and ornamentals and take your pictures somewhere far and exotic by the native trees and plants. Whatever element of Sholom Park influences your photography, we guarantee to photograph at Sholom Park will elevate any shoot of yours and not only capture a vision but a story.

BEST PHOTOGRAPHY SPOTS AT SHOLOM PARK

Sholom Park offers beauty and sights around every corner. Whether you are a professional photographer capturing birds and critters with a high grade DSLR camera or snapping a selfie on your iPhone for Instagram, we have compiled a list of the best spots for the best Sholom Park pictures. Remember to tag us using the hashtag #ExperienceSholom!

THE FORMAL GARDEN

Why We Love It: Surrounded by lush green foliage, colorful flowering bushes and, shaded by giant live oak trees. It’s best to take pictures when the sunlight is bright and direct overhead.

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THE LABYRINTH

Why We Love It: With the beautiful shaded winding trails, the bridges, and Pergolas the Labyrinth creates a whimsical, romantic feel. Utilize this area for portraits, engagement photographs, or even selfie.

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THE LAWN

Why We Love It: Wide open space that gives you lots of options on where to position your subjects. The field of green with the big blue sky overhead is a lovely setting for large family or group portraits. Since there is no cover in this area, the best photos are captured on cloudy or overcast days.

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THE PERGEBO

Why We Love It: The vines that cover the outside add a lovely backdrop to photos. Since The Pergebo is covered, on sunny Florida days when the light might be harsh, it offers shade to take photos.

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THE ENCHANTED FOREST

Why We Love It: Let the green canopy be the star of the show for your pictures in the Enchanted Forest. The trees with their long branches give a great backdrop to your pictures. The sun will peek through the branches around noon.

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CYPRESS CIRCLE

Why We Love It: Tall cypress tress offer shade on especially bright days. Lovely benches sit on all sides, so you can get different angles and backgrounds. The lovely warm red-oranges and deep greens provide excellent colors in photographs.

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PRAIRIE TRAIL

Why We Love It: This trail offers lush greenery, wildflowers, and vast open land. Photograph here during golden hour for a soft golden glow to your photographs.

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THE KOI FISH POND

Why We Love It: Photograph a Sholom Park staple, the koi fish! Patience is key when photographing these fish and remember to angle yourself to the right of the sun. The Koi should also be facing you in the picture! You can also use the pond as a lovely backdrop to add color and movement to your photograph.

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