Between the Books
The perfect spot for book lovers and romantics, the Denver Public Library was established in 1989. Today, it is home to a collection of over two million items and is a fantastic place to explore. The Library includes an abstract panorama of the mountains, as well as plenty of hallways and exhibitions that are perfect for a family shoot or senior portraits. The surrounding area also includes the Denver Art Museum (DAM) which is one of the largest art museums between the West Coast and Chicago. Read up on more about the Downtown Civic Center.
A Blend of New and Old
A mix of Denver’s unique historical structures and sleek, modern architecture. Located downtown, this park provides the perfect juxtaposition between contemporary architecture and a nostalgia for the Colorado of yesteryear. Civic Center Park is a local epicenter for Colorado, with modern buildings, neoclassical structures, historical homes, and the Colorado Capitol Building.
These locations are very family-friendly since the Library is an open area full of books and fun reading nooks. The Civic Center is a big platform within an amphitheater structure. This pairs nicely with families. The DAM offers an artistic twist in your photos, too. These locations are within a two-minute walk so the look of both urban and indoors.
Having the versatility of both indoor and outdoor spaces allows for many different backdrops that are still cohesive and composed of a modern look. Being in the heart of Denver, this location has wonderful backdrops and full of color. as well. City views make for fun urban and contemporary vibes additionally.
The “Deets” aka Details
Using the library and the DAM anytime during the hours works great and as well as the park. Of course, naturally, we love the softness in the light at the end of the day so we recommend those times to be captured. Pets are allowed at the park, however not at the library. Choosing this Downtown Civic Center for your photos will send the city vibes.
If you’re liking these locations, check out the Denver Museum of Nature and Science for a similar thought.