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Miller Nature Preserve
2739 Center Road, Avon, OH 44011

For info and permits call for an appointment
(440) 937-0764

Whatever the occasion, whether a bride-to-be, a high school senior or celebrating a First Communion, the Miller Nature Preserve Conservatory and grounds is the place to get your memorable moments captured. The unique location allows for endless possibilities for your event, offering a variety of beautiful foliage and waterfalls, a tropical location under the bananas, or the colorful backdrop of orchids.

Entrance to French Creek Nature Center

The conservatory requires a permit and fee for a one hour photography session. The conservatory is open daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sessions can be scheduled during our open hours, however, the Conservatory will remain open to the public during that time.

Parties of between 10-20 individuals have a fee of $150, which includes admission to the conservatory. A fee of $75 is required for groups with less than 10 individuals.

Private photography sessions are available after-hours for a fee of $200. Family photo session with nonprofessional photographer also requires a permit and fee. Inquire for details.

*Outdoor photography sessions: no charge, although a permit is required. Permit is for a one hour time sessions.


(4 events/no after-hours events)*

Level 1 Membership entitles photographer to:
  • Benefits for one year from date of purchase.
  • All regular member benefits.
  • Unlimited number of participants in photo session.
  • Session can be for any type of event (not exclusively weddings).
  • Contact information and website link for all Photographer Members will be provided to visitors who inquire about photography in the conservatory.
  • Photographer Members to be periodically featured in Garden e-newsletter.

(Unlimited photography sessions in Conservatory)*

Full Annual Membership entitles photographer to all perks of a Level 1 member as well as:
  • Unlimited photography sessions in Conservatory (Currently $150/Hr)
  • One “After-Hours” session/year for exclusive use of the conservatory (a $200 value).
  • Add-on additional “After-Hours” sessions for a discounted rate of $150.

No more than three (3), one-hour sessions per day, limited equipment allowed.
Photographer is still required to apply for a permit with date and time of each session.


Below is a listing of the current professional photographers that are members and can offer you some special services in the conservatory! You may contact them directly.

David Paul Photography


Ever After Imagery is based in Northeast Ohio and specializes in weddings, events and family portraits. Our passion is Photographing Life’s Love Story.

Visit us on the web at Check out our blog (the link is here!) to see some of our newest stories, and send us a message so we can learn about your story!




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