The tricky part about planning photos..

One of the hardest parts when planning your next photo session with JENNAKPHOTOS may be figuring out which location may be ideal for your photography needs. I have spent time compiling a list of my favorite locations in Mercer County, NJ to let you know some of my favorite photo spots within the area. Hopefully, this post can guide you in the right direction and give you some more insight on what each location has to offer!

Mercer Meadows

This location is beautiful and perfect for a quick session. The best time for a session at this location is for the late Spring/Summer season, when the wildflowers are in bloom!


Features: Red barn, Flower field (during the flower season)

Best for: Couples, Maternity, Family

Location: Pennington, NJ

Princeton University

Definitely an all time favorite of mine! Princeton University is beautiful and has a ton of beautiful photo locations for your next session.


Features: Beautiful buildings, flowers, arches, buildings with ivy, long staircases, beautiful tunnels, bunch of trees, pathways, gardens.

Best for: Family, Headshots, Maternity, Senior Photos, Communion

Location: Campus at Princeton, NJ

Washington Crossing Park

This historical location is perfect for a variety of photography services I offer. Although it is not considered Mercer County, it is right next to Hopewell in PA (cross a tiny bridge, and you're there)!


Features: Historical buildings, trees, beautiful view of the river, benches, floral trees.

Best for: Senior Photos, Headshots, Family, Maternity, Communion

Location: 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA

Photo taken at Princeton University

Photo taken at Mercer Meadows in Pennington, NJ

Mercer County boathouse

Located in West Windsor Twp., this location is a great location for a petite session with JENNAKPHOTOS.


Features: Gazebo, benches, view of the Mercer Lake, trees, flowers (during flower season).

Best for: Communion, Senior Photos, Headshots, Couples

Location: 334 S Post Rd, West Windsor Township, NJ

Lawrenceville Prep school - Lake

This location is located on campus at the Lawrenceville Prep School and is a nice location for a few photos. It has a few areas which are great for some quick shots!


Features: Bridge, nice area with trees, logs to sit on.

Best for: Family, Senior Photos, Headshots

Location: Across from the Lawrenceville Prep School track, next to the Lavino Field House on campus in Lawrenceville, NJ

Sayen Gardens

This gorgeous location has so much to offer and is one of my all-time favorite locations to visit. Sayen Gardens has a wide variety of areas and backdrops which are perfect for whatever session you are planning.


Features: Gazebos, bridges, flowers (during flower season), lots of trees, rocks, arches, benches, mini waterfall area.

Best for: Everything (Family, Maternity, Newborn, Senior Photos, Couples, Children, Birthdays, Headshots, etc.)

Location: 155 Hughes Drive in Hamilton, NJ.

Photo taken at Washington Crossing Park

Photo taken at Lawrenceville Prep - Lake in Lawrenceville, NJ

Rider University

Rider University is a great location nearby to many and is often overlooked for great photo backdrops and areas.


Features: Benches, a bridge, hammocks, gazebo, flowers (during the season), pathways, lots of trees.

Best for: Family, Children, Headshots

Location: 2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrenceville, NJ

Weeden Park

Located right on Lawrenceville Main Street, Weeden Park is a cute little photo location that is perfect for a petite session with JENNAKPHOTOS.


Features: Gazebo, flowers (during Spring season), benches, trees, grassy areas

Best for: Family, Children, Headshots, Senior photos

Location: 2611 Main Street, Lawrenceville, NJ

Your Home

Your home can be perfect for the photos you may be looking for and may give your photos a personal touch and more meaning to them!


Best for: Family, Children, Newborn, Maternity

Location: Your home!

Photo taken at Sayen Gardens in Hamilton, NJ

Photo taken at Weeden Park in Lawrenceville, NJ

Which location is your favorite?

I would love to figure out which location you like and which location YOU think may be ideal for your next session with JENNAKPHOTOS! If you are interested in booking a session, please contact me through the contact form on my website, or email me at!