commercial & professional photography

Commercial and professional photography is welcomed at Three Rivers' parks. Annual photography passes can be purchased online, and hourly passes can be purchased at on-site locations.

Commercial & Professional Photography

Commercial/professional photography on park property requires a pass. Passes must be purchased in advance and are available online.

  • Photography sessions must be scheduled at least two (2) weeks in advance.
  • Participants may not climb on, move or alter anything within the park.
  • Sessions may not interfere with any other park programming or activities.
  • Photo shoots may be restricted to specific areas of the park.
  • Public areas may not be obstructed during the session.

Where to buy an hourly pass

One hourly pass (of 1 hour) can be applied to an annual pass if the sticker is brought in for exchange within two (2) weeks of purchase.

Exchanges can be completed at the Administrative Center.

 

Advertisement & Product Photography

Advertisement/product photography or video on park property requires a special use permit, which must be purchased in advance.

Please email photography@threeriversparks.org to obtain a special use permit application.

Cost is:

  • $200 plus tax per day for still photography
  • $400 plus tax per day for video

Additional fees may apply for extraordinary services.

A signed, hold-harmless agreement and a certificate of insurance naming Three Rivers Park District as additionally insured are required. Both must be on file prior to the shoot date. Please refer to the special use permit application for insurance requirements.

Important information about shooting in Three Rivers' parks:

  • Photography/video sessions must be scheduled at least one week in advance.
  • Participants may not climb on, move or alter anything within the park.
  • Sessions may not interfere with any other park programming or activities.
  • Photo shoots may be restricted to specific areas of the park.
  • Public areas may not be obstructed during the session.

Major Film Photography

Major film photography or video on park property requires a special use permit that must be purchased in advance. Please email photography@threeriversparks.org to receive a special use permit application.

Cost is:

  • $500 minimum, plus tax

Additional fees may apply for extraordinary services.

A signed, hold-harmless agreement and a certificate of insurance naming Three Rivers Park District as additionally insured are required. Both must be on file prior to the shoot date. (Please refer to the special use permit application for insurance requirements.)

Important information about filming in Three Rivers' parks:

  • Photography/video sessions must be schedule at least two (2) weeks in advance.
  • Participants may not climb on, move or alter anything within the park.
  • Sessions may not interfere with any other park programming or activities.
  • Photo shoots may be restricted to specific areas of the park.
  • Public areas may not be obstructed during the session.