Fall Foliage in Black and White

Fall Foliage in Black and White

Creative Arts Class with Online and Onsite Components
Black and white closeup of hydrangea seedheads on tall thin stems in a winter landscape.
Sue Hare

Dates & Prices

October 24–November 5, 2024

Fee: $129

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $116

Fee includes all-day admission to the Gardens on the day the class is onsite.

Register by October 20, 2024

This class is intended as an adult learning experience. Find out more about our Family Learning experiences.

Registrations may be cancelled up to two weeks before the event, and your registration fee, less a $30 processing fee, will be refunded. Please note that refunds are not available for programs moved to scheduled inclement weather dates.

To notify us of your cancellation, email us or call 610-388-5454.

Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members save on Continuing Education Courses

A 10% discount on classes will be applied automatically at the time of checkout. 

With black and white photography, capture the contrasts, unique shapes, and crisp lines of the season and take striking photos of a variety of fall foliage at Longwood. Get early access to the Gardens for a morning photography session, then join your classmates and instructor online to share your favorite shots. 

Course Schedule

Online Orientation
Thursday, October 24, 6:00–8:00 pm

On-site Shoot
Saturday, October 26, 8:00–11:00 am

Inclement Weather Date
Sunday, October 27, 8:00–11:00 am

Online Critique
Tuesday, November 5, 6:00–8:00 pm

Full course content includes both the online and the onsite components.


Online via Zoom
Onsite throughout the Gardens

This program will take place partially or entirely outdoors. Please dress for the weather and wear footwear suited for walking on uneven paths and through wet areas.


Mike Froio

Michael Froio is a photographer and educator in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Much of his work focuses on understanding the built environment and how history creates a compelling narrative in photography. Froio 's commissioned work includes architectural, railroad, and heavy industry documentation and research projects in various mediums, including large format film, digital stills, videos, and time-lapse photography. His work resides in noted collections, including the Library of Congress, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Woodmere Museum, and the Camden County Arts Bank collection.

Additional Information

Photos taken during photography classes at Longwood may not be sold for commercial uses.