Painting with Light

Painting with Light

Pink flowers in an indoor garden bed with light shining from behind them.
Becca Mathias

Dates & Price

July 24–31, 2024

Fee: $149

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $134

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

Registration ends on July 21, 2024.

Registrations may be cancelled up to two weeks before the event, and your registration fee, less a $30 processing fee, will be refunded.

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. 

Capture the magic and splendor of the Conservatory—all while exploring new photography skills at your own pace and practicing with neutral density filters to create dramatic images. Take home a new perspective for observing the Gardens, then gather online to share your light photography with others. For this class, students will need a neutral density filter, a tripod, and one or more small flashlights.  

Course Schedule

Online Orientation
Wednesday, July 24, 6:00–7:00 pm

Onsite Session
Saturday, July 27, 7:00–10:00 am

Online Critique Session
Wednesday, July 31, 6:00–8:00 pm

Inclement Weather Date 
Sunday, July 28, 7:00–10:00 am

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


Onsite at Longwood Gardens with additional online sessions.


Bob Gross


We recommend students come prepared with a tripod for this class.

Additional Info

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