Photography After Hours: Illuminated Fountains

Photography After Hours: Illuminated Fountains

Fountains lit up at night in pink and red lights.

Dates & Prices

September 5–12, 2024

Fee: $199

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $179

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

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.

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

This class is sold out.

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. 

Join expert instructor Bob Gross for an evening of learning and practicing nighttime photography techniques. As an added treat, view and photograph a private Illuminated Fountain Performance, set up just for you.

Before the onsite portion of the experience we'll meet online to talk about how best to photograph this storied space at night. After the exclusive shoot, you'll have the opportunity to receive feedback from Gross and your peers in a friendly online critique.

Course Schedule

Online Orientation
Thursday, September 5, 6:00–7:00 pm

Onsite Session
Saturday, September 7, 10:30 pm–1:30 am

Online Critique Session
Thursday, September 12 6:00–8:00 pm

Inclement Weather Date 
Sunday, September 8, 10:30 pm–1:30 am

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


Onsite at Longwood Gardens with additional online sessions.

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.


Bob Gross

Additional Info

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