Night Photography With Frank McDonough - The Arboretum
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Wednesday, December 13; 7:00PM - 10:00PM

Night Photography With Frank McDonough

Program Details

Night photography offers unique photographic opportunities in the garden so come join us for this special session. Share your night photography techniques with other photographers. Special emphasis will be placed on the ‘Painting with Light’ technique, so bring your ‘big gun’ flashlights. This session is for both novices and experienced photographers as there will be giving a short overview of night photography techniques before we start the session.


Wednesday, December 13th


2024 Dates


-Headlamp flashlight

-Camera with manual controls (includes newer iPhones and other higher end smartphones).

-Tripod (required for smartphones as well).

-Warm attire.

-Snacks and water (not provided).


-Large flashguns

-Bright LED lights.

-Gel filters for the above.

-Eye safe UV lights.

-Eye safe lasers.

-LED light strings.

-LED light spinners.

-Portable battery-operated digital image projectors.

Actual Photos from Night Photography Class Sessions:


Members: $30
Non-Members: $40

*Advance online registration required.

More Information

Cancellation & Refund Policy:
Cancelations must be requested in advance of one week prior to the program start date in order to qualify for a refund. Cancellations requested within 7 days of the class start date will not qualify for a refund. The Arboretum does not offer credit or reschedules for missed classes. If you are unable to cancel within the required refund window, please consider your program fee a donation to the garden. Your registration confirms your understanding of and agreement with this policy.

*Please arrive 10 minutes before class to ensure you have time to check in!
*Refunds will not be granted to registered guests who miss the class due to tardiness.
*Questions? Please call the Education Department at 626.821.4623 or email at

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