All professional and non-professional portrait photographers using any area of Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden at any time please call the garden, 336-996-7888.
Includes any session where there is exchange of money
All sessions must be scheduled by the photographer through the Garden’s office during business hours (Monday through Friday, 9:00 am until 5:00 pm) at least 48 hours before session
Fee: $200.00 -2 hour mini session
Staff on Premise
Bathroom and Changing Room Access
Must be schedule and paid for 48 hours in advance
This fee is not refundable if you cancel
In the event of inclement weather, portrait sittings may be rescheduled
Portrait appointments start at the time reserved, not when the subject or photographer arrives
The Garden reserves the right to restrict the times and locations of portrait sittings
The Garden is not closed to previously scheduled groups or to the general public during photography sessions
A $50.00 Donation is suggested for all other sessions in order to fulfill our
mission with regard to a positive visitor experience
General Guidelines for all Photographers
Photographers and subject may not stand in planting beds, please remain on paths
Light stands and equipment may not be placed in planting bed
No glitter, confetti, aerosol products, etc.
Do not disturb or remove plants, plant labels, containers, garden furniture, etc
Drone photography is not allowed at the Garden
Please leave your pets at home, Service Animals only
Individuals who are not professional portrait photographers and are not charging a fee and/or who will not be using the photographs for commercial purposes in any form may photograph in the Garden without a fee.
If you have any questions, please contact us at 336-996-7888 or email