Photography Mini- Session

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Friday January 27

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3:15 PM  –  4:45 PM

The Photography Mini-Sessions package is available Monday through Saturday starting at 9:15AM, 10:45AM, 12:15PM, 1:45PM, and 3:15PM and include one photographer credential good for 90 minutes of professional photography.

Each mini-session can include a maximum of fifteen (15) people plus one photographer over 90 minutes. Sessions including individual groups with more than fifteen people at a time, more than one photographer, and/or a videographer require a venue rental; please email contact Laren Holzer at

One photographer admission is included with credential. 

If changing space is desired, please reserve Special Occasion Photography; Longue Vue's public restrooms may not be used for wardrobe changes.

Please note that other guests may be enjoying the gardens during your session, and maintenance may make specific areas of the grounds inaccessible; photography sessions are non-exclusive and do not include a guarantee of any specific features or areas. To reserve exclusive or guaranteed use of any portion of the Longue Vue gardens, contact Laren Holzer at

Advance reservations and full payment are required in order to guarantee your session. Your credit card will be held on file until the session is over as a security and will be charged only if the session run over time, if the number of photographers or guests exceeds the reservation agreement, or if there are documented damages caused during your session.

Reservations are non-refundable, including in the case of inclement weather. Rescheduling requests will be granted, pending availability, with a minimum of 48 hours advance notice.

By proceeding with this reservation, you acknowledge and agree to the above policies as well as the following site rules and conditions:

  • A maximum of fifteen (15) guests plus one photographer are included.
  • Vehicles larger than a 23-passenger mini-bus are not allowed on-site.
  • Planted beds, historic garden furniture, fountains, and all other components of the gardens must not be moved nor disturbed. Cutting or picking flowers or fruit is not permitted.
  • No walking or placing tripods in planted areas or fountains.
  • Garden furniture may be used for sitting but not for standing upon.
  • Amplified music may not be played in the gardens.
  • Pets are not allowed on the Longue Vue property.
  • Use of drones in not allowed.
  • Latex balloons, glitter, and confetti are not permitted on-site.
  • Large photo props or set items are not permitted on-site.
  • All reservations are non-refundable. In the case of rain or inclement weather, Longue Vue will reschedule sessions, based upon availability. One complimentary reschedule is included in the reservation. Subsequent reschedule requests are subject to a $25 administrative fee. 
  • Longue Vue schedules sessions to avoid overcrowding of favorite photography settings. Parties that exceed the time period of their session will incur a charge of $50 for every quarter-hour beyond the reserved time.
  • A credit card will be held with your reservation; any damages or infractions of the policies above will result in charges commensurate with documented infractions.

For any questions, contact Christine Brignac at