Shooting Opportunities and Photography Events Calendar


Date / Time Shooting Opportunity / Photography Event / Workshop



Saturday, Feb 23 to Sunday, Apr 28 
Shooting Opportunity: New York Botanical Gardens’ Orchid Show – Singapore.  Singapore—where the national flower is an orchid—is the inspiration for the 17th annual Orchid Show. Elevate your interest in these storied flowers that are an integral part of the island’s culture and landscape. Developed in partnership with Gardens by the Bay and Singapore Botanic Gardens, the exhibition pays homage to the sites’ iconic Supertrees—dramatic vertical habitats, and famed Arches—a highlight of the National Orchid Garden. Treasures from NYBG’s exquisite orchid collection as well as varieties showcasing Singapore’s achievements in orchid cultivation, research, and conservation are also on display.

Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, The New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10458


The NYBG Orchid Show

Saturday, Mar 2 to Sunday, Mar 19 

Shooting Opportunity: Philadelphia Flower Show. “Flower Power, The Power of Flowers” will pay tribute to the enormous impact of flowers on our lives. From the first blooms of spring in your home garden to the expansive fields that fuel whole economies, flowers influence how we feel, think and act in small and global ways. Photography at the Show: The Flower Show is a great place to take photos of your favorite flowers. Individuals are more than welcome to photograph the Show with handheld cameras for non-commercial use. Monopods and tripods are not permitted.

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107

The Philadelphia Flower Show


Monday, Mar 4 to Sunday, Mar 24 

Shooting Opportunity: Orchid Extravaganza. Longwood Gardens’ exceptional display of orchids.Tripod & monopod use by amateur photographers and artists is permitted in the Conservatory and the Peirce-du Pont House from 9:00 am–12:00 pm daily.   Tripod & monopod use is permitted in the Waterlily area at all times.

Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Longwood Gardens

Saturday April 13, 8AM – 4PM
Photography Event: Photorama, 2019. National Geographic and Sony Artisan photographer Bob Krist will take you on a journey around the globe exploring diverse
cultures and exotic locations. During his four 1-hour lectures, Bob will share with you his
adventures, along with tips and techniques, and provide insight into his transformation to
Advance tickets $40, at the door (if available) $50
West Hall at Middlesex County College, 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, NJ