Personal Photography

Capture Memories at Filoli

Photography is a wonderful way to remember your visit at Filoli. Please always observe the policies detailed below.

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Photography Policy

  • Face coverings may not be removed for photos of any kind
  • Remain on pathways, leave plants, flower beds, plant displays, plant labels, and containers as you see them for others to enjoy
  • Props and additional photography equipment are not permitted (Standalone flashes, lights, and reflectors)
  • Wedding dresses are not permitted
  • Tripods, Monopods, and Selfie Sticks are permitted in the gardens only
  • Use of cell phones, cameras, and additional lenses are allowed
  • Photography must be conducted without disruption to Filoli operations or limitation to the accessibility of other guests, including doorways, pathways, and high traffic areas

Filoli reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to withhold and/or withdraw permissions to photograph or videotape on its premises, if it is a disruption and/or is perceived that it might endanger garden beds, garden objects, or other visitors

Keep yourself and others safe; please have your face covering on at all times, including for photos.

Thank you!