Photography

Personal Photography

Visitors are welcome and encouraged to take casual photographs for personal (private, non-commercial) use – it’s a great way to remember your time at the Garden. To protect plants and the enjoyment of other visitors, some rules apply – please review our Photography Guidelines.

Tag your shots of the Garden on Instagram @UABotanicGarden!


Drones

  • Drones are not permitted for personal use or functions / events such as weddings.
  • Requests for commercial drone flights must be made a minimum of four weeks in advance at uabg.marketing@ualberta.ca or 780-492-3303. Drone flights are not permitted during hours when the Garden is open to the public. 

Wedding, Portrait & Group Photography

All photographers must follow the Garden’s Photography Guidelines

Weddings: The Garden provides a beautiful backdrop for wedding and engagement photos – visit our Wedding Photography page for rates and booking details. All wedding and engagement photos must be booked in advance.

Group photos: Family portrait, graduation, model portfolio and other group photos must be booked in advance. Rates are applicable regardless of whether the photographer is a professional or amateur.

Prices

Prices do not include GST or photographer.

Monday-Thursday
2 hours  | $50 non-refundable booking fee, plus regular admission per person

Friday-Sunday
2 hours | $385 (up to 25 people)

 

Bookings and information at uabg.bookings@ualberta.ca or 780-492-3138


Commercial Photography & Film Production: Requests for fashion shoots, product placement and other promotional photography and film/video production must be made a minimum of four weeks advance. 780-492-3303 or uabg.marketing@ualberta.ca