Photography Day - Living History Farms

Photography Day

10th Annual Photography Day at Living History Farms

Saturday, September 19, 2015
8:30am - 4:00pm

Enjoy a day of photography workshops in Iowa’s largest outdoor classroom! Photography experts will be on hand to offer classes and will be out in the field to help you perfect your photography technique. Amateurs as well as professionals are encouraged to attend.

Capture stunning images of our scenic gardens, grounds and buildings, and catch the action at a historic baseball game at 1:30pm. All workshops are included with admission price to Living History Farms.

Don't forget to bring your camera!


Tickets are available at the door. Doors open at 8:30 am.

Two Day Pass (Adult 13+) $25.00
One Day Pass (Adult 13+) $14.75
One Day Pass (Child 2-12) $9.00

Event takes place rain or shine. No refunds.

Two Day Passes allow you to visit on Sunday, September 20 at a discounted rate, to practice your photography skills and visit the Farms. Workshops and vendors will be on Saturday only.


2015 Photography Day Class List >

2015 Photography Day Flyer >

Living History Farms Map >

Boxed Lunches

Choose from Ham or Turkey sandwiches on white bread with lettuce, tomato, and onion in addition to the meat and cheese. In the picnic box, you'll also have a napkin, utensils, packets of mustard and mayo, a cookie, a bag of chips, a side of pasta/potato salad, and a bottle of water. Each Box Lunch is $7.50. 

Available for Saturday only. Must be pre-ordered in advance. A very limited quantity of box lunches will be available the day of the event.


  • More than 25 photography instructors on hand.
  • More than 50 photography classes included with the price of admission.
  • Test-drive the newest camera equipment and accessories from our vendors: Christian Photo, Benro, BlackRapid, Bowens, Canon, ExpoDisc, GoPro, Induro, Joby, Limelite, Lowepro, MeFoto, Nikon, Nissin, Peak Design, PocketWizard, Rogue, Sekonic, Tamron, Tenba, Think Tank, and the Iowa State Fair Photography Salon.

Sponsored by Christian Photo
6721 Douglas Avenue, Urbandale (515-270-8030)


Photography Day

Christian Photo


Another fun photo op at the Farms:

Living History Farms

Living History Farms at Dawn

Saturday, October 17, 6:30am

Photographers, artists, bird watchers, and
early risers can experience Living History
Farms in a different light, when we are not
open to the public. Space is limited!

Find more info and tickets >


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