Photography at Cantigny Park

Casual and serious photographers alike find plenty of opportunities at Cantigny. Beautiful scenery, stunning gardens and colorful special events are just the beginning. Architectural and historical features may capture your attention as well. Visits to the park during all four seasons and at different times of day extend the possibilities. Share your very best images and enter Cantigny in Focus, our annual photography contest for amateurs.

Photo and Video Guidelines

Cantigny requires portrait photographers to purchase a permit for their session(s). The permit does not include access to buildings for the purpose of photography. Commercial photo, video and film shoots are permitted on the grounds, but must be arranged at least one week in advance of the shoot. Please contact Visitor Services for policies and fees at 630.668.5161 or click the button below.

Photo and Video Guidelines

Photo Donations

As a non-profit organization, we are grateful for donations of any kind, including photographic submissions.

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Wedding Photography

Photographing a Wedding? Visit our Wedding Photography page for more information.