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Filming & Photography at Montalvo

Candid “vacation style” pictures for personal use only are permitted on Montalvo’s grounds, and may include the use of tripods and monopods. However, any additional photographic equipment and other uses for such photos require a permit in advance.

Wedding, engagement, prom, head shots, family portraits, model shoots, student projects, event related and other professional portrait photography are permitted by appointment only and shall be subject to certain permit and fee requirements. The standard permit application for such photography may be downloaded here. At least two weeks prior to the requested date, please print, complete and return your Photography Permit Request to Montalvo’s Events Department via hard copy, fax or email as follows:

Montalvo Arts Center, Events Department
P.O. Box 158, Saratoga, CA 95071
FAX: 408-961-5850

Commercial filming and photography  are permitted by appointment only and are subject to the terms and conditions of Montalvo’s Film Production Agreement which includes certain fee, permit and insurance requirements.   

For details and fees with regard to any of the above, please contact the Events Department by calling 408-961-5829 or emailing

Prom Photo Permit Documents