Photography At The Farm

Thanks to the tireless efforts of our staff, the fields and orchards at Ward’s Berry Farm are particularly beautiful, and so very photogenic! We are pleased that you share that opinion! Our many requests for photo shoots at the farm are granted, providing that you respect our rules.

In season, from April through October, you will find a huge variety of stunning flowers, fruits and vegetables growing. We also have some beautifully landscaped gardens and common areas that are great photo opportunities!

April   Peach  Blossoms and Daffodils
May   Tulips
June   Strawberries
June – September   PYO Flowers
July – August   Blueberries
July – September   Sunflowers
August   Peaches
September – October   Pumpkins

All professional photographers (those who are paid for their services) must be granted a permit for each session.
  • One-hour photo permit: $50,  One-year photo pass: $500
  • Permits must be obtained 48 hours prior to the scheduled time.
  • All permits/passes are non-refundable. One-hour permits can be rescheduled before the originally scheduled time.

PLEASE NOTE: These rates are for individual photographers. Different guidelines are in place for businesses looking to create promotional material on farm property. If that is the case, please email us so we can better accommodate you!

PHOTO SHOOT RULES:

  • Session may only be conducted between 9:00 AM and 7:00 PM.
  • Fields, trees, bushes, etc., must be treated with respect. Do not walk on plants or climb/hang/shake trees.
  • Be aware that you may be sharing space with customers and staff of Ward’s PYO business. Please be respectful of all our customers and staff.
  • Do not pick any fruit, vegetables, or flowers unless you have also purchased a PYO container.
  • Use of drones is not permitted.
  • Pets may not be a part of photo sessions for health and safety reasons. 
  • For special needs or to reschedule, please Contact Us.
CHECK-IN:
  • Once we have your order, we will print out a pass for you. On the day of your photoshoot, please go to the front registers in our farm store where an employee will give you your pass on a lanyard. Please wear the lanyard during your shoot. 
  • Go out into the fields and enjoy your shoot! Please return the pass when you are finished.
    • If you have purchased a pass for the year, you will need to pick up and return your pass for each session

Please Pick An Option Below To Get A Photo Permit