Photography at Billings Farm

Have a special occasion and want the perfect setting for your photographs? Billings Farm & Museum is the place for you!

Because we want each guest experience to be memorable, photography may be taken in public areas for personal, non-commercial use only. Portraiture requires special permission, application and fees.

All professional photography taken at Billings Farm requires a fee and professional photographers must have written permission in advance.

How to schedule a photography session
Download and complete the Photography Request Form AND sign and date the Terms & Conditions prior to your arrival.

Both forms must be approved and payment received before you will receive confirmation for the date and time you would like to schedule.

NOTE: Billings Farm does not supply a photographer. A list of local photographers can be provided upon request.

Download Photography Request Form
Download Terms & Conditions

Parties larger than 4 people should inquire directly to Michelle Adams Somerville at masomerville@billingsfarm.org. All photo sessions are scheduled in one-hour increments.

Please find our Core Safety Pillars that all guests must follow on our website here: https://billingsfarm.org/safety/

Scheduling Options and Guidelines

These options and guidelines were developed with the safety and comfort of all of our guests in mind:

Taking photos during hours of operation
• No additional fee, beyond admission fee (parties of 4 or less)
• Based on current hours of operation (currently 10am-4pm)
• Photographers and subjects may not occupy a space that will limit the access of other guests.
• All professional photography is fee based and professional photographers must have written permission in advance.
• For the safety of our staff & visitors, face coverings are required to be worn, and a 6-foot distance from other guests must be maintained (this includes during the photo session).
• Failure to respect these guidelines may lead to removal at discretion of management.

Taking photos outside of hours of operation
• Fee of $50 per hour (all parties up to 4 people)
• Hours/time available: 8am-10am or 4pm-6pm on days Billings Farm is open, or 8am-4pm on days that Billings Farm & Museum is closed to the public (currently Wednesdays).
• A staff member will greet you for the required health screening and escort you while on the property.

Engaged: Ali   Trevor, Photo by Juniper Studios

Engaged: Ali + Trevor, Photo by Juniper Studios

Maternity photo shoot, Photo courtesy of Shana Ploof

Maternity photo shoot, Photo courtesy of Shana Ploof

Marriage Proposal in the Sunflower House: Erica Rubino

Marriage Proposal in the Sunflower House: Erica Rubino & Frank Derise