Photography On The Farm

By entering onto the property of Coppal House Farm, each guest grants Coppal House Farm the right to film, videotape, or photograph them on Coppal House Farm's property for any reason without payment or consideration.  Guests must have written permission to use photographs and/or videotape of Coppal House Farm's images for commercial broadcasting, advertising, marketing or publishing in any medium.

Coppal House Farm Photography Policy & Agreement 

 

Coppal House Farm is excited to provide our fields and property as a beautiful backdrop for your photos. We love seeing how differently everyone captures our farm and would like for you to take Coppal House Farm on Facebook & Instagram as well as use our hashtags #coppalhousefarm and #nhsunflower.

 

GENERAL PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDELINES | these guidelines are intended for all guests visiting the farm. 

  • NO PETS are allowed on the farm at any time. This includes private photography sessions. (This is for the safety of your animal as well as ours.)
    *Service animals specifically trained to aid a disabled person are allowed to enter. We do not allow emotional support animals. 

  • No drones allowed! Those caught flying a drone will be asked to forfeit the footage and will be asked to leave the property. 

  • Please do not allow children to wander unattended.

  • No boudoir or nude photography allowed; this is a family friendly farm. 

  • Pay attention to all signs and do not go in unauthorized areas. 

  • Please be courteous of other guests and allow everyone the same photography opportunities. 

  • Do not block entrances, pathways, or farm areas for use by others in any way. Do not pick flowers, plants or step off pathways. Do not climb on buildings or equipment without permission. 

  • We have many beautiful settings within the property, we are a working farm and scenery can quickly change or no longer become available. 

  • Our farm is not open for customers to walk around during the off-season. This is from the close of the Corn Maze (November) to the beginning of the Sunflower Festival (end of July). 

  • During our Sunflower & Corn Maze season we are open from 10:00am – 5:00pm and admission is required to enter certain areas of the farm. 

 

NON-PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY | we consider any photos taken with cell phones or simple cameras that are for personal use are allowed during regular advertised business hours and the special sunrise events. 

 

PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY POLICY & GUIDELINES | we consider any formal photography (ex. engagement, maternity, family portraits, etc.) to be professional/commercial photography. 

  • If you are a professional photographer coming during normal festival hours, you do not need to complete a Photography Agreement or pay a site fee.

  • If you would like to schedule an after-hours photography session you will be required to request a reservation, complete a Photography Agreement and pay a site fee (in addition to admissions to the field).

  • Paying a professional photographer’s fee does not grant exclusive rights or access to our fields. Please be considerate of our privacy and be kind and courteous of others.

  • Coppal House Farm staff have the right to determine if your shoot is considered professional photography and may ask any individuals to suspend their photographic activities. 

 

If you plan to advertise after-hours photography sessions on our farm you must complete a photography agreement prior to advertising. 

AFTER HOURS SESSIONS | only offered at 6:30pm Saturday through Saturday of the Sunflower Festival (no after hours sessions offered the final day of the festival).

  • Photographers must be checked in at the admissions counter by 6:15pm. Admissions payment for all those entering the field is due at that time. 

  • Photographers must check in with Coppal House Farm staff at the farm stand before exploring the grounds unattended. Coppal House Farm reserves the right to restrict access to certain areas based on crop production or project needs.

  • Reservations are required for professional photo shoots.  Photography reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance.  Arriving without a reservation may result in the refusal of entry due to previously scheduled events.  To schedule a reservation please email Hannah at info@coppalhousefarm.com

  • There is a site fee for professional photographers, which is required to secure your time slot. Once we have your reservation an invoice will be sent via email. Cash, local checks or major credit cards are all accepted. 
    This fee is non-refundable.

  • There is no site-fee for professional photographers coming during open business hours.

  • AFTER HOUR SITE FEE | $50.00 for a one-hour session. During the Sunflower Festival this is from 6:30pm-7:30pm. It is $50.00 for an additional hour. 

  • For photo sessions in the corn or sunflower field, admission for all entering that area of the farm is required. Wristbands will be provided to all individuals entering the field. Wristbands are not required to be worn on the wrist by those being photographed, but everyone must have access to their band to show staff upon request. 

  • Fields are not accessible by vehicle.  Anything being brought to the field must be carried in and carried out.

  • Coppal House Farm assumes no responsibility for loss, theft, or damage to any equipment or belongings.

  • Photographers and their clients must respect the fields.  Picking of the flowers/corn is strictly forbidden.

  • If photos are posted online or on social media sites, Coppal House Farm requires location recognition be cited with the post.

  • The copy, reproduction or use of any Coppal House Farm logo (digital or print) is prohibited without written permission from Coppal House Farm.

  • This policy is subject to change without notice.

 

Please contact Hannah Bendroth at info@coppalhousefarm.com or by calling 603-659-3572 with any questions or to schedule a reservation.