Photo Policy


Photographs are a wonderful way to remember your visit to Laveanne Lavender Fields. We encourage visitors to take casual photographs or shoot video
for their own personal use. Personal photographs and videos are not to be used for commercial purposes. You may post your photo on your Facebook page – “Like” our page and share your photos with us! If you are coming to the gardens for the sole purpose of taking posed photos of people then you need
a photo permit.


The Photography Guidelines outlined here are intended for all guests, but a permit is necessary for those who wish to use the garden setting as the background for posed photography. This would include wedding, family, engagement, graduation, prom, senior photos or the like. A professional photographer is someone who is performing a for fee service to take the photographs. Personal posed photos of family members by family members or by an amateur photographer for personal use without fee or profit is permitted with admission.


Photo Permit is for a one hour session. Photography Permit Application (PDF) Please submit the Photo Permit Application with the $30 fee to the Laveanne Photo Coordinator at least one week in advance.


Wedding ceremonies, receptions or other special occasions scheduled at Laveanne Lavender Fields are welcome to take their photographs during their rental time at no additional fee. As always, the General Photography Guidelines apply.


General Photography Guidelines


Posed photographs may be taken in the outdoor gardens only.



 - Remain on the pathways, grassy turf and mowed lawn areas at all times. Do not stand on planted garden beds or in fountain, pool borders,
    rock walls or root fence.

 - Do not disturb or remove plants, take plant cuttings, plant labels or containers.

 - Do not block access to the entrance, pathways, or garden areas for use by others.

 - To keep pathways in the gardens accessible and safe for all.

 - Photography at Laveanne cannot be orchestrated or used to imply endorsement by Laveanne Lavender Fields.

 - Guests should come dressed and prepared for their photo session. There are no changing areas available.


Formal, Posed Photography Guidelines


In addition to general photography guidelines.



 - Call ahead to schedule. More than one session may be scheduled for the same time frame. In the event of rain, you may reschedule your session. There
    are no refunds.

 - You must arrive between the hours of 10am and 4pm to be admitted to shoot wedding or bridal photography. We cannot accommodate any arrivals
    after 4pm. Photo sessions must be completed and wedding or bridal groups departed by 5pm.

 - Before or after business hours, photo shoots can be arranged by special permission by contacting the photo co-ordinator.

 - Guests should come dressed and prepared for their photo session. There are no changing areas available.

 - Laveanne Lavender Fields hosts a number of signature events and exhibitions throughout the season. These activity-filled events draw exceptionally
    large crowds, and for your satisfaction, we do not permit wedding and bridal photography during signature events.

 - Posed photography may be taken in the outdoor gardens only. Buildings, greenhouses and outdoor sales areas are not available.

 - Fees: A $30 scheduling fee will be assessed for each one-hour session.

 - Your posed photography session will be scheduled around those that have rented the Gardens as the site for their wedding or other special occasion. In all
    cases, the photography session must be scheduled a minimum of one week in advance and begin and end within the allotted time. In the event of rain, you
    may reschedule your session. Either the subject or the photographer may make the reservation. Formal Posed Photography Guidelines apply.


Professional Photographers Please Note: An annual fee of $250 may be paid in lieu of the $30 individual session fees. This annual permit entitles a photographer to schedule an unlimited number of posed photography sessions at Laveanne Lavender Fields for the business season. Scheduling and Formal posed Photography Guidelines apply.


Photographers and photography studios cannot extend their permit benefit to a client or other studio, no exceptions.


*Failure to comply with the Formal Posed Photography Guidelines will result in the loss of user privileges.


For information on formal, posed photography, please contact:


Photo Coordinator



Promotional Photography


Photographers taking photographs which will be used to promote Laveanne Lavender Fields with credited recognition, for instance in travel publications or the like, will not be assessed a fee.


Promotional Photographers please contact:

Photo Coordinator



Stock Photography


Photos taken as stock photography for publications, greeting cards, calendars, frameable art, resume development or the like are in this category. Any photograph that doesn’t fall under the other categories and is to be sold is considered stock photography. Photographers in this category are asked to pay a daily session fee of $50.


Stock Photographers please contact:


Photo Coordinator



Commercial Photography / Filming


Catalog shoots, commercials, professional videos and the like must be approved by the Laveanne management in writing. Full details of the project must be submitted in writing. Laveanne management reserves the right to refuse any project.


Please submit full project details to:


Photo Coordinator



We highly value our visitors and want to ensure a pleasant experience for them. Please review and abide by our etiquette guidelines. Visitors are welcome in all public areas.

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