Member Field Trips

Throughout the year, the Berks Photographic Society hosts numerous trips and gatherings exclusively for club members. In addition to diverse photography events, we also hold numerous social events to help build friendships and learn more about each other.

Please see the events calendar for the most current events:


Past Events:

Berks Photographic Society Social Dinner

Friday, March 4, 2016 – 6:30PM

Temple Family Restaurant, 4949 5th St., Temple, PA

Come join other club members for an evening of socializing at the Temple Family Restaurant!

Each person is responsible for their own meal. Spouses and significant others are welcome.

Please contact board members Konstance Folk or Harold Gilmer no later than Tuesday, March 1st. We look forward to seeing you!!

Longwood Gardens Photo Trip

NOTE: This trip will be postponed due to pending snow arriving on Saturday, April 9. Stay tuned.

Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Longwood Gardens  – 1001 Longwood Drive, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Join us for the day at Longwood Gardens. If we have 15 or more people we will get a discount on admission.  Normal admission is $20. If we have 15 or more people attending, we can get a discount price of only $16.

We will meet in front of main entrance at 9:00 AM.  When we enter the gardens, Harold Gilmer will provide information on where to go and what to see.  Longwood has a nice restaurant on site with good food that is reasonably priced.

Please note that tripods are not allowed in the conservancy after 12:00PM and you must obtain a tripod permit when entering. A tripod is recommended to obtain the best photos.

Longwood Gardens consists of over 1,077 acres (436 hectares; 4.2 km²) of gardens, woodlands, and meadows in the Brandywine Creek Valley. It is one of the premier horticultural display gardens in the United States and is open to visitors year-round.

Please contact board member Harold Gilmer if you plan on attending this great club event.

Yuengling Brewery Photo Shoot #1

Friday, April 22, 2016 – 2:00PM

D. G. Yuengling & Son, 501 Mahantongo St., Pottsville

Please join us for a fun filled private photo shoot of the Yuengling Brewery! The private tour will be approximately 1 1/2 – 2 hours long. Flash and tripods are allowed.

Cost: $5.00

Required: Closed toe shoes are a must as per the brewery!

Space is limited to 10 people so register soon!

Please contact board member, Konstance Folk if interested in attending this unique and fun event.

Note: This trip is filled, but a second trip has been added for June 24th! See below.