At James Neihouse Photography Workshops it is our goal to ensure that every client has a positive and successful learning experience.
By enrolling in a James Neihouse Photography Workshop (JNPW) each participant hereby agrees to the following terms and conditions.
No person under the age of 18 years may attend a workshop unless accompanied by an eligible parent or guardian.
Payment in full OR $500.00 (USD) deposit is required to secure your place on any trip. In case of some remote, more expensive destinations, the deposit amount may increase, this will be explained in detail on the specific workshop page. The option to secure a spot in a workshop by placing a DEPOSIT is available until 90 days prior to a US based workshop or 120 days prior to an international workshop.
If the DEPOSIT OPTION is selected and unless otherwise indicated in the course description, the balance of the workshop fee is due 90 days prior to the workshop date for US workshops and 120 days prior to the departure date for International workshops.
James Neihouse Photography Workshops offers Payment Plans with No Interest. Please contact us for information regarding details of our payment plans for upcoming workshops at firstname.lastname@example.org or (260) 274-6861.
In most cases there is no minimum participant number for a workshop. Any minimum participant details will be spelled out specifically in the workshop description.
ALL WORKSHOPS INCLUDE:
Field photography sessions
Processing techniques sessions
Personal attention and instruction in field and class environments
Transportation to and from workshop the workshop hotel to photography locations
Admissions fees to workshop photography locations
International Workshops Also Include:
Lodging – single occupancy whenever possible
Airport transfers at destination
Unless specifically noted in the workshop description:
Airfare is NOT included in workshop fees
Hotel accommodations are NOT included in most workshop fees; hotel accommodations are included with international workshops
Details of hotels, flight arrival recommendations and other trip tips will be provided well in advance of the workshop start date.
Participants are responsible for obtaining all travel related documents required for the workshop including, but not limited to Passport, Visas, medical expenses, etc.
Transportation from workshop hotel to photography locations will be provided.
Meals ARE NOT included in the workshop fee, unless so stated in the workshop description. Alcoholic beverages are NOT included in any workshop.
In most cases, and unless otherwise stated in the tour description, admission fees to photography sites are included in the cost of the workshop.
IF YOU CANCEL:
All cancellations must be confirmed in writing, and due to costs incurred by James Neihouse Photography Workshops in arranging a tour, deposits ARE NOT refundable after 90 days prior to US workshops or 120 days prior to international workshops. Prior to those deadlines your deposit will be refunded LESS a $100.00 USD handling/service fee.
Payment in full is required 90 days prior to US workshops or 120 days prior to international workshops. You will receive an invoice for the balance.
Please be aware that each International Workshop has its own, unique cancellation policy. It is your obligation to familiarize yourself with that policy to ensure you understand your financial obligation. Links to specific cancellation policies will be on the workshop page.
No workshop credits are offered in lieu of non-refundable monies.
James Neihouse Photography Workshops strongly suggests that our clients purchase trip insurance to protect their workshop investment.
IF WE CANCEL:
In the event of insufficient workshop enrollment, or enrollment falls below the minimum participant requirement, James Neihouse Photography Workshops reserves the right to cancel any given trip. In the event of cancelation 100% of moneys received will be returned. In this case, in lieu of a refund, the workshop fee may be applied to a future workshop.
James Neihouse Photography Workshops reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any workshop for reason beyond our control that may create unsafe or undesirable conditions for the successful completion of the workshop. In the event it is necessary to cancel a workshop any monies paid to James Neihouse Photography Workshops for said workshop will be refunded. In this case, in lieu of a refund, the workshop fee may be applied to a future workshop.
In the event of a workshop cancelation, James Neihouse Photography Workshops financial liability to its client is limited to the amount paid to James Neihouse Photography Workshops for the workshop, and does not extend to other expenses incurred by the client. We highly recommend the purchase of travel protection that includes trip cancellation to protect your workshop investment.
James Neihouse Photography Workshops request that tour participants limit their luggage to the equivalent of one suitcase, one flight bag, one camera bag and tripod. We do not wish to be dictatorial in this matter, but we request that group members bear in mind space and comfort in our vans. All personal luggage is the responsibility of the owner, so please keep the weight to a limit YOU can handle and other restrictions can be met.
Smoking/Vaping/Use of ANY tobacco product is not permitted at meals, during group sessions, or in any vehicle. Smoking/Vaping/ Use of ANY tobacco product is permitted at photo stops if it is permitted by the location, and does not adversely affect our photographers and photography.
James Neihouse Photography Workshops and its agents act only as agents for the passenger in matters relating to travel arrangements, and as such, do not assume responsibility for injury, accident, damage, loss, delay or irregularity which may occur via defect of transportation or any other cause.
James Neihouse Photography Workshops reserves the right to substitute hotels, and other previously outlined arrangements as necessary, to either improve or equal the travel experience.
James Neihouse Photography Workshops reserves the right to pass on to tour members any additional and unplanned expenditures incurred during the tour, incurred resulting from events beyond the control of James Neihouse Photography Workshops.
While it is not our policy to substitute instructors, James Neihouse Photography Workshops reserves the right to replace instructors in the event of illness, emergency or death.
James Neihouse Photography Workshops reserves the right to accept or decline any person as a member of any workshop. A refusal of service could be based on personality conflicts, complaints from other guests, safety concerns, or an understanding by James Neihouse Photography Workshops staff that an individual might not be capable of coping with the physical challenges of a workshop without endangering themselves or other members of the workshop. This policy can be enacted at any time prior to the workshop departure. In the event a registration is declined, all deposits and funds paid to James Neihouse Photography Workshops will be returned in full.
Payment of tour fees by trip participants constitutes their acceptance of all conditions contained herein including but not limited to holding harmless James Neihouse Photography Workshops, or any of it agents in the case of any injury, death or other liability incurred during a trip.
A formal Waiver, Release and Hold Harmless Agreement shall be signed by each workshop attendee prior to the first day of the workshop.
NO TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY IS TRANSFERRED TO THE CUSTOMER IN THIS CONTACT