Workshop price includes photographic guiding and instruction in the field and the classroom. Each workshop also includes digital darkroom sessions where we finish our photos, provide software training, and critique our work. We also provide fun and inspiration at no additional charge!
Unless otherwise noted, price does not include lodging, meals, transportation, gratuities, travel insurance, or other items not specifically indicated as included. Transportation to and from workshop origination point are not included. Participants are responsible for ground transportation. Car pooling is encouraged.
Lodging recommendations shall be provided upon receipt of deposit and registration. However, participants may make any lodging choice they desire. Note: some workshops include lodging. See specific workshop details for more information.
Unless otherwise indicated, meals are not included in the price of the workshop. Participants are encouraged to carry breakfast bars, snacks and water during photo shoots. Meals are available at or near our lodging facilities. Many people find a two-meal routine (e.g. a late breakfast after a sunrise shoot and either an early or late dinner before or after a sunset shoot), supplemented with breakfast bars and snacks, works well. Participants shall be responsible for their dietary needs.
A deposit is required to secure your registration. See specific workshop details for amount of deposit. Final payment is due 60 days prior to the start of the workshop. If registration occurs within 60 days of departure, the full amount is due at registration. You may register by making your initial deposit and final payment on-line through PayPal (see workshop description pages). U.S. customers may also submit payments by personal check. Make checks payable to Scenic Aperture, 14906 Burt Dr. Omaha, NE 68154.
There will be no refunds due to delay or cancellation caused by weather before or during the workshop. Scenic Aperture shall not be responsible for additional expenses Participants may incur due to weather delays or cancellations.
We encourage participants to purchase refundable airline tickets and trip cancellation insurance.
Should Scenic Aperture cancel a scheduled workshop or tour, a participant shall have a choice of receiving a full refund or transferring to another workshop that has space available. Scenic Aperture shall not however, be liable for expenses incurred, such as airfare or accommodations, and for this reason we recommend the purchase of refundable airline tickets and trip cancellation insurance.
Scenic Aperture reserves the right to make changes to the planned itinerary. Most changes are made to accommodate changing weather and lighting conditions and are intended to maximize the participants’ photography experience.
Participants must be in good general health. Though the pace will be relaxed and walking distances relatively short, participants must be capable of hiking up to one mile over uneven rocky terrain while carrying their gear.
Workshop and tour participants shall release and discharge Scenic Aperture and its owners, employees, instructors, agents, representatives, and assigns from any and all liability, even if that liability arises out of negligence and/or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities mentioned above. Assumption of risk, waiver and release of liability, including negligence, encompasses, but is not limited to death, bodily injury, illness, damage, theft and/or loss of personal property during said a workshop which occurs as a result of anything during the entire workshop. Each participant shall be required to sign a release and assumption-of-risk form prior to the workshop.
Please feel free to contact Scenic Aperture for more information or any questions you may have.