WHAT IS INCLUDED:

  • Some dinners, (water included)
  • All museum and public entrance fees
  • Photography instructions from two photographers
  • Photography discussions in private and in groups
  • Image critique every day 
  • A presentation about the day’s assignment each day. 
  • Photography Assignments for each day

WHAT IS NOT :

  • Airfare to and from Finland
  • Travel to and from the Airport
  • Hotel and meals (except the ones that are) 
  • Travel insurance
  • If you choose to do something on your own, you’ll pay for it.
  • Any fees or charges that you incur as a result of you canceling this trip once you have made a reservation
  • If you decide to arrive early or depart late you’re responsible for all expenses

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PAYMENT SCHEDULE: 2021 and 2022

DEPOSIT: €500 per person (non-refundable) upon registration.
If you cancel after you’ve signed up, but you can find someone to fill your place, we will refund the deposit after we have received the deposit from your substitute. This is the only exception to the rule.

May 31st, 2022 – BALANCE DUE €1499
If you wish you can also pay the remaining €1499 in two equal parts (€749.50 each). In this case the first due date is February 28th 2022 and the second May 31st 2022.

If the registration is after June 1st then the full amount €1999 needs to be paid.

June 15th, 20222 – CONFIRMATION OF PARTICIPATION: Cancellations made after July 15 will be charged the full cost of the workshop.

Cancellation notice received after June 15, 2022, will not be refunded

The August 2022 workshop is limited to 10 participants.

Passport and Identification – Each workshop member is responsible for their own valid passport. Please be sure that it is valid for three months beyond your return date. If you are traveling outside the Schengen area. Required travel documents to Finland can be found here: (https://um.fi/visa-requirement-and-travel-documents-accepted-by-finland). Each Workshop participant is responsible to have all the required travel documents. 

PLEASE READ THE THIS CAREFULLY:

We are conducting everything according to the Finnish law and according to possible regulations that the Covid-19 situation requires. The Workshop will be conducted according to the regulations about Covid-19 that are in effect during the Workshop.  

BINDING AGREEMENT:

These terms and conditions apply to this Workshop. Constitute a binding agreement between Helsinki Photo Workshops and each Workshop participant (“Participant” or “you”). You should read these terms and conditions carefully. If you do not agree with any part of them, you should not book this Workshop. To complete your reservation, you will also be required to sign the workshop Waiver.

About two weeks prior to the starting date of the workshop, participants will be sent information about the destination and all the information you’ll need to prepare. Also any gear-related requirements will be informed. 

Workshop organizer, Helsinki Photo Workshops provide educational Photography Workshops. Tuition is for one workshop only. The workshop organizer is not responsible for planning or booking any other aspect of the Participant’s travel to and from the workshop, lodging, etc…

The itineraries and staff presented on this website are subject to modification and change by Helsinki Photo Workshops at any time. Every reasonable effort will be made to operate programs as planned, but alterations may still occur.

Your enrollment in a Workshop will only be complete upon Helsinki Photo Workshops receipt of the following:

(i) full Tuition for the Workshop and

(ii) a signed copy of the completed Workshop Waiver. 

If you have any problems or complaints during the Workshop, you must communicate the same to Helsinki Photo Workshops promptly so that Helsinki Photo Workshops may attempt to resolve them in whatever manner Helsinki Photo Workshops, in its sole discretion, deems appropriate. Any such communication may be directed to info@helsinkiphotoworkshops.fi. 

PAYMENT:

A non-refundable deposit of 500€ is required to reserve your place in the workshop. This will be paid upon registration. No reservation will be considered confirmed until the deposit has been received. Tuition must be paid in full in order to confirm your place in the workshop. Payments may be made by wire transfer or PayPal. Tuition and any other amounts due hereunder are reflected in Euros (Eur) unless otherwise noted. 

CANCELLATION:

We rely on your attendance to make important arrangements and logistical preparations. If, for any reason, you must cancel your enrollment or participation in a Workshop, please notify Helsinki Photo Workshops in writing by email to info@helsinkiphotoworkshops.fi as soon as possible. Your cancellation notice will be effective as of the date the email is received by Helsinki Photo Workshops and will be subject to the following tuition & refund policy:

  • The final payment is due by the 1st of June 2022.
  • Cancellation at any time while the Workshop is in progress, for any reason whatsoever, will be charged 100% of the tuition for the Workshop. No refunds will be made for unused portions of a Workshop under any circumstances.
  • There are no exceptions to this cancellation policy for any reason, even in the event of a medical emergency. In order to avoid incurring the above cancellation charges, we strongly recommend the purchase of Trip-Cancellation/Interruption Insurance.

If you do not pay your tuition on time, Helsinki Photo Workshops has the right to cancel your reservation for the Workshop. You agree that Helsinki Photo Workshops will have no liability for any such cancellation.

Helsinki Photo Workshops reserves the right to cancel any Workshop because of inadequate enrollment that makes the trip economically unfeasible to operate or because of good-faith concerns with respect to the safety, health, or welfare of the participants. If Helsinki Photo Workshops elects to cancel a Workshop for either of these reasons, you will receive a full refund and/or credit equivalent of any tuition you have already paid to Helsinki Photo Workshops. Similarly, if Helsinki Photo Workshops cancels a Workshop after it has commenced, you will receive a prorated refund based on the number of days not yet completed. 

Notwithstanding the foregoing, Helsinki Photo Workshops will not be liable for any forced delay in, change to, or cancellation of one or more Workshops due to any event of Force Majeure, or any other circumstance beyond the reasonable control of Helsinki Photo Workshops including, but not limited to war, the threat of war, riot, civil strife, terrorist activity, industrial dispute, disease, industrial or nuclear disaster, adverse weather conditions, fire, and strikes. 

Helsinki Photo Workshops will not be responsible for any other expenses you may have incurred in association with the Workshop such as airline tickets, personal purchases, or travel outside of the Workshop, etc. We strongly recommend that all participants purchase Trip-Cancellation/Interruption Insurance that covers Workshop expenses and non-refundable travel costs.

SUITABILITY TO PARTICIPATE:

You must be in good physical and mental health to participate in the Workshop. Any physical condition, diet, or treatment requiring special attention or for which you require assistance or accommodation must be reported in writing when the reservation is made. The workshop will keep confidential any such personal or medical information you share with the workshop, and will only use the information to the extent needed to coordinate your successful participation in the Workshop. We strongly recommend that you purchase international medical insurance for the duration of the Workshop.

You must be 18 to attend the Workshop. You are solely responsible for assessing the following for yourself:

(i) whether you are in good enough health and fitness to travel to and from, and to    participate in a Workshop

(ii) whether you are legally able to travel to and from, and to participate in the Workshop. 

TRAVEL DOCUMENTS:

All participants are responsible for ensuring they have the proper travel documents (including, but not limited to, valid passport and visa(s)). Each workshop member is responsible for their own valid passport. Please be sure that it is valid for three months beyond your return date. If you are traveling outside the Schengen area. Required travel documents to Finland can be found here: (https://um.fi/visa-requirement-and-travel-documents-accepted-by-finland). Each Workshop participant is responsible to have all the required travel documents. 

COMPLIANCE:

The workshop requires that you follow all laws, rules, and regulations of the locations whether the Workshop is held. If your actions interfere with the safety and well-being of yourself, any other participant, or any Workshop owner, employee, or agent, the workshop reserves the right to terminate your enrollment in the Workshop and to require you to leave.  

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:

PARTICIPANTS WAIVE ANY AND ALL LIABILITY

Your total remedy, if any, for any injury and/or damages you may suffer arising from or connected in any way with a Workshop is limited to the total amount you have paid for the Workshop. The workshop will not be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any kind regardless of the form of the action and even if the workshop has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Participant expressly waives any right Participant may have to recover such damages.

LIKENESS RELEASE:

Unless you direct Helsinki Photo Workshops otherwise prior to a Workshop, Helsinki Photo Workshops may capture and use your likeness by photograph or otherwise. 

CHOICE OF LAW:

These terms and conditions, along with any applicable Workshop Agreement, are governed by the laws of Finland. You agree to the exclusive venue and personal jurisdiction of the courts situated in Helsinki Finland. The workshop may change these terms and conditions at any time. It is your responsibility to review them frequently.