Workshop Info & Policies

Our workshops and seminars are designed to provide you as much information as possible to assist you in your photographic journey and improve your skills with your camera and with post-processing.

WORKSHOP FAQ

“What skill level is required for workshops?” We welcome all levels of photographers to our workshops and seminars, however, if you have questions regarding your personal level and if the event is a “good fit”, feel free to contact me at Hazel@MeredithImages.com prior to registration.

“Does it matter what type of camera I have?” Not really. While most of our attendees have digital SLR’s, point and shoots and even phones are welcome. Our goal is to help you get the best results possible. If you are not comfortable with changing settings on your camera, it is always wise to bring the camera manual with you since every camera’s settings are slightly different.

“How many people are in your workshops?” This varies depending on the type of event, but the general maximums are 6-8 for travel workshops and 10-12 for half/full day workshops.

“How soon should I sign up for an event?” Spaces are on a first-come, first-paid basis, so you should sign up as soon as you know you want to attend an event. We cannot hold spaces without payment. Should a workshop become full, please email to be placed on a waiting list.

“How do I register for an event?” All registrations are processed through our website in the “Peacock Studio”. Some travel workshops will have the option to pay a deposit with the balance due by a set date; shorter events need to be paid in full at time of registration. You can use a credit or debit card through PayPal (you do not need a PayPal account).

“What happens if it rains?” We cannot predict what Mother Nature will do, but we will try to rearrange the itinerary to accommodate the weather. There are no refunds due to weather unless we cancel the entire workshop (see below regarding trip insurance).

“Are meals, accommodations, etc., included in the workshop?” Some of our travel workshops include a welcome dinner and admission to various locations. The Creative Photography Conference includes lunch and snacks. Accommodations and travel are not included in any event. Please read the details for the particular event to see what is included.

Please note – ALL attendees to a workshop or seminar are required to sign a waiver form. There are some locations that may also require a location release. Please read the details for the event to see what is required. Meredith Images has full business insurance coverage.

 

CANCELLATION POLICIES

TRAVEL WORKSHOPS (Multi-Day)

Refunds will be given if cancellation is made prior to 60 days before the workshop/tour start date minus a $75 processing fee. No refunds will be given if cancellation is made less than 60 days prior to the start of the workshop.

WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND TRIP INSURANCE to protect you from an unexpected emergency that prevents you from attending the workshop. We also encourage participants to purchase refundable airline tickets. We reserve the right to cancel any workshop if our minimum enrollment is not met. In the event we cancel a workshop, participants will be receive a full refund. We are not, however, liable for expenses incurred such as airfare or accommodations, thus the reason we recommend the purchase of trip insurance.

HALF DAY/FULL DAY WORKSHOPS

There are no refunds on single day workshops. You may transfer your registration to another person for a $50 processing fee. Should we need to cancel an event you will receive a full refund.

CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY CONFERENCE

We understand that sometimes unexpected emergencies arise, but we also must commit to a venue for a guaranteed number of attendees.

Following is our refund policy for this event: 90 days or more prior to start of conference – 100% refund minus a $50 processing fee; 61-90 days prior to start of conference – 75% refund; 31-60 days prior to start of conference – 50% refund; 30 days or less prior to start of conference – No refund.

Registrations may be transferred to another person at any time for a $50 processing fee. Please email me for processing.

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