Participation terms


  1. A non-refundable deposit in the amount of 1300.00 USD is required to hold a spot on the Equine Photography Tour in Camargue in 2024. The remaining balance of 2600.00 USD will be due on June 30, 2024 (a PayPal invoice will be sent to you at the beginning of June 2024, or if required, you may pay directly to our USD, GBP, or Euro account). If your balance is not paid on or before the due date, your spot will be filled from the waiting list. If your spot is filled, you will lose your deposit. If not, you can still secure your spot by paying your balance.
  2. There will be no refund for delays or cancellations due to weather or any other unforeseen issues before, during, or after the scheduled tour. In addition, Katarzyna Okrzesik-Mikoajek is not responsible for any additional costs that may be incurred by cancellations due to weather, flight delays, visa issues, or other unforeseen issues
  3. Katarzyna Okrzesik-Mikołajek reserves the right to cancel this tour if it does not meet the required minimum enrollment (5 of the total spots available). If that happens, all money collected for deposits and remaining balances will be totally refunded. Please note that if you cancel your space on any tour, your deposit and/or balance collected for that event remain non-refundable.
  4. Following the protocols in place per local and/or federal guidelines regarding natural disasters, pandemics, and wars, if Katarzyna's tours cannot be held on the announced date, then a new date will be set and the tours will be postponed. For this reason, please don’t book your airfare until this tour is confirmed as a go.
  5. If the new date of the postponed tour does not suit you, Katarzyna Okrzesik-Mikołajek can agree to transfer the deposit to another 2024 or 2025 tour. This change can only be made once, and then the deposit is forfeited.
  6. Any tour booking spot switch is possible up to 6 months before the event date, if deemed applicable.
  7. If all spots are full, you can sign up for the waiting list. The waiting list also requires an advance non-deposit payment. If the spot does not open for you until July 1, 2024, your deposit will be refunded
  8. However, anytime we choose to travel, we must acknowledge the risk of contact with diseases or otherwise, and each person shall be completely responsible for themselves at all times and will have to adhere to all measures of safety being implemented by Katarzyna Okrzesik-Mikołajek during any workshops, tours, or events.
  9. Due to ever-changing travel restrictions, we strongly recommend that you purchase quality travel insurance.
  10. During this tour, individual room accommodations will be provided.
  11. The fee for this tour does cover meals. When ordering your meals at different restaurants, let us know about your allergies.
  12. During our meals, all state, federal, and local guidelines will be followed to ensure everyone’s safety.
  13. Katarzyna Okrzesik-Mikołajek reserves the right to take one over the limit on every workshop, tour, or event.
  14. Katarzyna Okrzesik-Mikołajekreserves the right to bring in any assistants or co-leaders on any workshop, tour, or event.
  15. Katarzyna Okrzesik-Mikołajek and her employees, our hosts, and horse owners are not responsible for any personal injury or damage to property arising from incidents occurring at the tour venue. You are responsible for your own safety at all times. When you sign up for any of Katarzyna's workshops, tours, or events, you certify that you are in good general health and that you do not have any physical or other disabilities that would place either you or other participants in danger. 
  16. The participant allows the tour to be photographed, filmed, and recorded for future tour promotions.
  17. During this tour, teaching classes will not be provided.
  18. The participant is obliged to equip himself for the duration of the tour with his own DSLR or mirrorless camera and a 70-200mm, 300mm, 200-400mm (or similar) lens. Most of the sessions will be adapted to the telephoto lens space.
  19. During this 4-day and 3-night tour, we will travel some distances between photo locations to capture changing scenery, including six photo sessions at sunsets and sunrises. If our schedules allow, we might spend some time sightseeing at local attractions (participation is not obligatory).
  20. For a good atmosphere during the whole tour and the comfort of all photographers during photo sessions, the ability to collaborate in a group is necessary. Each participant shall conduct themselves in a civil manner, not only to the hosts but to each other. There will be no tolerance for rude behavior. Katarzyna will give you one warning before you are asked to leave the group without any refund whatsoever, and it will be your sole responsibility, both physically and financially, to make arrangements to leave the group immediately. These workshops, tours, and events are supposed to be fun and enjoyable for all, so please act accordingly.
  21. Katarzyna Okrzesik-Mikołajek reserves the right to find a suitable replacement for myself in the event of a tragic accident or unforeseen event that would keep me from attending any workshop, tour, or event.
  22. Prior to the start of this tour, each participant will need to sign a Liability Waiver agreement.
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