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There’s just a few stipulations/restrictions that apply to A. Bender Photography LLC MULTI-DAY Photo Adventures. They are…

  • Registration Deadline: Participants must have their non-refundable retainer paid no later than 90 days in advance of the Photo Adventure start date in order for reservations to be secured. Final balance due 30 days before the start of the Photo Adventure. If registration is within 90 days of the Photo Adventure start date, full Photo Adventure fee is due at time of registration.

  • Rescheduling Policy: If a participant needs to postpone their attendance, Photo Adventure fees may be applied to a future photo adventure within one calendar year of the original, purchased Photo Adventure if request is received prior to 14 days before the start of the Photo Adventure. All requests must be submitted in writing via e-mail. If request is received within 14 days of the Photo Adventure, only payments over the non-refundable retainer shall be applied to future Photo Adventures within one calendar year of the original, purchased Photo Adventure. 


  • Cancellation/Refund Policy: Photo Adventure fees are non-refundable unless a replacement if found to fill the spot. A. Bender Photography  LLC will refund the adventure price minus an administrative fee of $100 if a replacement is found. All requests must be submitted in writing via e-mail. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN ONCE SERVICES ARE STARTED.

  • Returned checks shall incur a $25 processing  fee and will be required to pay future funds by credit or debit card.

  • Photo Adventure fees only cover specifically listed inclusions such as guiding and instruction services, on location transportation, lodging, and activity fees where required. If the item is not listed, participants can assume it is NOT included in the Adventure price. Please inquire if you have any questions or need clarification for a specific Adventure.

  • Participants understand that these photo adventures are based around natural elements that Alyce Bender of A. Bender Photography LLC has no control over. Best efforts will be made to ensure fulfillment of outlined photographic subjects for each photo adventure but weather conditions, wildlife sightings, wildflower blooms, and fall colors cannot be guaranteed.  

  • In the event of extraordinary events, governmental instability, extreme weather, pandemics, or other conditions, Alyce Bender of A. Bender Photography LLC reserves the right to cancel the Photo Adventure and shall return all adventure fees to participants in these cases.


  • Release of Liability: Upon the arrival meet-up, hard copy liability release forms will be signed. However, by purchasing a Photo Adventure you agree to hold  Alyce Bender, A. Bender Photography LLC and any heirs, relatives, business associates and others harmless from any liability for any personal injury, death, loss of valuables and safety risks, or any other malady that may strike due to your involvement in this Adventure. You agree that you are aware of the risks international travel presents and you are taking these risks upon yourself. You agree to be fully financially independent should disaster strike and that Alyce Bender of A. Bender Photography LLC will be asking and verifying that you have trip insurance, covering both medical and travel.

  • Although most of the Photo Adventures are designed for people of average fitness, be aware that all the Photo Adventures will be taking place outdoors and will require a certain amount of walking over some degree of uneven ground. Please make sure that you are up to the level of activity for the Photo Adventure that you plan to attend. If you have any questions about the activity level of a certain Photo Adventure, please inquire prior to signing up for the event.

  • Attendees are not vetted before the journey. You understand the risks involved and while Alyce Bender of A. Bender Photography LLC will do all she can to aid and assist with issues that may arise, you agree to hold Alyce Bender / A. Bender Photography LLC and any associates harmless due to any interpersonal interactions with fellow attendees and/or anyone we encounter along the way. If you are unwilling to agree to any of these terms listed here please don’t sign up for the Photo Adventure.

  • Please be aware that it is the participants’ responsibility to meet at our predetermined location by a specific time for the start of our Photo Adventure. If for any reason you are delayed, you will be responsible to catch up with the group. It is unfair to delay the entire group. We do suggest arriving in the area of our Photo Adventure locations the day before our start date. A detail data sheet will be available for each Photo Adventure that will include time and location information.

  • A. Bender Photography LLC reserves the right to modify, add and/or subtract anything from the itinerary as necessary and without warning.

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