Event Cancellation Policy

GNPA will make every attempt to execute each trip, workshop or event (hereafter referred to as “Trip”) as planned and as described on the GNPA website. However, circumstances beyond GNPA’s control may arise that that affect GNPA’s ability to complete a Trip.

If a Trip is cancelled by GNPA for any reason prior to its start date, GNPA will refund all deposits and registration fees.  GNPA will not make any refunds or provide any compensation for payments by registrants made for any other purpose such as non-refundable hotel deposits, car rental fees, or airline charges.  GNPA reserves the right to make changes to the trip including changes to the itinerary and trip leaders at its sole discretion without providing any compensation or refund.

Attendee Cancellation Policy

An attendee unable to attend a Trip for any reason will be responsible for payments as described in the Trip announcement and Cancellation Policy.

GNPA strongly encourages all attendees to purchase trip insurance.

Event Safety

Personal safety is of utmost importance. Nature photography inherently includes risks that all participants must evaluate for themselves. GNPA expects all Trip attendees to take into account their own personal safety and abilities before engaging in any Trip activity.

Please be vigilant and constantly aware of your surroundings and potential hazards that might result in injury to yourself or others. Do not place yourself in danger.


As a condition of participation with the Georgia Nature Photographers Association [“GNPA”], I agree to release from liability and to hold harmless the GNPA and its officers, agents, employees or assigns for any injury, including illness, accident, emergency and death, and for damage to or loss of personal property, including equipment, film, and memory cards, while participating in any activities affiliated with the GNPA.


I do hereby give the GNPA permission to use my photo and its likeness for any and all print and video purposes it deems necessary but not limited to: newsletters, brochures, instructional and promotional videos, and press releases. The GNPA will not be required to reimburse me for use of my photo or its likeness.


Coronavirus, COVID-19 is an extremely contagious virus that spreads easily through person-to-person contact. Federal and state authorities recommend social distancing as a mean to prevent the spread of the virus. COVID-19 can lead to severe illness, personal injury, permanent disability, and death. Participating in any activities affiliated with the GNPA could increase the risk of contracting COVID-19. GNPA in no way warrants that COVID-19 infection will not occur through participation in any activities affiliated with the GNPA. For more information, see the attached Covid-19 Notice.