It is possible, and encouraged, to come with a companion, such as members of your family or friends, who will not take active part to the workshop. In that case, their cost will only be for room and board. There is no risk to be bored: your companion can use the week to visit the art cities nearby, take walks or bike rides, go to the beaches, take cooking lessons! Please let us know and we can organize this in advance.
When one of our courses fills up we will open a waiting list for people who want to try to get into the class, if there are any last minute cancellation. You will be entered in the wait list once we receive your enrollment form, but you will not need to send a deposit, we will let you know what number you are on the list and will keep you updated on any openings.
Workshop Cancellation / Refunds
When working with professional photographers it may happen that at the last minute an unalterable assignment forces them to cancel a workshop. Rarely we have to cancel a workshop because we do not reach the minimum number of students to hold that class. In these cases the students can choose either to be fully reimbursed or transferred to another course.
If you decide to cancel for any reason, we will reimburse all fees less Euro 80 for administrative expenses, if you notify your cancellation at least 40 days before the starting date of the workshop. After that time frame you will lose your down payment. There will be no refund of any fee for withdrawing after the workshop has begun.
We are all hoping that by Summer 2023 the pandemic situation will be in control. We keep the international restrictions monitored, and will apply the current rules at the moment of the workshop.
Nevertheless, should the workshops be cancelled for Covid related issues, will refund the fee you paid in FULL.
There will be no charge for transferring between workshops, as long as you give us notice at least two weeks in advance of the workshop start date. (No transfers can be made once the workshop has started).
We offer a discount of € 100 if you register for any summer workshop, and pay the full amount, by January 15, 2023.
Should you decide to take two workshops, we can offer 10% off on the second workshop.
What to bring
Photographic equipment you normally use, make sure that it is in perfect working condition. Some classes might need a tripod. A selection of your work for the first meeting with your teacher and the other students is essential. This will be very useful to the instructor in order to evaluate your photographic level and you will be able to see the steps you have made by the end of the workshop.
It is useful to bring a lens cleaning kit, we work in the country and it is a good habit to keep your equipment clean to avoid dust problems.
We suggest that you bring your own laptop with an external hard drive, to transfer files from your camera at the end of the day.
Note-pads, tape recorder if you want to record your classes (cell phone will do), are also useful.
We used to give advise on which clothes to bring based on the summer weather, but now the climate is so unpredictable… It is usually quite hot, but windy during the day, and cooler at night, while we have dinner and while we assist at slide shows.
All courses with a few exceptions are held in English. Translation will be guaranteed where needed by the course assistant.
TPW is not liable for personal injuries or equipment damage during the workshop duration. The signing of the enrollment form releases TPW from any liability. TPW is not responsible for reimbursement of travel expenses in case a workshop is cancelled. We recommend that you buy refundable air tickets and/or travel insurance. Please check with your travel agent.
For any additional information, do not hesitate to contact us at our office.
CROB di Carlo Roberti
Cell/Whattsapp +39 340 5546571
P.O. CP 326 Bologna Centrale
40124 Bologna • Italy