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Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island - Bar Harbor Maine
Travel with AIP on Wednesday, Oct. 3rd, 2018 - Sunday, Oct. 7th, 2018 when we travel to Bar Harbor, Maine in our own chartered van(s) to photograph Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island and Bar Harbor at a time of the year when Maine should be displaying it's peak fall colors. Our chartered van(s) will leave the New York/New Jersey area from a central point early Wednesday morning, Oct 3rd,. We'll drive to our hotel in Bar Harbor Maine arriving by late afternoon/early evening. We'll be staying at the 4-1/2 Star Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Conference Center in Bar Harbor All of our rooms are in the main building and have two queen beds with a balcony. Bar Harbor is one of the most picturesque villages in New England with an assortment of wonderful sea food restaurants. While this is an exceptional Photo Adventure, it will also be an epicurean adventure. NOTHING FANCY BUT DAMN GOOD FOOD!! From Wednesday, late afternoon on Wednesday, Oct. 3rd to late morning on Sunday, Oct. 7th we'll explore and photograph in and around Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island. While it's quite possible to find photographic vantage points along our route, some of the best photo ops will require a moderate amount of hiking. The following images are representative samples of what you can expect to find in and around Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island. Or tour fee of $1,395.00 is based on double occupancy and includes breakfast each day at our hotel. Tour fee also includes round trip transportation and all transportation in Maine. If you don't have a roommate, we will try to match you up with a suitable one. Single rooms are available upon request and payment of a single supplement of $600.00 Highlights of the trip: Our Photo Adventure has been timed to hopefully coincide with with peak fall color. 5 Days/4 nights Four nights at the 4-1/2 Star Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Conference Center in Bar Harbor. Breakfast each day at our hotel Round trip transportation from the tri state area to Bar Harbor, Maine All ground transportation while on tour is included. Three full days and two 1/2 days of photography at Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island as well as Bar Harbor, Maine The price of the photo adventure does not include: • Meals other than breakfasts • Drinks • Items of a personal nature • Anything not specifically mentioned as included Prices: Per person based on double occupancy: $$1,395.00 Single supplement: $600.00 Payment schedule: The initial deposit of $350.00 is due within 7 days of booking and is nonrefundable unless the trip is cancelled. Final payment (balance owed) is due 60 days prior to departure. If cancellation is received 60 to 31 days prior to departure, the cancellation fee is 50% of the photo adventure fee. It cancellation is received 30 days or less before departure, the cancellation fee is 100% of the photo adventure fee. The preferred method of payment is by check which should be mailed to: Adventures in Photography, LLC 14 Tamarack Lane Pomona, NY 10970 Form of Payment: The preferred form of payment is by check, however, we can accept payment by PayPal or credit card with the addition of a 4% convenience fee. Call Martin Joffe at[masked] if that is how you wish to pay. Checks should be made payable to Adventures in Photography, LLC and mailed to: Martin Joffe Adventures in Photography, LLC 14 Tamarack Lane Pomona, NY 10970 Health Considerations: AIP Photo Adventures are within the capabilities of average people in good health. Some of these trips require the capability of walking for several miles over uneven trails. If you have any concerns about your own capabilities and/of fitness as it relates to a trip, please inquire with us before reserving a space. Standard Release Form: All tour participants will be required to sign a Standard Release and Acknowledgement of Risks form prior to departure Adventures in Photography LLC – Cancellation Policy CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY: Cancellations are only effective upon receipt of written notification signed by the participant(s). Written notification should be mailed to Adventures in Photography, LLC’s corporate office located at 14 Tamarack Lane, Pomona, NY 10970. The initial deposit is used to secure your accommodations, transportation and guides and therefore non-refundable, unless the photo adventure is sold out at the time of departure. Adventures in Photography LLC, hereafter AIP, will do their best to resell your spot and/or return as much of your non-refundable deposit as possible. If the final balance has not been received 90 days prior to trip commencement, AIP shall be entitled, at their, discretion, to treat your reservation as cancelled and the deposit shall be forfeited. We understand that conflicts arise, if you need to cancel your participation in the photo adventure prior to the final payment, all efforts will be made to fill your spot. If AIP fills your spot, a refund of your non-refundable deposit, less a 25% administration fee and less any non-refundable air tickets purchased, will be issued; there are no guarantees but we will do our best. If cancellation is received 60 to 31 days prior to departure, the cancellation fee is 50% of the photo adventure fee. It cancellation is received 30 days or less before departure, the cancellation fee is 100% of the photo adventure fee. In the event you do not join the photo adventure, join it after departure or leave before its completion, no refunds will be made with the exception of any airfare refunds provided by the carrier when applicable. CANCELLATION OR CHANGE IN photo adventure: AIP will make every attempt to operate a photo adventure once confirmed, but will reserve the right to cancel or change a trip at any time, due to insufficient bookings, and/or reasons beyond its control, such as; strikes, war, acts of God, acts of government, civil unrest or any other cause whatsoever, that may make operation of the tour impossible, illegal or inadvisable. All tour payments received will be promptly refunded, and this refund will be the limit of AIP’s liability. AIP is not responsible for any expenses incurred by tour members in preparing for the tour including non-refundable airline tickets, airline penalties, special clothing, visa or passport fees, or other tour-related expenses. Finally: AIP highly recommends the purchase of travel insurance to cover these events and expenses. If you need a recommendation for an insurance carrier, AIP will provide one on request. If you have any questions or require any additional information, you can contact me directly. My personal email address is: [masked] My mobile phone number is[masked] Note: AIP reserves the right to cancel any trip/tour/group due to insufficient registration at any time. In the event of such cancellation, those with reservations shall be notified as soon as possible and a full refund of trip payment will be given. AIP assumes no responsibility for refund or additional expenses incurred in preparation for a trip. WE hope you'll join us. Malcolm Kahn, Padma Inguva, Martin Joffe Your AIP Organizers

Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Conference Center

119 Eden Street · Bar Harbor, ME

$1,395.00
Respond by: 9/27/2018

What we're about

Adventures in Photography (New England) is a Meetup Group for the adventurous and travel minded photographer. It provides photographic opportunities beyond the local geographic area with a broad range of interests ranging from grand landscapes to wildlife to exotic cities. Our objective is to take extraordinary images in extraordinary places in the world.

Adventures In Photography Meetup Group would like to share its passion for photography with other like-minded photo enthusiasts. Our Meetup Group will be hosting photography related events such as travel photography and other activities intended to help photographers of all levels come together and enjoy the many rewards that photography has to offer. Photographers of all skill levels who are looking to improve their skills, find new creative outlets for shooting, or just to connect with a friendly group of people to socialize and talk shop are all welcome to join.

While we do intend to offer field trips to the usual destinations that offer a rich variety of photo ops, we have no intention of stopping there. We will seek out unusual and extraordinary destinations that will offer a wide variety of photographic adventures. We intend to offer same day field trips, weekend field trips and longer photo adventures designed to accommodate wide and varied interests.

We are limited only by our imagination and your willingness to support our efforts. Everything connected with this Meetup Group will be conceived, planned and managed by photographers for photographers.

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