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Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability

In consideration for my participation in workshops or presentations, henceforth referred to as events, offered by Charles Unitas of Unitas Photography, LLC., I understand and acknowledge the acceptance of the following terms and conditions as presented in this agreement.

● I understand and acknowledge that my participation in events presented by Unitas Photography its Hosts and/or Event Organizers is of a voluntary nature, regardless of any fees paid, and that I have the option to refrain from participating, without fear of reprisal or denial of participation in future events presented by Unitas Photography.

● I understand and acknowledge that events presented by Unitas Photography its Hosts and/or Event Organizers are open to anyone, regardless of race, religion or gender (or camera preference), however, I further understand and acknowledge that the hosting party may have additional limitations of membership or participation within their own group. Unitas Photography can not be held accountable for these restrictions.

● I understand and acknowledge that my participation in events presented by Unitas Photography its Hosts and/or Event Organizers is at their discretion and that of their Agents, and they retain the right to deny me participation for any reason and at any time.

● I understand and acknowledge that Unitas Photography its Hosts and/or Event Organizers can not be held responsible for personal equipment. Cameras, lighting gear, laptops and other photographic equipment brought to an event are my sole responsibility.

● I understand and acknowledge that because events presented by Unitas Photography its Hosts and/or Event Organizers are open to anyone, as such, there will be times when interaction with other members, their guests or family will occur. Unitas Photography its Hosts and/or Event Organizers or their Agents, cannot assume responsibility for the actions attendees, their guests or family may take during an event. I further understand that my own behavior and that of my guests or family members is my responsibility and must act in a courteous and beneficial manner during activities presented, sponsored and/or hosted by Unitas Photography its Hosts and/or Event Organizers.

● I understand and acknowledge that certain events, presented, sponsored and/or hosted by Unitas Photography its Hosts and/or Event Organizers, may contain elements that may expose me to certain hazards or risks, known or unknown, inherent to the event, that may cause serious personal injury, property damage or death. These elements may include, but are not limited to, physical exertion from walking or hiking, slipping or falling on uneven, wet or loose ground, water damage from environmental effects, theft or damage to equipment by a third party and/or other unknown and unforeseen factors of which Unitas Photography its Hosts and/or Event Organizers and their Agents have no control of, including acts of nature. I further recognize that the prevention or avoidance of such hazards or risks is my responsibility.

● I understand and acknowledge there are certain legal and criminal liabilities to the taking, use, sale, distribution or display of certain images and that I am responsible for complying with established copyright and criminal laws while participating in activities presented, sponsored and/or hosted by Unitas Photography its Hosts and/or Event Organizers. I further understand that it is my responsibility to pursue and retain all clearances and usage rights for all personal or property waivers needed in order to make said images compliant with the law.

This Agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by law. If any provision or any part of any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or legally unenforceable for any reason, the remainder of this Agreement shall not be affected thereby and shall remain valid and fully enforceable. I further agree to HOLD HARMLESS Unitas Photography its Hosts and/or Event Organizers, and their Agents, from any claims, damages, injuries or losses caused by my own negligence while a participant of events hosted by Unitas Photography its Hosts and/or Event Organizers.

I have read this Agreement in its entirety and I freely and voluntarily agree to WAIVE, DISCHARGE CLAIMS, and RELEASE FROM LIABILITY, to the fullest extent allowed by law, Unitas Photography its Hosts and/or Event Organizers, and their Agents from any and all liability on account of, or in any way resulting from, injuries and damages, in any way connected with Unitas Photography.

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