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Commonly asked questions

Do I have to be a PPSNYS or PPA member in order to come to the school? While there are many benefits to belonging to either, you do not have to be a member of either organization in order to come to the workshop. We do suggest that you check them out. www.ppsnys.com or www.ppa.com

Why should I belong to PPSNYS or PPA? For starters you save money with PPSNYS members only scholarships on your tuition ! For much more information please visit their websites. www.ppsnys.com or www.ppa.com

Are rooms for 2022 Workshop included in the tuition? Lodging is not included in your tuition. A block of rooms has been set aside for Workshop attendees. You must make your own room reservations or arrange to room with someone. CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATION LINK If your rooming with some one check with that person.

What's a scholarship ? Scholarships are available to Professional Photographer Society of New York State (PPSNYS) members or their employees only.

Can I change to a different class? Yes. Any time prior to the workshop you may change instructors providing there is room in their class for you.

What happens if I have to cancel at the last minute? If for any reason you have to cancel after the refund cut off date, all monies paid will be applied towards next years workshop. The $100.00 retainer is non refundable.

What do I need to bring? For your class, that will depend on the instructor. For yourself we suggest you bring your own toiletries.

How do I get help while I'm at the school? Check with any PPSNYS Workshop Trustee or teachers assistant. They can help you with your needs.

What do I do if I get there late or can't get there until later after check in? If you are not able to make it before the registration cut off you can still check in. If you arrive during the wine and cheese party on Sunday, ask at front desk where that is. For any other situation check into your room and ask where the control center is to find us.

Can I use a video camera in class? No video capture of any kind is allowed in any class room even with the instructors permission. This is a rule of the PPSNYS Workshop and will be strictley enforced. Still cameras and audio recording is allowed as long as the instructor has no objections.

Can I bring my spouse, children, others to workshop? Yes, but they will not be allowed to go to the classes with you. Only fully registered paid students are allowed in the class rooms. Lodging for them will be your responsibility.