Waiver - Acknowledgement of Risk
Please Carefully Read Acknowledgement of Risk
Each participant in a Nettelhorst Images, Inc. (NI) event must accept terms in order to participate in that event.
In consideration of the services of Nettelhorst Images, Inc. their officers, agents, employees, and stockholders, and all other
persons or entities associated with those businesses (hereafter collectively referred to as “Nettelhorst Photography”) I agree as
Although Nettelhorst Photography has taken reasonable steps to provide me the appropriate information and skilled coaches so I can enjoy an activity for which I should be skilled. Nettelhorst Photography has informed me this activity is not without risk. Certain risks are inherent in each activity and cannot be eliminated without destroying the unique character of the activity. These
inherent risks are some of the same elements that contribute to the unique character of this activity and can be the cause of loss or damage to my equipment, or accidental injury, illness, or in extreme cases, permanent trauma or death. Nettelhorst
Photography does not want to frighten me or reduce my enthusiasm for this activity, but believes it is important for me to know in advance what to expect and to be informed of the inherent risks. The following describes some, but not all, of those risks.
OUTDOOR & PHOTOGRAPHING ACTIVITIES: Inherent risks that may be different or greater than those risks normally assumed at home or work. These risks include but are not limited to: exposure to inclement weather, slipping, falling from a height, insect or animal bites, being struck by falling objects, immersion in cold water, hypothermia (cold exposure), hyperthermia (heat exposure), uneven terrain, stream crossings, travel on active logging roads, social or economic losses, loss or damage of
personal property (including vehicle), injury, permanent disability, or fatality.
Communication and emergency response times may be significantly longer than in urban settings.
I am aware that Nettelhorst Photography entails risks of injury or death to any participant. I understand the description of these inherent risks is not complete and that other unknown or unanticipated inherent risks may result in injury or death. I agree to assume and accept full responsibility for the inherent risks identified herein and those inherent risks not specifically identified. My
participation in this activity is purely voluntary; no one is forcing me to participate, and I elect to participate in spite of and with full
knowledge of the inherent risks. I acknowledge that engaging in this activity may require a degree of skill and knowledge different from other activities and that I have responsibilities as a participant. I acknowledge that the staff of Nettelhorst Photography has
been available to more fully explain to me the nature and physical demands of this activity and the inherent risks, hazards, and
dangers associated with this activity.
I certify that I am fully capable of participating in this activity. Therefore, I assume and accept full responsibility for myself,
including all minor children in my care, custody, and control, for bodily injury, death, or loss of personal property and expenses as
a result of those inherent risks and dangers identified herein and those inherent risks and dangers not specifically identified, and
as a result of my negligence in participating in this activity. I have carefully read, clearly understood, and accepted the terms and
conditions stated herein and acknowledge that this agreement shall be effective and binding upon me, my heirs, assigns, personal
representative, and estate and for all members of my family, including minor children.